MobiFone

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Vietnam Mobile Telecom Services Company
Limited Liability (TNHH)
Industry Mobile telecommunications
Founded 16 April 1993
Headquarters Hanoi, Vietnam
Key people
Le Nam Tra (CEO)
Products Mobile networks, Telecom services
Revenue 40.8 trillion VND (around $4bn)[1]
6.6 trillion VND (around $330m)
Number of employees
approx. 3000
Slogan Anytime, Anywhere
Website www.mobifone.com.vn

Vietnam Mobile Telecom Services (with the brand MobiFone Vietnamese: Công ty Thông tin di động Việt Nam) is a major Vietnamese mobile network operator headquartered in Trung Hoa Nhan Chinh, Hanoi. Founded on 16 April 1993, as a GSM launcher, MobiFone is the first and currently third largest telecommunications provider in Vietnam.[2]

Market share and competitors[edit]

MobiFone had a market share (estimated based on revenues) of 17.9% in 2012.[2] Its main competitors are Viettel with 40.67% market share and Vinaphone with 30%, which is also owned by VNPT.[2] Together, the big three control almost 90% of the market, with the rest controlled by Vietnamobile with 8%, Gmobile (formerly Beeline) with 3.2% and S-Fone with 0.1%.[2]

History[edit]

2015[edit]

  • Become the Corporation under the Ministry of Information and Communication called MobiFone Telecommunications Corporation.

2011[edit]

  • Foundation of the Mobile Telecom Services Centre VI.

2008[edit]

  • Foundation of the Mobile Telecom Services Centre V.
  • The Value Added Services Centre was founded.
  • MobiFone ranked as the first position in the Vietnam’s mobile telephony subscription market share.

2006[edit]

  • Foundation of the Mobile Telecom Services Centre IV.

2005[edit]

  • VMS liquidated the BCC with Kinnevik/Comvik (Sweden).
  • The State of Vietnam and Ministry of Posts and Telematics (now is Ministry of Information and Communications) officially decided to equitise VMS.
  • Mr. Le Ngoc Minh has become Director of VMS since retirement of Mr. Dinh Van Phuoc.

1995[edit]

  • Committed a Business Cooperation Contract (BCC) with Kinnevik/Comvik (Sweden).
  • Foundation of the Mobile Telecom Services Centre III.

1994[edit]

  • Foundation of the Mobile Telecom Services Centre I & II.

1993[edit]

  • Foundation of Vietnam Mobile Telecom Services Company (VMS).
  • Director is Mr Dinh Van Phuoc.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "77,6% lợi nhuận VNPT đến từ MobiFone". Gafin.vn. 4 January 2013. Retrieved 4 January 2013. 
  2. ^ a b c d "Năm 2012 khó khăn của các mạng di động nhỏ". Gafin.vn. 3 January 2013. Retrieved 4 January 2013. 

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