Vinaphone

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Vinaphone
Subsidiary of VNPT
Industry Mobile telecommunications
Founded June 26, 1996
Headquarters Hanoi, Vietnam
Products Mobile networks, Telecom services
Number of employees
2000+
Parent VNPT
Slogan Non stop expanding
Website www.vinaphone.com.vn

Vinaphone is a Vietnamese major mobile network operator headquartered in Hanoi, Vietnam. Founded on June 26, 1996, as a GSM launcher, Vinaphone is the second network (after MobiFone) and currently the second largest provider in Vietnam. VinaPhone was the first network operator launched 3G services nationwide.

Mission[edit]

VinaPhone always try our best to apply advance telecom technologies effectively to expand our mobile network serving customers anywhere and to make a great contribution to the socio-economic developments of Vietnam.

Vision[edit]

Nowadays, mobile information services are developing significantly and becoming an indispensable factor for Vietnamese citizens in their life. VinaPhone always plays a role as the leading mobile network in Vietnam and stays close anywhere with our customers.

Products and Services[edit]

No Group services Products and services Launching
1 Music
2 Utility
3 Data
4 News
5 Mobile internet
6 Others
7 New products

Partnership with Vodafone[edit]

At the beginning of September 2014 Vinaphone signed a strategic cooperation agreement with Vodafone.[1]

Market share and competitors[edit]

Vinaphone had a market share (estimated based on revenues) of 30% in 2012.[2] Its main competitors are Viettel with 40.67% market share and MobiFone with 17.9%, which is also owned by VNPT.[2] They 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]

As a member unit of Vietnam Post and Telecommunications Corporation, in 1999 VinaPhone was the first network to cover service in 100% of provinces and cities. After 7 years, in June 2006, VinaPhone was once again the first mobile network to cover service in 100% of districts nationwide, including districts in mountainous or remote areas. Currently VinaPhone provides services with 6 prefix numbers (091, 094, 0123, 0125, 0127, 0129) for about 36 million of real subscribers.

1996: Establishment of VinaPhone network.

1997:Establishment of Vietnam Telecom Services Company (VinaPhone). Establishment of Regional Telecom Services Centers 1, 2, 3.

2006: Changing Logo (from GPC to VinaPhone), announcing the new Brand Identity System, affirming the determination to build up a modern, dynamic, global-integration VinaPhone as Vietnam officially became a member of the WTO.

2009: VinaPhone was the first operator to launch 3G services. VinaPhone was the operator trusted by users through the award "Mobile network with the best non-voice services in 2008" (Vietnam Mobile Award 2008).

VinaPhone has been announced of good-quality network by Directorate of Information and Communication Technology Quality Control. Criteria of technical quality and service quality of VinaPhone's network are all of excess in compared with criteria of the Sector. In which VinaPhone is holding the top position on two important criteria, which are speech quality and the ratio of success calls.

2010:Being honored at the ICT Award 2009 Ceremony - a national scale and prestige award ceremony held by Ministry of Information and Communications, VinaPhone was proud of winning two most excellent awards: Award for the best post-paid services providing and award for the best new services.

VinaPhone won award VMA 2009:"3G network of highest potential in 2009" voted by consumers.

Achievement (1996-2010)[edit]

PARTY ORGANIZATION PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATION TRADE-UNION ORGANIZATION
1998-2002: continuously won the title "transparent and stable party committee" and was given merit certificate by Party executive Committee of the Vietnam Post and Communication Corporation on achievements of developing Party and building Party basic organization 1998: was given merit list of General Post Office. 1998: was given merit list of Trade-Union of Vietnam Post Office.
2001: was given Merit list by Party Executive Committee of Central Economic Sector 1999: was given merit list of Vietnam Post and Communications Corporation 1999-2001: Continuously given competitive Flags of Vietnam General Confederation of Labor on achievements on "Green-Clean-Beauty, Work Safety" movement.
2002: was given Competitive Flag by Party Executive Committee of Central Economic Sector 2000: was given Competitive Flag of General Post office; Merit list of Government for period 1998-2000 2002: was given Competitive Flag of Vietnam General Confederation of Labor.
2003: won the title "transparent and stable Party committee" and was given Merit Certificate by Party Executive Committee of Vietnam Post and Communications Corporation. 2001-2002: was given Competitive Flag of Government. Third grade Labor Medal for period 1998-2002 2003: was given competitive Flags of Trade-Union of Vietnam Post Office; Merit List of Vietnam General Confederation of Labor on achievements on "Green-Clean-Beauty, Work Safety" movement.
2004: won the title "transparent and stable Party committee" and was commended by Party Executive Committee of Vietnam Post and Communications Corporation. 2003: was given Competitive Flag of Vietnam Post and Communications Corporation. Merit List of Ministry of Post and Communications for service in SEA Games 22; 2004: was given Competitive Flag of Vietnam General Confederation of Labor.
2005: won the title "transparent and stable Party committee" and was given Merit Certificate by Party Executive Committee of Vietnam Post and Communications Corporation. 2004: was given competitive Flags of Ministry of Post and Communications; Competitive Flag of Vietnam Post and Telecommunications Corporation on implementation of "Green-Clean-Beauty, Work Safety" movement. 2005: was given Competitive Flag of Vietnam General Confederation of Labor; Merit List of Government for period 2002-2004; Competitive Flag of Trade-Union of Vietnam Post Office for period 2000-2004
2006: won the title "transparent and stable Party committee" and was given Merit Certificate by Party Executive Committee of Vietnam Post and Communications Corporation. 2005: was given Competitive Flag of Ministry of Post and Communications. 2006: was given Competitive Flag of Vietnam General Confederation of Labor
2007: won the tile "transparent and stable Party committee" and was given Merit Certificate by Party Executive Committee of the Corporation 2006: was given Competitive Flag of Ministry of Post and Communications 2007: was given Competitive Flag of Vietnam General Confederation of Labor
2008: won the tile "transparent and stable Party committee" and was given Merit Certificate by Party Executive Committee of the Central Enterprises Sector 2007: was given flag of Government 2008: was given Competitive Flag of Vietnam General Confederation of Labor
2009: won the tile "transparent and stable Party committee" and was given Competitive Flag by Party Executive Committee of the Central Enterprises Sector 2008: was given Flag of Ministry of Information and Communications; Merit List of Ministry of Information and Communications on Flood and Storms Prevention 2008; Merit List of the Corporation on Expo Vietnam Telecom 2008. 2009: was given Competitive Flag of Vietnam General Confederation of Labor
2010: won the tile "transparent and stable Party committee" and was given Merit Certificate by Party Executive Committee of the Corporation 2009: Flag of Government; Second Grade Labor Medal for period 2004-2008; 2010: was given Competitive Flag of Vietnam General Confederation of Labor

Popularity[edit]

Vinaphone is considered Operator of State Servants as most of its subscribers are civil service employees.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Vinaphone, Vodafone ink cooperation deal". TeleGeography. 2 September 2014. Retrieved 2 September 2014. 
  2. ^ a b c "Năm 2012 khó khăn của các mạng di động nhỏ". Gafin.vn. 3 January 2013. Retrieved 4 January 2013. 
  3. ^ "Mạng di động của những người giàu" (in Vietnamese). VnExpress. 18 April 2008. 

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