Monday, July 30, 2012

Viettel Group targets the Kenyan market

Kenya may have a fifth mobile operator in the coming days. Viettel Group, a Vietnamese mobile network operator is seeking to grab a share of East Africa by setting up its base in Nairobi.
The military-run company is braced to face the competitive Kenyan market, which is embraced by four mobile operators Safaricom, Airtel, yuMobile and Orange.

Viettel is also eying Tanzania and Cameroon to establish a strong telecom network in Africa.
Viettel Group recently launched its Movitel telecom network, a joint venture with Mozambique’s SPI Company, in Mozambique becoming its third telecom network. In just over a year of licensing, it has built 12,600 kilometres of fibre optic cable and 1,800 mobile stations in the country.
The company has also developed successful telecom services in Cambodia (Metfone), Laos (Unitel), Haiti (Natcom), and Peru.

About Viettel Group
Viettel Group is a Vietnamese mobile operator based in Hanoi, Vietnam. It is a state-owned corporation entirely owned and under the control of the Ministry of Defense. Viettel Mobile is the largest telecommunications provider in Vietnam and boasts of around 60 million subscribers in the world.


  1. Thank God this will make calling rates more competitive and also create jobs for our children


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