Hung added that the group will continue constructing modern telecom infrastructure to provide 4G services at reasonable prices for its subscribers. He added that the group is now capable of manufacturing telecoms devices and high-tech weapons to contribute to protecting peace.
Since it embarked on investing in international markets 10 years ago, Viettel has brought services to 10 international countries including Tanzania, Cambodia, Laos, Timor Leste, Mozambique, Cameroon, Burundi, Haiti, Peru and Myanmar. Nine of them are making profits.
Last year, Viettel earned nearly US$ 1.4 billion from its overseas operation. At present, it is serving 100 million people, including 35 million subscribers abroad, 12 times higher than that in its first year of investment abroad. The group is now among the world’s top 30 telecoms companies in terms of the number of customers.
Here are some photos of Viettel’s operation in international markets.
After two years of operation, Viettel’s Bitel in Peru had 2.8 subscribers and is making profits
Viettel Telemor is the group’s investment project in East Timor
Last year, Unitel, the brand name of Viettel in Laos, was the most effective telecommunications brand name in the ASEAN. Its brand value increased 106 percent compared to previous year
Movitel is the brand name of Viettel in Mozambique
Bitel, a brand name of Viettel in Peru, has become a bridge to strengthen cultural and economic cooperation between the two governments and peoples
In 2016, Metfone became the most valuable Cambodia telecommunications. Viettel Cambodia has gained big steps in one of the most competitive mobile market of Southeast Asia
Bitel has the largest network of optical fiber - 25,000 kilometers. It is the second largest wireless coverage with 3,500 cell phone towers
Social activities of Viettel in Peru, including the popularization of high-speed Internet service in remote areas, have won the hearts of locals and were highly appreciated by the country’s Government.
Bitel has been rated as the best internet service provider in Peru
Translated by Tran Hoai