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What does VNPT give MobiFone as dowry?

The things MobiFone can inherit from the Vietnam Post and Telecommunication Group (VNPT) include the two Vinasat satellites which have caused the loss of trillions of dong, and a finance company with the loss bigger than the stockholder equity. VNPT has finally decided to retain VinaPhone, one of the two …

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VNPT to pull plug on pay phone service

State owned telecommunications giant VNPT Group has announced it will decommission all pay phones nationwide from March 25 this year due to a slump in demand. The company began providing the service in 1997, and the number of telephone boxes around the country subsequently rose to about 11,000. However, demand …

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Mobile carriers to prevent Tet 3G overload

Mobile service providers will focus on preventing a 3G network overload due to huge levels of use during Tet. Viettel informed it had installed an additional 100 base transceiver stations to provide 3G service in key areas. In addition, the telecom firm has prepared 70 transceiver cars to travel to …

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Vietnam Post Corporation splits from VNPT

The Vietnam Post Corporation (VietnamPost) has split from the Vietnam Post and Telecommunications Group (VNPT) after its ownership was transferred to the Ministry of Information and Communications (MIC). VietnamPost was a former affiliate of VNPT and will now operate as an independent corporation from January 1, 2013. The corporation currently …

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VNPT’s nervous looks

VNPT’s nervous looks

Leading state telco VNPT’s restructuring plan is waiting on the starter’s gun. The VNPT just submitted its shake-up plan to the Ministry of Information and Communications (MIC) to streamline operations. Accordingly, it proposed founding VNPT Mobile through reorganising its leading member companies VinaPhone and MobiFone, which will operate as a …

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Fears of monopoly over VinaPhone, MobiFone merger

Fears of monopoly over VinaPhone, MobiFone merger

The Ministry of Information and Communications (MIC) has yet to make any official decision on the merger of VinaPhone and MobiFone, one official said. Despite confirmation of merger plans by the Vietnam Posts and Communications Group (VNPT), Le Nam Thang, Deputy Minister of MIC, said on March 20 that careful …

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High technology projects landing in Vietnam

High technology projects landing in Vietnam

Big foreign investors are seeking the opportunities to invest in high technology projects in Vietnam to take full advantage of the incentives offered by the Vietnamese government. Chu Tien Dung, President of the Quang Trung Software Park Development Company (QTSC) has said that a lot of foreign investors are planning …

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