In 2016, Vietnam saw a series of merger and acquisition (M&A) multimillion and multibillion dollar deals.
VOV.VN - MobiFone customers can download and pay with MobiFone Next, its new mobile payment app that works in stores, in app and online.
The Ministry of Information and Communications imposed fines of around VND1 billion (US$45,000) on Viettel, VinaPhone, MobiFone, Vietnamobile and GTel for violating regulations on discounts and promotions.
Minister of Information and Communications Truong Minh Tuan on October 28 handed a licence to provide 4G services to the Vietnam Post and Telecommunication Group (VNPT).
Vietnamobile has cut its international call price down by two thirds.
Mobile users in Vietnam have expressed their outrage at losing money on unwanted services they have not signed up for.
Military-run telecom group Viettel posted revenue of VND144 trillion (US$6.4 billion) and pre-tax profit of some VND25 trillion in the first eight months of the year.
The move has received strong backing from Vietnam's government.
The Government Inspectorate of Vietnam has been requested to probe a deal that took place earlier this year in which one of the country’s leading mobile network operators acquired nearly the entire stake of a local pay TV operator.
Minister of Information and Communications Truong Minh Tuan urged enterprises to send recent reports on 4G testing results as the Government had policies to accelerate the licensing for 4G this year.
While customers of all mobile networks complain about slow 3G services, network operators say their 3G network capacity is large and speed is sufficient.
The MobiFone Telecommunications Corporation (MobiFone) launched the north-south transmission backbone at a ceremony in Hanoi on July 1.
The MobiFone Telecommunications Corporation (MobiFone) has signed an investment memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the Hanoi People's Committee .
The policy on national mobile number portability which will begin in Vietnam early next year is a tool to boost the competitive market.
The equitisation of State-owned enterprises (SOE) should be accelerated in an effort to cut the number of SOEs in 2015 by half to about 200 during 2016-2020.
The ever-growing incidence of cybercrime in Vietnam’s enterprises and organizations has opened up a new market for foreign IT firms.
Network provider MobiFone is planning to pilot 4G services next month, according to local media.
State-controlled MobiFone, one of Vietnam's top telecommunication companies, will sell its stakes in two partly-private banks to raise at least VND447 billion (US$19.79 million) next month, local media reported on March 23.
Vietnam Posts and Telecommunications Group (VNPT) is planning an expansion in equipment manufacturing, adding to its current three main operations namely infrastructure, mobile network and media services.
Vietnam's second largest mobile network operator MobiFone has acquired 95% of stake in Audio Visual Global JSC (AVG), an official told local media on January 7 after completing negotiations.