Telecoms market expected to boom in 2006

18 Jan 2006

According to Nguyen Mang Hung, vice director of Viettel Corp, the Vietnamese internet and mobile markets will experience a boom in 2006. Hung predicted that the number of mobile subscribers would reach between four and five million by the end of the year, with ADSL lines expected to more than double from 200,000 to 500,000. WiMax technology is expected to become available in the country from late 2006, which Hung predicts will be popular.