MobiFone to expand network

20 Feb 2006

Mobile operator MobiFone has outlined a network upgrade and expansion programme for 2006 to increase its capacity to 7.25 million customers. The network currently supports 5.85 million users and covers 100% of the territory in the provinces of Lang Son and Nghe An. In early 2006 the cellco added 30 new base transmission stations (BTS) to its northern network to improve the quality of services at border areas with China. It plans to roll out a further 274 BTS’s by the end of 2006, to take its coverage to 100% of the northern area.