19.5 million new subscribers in 2007

16 Jan 2008

According to the Ministry of Information and Communications, there were 19.5 million new subscribers in 2007, taking the country’s total number of fixed and mobile users to 46.94 million, giving a penetration rate of 55.2%. Dominant telco VNPT added nearly 9.9 million new customers to reach a total of 27.8 million, helping to boost revenue 13% year-on-year to VND45.3 trillion (USD2.8 billion). Viettel ranked second with 5.9 million new additions, taking its total to 15.3 million and recording revenue of VND16.5 trillion.