GTEL-Mobile receives operating concession

25 Sep 2008

Vimpelcom has revealed that its 40%-owned Vietnamese subsidiary GTEL-Mobile has received a GSM concession and associated frequencies. Alexander Izosimov, CEO of Vimpelcom, said, ‘The registration of GTEL-Mobile and the receipt of the GSM licence and frequencies is the key milestone in the building of our Vietnamese business. Now, with all the procedural issues solved, we can focus all our efforts on the network rollout and the preparation of commercial launch.’