VIETNAM TELECOMMUNICATION INDUSTRY
Vietnam telecommunication industry continues to have significant growth potential, especially in the field of 3G for mobile phones and FTTH for wired networks. In the first 9 months of 2018, the information and communication sector has dropped to the 9th position in the sectors with the most FDI investment.
According to the data from the Department of Telecommunications, by the end of September 2018, number of Internet subscribers nationwide was estimated to reach 76.76 million people, in which the number of fixed broadband subscribers was estimated at 12.56 million and the number of mobile broadband subscribers was estimated at 64.2 million.
After a long time of testing 4G services at the end of 2016. At the beginning of Q2/ 2017, 3 big operators VinaPhone, MobiFone and Viettel officially launched 4G services. These operators also quickly installed 4G BTS stations to meet the demand of people.
According to the test plan from the beginning of 2017, the Telecommunications Department has tested the 4G network quality of 3 operators (VinaPhone, MobiFone and Viettel).
In the first 9 months of 2018, continuing the growth from 2017, revenue from mobile services is estimated at 5 billion USD. By the end of September 2018, the number of mobile subscribers in the whole market was estimated at 123.91 million, up 3.25% compared to the end of 2017.
By the end of 2017 with 55.5% market share, Viettel is still the market leader in the number of mobile subscribers. After a long time holding the 2nd position in market share, Mobifone has lost this position to VinaPhone since Q3/ 2018.
1. Business environment
1.1 Macroeconomic situation
1.2 Legal framework
1.3 Trade agreements
2. Industry overview
2.1 Current status of the telecommunications industry in the world
2.1.1 Market scale
2.1.3 Mobile phones
2.1.4 Landline phones
2.2 Current status of Vietnam telecommunications industry
2.2.1 History of the industry
2.2.2 Telecommunications market scale and infrastructure
2.2.3 Competitive analysis
2.3 Issues in industry development
Industry development trends
2.4 Industry planning
3. Enterprise analysis
3.2 VNPT – VinaPhone
3.5 Evaluation of the top three business results
|VNPT Telecommunications Group
VNPT Vietnam Posts and Telecommunications Group – VinaPhone
Vietnam Military Telecoms Company – Viettel telecom
Vietnam Mobile Telecom Services Corporation – Mobifone
Figure 1: Revenue from typical businesses, 2014 – Q1/2018e
Figure 22: Number of mobile subscribers in the world, 2008 – 2017
Table 1: Telephone network code