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Beeline to launch 4G network by year’s end

Mobile network operator Beeline announced on Monday that it will launch a 4G service by the end of the year. Hout Vanthan, the chairman of parent company Sotelco, said the 4G network will be available in Phnom Penh by the fourth quarter of 2014. ...

Chan Muyhong
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/beeline-launch-4g-network-year%E2%80%99s-end

Resurgent mobile deals could hurt margins, analysts say

‘Top up $2 and get 30 free minutes daily for 20 days. Top up $5 and expand the same offer for a month. And, for a $10 recharge, that half-an-hour freebie lasts 50 days.” Mobile operator Beeline, which announced the promotion in August, called it “another ...

Anne Renzenbrink
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/resurgent-mobile-deals-could-hurt-margins-analysts-say

MobiTel, Smart Fight It Out Over Prices

With competition rife in Cambodia’s telecommunication market, two of the country’s largest mobile phone operators have engaged in a battle over prices and are at odds over the tactics being used to gain market share. On Friday, the Telecommunication Regulator of Cambodia (TRC) ordered all mobile ...

http://www.cambodiadaily.com/news/mobitel-smart-fight-it-out-over-prices-21085/

Government tells telcos off

The Telecommunication Regulator of Cambodia (TRC) of the Ministry of Posts and Telecommunications issued warning letters to mobile operators Beeline and Smart over their recent advertisement, stating it violates the Inter-Ministerial Prakas, or edict, signed in 2009. The separate letters, obtained by the Post last week, ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/2013040864932/Business/government-tells-telcos-off.html

Beeline In Negotiations with Potential Buyer

VimpelCom, the parent company of local mobile operator Beeline, is looking to sell the majority share of its Cambodian assets and has entered into negations with a possible buyer, according to a document obtained yesterday. “VimpelCom intends to dispose its entire indirect 90.0 percent stake in ...

http://www.cambodiadaily.com/business/beeline-in-negotiations-with-potential-buyer-16275/

Axiata to offer free Wikipedia for mobiles

AXIATA Group Berhad, parent company of local telecommunications provider Smart, and Wikipedia operator the Wikimedia Foundation announced a partnership to offer Wikipedia on mobile devices free of data charges to Axiata customers throughout Asia, a press release said. “Wikipedia is free as such already, but notwithstanding ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/2013032164545/Business/axiata-to-offer-free-wikipedia-for-mobiles.html

Mobile Operator Beeline Reports Large Drop in Subscribers

The number of subscribers to the mobile operator Beeline plummeted by more than 400,000 in the fourth quarter of last year—the single-largest drop for the carrier since it entered the Cambodian market in mid-2009—while the average revenue per user (ARPU) increased slightly, the company’s quarterly ...

http://www.cambodiadaily.com/business/mobile-operator-beeline-reports-large-drop-in-subscribers-12934/

Investment options for Cambodian telcos

With Myanmar’s telecom industry showing signs of gradually opening, operators in Cambodia’s overcrowded telecom market see opportunities for potential investment. But in stride with the market’s latent potential come challenges, industry experts say, and lessons learned locally need to be applied overseas. “Myanmar remains one of the ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/2013022061463/Business/investment-options-for-cambodian-telcos.html

The great mobile shake-out

Mobile phone subscribers in Cambodia have had little to complain about in recent years. With six new operators entering the market since 2006, the result was oversaturation and an all-out price war as eight operators fought for a foothold in a country with fewer than ...

http://www.bangkokpost.com/business/telecom/334187/the-great-mobile-shake-out

Tough times for telecom bosses in 2012

The year 2012 has seen a number of changes of personnel within different companies in Cambodia, particularly in the telecommunications sector, but also in the insurance and banking industry. According to In Channy, ACLEDA Bank’s CEO and vice chairman of the International Business Chamber Cambodia, the ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/2013010160558/Business/tough-times-for-telecom-bosses-in-12.html

Beeline Sees Decline in Subscribers

The number of customers subscribing to the mobile operator Beeline has dropped by more than 100,000 in the last quarter, and its average revenue per user has sunk to its lowest in more than a year, the company announced in its third-quarter financial report. ...

http://www.cambodiadaily.com

Telecom Group Vimpelcom Hires Adviser to Help Sell Beeline

United Arab Emirates-telecoms group Vimpelcom has hired Standard Chartered to advice it on the sale of its business in Cambodia, Laos, Burundi, Zimbabwe and the Central African Republic, two people familiar with the matter said. New York-listed Vimpelcom wants to focus on its largest markets of ...

http://www.cambodiadaily.com

Beeline Appoints Second Boss in Three Months

Mobile operator Beeline announced Friday the appointment of the company’s second new general-director in less than three months. Said Abbadi, who formerly worked as CEO of Newroz Telecom in Kurdistan, started as Beeline Cambodia’s new boss on July 17, the company said in a statement. The ...

Beeline General Director Exits after Two Months

Mobile operator Beeline yesterday announced the departure of Siddhanta Kothari as its general director of Cambodian operations after just two months in the job. According to the statement, Mr. Kothari had been seated in the position for a fixed two-month term to “ensure the sustainability of ...

Beeline Weighs Future Options in Cambodia

VimpelCom Ltd., the Russian mobile telephone operator that runs the Beeline brand in Cambodia, is reviewing its assets in Cambodia to decide whether it should stop doing business here or merge with another firm in the country, an official at the company said yesterday. “We will ...

Beeline parent names new country head as firm’s future unclear

Cambodian mobile operator Beeline has made an official announcement of the replacement of its general director, who the Post confirmed left the job on May 4, according to a company statement from the brand’s owner, Vimpelcom. ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/index.php/2012051456141/Business/beeline-parent-names-new-country-head-as-firms-future-unclear.html

Beeline Mobile Operator Changes Management

The Dutch mobile telephone operator Beeline has replaced its general manager Gael Campan with Siddhanta Kothari, who previously worked in Vietnam as chief financial officer of GTel Mobile JSC, a subsidiary of Beeline’s owner VimpelCom. Beeline spokeswoman Nhem Socheata said on Friday that the change in ...

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