Cambodian leader highly values Viettel’s contributions

President of the Cambodian Senate Samdech Say Chhum on October 24 spoke highly of Vietnamese military-run telecom provider Viettel’s contributions to his country, saying the development of its Metfone also reflects the development of Cambodia in the fields of telecommunications and digital transformation. ...

Khmer Times Staff

Metfone operator plans for big foreign revenue

Viettel Group, the Vietnamese military-owned operator of Cambodian mobile operator Metfone, expects to pull in $1.4 billion in revenue this year from overseas investments, Vietnamese state-owned media reported yesterday. ...

Post Staff

E-money, pay&go alliance

E-Money, which operates under Metfone, and Pay&Go SEA (Cambodia), entered into a partnership for money transfers, mobile phone top-ups and the payment of utility bills. ...

Sok Chan

Beeline bought by Metfone

Mobile operator Beeline sold its assets and licenses to Viettel (Cambodia) Pte. Ltd (Metfone), according its statement. ...

The Cambodia Herald News Staff

Metfone eyes sites in Areng

In what could be the latest sign that authorities are pushing ahead with the Areng Valley hydropower dam, Vietnam Military Telecommunications Group has sent engineers into the valley in Koh Kong province to scout for locations where its local subsidiary, Metfone, could build mobile phone ...

Daniel Pye

Telecom CEOs Say Debts to Mfone Are Far Less

Executives at some of the telecommunication firms indebted to bankrupt mobile operator Mfone said Thursday they owe much less than claimed by the company, and will negotiate with Mfone’s administrator to find a resolution before a complaint is filed in court. “We do owe Mfone money, ...

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 ...

Metfone operator forecasts $280 mln profit in 2012

Viettel (Cambodia) Co Ltd expects earnings to rise almost 10 percent to about $280 million in 2012, deputy chief Tran Le Phong said. The Vietnamese operator of the Metfone network expects to pay $60 million in taxes this year, up from $52 million last year ...

Telcos still vie for subscribers

The battle for subscriber numbers rages on in the still-clustered Cambodian mobile market. Smart Mobile this week announced it passed the 3 million-subscriber mark, which would make it Cambodia’s second-largest operator by subscriber numbers after Vietnam’s Metfone. Numbers obtained by the Post showed Cellcard with a consecutive ...

Minister says mobile subscribers rise to 14m

The number of mobile phone subscribers in Cambodia increased to 14 million, or 98 percent of the country’s population, during the first 11 months of the year, the minister of Posts and Telecommunications said yesterday. So Khun said Metfone, which is owned by the Vietnamese military, ...

Customers call Metfone on promise

Winning text messages in hand, about 25 angry Metfone customers yesterday gathered at the telecom’s head office on Mao Tse Tung Boulevard to demand the new iPhones they were promised. Each of the customers had paid US$0.30 to enter a Metfone-sponsored contest and received a text ...

Mobile market still growing

Cambodian mobile operators added more than 1 million new subscribers between May and July, with Smart Mobile seeing the largest percentage increase for the period, according to Ministry of Posts and Telecommunications figures obtained by the Post. Marc Einstein, a Tokyo-based analyst at research and ...

Viettel Dominates Cable Network in Cambodia

Military-run telecom Viettel has deployed more than 16,000km of fibre optics for its Metfone network and is now has the biggest internet coverage in Cambodia. According to a report from the Ministry of Post and Telecommunications of Cambodia (MPTC), cable network coverage in the country ...

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