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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

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

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

VimpelCom may sell units in Africa and Asia

Russian giant pulling back to core markets to achieve more rational structure and raise funds for investment Russia’s VimpelCom is considering selling many of its subsidiaries in Africa and Asia to focus on more “mature” markets, according to reports. The Financial Times newspaper says that the operator ...

http://www.rethink-wireless.com/2012/10/30/vimpelcom-sell-units-africa-asia.htm

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 ...

Beeline manager exits

The general manager of Cambodian mobile operator Beeline has left the company, following brand-owner Vimpelcom’s selloff of Vietnamese assets and a more than US$500 million over-valuation of its Cambodia and Vietnam markets. General manager Gael Campan’s departure raised questions about Amsterdam-based Vimpelcom’s future in the Kingdom, ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/index.php/2012051156103/Business/beeline-manager-exits.html

Beeline officials mum on sales buzz

Questions remained yesterday about the fate of mobile operator Beeline Cambodia following the sale of parent company Vimpelcom’s Vietnamese assets earlier in the week. Despite a report on Tuesday in the Russian newspaper Kommersant that sources close to Vimpelcom’s shareholders had said the sale of Cambodian operations was under consideration, company officials ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/index.php/2012042555751/Business/beelines-future-in-kingdom-unknown.html

Beeline books $500m charge after overestimating market

VimpelCom, the Netherlands-based parent company of Cambodian mobile operator Beeline, booked an impairment charge of US$527 million on its operations in Cambodia and Vietnam, according to a 2011 company report. The impairment, or revaluation of VimpelCom’s assets in the two Southeast Asian countries, highlighted the company’s ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/index.php/2012031555038/Business/beeline-books-500m-charge-after-overestimating-market.html

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