Gmobile is a Vietnamese mobile network operator. The brand Gmobile is owned by GTel Mobile and is the successor of Beeline Vietnam. GTel in turn is owned by Global Telecommunications Corporation, a state-owned joint-stock company under the Ministry of Public Security.[1]

GTel Mobile
TypeLimited Liability (TNHH)
IndustryMobile telecommunications
Founded17 September 2012
HeadquartersHanoi, Vietnam
Key people
Nguyen Van Du (director)
ProductsMobile networks, Telecom services
BrandsGmobile
ParentGlobal Telecommunications Corporation
Websitewww.gmobile.vn

Market share and competitorsEdit

Gmobile had a market share (estimated based on revenues) of 3.2% in 2012, making it the fifth largest operator.[2] Its main competitors are Viettel with 40.67% market share, Vinaphone with 30%, and MobiFone with 17.9%, the latter two of which are owned by VNPT.[2] Together, the big three control almost 90% of the market. The only other significant competitor is Vietnamobile with 8%.[2] It had 3.2 million subscribers in 2012.[3]

HistoryEdit

Gmobile was set up in September 2012 as successor of Beeline Vietnam. The Russian investor OJSC VimpelCom had previously left the joint-venture.[3] VimpelCom sold its stakes that were once worth $500m for $45m.[2]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Global Telecommunications Corporation". GTel. Archived from the original on 24 February 2013. Retrieved 5 January 2013.
  2. ^ a b c d "Năm 2012 khó khăn của các mạng di động nhỏ". Gafin.vn. 3 January 2013. Archived from the original on 6 January 2013. Retrieved 4 January 2013.
  3. ^ a b "Gmobile replaces Beeline, targets Mekong". Saigon Times. 19 September 2012. Archived from the original on 27 February 2014. Retrieved 4 January 2013.