Vietnam added 34.5 million mobile phone users in first 10 months
Published on: 1st Nov 2010
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According to the General Statistics Office, Vietnam signed up 35.2 million new phone subscribers in the first ten months of this year, up 5.4% compared to the same period last year. The figure of mobile phone users reached 34.5 million, up 7.2% percent year on year and 771,900 fixed phone subscribers, a drop of 39.6%.
The new subscription raised the total number of mobile phone users in Vietnam to 144.4 million and fixed phone ones to 16.4 million at end-October, up 45.3% from a year ago, respectively. While, the Vietnam Post and Telecommunications Group (VNPT) had 83.8 million clients, rising 27.1% from a year ago, including 72.1 million mobile users.
By the end of October, Internet users nationwide reached 3.6 million, an increase of 20.7 percent year on year.