VietNamNet Bridge - The privatization of MobiFone Telecommunications Corporation this year is extremely attractive to both domestic and foreign investors. Relate news Foreign firms eye buying into MobiFone VNPT eyes 20% stake at MobiFone ig foreign groups eyeing MobiFone equitization In late 2014, Minister of Information and Communications Nguyen Bac Son said that the Ministry would submit to the Government MobiFone’s equitization plan and this plan would be implemented in 2015. The year 2014 marked a new development of MobiFone, with two important events: splitting from the Vietnam Post and Telecommunications Group (VNPT) to be under the direct management of the Ministry of Information and Communications and being reorganized in the form of a corporation and finalizing preparation for privatization. The equitization of MobiFone in 2015 is a mission set the Government and Ministry of Information and Communications. MobiFone is in the group of 432 State-owned … [Read more...] about How many MobiFone shares can investors own?
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A Swedish CEO has expressed interest in MobiFone as the dominant state telecom firm prepares to begin offering shares to private investors, according to government sources. Thoi Bao Kinh Te Saigon Online cited sources from the Ministry of Information and Communication as confirming that the prepaid mobile phone company Comvik intended to buy into the firm. Comvik cooperated with Vietnam Post and Telecommunication Group (VNPT) to develop the country's first mobile network MobiFone between 1990 and 2005 M. A. Zaman, President and CEO of Comvik International Vietnam AB, reportedly met with Vice Minister Le Nam Thang to express his plan to invest in Vietnam -- specifically in MobiFone. MobiFone, officially known as the Mobile Telecommunication Services Co., and its sister VinaPhone from VNPT and military-run Viettel currently hold more than 95 percent of the local telecommunications market. The MobiFone project reportedly made Vietnam one of Comvik's three highest-grossing markets. Zaman … [Read more...] about Swedish developer wants to buy into MobiFone
Info Bytes (26-08-2006) Intel, science body to co-operate HA NOI — Intel Viet Nam and the Party Central Committee's Science and Education Commission signed a memorandum of understanding to support the committee's project to promote the use of computer technology throughout Communist Party organisations. The five-year agreement is to compliment the Party's IT plan to accelerate its e-government initiative, said the commission, which acts as advisory body. Intel is to assist the commission in setting up a computer lab for testing and developing Open Source Solutions (OpenLab) based on Intel computers. OpenLab is to become the network hub for the commission to develope Open Source Software projects operated on 27,000 computers over the next three years, according to the agreement. HP launches adaptive infrastructure HA NOI — US-based Hewlett Packard on Tuesday introduced its latest adaptive infrastructure, which it said would help businesses to simplify data management by … [Read more...] about Intel, science body to co-operate
The iPhone 5 is the iPhone we've wanted since 2010, adding long-overdue upgrades like a larger screen and faster 4G LTE in a razor-sharp new design. The good: The iPhone 5 adds everything we wanted in the iPhone 4S: 4G LTE, a longer, larger screen, free turn-by-turn navigation, and a faster A6 processor. Plus, its top-to-bottom redesign is sharp, slim, and feather-light. The bad: Apple Maps feels unfinished and buggy; Sprint and Verizon models can't use voice and data simultaneously. The smaller connector renders current accessories unusable without an adapter. There's no NFC, and the screen size pales in comparison to jumbo Android models. The bottom line: The iPhone 5 completely rebuilds the iPhone on a framework of new features and design, addressing its major previous shortcomings. It's absolutely the best iPhone to date, and it easily secures its place in the top tier of the smartphone universe. I've had the chance to use the iPhone 5 for nearly a week, and have been using … [Read more...] about iPhone 5 full review: Finally, the iPhone we’ve always wanted