Vietnam Telecommunications Report - Business Monitor International - Industry Reports

Vietnam Telecommunications Report

Vietnam Telecommunications Report - Business Monitor International - Industry Reports
Vietnam Telecommunications Report
Published Oct 08, 2016
68 pages — Published Oct 08, 2016
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� Business Monitor International Ltd Page -- change in emphasis is partially due to market saturation and a competitive landscape that has seen a number of investors leaving, which leaves the remaining operators with greater market shares. However, we highlight that the headline figure is distorted by inactive prepaid subscriptions and multiple SIM ownership. ...We believe that VNPT and Viettel have significantly higher ARPU given their higher market share. Nevertheless, we estimate that the average ARPU level for the Vietnamese market was in the region of USD-.- at the end of ----, given the strong level of competition, high dependency on basic -G services and the occasional aggressive pricing promotion. Both MobiFone and VinaPhone raised their -G tariffs by -- in April to bring their prices on par with competitor Viettel but we do not believe this will have a significant impact on ARPUs in the long run. ...It is, nevertheless, possible that the demand for data consumption will grow and that may entail a higher ARPU. However, we do not envision this to be strong in the short term - especially with the government s plan to withhold -G licensing and limit network investments during the service s trial period.

...The VNTA reported that there were ---.-mn mobile subscribers in Vietnam in December ----, which fell --.- to ---.-mn at the end of ----. The Vietnamese mobile market is highly saturated with about --- penetration and -G adoption has been on the rise, constituting about -- of the mobile market at present and jumping to over -- by end of ----. ...Strong competition between operators revolves around price, and aggressively low tariff rates have pushed the Vietnamese mobile industry towards market saturation and declining profitability. Further evidence of a growth slowdown includes operators such as Viettel and VNPT looking at overseas markets for additional growth opportunities - VNPT s MobiFone opened a representative office in Myanmar in December ----. We do not expect the Vietnamese mobile market to return to double-digit growth. ...Instead, we expect operators to focus on generating higher revenue from existing subscribers by upgrading customers to more expensive services such as -G.

...We are forecasting ---.-mn mobile subscribers by end-----, for a ---.- penetration rate. Out of this number, --.-mn will be -G/-G connections. ...

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