Viettel targets VND 25 trln from overseas ops

Monday 20 May 2013 | 04:39 CET | News
Vietnamese military run telecommunications provider Viettel is targeting revenues from overseas operations of VND 25 trillion, up from VND 15 trillion in 2012, Dow Jones Newswires writes citing a state media report. The company has operations in Cambodia, Laos, Haiti, and Mozambique and is hoping to enter Myanmar this year. Viettel also plans to expand to Kenya, Venezuela, Tanzania, Burkina Faso, Swaziland, Cuba, and Argentina.

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