The General Statistical Office showed that in Jan-April period, Vietnam has about 3.5 million new telephone subscribers, increasing by 20 percent against the same period last year. Of which, there were 102,000 fixed telephone subscribers, equivalent to 38.1 percent and 3.5 million mobile subscribers, up 20.8 percent year-on-year.
Up to the end of April, the number of telephone subscribers nationwide was estimated at 134.4 million, a year-on-year increase of 2.5 percent. Meanwhile, there are 4.4 million Internet subscribers, up 20.4 percent against the same period last year. Vietnam has about 32.2 million Internet users by late April, increasing by 13.9 percent year-on-year.
The country’s accumulative net revenue in post and telecommunication sector in the first four months of 2012 was estimated at 45.8 trillion dong, up 13.7 percent year-on-year.