Internet Service Providers (ISPs) in Cambodia, 2009-11

In this report I decided to have a look at the internet service provider (ISP) market in Cambodia. It is not long since there were only couple of operators in the market. Nowadays there is plenty of ISPs to choose from. The report includes charts and tables which outline the internet development in Cambodia as well as compare the ISPs to each other.



This time I decided to have a look at the internet service provider market in Cambodia. It is not long since there were only couple of operators in the market.

Nowadays there is plenty of ISPs to choose from. In this report I am considering any organization which is a member of APNIC and which has allocated resources from them as an ISP. Some of the smaller ISPs might not be included in case they are only re-selling capacity provided by their Cambodian up-stream ISP.

Please note the following:

  • Some of the listed ISPs might be actually dysfunctional or servicing only specific markets (for example: mobile phone companies, hosting companies or internet exchange points).
  • The historical data in this report does not include companies which do not exist any longer at the time of writing this report.
  • All statistics are based on data which was published by APNIC on 2009-11-11.

List of all ISPs in this report

The following table lists all the ISPs included in this report, including all known variations of their current or recent business names. For some reason many operators are using a brand which is different from their registered company name. For the sake of clarity, I have used shorter names in the latter parts of this report. The chosen short names are listed in the table. I have also included a link to the ISPs web site.

Short ISP name All known names of ISP
AngkorNet AngkorNet / Cambodia Data Communication Co. Ltd.
Beeline Beeline / Sotelco Co. Ltd.
BeyondTel BeyondTel / (Cambodia) Media Data Communication Networks Co. Ltd.
CB Cambodian Broadband Technologies Co. Ltd.
CIDC IT CIDC Information Technology Co. Ltd.
CamNet CamNet / Telecom Cambodia (T.C.) / MPTC
Cambo Technology Cambo Technology (ISP) Co. Ltd.
Camintel Camintel S.A
Chuan Wei Chuan Wei (Cambodia) Co. Ltd.
City Link City Link Co. Ltd.
Clicknet Clicknet Co. Ltd.
DTV Star DTV STAR Co. Ltd.
EZECOM EZECOM Ltd.
Finder IXP Finder IXP / Interquess Enterprises Co. Ltd.
Flash Tech Flash Tech Co. Ltd.
Hello Hello / TMIC / Telecom Malaysia International (Cambodia) Co. Ltd.
MFone iS1 / MFONE Co. Ltd. / Camshin
MekongNet MekongNet / Angkor Data Communication Group Co. Ltd.
MekongNetIXP MekongnetIXP / Angkor Data Communication Group Co. Ltd.
MetFone MetFone / Viettel (Cambodia) PTE. Ltd.
NeocomISP NeocomISP Limited
Online Online / Cogetel / AZ Communications Co. Ltd.
Opennet OPENNET / King Corp Inc
PPCTV PPCTV / Phnom Penh Cable TV
S.I Net S.I Net / Moov / S.I Group
Smart Mobile Smart Mobile / Latelz Co. Ltd.
Star-Cell Star-Cell / Applifone Co. Ltd.
TeleSURF/Mobitel TeleSURF / Cellcard / Mobitel / CamGSM Co. Ltd.
WiCam WiCam Corp Co. Ltd.
WirelessIP WirelessIP / Wireless Internet Provider Co. Ltd.
qb qbMore / Cambodia Advance Communications Co. Ltd. (CADCOMMS)

Note that MekongNet / Angkor Data Communication Group Co. Ltd. is listed twice; as MekongNet and MekongNetIXP. This is because they are appearing with these two distinct identities in the APNIC database. Presumably the other allocation is for normal ISP functions and the IXP allocation is for an internet exchange point.

The age of ISPs

The following table lists the age of all ISPs from the oldest to the newest. The age is based on the time the ISP received their first resource allocation (IP address block or autonomous system (AS) number) from APNIC.

ISP name Date of first resource delegation
CamNet 2001-04-12
Online 2001-08-14
TeleSURF/Mobitel 2001-08-17
MFone 2004-07-09
Cambo Technology 2005-03-18
City Link 2005-04-04
AngkorNet 2005-10-31
WiCam 2005-11-17
WirelessIP 2006-01-17
Camintel 2006-06-26
MekongNetIXP 2006-09-18
PPCTV 2006-11-16
NeocomISP 2007-02-16
CB 2007-05-25
Hello 2007-06-22
qb 2007-07-06
MetFone 2007-08-02
CIDC IT 2007-08-21
Clicknet 2007-09-05
Star-Cell 2007-09-13
EZECOM 2008-02-12
Finder IXP 2008-02-27
BeyondTel 2008-08-07
Chuan Wei 2008-08-14
DTV Star 2008-09-05
Flash Tech 2008-10-10
Smart Mobile 2008-10-28
Opennet 2009-02-27
Beeline 2009-03-18
MekongNet 2009-06-19
S.I Net 2009-07-03

The amount of IP addresses and ASNs in Cambodia

The following two graphs display the amount of IP addresses delegated to Cambodia compared to the amount of IP addresses delegated in APAC/APNIC region. The first graph starts from the year 1990 and the second one from the year 2000, otherwise there is no difference. The graphs give some sort of indication of the internet development speed in Cambodia.

Cambodia and APAC IPv4 address delegations from 1990-01 until 2009-11
Cambodia and APAC IPv4 address delegations from 1990-01 until 2009-11
Cambodia and APAC IPv4 address delegations from 2000-01 until 2009-11
Cambodia and APAC IPv4 address delegations from 2000-01 until 2009-11

The following graph displays the number of autonomous system numbers (ASNs) delegated to Cambodia. Typically one ISP uses one ASN, but in some cases they may use several.

Cambodia AS number delegations, 2009-11
Cambodia AS number delegations, 2009-11

The amount of IP addresses per ISP

The following graph displays the amount of IP addresses delegated to each Cambodian ISP at the time of this writing. The amount of addresses may give some sort of indication of the ISP’s size, but it is also heavily dependent on ISP’s architectural decisions (for example a mobile phone operator may use a single IP address to provide service to thousands of customers by using network address translation (NAT)).

Cambodia IPv4 address delegations per ISP, 2009-11
Cambodia IPv4 address delegations per ISP, 2009-11

The following table lists all delegated IP address ranges and ASNs per ISP in Cambodia. The table is sorted by the amount of IP addresses per ISP.

ISP name # of IPs IP address ranges IP address blocks (CIDR) ASNs
MFone 16384 114.29.224.0-114.29.255.255
202.47.96.0-202.47.111.255
202.71.32.0-202.71.47.255
114.29.224.0/19
202.47.96.0/20
202.71.32.0/20
24239
Online 16384 124.248.160.0-124.248.191.255
203.189.128.0-203.189.143.255
203.189.144.0-203.189.159.255
124.248.160.0/19
203.189.128.0/20
203.189.144.0/20
23673
24325
AngkorNet 12288 116.212.128.0-116.212.159.255
202.178.112.0-202.178.127.255
116.212.128.0/19
202.178.112.0/20
24478
EZECOM 10240 110.74.192.0-110.74.223.255
119.82.248.0-119.82.255.255
110.74.192.0/19
119.82.248.0/21
38901
MetFone 10240 111.118.128.0-111.118.159.255
117.120.24.0-117.120.31.255
111.118.128.0/19
117.120.24.0/21
38623
Clicknet 8192 118.103.160.0-118.103.191.255 118.103.160.0/19 38893
TeleSURF / Mobitel 8192 203.144.64.0-203.144.79.255
203.144.80.0-203.144.95.255
203.144.64.0/20
203.144.80.0/20
17976
WiCam 6144 119.15.80.0-119.15.95.255
202.79.24.0-202.79.31.255
119.15.80.0/20
202.79.24.0/21
24492
CamNet 5120 202.150.8.0-202.150.11.255
203.223.32.0-203.223.47.255
202.150.8.0/22
203.223.32.0/20
17726
Chuan Wei 5120 111.67.96.0-111.67.111.255
124.108.4.0-124.108.7.255
111.67.96.0/20
124.108.4.0/22
45348
City Link 5120 113.29.248.0-113.29.251.255
202.84.72.0-202.84.79.255
202.93.8.0-202.93.15.255
113.29.248.0/22
202.84.72.0/21
202.93.8.0/21
18014
24441
Camintel 4096 120.136.24.0-120.136.31.255
124.108.48.0-124.108.55.255
120.136.24.0/21
124.108.48.0/21
38209
MekongNet 4096 111.90.176.0-111.90.191.255 111.90.176.0/20 131186
131203
131238
MekongNet IXP 4096 203.176.128.0-203.176.143.255 203.176.128.0/20 38235
WirelessIP 4096 203.82.224.0-203.82.239.255 203.82.224.0/20 24567
BeyondTel 2048 210.48.136.0-210.48.143.255 210.48.136.0/21 45339
CIDC IT 2048 118.67.200.0-118.67.207.255 118.67.200.0/21 7712
Cambo Technology 2048 202.131.80.0-202.131.87.255 202.131.80.0/21 17981
DTV Star 2048 111.92.240.0-111.92.243.255
115.178.24.0-115.178.27.255
111.92.240.0/22
115.178.24.0/22
45429
Hello 2048 117.20.112.0-117.20.119.255 117.20.112.0/21 38600
45281
NeocomISP 2048 123.108.248.0-123.108.255.255 123.108.248.0/21 9902
23868
PPCTV 2048 122.252.176.0-122.252.183.255 122.252.176.0/21 38286
qb 2048 117.55.248.0-117.55.255.255 117.55.248.0/21 38608
Beeline 1024 202.150.0.0-202.150.3.255 202.150.0.0/22 45656
Flash Tech 1024 203.76.160.0-203.76.163.255 203.76.160.0/22 45465
Opennet 1024 202.58.96.0-202.58.99.255 202.58.96.0/22 131178
S.I Net 1024 203.217.168.0-203.217.171.255 203.217.168.0/22 131207
CB 512 203.33.189.0-203.33.189.255
203.215.49.0-203.215.49.255
203.33.189.0/24
203.215.49.0/24
38579
Star-Cell 512 202.93.153.0-202.93.153.255
202.129.236.0-202.129.236.255
202.93.153.0/24
202.129.236.0/24
38723
Finder IXP 256 218.100.51.0-218.100.51.255 218.100.51.0/24 45124
Smart Mobile 256 203.118.242.0-203.118.242.255 203.118.242.0/24 45498

Observations

The Cambodian internet market has clearly gone through a period of rapid growth recently. Companies are now investing in modern infrastructure, such as fiber-optic lines. In the recent past, most operators were selling satellite-based capacity which has a very high latency.

The most problematic areas which require serious urgent development are the following:

  • Lack of uplink capacity, no marine cable landing.
  • Lack of carrier neutral internet exchange points and co-operation to connect to existing ones.
  • Non-redundant connections and systems.
  • Some ISPs are over-subscribing capacity (they have too many subscribers compared to their available up-link capacity).
  • Lack of modern, market-driven coordinating entity.
  • Lack of willingnes for co-operation in competing market.
  • .kh domain registration difficulties.
  • Lack of IPv6 deployments (IPv4 addresses are runnning out soon).



  • I’m using online for about 2 years now. Really happy with the quality of their services. I’m able to download somethin’ like 2Gb per night during unlimited hours.
    Do you please know any other provider who give unlimited access, but ALL day. It’s really not good for my work (freelance graphic designer) to be barely unable to use internet before 7PM !!

    Thanks for your answer if ever you’re able to give me some informations.
    And thanks for your great work on this page about cambodian ISPs.

    Mathias, Phnom Penh.

    • ioi


      Online, Metfone and Camintel at least all have unlimited plans available. I do not know about local Phnom Penh based operators as I am not based there myself, but I recommend checking the provider’s web sites.

    • Stgephen Chia


      Try Cambodian Broadband (CB) http://www.cb.net.kh
      They have both fibre and also wireless broadband for most areas in Phnom Penh.

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  • I do not see the company called Digi of which we are using their services. I could not imagine that the MFone has the largest IP addresses.