Vietnam’s second largest telco is ready in terms of technology, technology and network structure for deploying commercial 5G network.
As internet steadily replaces traditional text messages and calls as well as smart phones are overwhelmingly popular in the market, mobile operators find it a must to come out with low-cost 3G and 4G packages.
The Viettel Military Industry and Telecoms Group’s Viettel Media aims to earn revenue of US$50 million from its online film store Keeng Movies by 2020, a representative from the firm said at the official launch of the website in Ho Chi Minh City on June 6.
Blockchain technology is an important solution to trace the responsibilities of involved parties in the farm produce supply chain. However, the feasibility of the technology application in the immediate time is questionable.
Vietnam’s 4G connections are much faster than the United States and most of its Southeast Asian neighbors, although signal is not always available, according to a new report.
The number of mobile phone subscriptions nationwide stood at about 127 million at the end of 2017, down 2.1% year-on-year.
All telecom operators in the country have reported big profits in the first nine months of this year.
Vietnam’s revenue from information and communication technology in 2016 reached nearly US$68 billion, posting an 11.49% year-on-year increase.
Vietnam’s telecom revenue is estimated at VND213.36 trillion (US$9.36 billion) in the first six months of the year, excluding Viettel’s business overseas, equal to 47.41% of the plan for the year.
Vietnamese mobile carrier Mobifone announced on May 26 it has cooperated with the world’s largest social network to launch Facebook Flex, a service allowing its subscribers to use Facebook without any data charges.
VOV.VN - Demand for new mobile services has dropped over the past year and growth in the segment has come to a standstill, said Pham Hong Hai, deputy minister of Information and Communications at a recent forum in Hanoi.
Military-run Viettel, Vietnam's largest telecoms firm in terms of earnings, has planned investment in Indonesia and Nigeria this year, hoping to expand its customers base to two of the world’s biggest populations.
While Vietnam’s three largest mobile carriers prepare to release 4G networks to the public, many mobile users are unsure if it is worth upgrading their data plans from the already expensive 3G.
The Vietnam Posts and Telecommunications Group (VNPT) has launched its 4G service on Phu Quoc Island in the southern coastal province of Kien Giang.
On October 13, Mobile network provider Vietnamobile received the three licences for telecom establishment, telecom service provision, and 2G & 3G spectrum usage from the Ministry of Information and Communications to officially deploy its investment under the new joint stock company format.
Minister of Information and Communications Truong Minh Tuan and Cambodian Minister of Post and Telecommunication Tram Iv Tek held talks in Hanoi on September 8 to seek stronger cooperation.
The Internet connection speed of Vietnam’s mobile networks averaged 3.81 Mbps, standing 83rd among 95 countries and territories surveyed recently by global mobile application provider OpenSignal.
It is time for Vietnam to implement the 4G LTE network to meet customers’ rising demand for high-speed data services, according to telecom experts.
Minister of Information and Communications Truong Minh Tuan urged enterprises to send recent reports on 4G testing results as the Government had policies to accelerate the licensing for 4G this year.
The military-run telecommunication group Viettel has confirmed that it is ready to provide 4G services once the mobile telecom technology is allowed to be put into operation.