The military-run telecom group Viettel said it expects to put into operation more than 1,000 new-technology base transceiver stations (BTS) in inner Hanoi, which will improve the quality of internet services in the city.
Telecom service providers sent over 15 billion text messages regarding COVID-19 control and prevention during the first half of 2020 and received donations via text for victims of the pandemic totalling VND152 billion (US$6.58 million).
Vietnam's 5G network is forecast to have a bright future with Government and regulator support while domestic manufacturing of 5G handsets could lower device costs and lend tailwinds to adoption.
Vietnam’s second largest telco is ready in terms of technology, technology and network structure for deploying commercial 5G network.
Minister of Information and Communications Nguyen Manh Hung, who also chairs the Vietnam-India Friendship Association, presented 100,000 antibacterial cloth masks to Indian Ambassador Pranay Verma on April 21 to assist the South Asian nation in the fight against COVID-19.
Telecom provider MobiFone announced on March 10 that it has successfully piloted the fifth generation (5G) wireless internet technology in Ho Chi Minh City, Da Nang and Hai Phong.
The number of detections of web threats in Vietnam fell by more than 30% last year compared to 2018, with 75 million different Internet-borne cyberthreats, according to Kaspersky Security Network (KSN) 2019.
Vietnam ranks 40th out of 100 countries in terms of mobile video gaming experience and only behind Singapore in Southeast Asia.
Minister of Information and Communications Nguyen Manh Hung and Minister of Science and Technology Chu Ngoc Anh recently conducted the first trial video call on its 5G network at a meeting with Vietnam’s largest telecommunication company Viettel.
Vietnam seeks to launch commercial 5G mobile services this year, the Ministry of Information and Communications has said.
As part of plans to catch up with developed economies, Vietnam is looking to embrace the Fourth Industrial Revolution (FIR), with 5G service one of the key steps.
After a successful 2019, international technology giants are eyeing Vietnam’s consumer market for the next year as the country’s rapid digital transformation offers bright prospects on the back of a new legal framework and an ever-growing demand for innovative technologies.
As part of the government’s plan to create incentive for domestically manufactured 5G products, three major Vietnamese enterprises have officially announced their 5G research and production roadmap at a recent seminar held by the Ministry of Information and Communications (MIC), Sai Gon Giai phong reported.
Vietnam is seeking to develop its information and communications technology industry (ICT) with a focus on domestic firms to make it a key economic sector in the next decade, according to experts.
The Qualcomm Vietnam Innovation Challenge 2020 was officially launched on December 12 to support the development of Vietnam’s rising technology eco-system.
Innovation and creation are strategic and decisive factors for Vietnam's success of digital economic transformation.
A meeting was held in Hanoi on December 10 for businesses from Vietnam and China’s Chongqing province to discuss investment opportunities in the fields of refrigeration mechanics, motorbike manufacturing, electronics and metallurgy.
Following the footstep of other leading mobile network providers in Vietnam, MobiFone has been piloting the 5G technology in major cities of the country, contributing to the impressive national IT development.
Along with the transformation of industrialisation, digitalisation plays an important role in Industry 4.0, and is considered the golden key in all areas of life and business.
With the global digital wave hitting Vietnam, the country has been actively renovating itself into an attractive destination for new-age investors.