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.
A large mobile network operator will develop eSIM, the nascent technology which is expected to change the world in the near future.
Vietnam has a chance to earn more than US$3 billion when using 5G technology, said Denis Brunetti, President of Ericsson Vietnam, Myanmar, Cambodia and Laos.
Telecom operator Vietnam Posts and Telecommunications Group (VNPT) has chosen Ericsson as a strategic partner to modernise its charging and business support system.
Vice Chairman of the Can Tho municipal People’s Committee Truong Quang Hoai Nam proposed establishing strategic partnership with Sweden in education-training, health care, transport and culture during a local working session on May 29 with Swedish Ambassador to Vietnam Pereric Hogberg.
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.
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.
VOV.VN - A Telecommunications Exposition running July 20-23 in Hanoi at the International Exhibition Centre has attracted nearly 150 companies from more than 15 countries, according to the Ministry of Industry and Trade (MoIT).
Vietnam is expected to witness one of the largest growths in mobile broadband subscriptions in Southeast Asia together with Myanmar, Indonesia, Bangladesh and the Philippines, by 2021.
Investing in technology and telecommunications services is one of Vietnam’s priority areas in national development, said State President Nguyen Minh Triet while receiving Ericsson President and CEO Carl-Henric Svanberg in Hanoi on March 9.