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National data portal inaugurated

National data portal inaugurated

The national data portal https://data.gov.vn was launched by the Ministry of Information and Communications (MIC) during a ceremony in Hanoi on August 31.

COVID-19 tracing app Bluezone hits 15.7 million users

COVID-19 tracing app Bluezone hits 15.7 million users

Some 15.7 million smartphone users had downloaded Bluezone, a locally-developed contact-tracing app to identify and alert people who have interacted with COVID-19 patients, as of 11am on August 11, according to the Ministry of Information and Communications (MIC).

Apps rolled out to fight pandemic

Apps rolled out to fight pandemic

Those with smartphones would do well to download Bluezone, a Bluetooth-based app that helps determine if a person has come in contact with a COVID-19 patient, the Authority of Information Technology Application at the Ministry of Information and Communications (MIC) has suggested.

Information sector contributes significantly to COVID-19 fight

Information sector contributes significantly to COVID-19 fight

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).

Local platform’s work cut out to reinvent social networking

Local platform’s work cut out to reinvent social networking

Vietnamese-made social networks are struggling to regain the Vietnamese advertising market from giants Facebook and YouTube. However, to this end, they must solve a myriad of issues, including finding a completely new take on social networking itself.

Vietnamese companies prove ready for 5G technology

Vietnamese companies prove ready for 5G technology

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.

Cybersecurity - top priority in IoT application

Cybersecurity - top priority in IoT application

Ensuring information and national security is a top priority when applying internet of things (IoT) in production and life, a conference heard in Ho Chi Minh City on November 13.

MIC preparing to auction 2.6 GHz bandwidth

MIC preparing to auction 2.6 GHz bandwidth

MobiFone, Viettel, Vinaphone, and other telecom companies are eyeing the chance to win the MIC’s license to roll out 4G services on the 2.6GHz bandwidth.

Over 3,100 cyber attacks hit Vietnam in six months

Over 3,100 cyber attacks hit Vietnam in six months

Vietnam suffered 3,159 cyber attacks in the first six months of this year, a decrease from the same period last year, the Ministry of Information and Communications (MIC) said on July 5.

Three telecom providers licensed to trial 5G

Three telecom providers licensed to trial 5G

The Ministry of Information and Communications (MIC) has granted licences to telecom providers Viettel, Vinaphone and Mobifone to test 5G services, MIC Deputy Minister Nguyen Thanh Hung said on July 5.

Vietnam exerts pressure on Google’s YouTube advertisers

Vietnam exerts pressure on Google’s YouTube advertisers

The Ministry of Information and Communications (MIC)’ Authority of Broadcasting and Electronic Information (ABEI) has ordered tens of domestic and foreign brands to not advertise on video clips that contain anti-State propaganda on YouTube, a video-sharing platform.

PM Phuc upbeat about comprehensive cooperation with Cuba

PM Phuc upbeat about comprehensive cooperation with Cuba

VOV.VN - Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has showed his elation at bilateral all-around cooperation, including in information and communications technology (ICT) between the Vietnamese Ministry of Information and Communications (MIC) and the Cuban Ministry of Communications.