Electronic identification solution is one of many digital content applications developed by Viettel. (Photo: SGGP)

Network carriers transforming into digital technology companies

As revenues from traditional telecoms services like calls, SMS, and Internet provision are significantly affected due to price competitions, giant telecoms enterprises in Vietnam such as VNPT, Viettel, and MobiFone have decided to turn to digital technologies for more profits.

 

Vietnam to complete forming digital government in 2030

Vietnam to complete forming digital government in 2030

The Prime Minister has approved the national strategy regarding the Fourth Industrial Revolution (Industry 4.0) until 2030, including developing a digital government and digital economy in Vietnam.

Illustrative image (Photo: Viettel)

Viettel, MobiFone licenced to commercially test 5G

Telecom providers Viettel and Mobifone have received licences from the Ministry of Information and Communications (MIC) to commercially test fifth-generation (5G) broadcast in Hanoi and HCM City.
The total coverage of NB-IoT in HCMC provides valuable chances for the city to develop new applications to answer the daily demands of citizens. (Photo: SGGP)

NB-IoT proving effectiveness in wireless connection in HCMC

Viettel Military Industry and Telecoms Group reported that its launch of Narrow Band – Internet of Things (NB-IoT) as well as 5G technology for digital society development in Ho Chi Minh City (HCMC) has reaped positive results, making almost all smart devices even smarter.

Viettel successfully piloted the 5G technology

5G warmly welcomed in Vietnamese telecommunications market

The pilot of 5G technology is planned to be carried out in 2019 in Vietnam as instructed by the Ministry of Information and Communications so that in 2020, the country will become one of the first in the world to formally offer this service. This is one important task to boost the digital economy growth in Vietnam.