VinaPhone from VNPT Group is the first telecoms enterprise in Vietnam to pilot the 5G technology for commercial purposes. (Photo: SGGP)

Vietnam ready for new telecoms platform

Seeing lucrative opportunities in the digital transformation process, many telecoms enterprises in Vietnam are actively seeking new ways to increase their revenues via introducing 5G-related applications.

5G technology provides more chances to develop practical applications in life. (Photo: SGGP)

HCMC to develop more 5G-related applications

After the successful launch of 5G piloting programs in Ho Chi Minh City (HCMC) by Vietnam’s three major mobile network providers, namely Viettel, VinaPhone, and MobiFone, there comes the demand for useful 5G-related applications for smart devices. SGGP Newspaper conducted an interview with Deputy Director of the HCMC Department of Information and Communications Le Quoc Cuong about how to answer this need.

Representatives of the top-10 scientific-technological events in the ceremony. (Photo: SGGP)

Top-10 outstanding scientific-technological events in Vietnam in 2020

The Vietnamese Science & Technology Journalists’ Club yesterday announced the result of the voting for the 10 most significant scientific-technological events in 2020. These events happen in various aspects of state policies, social science, natural science, research implementation, international collaboration, and scientist honoring.

Viettel has already piloted 5G commercial services in some areas in Vietnam.

5G commercialization in Vietnam encounters obstacles

The cutting edge 5G technology for mobile networks displays several benefits from super speed, a potential digital ecosystem to a stable platform to run an e-government and smart city. However, in Vietnam, the process to commercialize this lucrative technology still meets various difficulties.

5G piloting promoted nationwide

5G piloting promoted nationwide

The Ministry of Information and Communications last year approved the 5G pilot schemes of the three largest domestic mobile network carriers, namely Viettel, VNPT and MobiFone in the four major cities of Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh (HCMC), Da Nang, and Hai Phong. This decision was an effort to promote 5G technology development in Vietnam. This year, more piloting projects for 5G services will be carried out throughout the country.

Great potential of 5G development in Vietnam

Great potential of 5G development in Vietnam

Despite successful 5G pilots of major mobile network providers in Vietnam, this innovative technology has not been exploited to the fullest in the country yet. However, with the incident of Covid-19 come several opportunities to make better use of 5G in answering the demands of the community.

MobiFone is serving its customers at its retail center in District 7 of Ho Chi Minh City. (Photo: SGGP)

Exciting competition for digital content, services in Vietnam

The domestic telecommunications market is gradually saturated, forcing telecommunications companies to concentrate on more promising aspects to further develop themselves. Keeping up with the global trend, many telecom firms in Vietnam lately have focused on digital content and services, especially those run on the 5G platform.

Thailand drafts regulations for applying 5G technology

Thailand drafts regulations for applying 5G technology

A series of regulations governing 5G technology adoption and related frameworks are expected to be launched by March next year, says the National Broadcasting and Telecommunications Commission (NBTC).

A corner of Ho CHi Minh City (Photo: SGGP)

HCMC desires to become international financial center

With the theme “ Developing Ho Chi Minh City into a regional and international financial center”, HCMC Economic Forum 2019 was open on October 18 to find out contributors which help the city become an international financial center.
Leaders of HCMC, the Ministry of Information and Communications, Viettel are pressing the button to formally launch the 5G telecoms network in the city. (Photo: SGGP)

HCMC becomes first area to have total 5G coverage in Vietnam

Viettel Military Industry and Telecoms Group yesterday organized the announcement ceremony of 5G technology launch, along with Internet of Things (IoT) infrastructure, in Ho Chi Minh City (HCMC). This milestone turns the city into the first area in Vietnam to have full 5G coverage and IoT implementation on a large scale.