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.

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.

New technology promises better implementation of IoT in VN

New technology promises better implementation of IoT in VN

The technology of Narrowband Internet of Things (NB-IoT) has been introduced to Vietnam, yet unable to attract much interest from related businesses. The turning point came when Viettel announced its successful implementation of the technology in the recent Mobile World Congress 2019 (MWC 2019), themed ‘Intelligent Connectivity’ and held in Spain. Now many practical applications of NB-IoT are more sought-after.