5G technology successfully piloted in 40 provinces, cities

5G technology successfully piloted in 40 provinces, cities

The Ministry of Information and Communications so far has issued permits for telecoms businesses to pilot the 5G technology in 40 provinces and cities nationwide. Viettel now has the most test sites, followed by Vinaphone.

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.