Viettel has begun its 5G piloting scheme in Thu Duc City of HCMC since December 2020.

Vietnam ready for 5G commercialization

The Ministry of Information and Communications (MIC) has identified 5G service provision in 2022 via ‘Make-in-Vietnam’ devices as one core mission in its meeting to summarize tasks done this year and directions for 2022. However, due to certain infrastructure limits, the target is just to offer these services to 25 percent of the national population in 2025.

A corner of Malaysia (Source: themalaysianreserve)

Malaysia, Thailand boost development of 5G services

Malaysia’s own security standards will dictate which companies take part in its planned 5G rollout this year, Malaysian Minister of Communications and Multimedia Gobind Singh Deo said on February 17.