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2G to be eliminated in Vietnam

Vietnam will turn off 2G technology from September 2024, said the Ministry of Information and Communications (MIC).

Report on quality of mobile telecommunications services released

Infrastructure indicators are part of the criteria to assess national competitiveness. 

Vietnam ranks 55th in digital transformation

Vietnam ranked 55th in digital transformation with 41 points in Huawei's Global Connectivity Index (GCI 2020).

Vietnam shifts from outsourcing to making its own products

With a focus on becoming the best place for technology firms, the Ministry of Information and Communications (MIC) said Vietnam will shift from doing outsourcing to making its own products.

Vietnam to issue new rules on terrestrial mobile communication terminal devices

Vietnam will issue new technical regulations for terminal devices of terrestrial mobile communication, which will include integrating 4G into such devices.

Vietnam’s second largest telco gets green light for 5G tech tests

Vietnam’s second largest telco is ready in terms of technology, technology and network structure for deploying commercial 5G network.

PM urges simpler procedures for auction of 4G band

The PM has directed the MIC to urgently propose simpler and faster procedures to the auction of the 4G band.

Information and Communications Ministry gearing up for 2.6 Ghz auction

Minister of Information and Communications Nguyen Manh Hung has urged the Authority of Radio Frequency Management to auction off space on the 2.6 Ghz spectrum.

Mobile networks complain about revenue drop due to new promotion policy

Telcos said the new promotion policy, under which prepaid subscribers receive promotions of no more than 20 percent of scratch card value instead of 50 percent previously, has led to big changes in consumer behaviors.

Network operators launch 'destructive' service packages in bid for market share

After all three large mobile network operators, Viettel, MobiFone and VinaPhone, began providing 4G services, the war on service fees heated up. 

4G network operators launch super-cheap packages

VietNamNet Bridge - All the three large mobile network operators, VinaPhone, Viettel and MobiFone, have geared up for the 4G race. 

Top 10 ICT events in 2017

The Viet Nam ICT Press Club announced the top 10 ICT events in 2017 on Thursday. This is the result voted for by more than 50 journalists in the information technology sector, from some 40 media agencies nationwide.

Can Vietnam become a global design center?

VietNamNet Bridge - The introduction of 4G and 5G will be important foundations for Vietnam’s digital economy.

4G services: users complain about speed, accessibility

VietNamNet Bridge - Though network operators repeatedly affirm the outstanding quality of 4G services, surveys have found that access is poor to average. 

IDG survey: customers generally satisfied about 4G service

VietNamNet Bridge - At a recent international workshop on 4G LTE, IDG announced the results of the survey it conducted about users’ satisfaction with 4G services from April 1 to July 1.

4G race: network operators struggle for subscribers

VietNamNet Bridge - The 4G competition has begun heating up, with service providers affirming they don’t intend to compete on prices but on service quality and added content.

In Vietnam, 4G service is now a game for big players

VietNamNet Bridge - Of the five telecom networks in Vietnam, one has begun providing 4G service and two others are hurrying to complete infrastructure to expand their network.

Following BKAV, Viettel aims to make luxury smartphone

Though BKAV (Bach Khoa  Anti-virus Center) did not succeed with its BPhone, Viettel plans to develop a ‘made-in-Vietnam’ smartphone, targeting the high-end market with a selling price of over $1,000, according to Tinhte.vn, a leading hi-tech forum.

Mobile network operators compete in tight 4G race

After four months of deploying 4G on a trial basis in large cities and provinces, mobile network operators are hurrying to complete the infrastructure system to officially provide services throughout the country. 

Vietnamese telcos to make and export telecom devices

VietNamNet Bridge - Viettel and VNPT, two of the three biggest network operators, are preparing to export telecom devices in large quantities.