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5G subscriptions in Southeast Asia and Oceania were around 15 million at the end of 2021 and are expected to more than double during 2022, according to the latest edition of the Ericsson Mobility Report.

Groups gear up for cloud technologies

Cloud computing is strongly driving new business models in the media and entertainment industry, with more domestic and international cloud service providers boosting their footprint.

5G – breakthrough factor for Vietnam’s economic growth

The 5G services are projected to contribute 7.34 percent to Vietnam’s GDP growth in 2025, according to a research by the National Institute of Information and Communications Strategy.

The rise of MediaTek and lessons for Vietnam

Even though it launched rather late, MediaTek knows how to enter niche markets neglected by giants like Samsung, Apple or Qualcomm.

Vietnam to license 5G services in 2022

The Ministry of Information and Communications has set a challenging goal of increasing the number of digital technology businesses from 64,000 to 70,000 this year.

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.

ESports could be lucrative for 4G, 5G service providers

As the telecommunication market is getting saturated, new content services such as livestream and e-sports are expected to help telecom carriers maintain growth.

Ministry wants to stop 2G, 3G in 2022, promote smartphone use

The Ministry of Information and Communication has proposed that Vietnam stop the use of 2G and 3G technologies from 2022 in an aim to encourage people to use smartphones and promote a digital society.

Driving growth and innovations with 5G

The contribution of 5G to Vietnamese GDP growth is forecast to reach 7.34 per cent by 2025, shown by research of the National Institute of Information and Communications Strategy at an online forum on digital transformation on Tuesday.

Free 5G mobile network launched in Da Nang

On December 13, Viettel’s 5G mobile network opened in Da Nang, providing free 5G service with unlimited capacity.

Vietnam, ASEAN countries meet to discuss 5G network plans

Many ASEAN countries are planning for 5G network frequencies. Each country has its own choice, so policymakers are looking for solutions to harmonize the spectrum in the region.

Sharing of infrastructure investments will speed up deployment of 5G network

Vietnam is expected to quickly develop the 5G network through an infrastructure sharing model.

Bandwidth rules increasing prospects across businesses

With Vietnam’s long-awaited new rules to increase bandwidth, fresh business models are launching for local mobile operators and international tech players to venture further in the 5G era.

ITU Ministerial Conference: Cost reduction is key for digital transformation

Access to low-cost technology was the topic of a discussion session of the ITU Ministerial Roundtable that took place on October 12-14.

4G and 5G frequencies to be licensed in Q4

In Vietnam, all three major carriers, Viettel, VNPT, and MobiFone are testing 5G and waiting for this frequency auction to officially provide services.


4G/5G frequency licenses to be granted to VN network operators soon

A decree on frequency auctioning is expected to be signed in the fourth quarter that will enable the Ministry of Information and Communications (MIC) to grant 4G/5G frequencies to telecom carriers.

5G testing in Vietnam reaches record-breaking speed

The 5G data transmission speed in a test conducted recently in Vietnam reached 4.7Gb/s, 40 times higher than 4G speed and two times higher than existing 5G speed.

Vietnamese mobile carriers appear in iPhone 13 launch event

The largest Vietnamese mobile carriers such as Viettel, VinaPhone, and Mobifone are named in the list of 5G networks that iPhone 13 supports.

Viettel, MobiFone and VinaPhone to test 5G network

Sharing infrastructure will help Vietnamese carriers reduce investment costs and speed up 5G coverage.

Prime Minister sets strategic direction for information and communications sector development

Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh, during a working session with the Ministry of Information and Communications (MIC) on May 11, assigned tasks and set strategic development goals for the time to come.