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Viettel, VNPT win Vietnam's first 5G spectrum auctions

The military-run telecom service provider Viettel and the Vietnam Posts and Telecommunications Group (VNPT) have recently won Vietnam's first successful auctions for 5G spectrum licenses.

Viettel introduces 5G chipset at Mobile World Congress

Vietnamese Viettel has introduced a 5G chipset designed and made by Viettel engineers that can conduct 1 trillion calculation operations per second, satisfying the general standards for 5G.

5G forecast to account for 99 percent of mobile subscriptions by 2030

5G mobile connections will constitute nearly 99 percent of total mobile connections in Vietnam by 2030, according to the Ministry of Information and Communications.

Vietnam advised to encourage telecom carriers to develop 5G apps

The vice president and general manager of Ciena's international business, Jamie Jefferies, has made many recommendations for Vietnam in 5G development.

Telecom carriers expand 5G coverage, compete in cross-border services

Large telecom carriers, including Viettel, VNPT and MobiFone, have set ambitious development goals for 2024.

Commercializing 5G services in Vietnam sees many challenges

After 4 years piloting the 5G technology in 55 provinces and cities, major mobile network carriers are able to evaluate the potential and build corresponding business strategies.

Authorities, mobile network providers brace for 2G network switch-off

As of December 2023, Vietnam counts around 15 million 2G mobile users, making up around 13 per cent of the total subscriptions.

Vietnam to auction 3,700MHz band as part of 5G deployment

The MIC will continue with the telecommunications bidding to aid the 5G rollout.

Ministry sets starting auction price for 2500-2600 MHz waveband

The starting price for the auction of the 2500-2600M Hz wavebands used for 4G and 5G has been fixed. Telcos have to pay a deposit of VND200 billion to attend the auction.

Starting price for 4G&5G frequency band is VND3.98 trillion

The Ministry of Information and Communications (MIC) has approved the auction plan for the use right of the 2500-2600 MHz radio frequency bands for land mobile communication systems for 15 years of use.

Vietnam advised to invest in R&D and 5G to develop AI

Investment in research and development and a shift to 5G are needed to develop AI in Vietnam, according to Pablo Fuentes Nettel, a senior consultant from Oxford Insights.

Vietnam to commercialize 5G by early 2024

The Ministry of Information and Communications (MIC) is going to auction frequencies for 5G in November, and the first licenses to deploy 5G are expected to be granted by the year end.

Which frequency bands will be auctioned for 4G, 5G deployment in VN?

The Ministry of Information and Communications (MIC) has signed a decision on defining the fees for wavebands to kick off an auction for the right to use frequencies for 4G and 5G.

4G, 5G frequencies to be auctioned again

The Authority of Radio Frequency Management (ARFM) under the Ministry of Information and Communications (MIC) is completing procedures for auctioning of the 700 MHz frequency for 4G and 5G.

VN carriers prepare to broadcast 5G to the masses

The Military Industry-Telecoms Group (Viettel) said it will broadcast 5G services on a large scale in the third quarter of this year.

Mobile network operators didn't take part in auctions for 4G, 5G frequency bands

The time for telecom carriers to submit dossiers to register to attend auctions for 4G and 5G wavebands has expired.

No network carriers participate in auction of 4G, 5G frequencies

The Ministry of Information and Communications yesterday informed that after 3 auction sessions, no mobile network operators took part in the auction for 4G and 5G frequencies.

Vietnam mobile network operators compete for 4G and 5G bands

Four mobile network operators in Vietnam, namely Viettel, VNPT, MobiFone and Vietnamobile, will join the auction for three licenses to provide 4G and 5G mobile services.

Only 3 telecom carriers to be granted licenses for 4G, 5G

Mobile network operators have submitted dossiers to the Authority of Telecommunications (AOT) to register for the auction for 4G and 5G wavebands. The number of telcos to attend the bid remains a secret.

Ministry receives applications for auctions for 4G, 5G frequencies

The Ministry of Information and Communications (MIC) has announced the starting price of VND386.4 billion for a batch of 30MHz. The time for using the waveband will be 15 years.