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According to the latest information from Internet Service Providers (ISPs), it is expected that on June 11 the APG cable route will be fully repaired.

Vietnam's Internet affected by broken undersea cable route

In recent days, Internet users in Vietnam have encountered problems using international services such as downloading content and images on Facebook, sending gmail or watching YouTube.

Vietnamese smartphone usage spent mostly on Facebook

In 2020, Vietnamese spent 25% of their time on smartphones surfing Facebook and 12% of their time watching YouTube.

Report on quality of mobile telecommunications services released

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

Nearly 60 million subscribers only use voice and message services nationwide

Nearly 60 million mobile phone subscribers in Vietnam are using only voice and message services reported the Vietnam Telecommunications Authority (VNTA) under the Ministry of Information and Communications.

Vietnam's opening of internet leads to digital transformation path

Vietnam has gained major achievements after more than 20 years of opening its doors to the internet. 

It is impossible to impose human rights criteria of one country on another: NA member

Major General Nguyen Thanh Hong, standing member of the National Assembly's National Defense and Security Committee, told VietNamNet that the Law on Cyber Security was created to ensure human rights and citizenship.

 

Joint efforts made to crack down wildlife cybercrime

Joint efforts are being made to crack down on the illegal trade of wild animals on the Internet in Vietnam as more traders have shifted offline to Internet-based markets.

Internet access quality in Vietnam meets standards

Internet access quality in Vietnam basically meets standards, according to figures released by the Vietnam Internet Network Information Center (VNNIC) under the Ministry of Information and Communications for the first time on April 20.

Computer viruses cause losses of VND20 trillion in 2019

Total losses triggered by computer viruses in Vietnam last year amounted to VND20.89 trillion (US$902 million), up 28.6% against 2018, according to data from Internet security firm Bkav.

 

Pedestrian space around Hoan Kiem Lake to be officially operational

The pedestrian space around Hoan Kiem Lake and surrounding areas in downtown Hanoi will be put into operation from January 1, 2020, after three years of trial operation.

Vietnam surpass 500,000 '.vn' domain names

The number of '.vn' domain names in Vietnam surpassed 500,000 by October 31 this year, a report has showed.

Ensuring the right to freedom of speech and access to information is Vietnam's consistent policy

Vietnam is one of the countries with the highest Internet growth and usage in the world.

 

HCM City to be first city in VN to be fully covered by IoT network

All of HCM City’s 24 districts will have Internet of Things (IoT) broadcasting stations installed this month, making the city the first place in Viet Nam to be fully covered with an IoT network.

 

AAG Internet cable’s shunt fault fixed

Repair work on the Asia America Gateway (AAG) undersea cable was finished at noon on Saturday, four days earlier than expected.

 

Vietnam gears up to develop a digital economy

VietNamNet Bridge - The vigorous growth of the internet and technology in Vietnam is expected to provide a platform to support the development of a digital economy.

Internet once feared to threaten national security

Do Trung Ta, as a member of the Communist Party Committee, at the 1996 Central Conference II, asked for permission to bring the internet to Vietnam, with strong belief in Vietnamese technical staff. 

How much do members of the online community earn?

VietNamNet Bridge - A new class of young rich people, born in the 1980s and 1990s, are earning billions of dong a month from the internet.

Get copyright protection on the Internet

 VietNamNet Bridge – The contents often associated with copyright infringement on the Internet include articles, images and videos.

Fraudulent school “services” offered on the internet

VietNamNet Bridge – So-called black school services are increasing on the internet - attending class for others, sitting exams under others’ names and forging student cards and university degrees.