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VietNamNet Bridge – Telecom groups have been urged to think of alternative solutions to AAG, the optical cable system that has had many recent breakdowns and slow internet connections.

Realty transactions to be carried out via internet: survey

Land and house buyers and sellers will increasingly carry out their transactions via internet, according to CBRE, a multinational real estate service provider, and Genesis, a Chinese investor and real estate developer.

North Korea struggles to stay online

 North Korea appears to have suffered a second internet blackout, according to internet performance measuring firm Dyn Research.

Internet service in Vietnam resumes

VietNamNet Bridge – The undersea international cable AAG (Asia Pacific Gateway) that connects Vietnam to the internet with other countries was fixed one day earlier than scheduled, according to the AAG operating unit.

Internet repair to be longer than expected as new cable break found

VietNamNet Bridge - The undersea international cable has a new break located 68 km from the Hong Kong mainland station, and repairs to restore internet connections will take longer than previously predicted, according to the operating unit of AAG.

Internet in VN to resume normal operations early next week

 VietNamNet Bridge - The repair of an AAG subterranean optical cable will be completed four days earlier than expected thanks to better weather.

Telcos gear up for 3G deployment, prepare for 3.5 and 4G

 VietNamNet Bridge – The three biggest mobile network operators, MobiFone, VinaPhone and Viettel, have raised 3G access speed sixfold in an aim to satisfy increased demand.

Internet streaming worries cinema world

 VietNamNet Bridge – Experts are worried that websites violating copyright are killing the country's cinema industry.

ISPs hesitant in implementing IPv6 for fear about standards

 VietNamNet Bridge – The big enterprises such as Viettel, VNPT and FPT have been moving very slowly with their IPv6 plans, because the State has not released the required standards for IPv6.

Internet in Vietnam fully recovered after two weeks

After more than 2 weeks, the AAG (Asia America Gate Way) international sub-marine cable was completed repaired and the Internet connection from Vietnam to the world has been fully restored.

Vietnam to use social networks, Internet to promote tourism

 VietNamNet Bridge – Vietnam’s tourism will be promoted on social networks, smart phones and the Internet, according to the national tourism promotion program for the 2013-2020 period recently approved

“Free wi-fi” cause headaches to mobile network operators

 VietNamNet Bridge – More and more people have the opportunities to use wi-fi free of charge, which has vexed mobile network operators.

Internet becomes more mobile

 VietNamNet Bridge – As much as 50 per cent of internet page viewing in Viet Nam will go to mobile by the second half of 2014, according to a report by the Ministry of Information and Communications.

Phishing increasing in Vietnam

 VietNamNet Bridge – Experts have continuously warned about the increased phishing in Vietnam, but Vietnamese have turned deaf ear on the warnings.

Making petty trade on Internet now in fashion

 VietNamNet Bridge – As the land has become as expensive as gold,” petty merchants now tend to occupy retail premises on… Internet. More and more shops have appeared on websites, leased kiosks to social networks.

National sovereignty on Internet neglected?

Foreign firms have been providing voice and SMS services on Vietnam’s broadband infrastructure, while they do not bear any Vietnamese legal constrains. This means that the issue of the national sovereignty on Internet has been neglected.

Four artists come together in group show

 VietNamNet Bridge – Around 50 artworks by Vu Dung, Tran Hong Suong, Vo Vu Thuy Linh and Vo Cao Dinh on Monday came on display at HCMC Fine Arts Association, bringing varied tastes for visitors with different themes, styles and materials.

ISPs find difficult to develop new subscribers on the lack of IPv4

CMC Telecom and FPT Telecom have complained about the lack of IPv4 addresses to develop new subscribers, saying that the reserved addresses do not correspond to the current growth and the broadband market share.

Mobile network operators blame low 3G quality on low fees

 VietNamNet Bridge – 3G network operators keep complaining about the 3G low quality service, while network operators threaten to raise the service fees.

Online retail takes unassertive steps in Vietnam

 VietNamNet Bridge – It is estimated that 31 million Vietnamese, or 34 percent of the total population, use the Internet. These are the great potential clients for the online retailing industry.