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VietNamNet Bridge - The domestic e-wallet market has not developed well in the last eight years since the first e-wallet was licensed, though there are 16 e-wallet service providers.
Telecom agency: still room for new FTTH service providers
Among 8 million fixed internet broadband subscribers, there are 5.5 million FTTH (fiber to the home) subscribers. The modest number of FTTH subscribers means there are still opportunities for new service providers.
Cisco to cut 5,500 jobs in shift from switches to software
Cisco Systems Inc said it would cut nearly 7 percent of its workforce, posting charges of up to $400 million in its first quarter, as the world's largest networking gear maker shifts focus from its legacy hardware towards higher-margin software.
Grass roots tourism
VietNamNet Bridge – One of the most popular community-based tourism products in Vietnam is the homestay.
Increased investment in IT security imperative for firms
VietNamNet Bridge – Jimmy Sng, partner, PwC Singapore, leader of the Cybersecurity Consulting for South East Asia talked to VIR’s Khanh Tran on what Vietnamese companies should do to protect themselves from increasing cyber crime.
Service providers come under scrutiny
VietNamNet Bridge – Deputy PM Hoang Trung Hai has ordered the ministries of Finance, and Industry and Trade to monitor telecom fees by three giant providers, in compliance with the Competition Law.
Tourism staff lack soft skills
Tourism service providers say that employees need more training on foreign languages and soft skills like communication, teamwork and problem-solving, though they are largely satisfied with marketing, sales and other skills of employees.
The paradox in the 3G market
VietNamNet Bridge – In general, service providers will ease the service fees step by step to attract more users. However, this is not the thing happening in the Vietnamese 3G market.
Smart TV brings opportunities to make money to Vietnamese businesses
Vietnamese enterprises still cannot make smart TVs, but they still can benefit from smart TVs, especially the digital content service firms.
WeChat boycott brings opportunities to other service providers
Having realized that Vietnamese users turn their back to Chinese WeChat, other service providers have launched a lot of free apps to attract users.
Vietnam: 46% of businesses still don’t know the benefits emails can bring
Ninety percent of businesses have used emails in their daily works to date, 15 years after the day the Internet was available in Vietnam. However, 46 percent of businesses don’t know why they should use emails.