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Viettel, MobiFone and VinaPhone to test 5G network

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

One more Vietnamese carrier provides 5G for iPhone users

IPhone 12 users in Vietnam are now able to experience 5G. Previously, 5G mobile networks only adapted to high-end phone products from Samsung and some Chinese manufacturers.

Vietnamese telecom providers survey users’ satisfaction

The survey was conducted with 8,400 personal questionnaires and 300 corporate questionnaires, showing the satisfaction level and habits of users of telecommunications services in Vietnam.

Local artists gear up for online performance in “Revival” concert

Over Vietnamese 30 artists are set to take part in an online concert running with the theme of “Revival” on May 30, with the event being held with the aim of raising funds for those affected by the novel coronavirus (COVID-19).

State-led approach expected to boost 5G deployment in Vietnam

5G appears to be high on the Vietnamese government’s priority list, with the earliest of services set to be commercialized in mid-2020 following trials conducted through 2019.

Vietnamese network providers among top 150 telecom brands

Vietnam’s top four network providers, namely VNPT, Vinaphone, Viettel, and MobiFone, are listed among top 150 most valuable and strongest telecom brands worldwide in 2020, according to an annual report recently released by UK-based Brand Finance.

Ministry of Information and Communications prepares to auction 2.6 GHz bandwidth

MobiFone, Viettel, Vinaphone, and other telecom companies are eyeing the chance to win the MIC’s license to roll out 4G services on the 2.6GHz bandwidth.


Huge opportunities await foreign investors in Vietnam’s telco industry

Vietnam’s telecommunication market is becoming more attractive to foreign investors as it has returned to the growth path in the first half of 2019 after a long period of saturation.


Nearly 107,000 mobile subscribers in Vietnam switch networks in July

Nearly 107,000 out of 164,871 or 70.7 percent of mobile service subscribers that registered to change their networks performed the procedures successfully and retained their numbers from July 1-28.


iPhone users complain about iOS 13 beta

iPhone users have complained that iOS 13 beta on their phone sets sometimes interferes with incoming calls.

Vietnam deactivates 1.85 million illegible mobile subscribers

More than 1.85 million prepaid mobile subscribers were deactivated in the first six months of the year as they were improperly registered, according to the Ministry of Information and Communications (MIC).

Network operators rush to slash 3G, 4G fees

VietNamNet Bridge - Mobile network operators, one after another, have increased the capacity of data packages by five to six times, while keeping the service fee unchanged.

IDG survey: customers generally satisfied about 4G service

VietNamNet Bridge - At a recent international workshop on 4G LTE, IDG announced the results of the survey it conducted about users’ satisfaction with 4G services from April 1 to July 1.

VinaPhone, Viettel slash roaming rates

 Domestic mobile carriers VinaPhone and Viettel have slashed charges for data roaming services for subscribers, helping them stay connected at an extremely low rate when going abroad.

Staying in touch

 The ICT industry grew strongly 2016 but challenges await in 2017.

Investments in 4G pave way for 5G in future

VietNamNet Bridge - After a trial run, Vietnamese network operators are ready for 4G, a necessary step for Vietnam to advance toward 5G and prepare for the Internet of Things (IoT).

Are there more opportunities for small mobile networks?

The three biggest mobile networks – Viettel, VinaPhone and MobiFone – now hold 95 percent of the Vietnamese mobile telecom market. However, small network operators believe there are still opportunities.

Telcos hope new subscription number prefixes attract subscribers

VietNamNet Bridge - Mobile network operators have launched a new war to lure subscribers. Their major ‘weapon’ this time is the new number repository with ‘lucky’ prefixes.

4G to begin in 2016 but at a slow pace

The year 2016 is expected to be the ‘year of 4G’ as telecom groups hope they will receive official operation licenses for providing 4G. Mobile phone manufacturers plan to begin marketing models with 4G support. 

VNPT - VinaPhone opens two data centres

 VNPT - VinaPhone Corporation has inaugurated two data centres at the Nam Thang Long Industrial Park in Hanoi and Tan Thuan Export Processing Zone in Ho Chi Minh City.