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Vietnam mulls shutting down 2G network in 2022

Vietnam is planning to shut down its 2G network as a technology no longer suitable for advancing the nation’s telecom sector.

Vietnamese phone owners anxious as Google cuts Huawei ties

Worried Vietnamese owners of Huawei smartphones are considering switching brands after Google suspended business ties with the Chinese brand.

LG to move S. Korean smartphone production to Vietnam

LG Electronics will relocate its South Korean smartphone production to Vietnam in a bid to cut losses.
April 27, 2019 | 12:07 pm GMT+7

Samsung delays launch of folding Galaxy smartphone

Samsung said Monday it was delaying the launch of its folding smartphone after trouble with handsets sent to reviewers.
April 23, 2019 | 09:14 am GMT+7

2018 'worst year ever' for smartphone market: survey

Global smartphone sales saw their worst contraction ever in 2018, and the outlook for 2019 isn't much better, new surveys show.
February 01, 2019 | 08:31 am GMT+7

Vietnam mobile gaming growth underlines great ad promise

A large demographic, including mothers and the middle-aged, are into mobile gaming in Vietnam, promising great advertising potential. 
October 31, 2018 | 05:50 pm GMT+7

Vietnam mulls banning sales of pre-used SIM cards

The Ministry of Information and Communications has proposed the ban of pre-used SIM card sale to better control network subscribers.
October 03, 2018 | 05:10 pm GMT+7

Most coveted phone number sells for $1 million in Vietnam

A construction materials trader in Saigon has sold his “super SIM card” for $1 million.
August 08, 2018 | 08:00 am GMT+7

EU set to fine Google billions over Android: sources

The EU is set to fine Google several billion euros this week for freezing out rivals of its Android mobile phone system in a ruling that risks fresh tensions with Washington.
July 18, 2018 | 08:50 am GMT+7

Mobile payment firms struggle to dethrone cash in Southeast Asia

Cash remains king in the region and is likely to remain the most popular payment option in the next 3 years.
May 25, 2018 | 09:59 am GMT+7

Vietnamese phone users hung up about being forced to send selfie profiles to providers

The unprecedented requirement has raised network security concerns about data safety.
April 11, 2018 | 07:52 am GMT+7

Apple, suppliers drop on report of weak iPhone X demand

Estimates of how many new phones Apple is making, and how many it will sell, vary widely.
December 27, 2017 | 09:10 am GMT+7

'No-hands' bus driver caught on camera using cellphone on high-speed Vietnam expressway

The man, flagged for a 'serious' violation, has been suspended and faces a fine of up to $35.
August 02, 2017 | 02:45 pm GMT+7

Nokia relaunches classic 'brick' phone in home market Finland

Nokia takes its relaunched 3310 phone to Finland, hoping a wave of nostalgia may boost sales for the brand.
June 01, 2017 | 09:21 am GMT+7

Vietnam busts million-dollar telecom fraud

The pair were arrested for re-routing international calls via an illegal hi-tech network.
November 30, 2016 | 04:35 pm GMT+7
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