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Minister wants HCMC to get smarter at ICT

The government has spelled out what it expects Ho Chi Minh City to do in terms of information and communications technology to become a smart city.

Vietnam’s telco giants get green light for 5G tech tests

Viettel, the first to receive permission to trial 5G services in January, is now followed by VNPT and MobiFone.

Viettel aims to be a digital transformation pioneer

Vietnam’s top telecom firm Viettel wants to pioneer a digital society in the country through technology and industry development.
June 03, 2019 | 04:56 pm GMT+7

Vietnam makes its first 5G phone call

Vietnam’s first 5G phone call was made Friday on the network of Viettel, the country’s largest telecommunications company.
May 11, 2019 | 07:58 am GMT+7

Viettel gets one-year 5G trial license

Vietnam's largest telecommunications company Viettel has received a license to trial its 5G services.
January 24, 2019 | 10:36 am GMT+7

16 Vietnamese, 3 Taiwanese arrested for telecom scam in Taiwan

Sixteen Vietnamese and three Taiwanese were allegedly running a telecommunication scam, Taiwan’s Criminal Investigation Bureau (CIB) said Friday.
December 30, 2018 | 01:32 pm GMT+7

White House, Trudeau seek to distance themselves from Huawei move

President Donald Trump did not know about plans to arrest a top executive at Chinese telecoms giant Huawei in Canada, two U.S. officials said on Thursday.
December 07, 2018 | 08:35 am GMT+7

China's ZTE signed preliminary agreement to lift US ban: sources

A seven-year ban was imposed on the company in April for illegally shipping goods to Iran and North Korea.
June 06, 2018 | 08:03 am GMT+7

Vietnam's Viettel, partners to launch 4G network in Myanmar

Mytel, which is worth $1.5 billion, will be Myanmar's first 4G mobile phone network with nationwide coverage.
May 28, 2018 | 02:11 pm GMT+7

Samsung Electronics expects record $12.8 bn Q3 operating profit

The company estimated operating profits of $12.8 billion in the July-September period, an all-time record for quarterly profit.
October 13, 2017 | 08:14 am GMT+7

Global coverage: How phones have found their way into every nook and cranny

From a simple farmer in a field in Vietnam to a group of people mesmerized in a Turkish café, there’s no escaping the ubiquitous cell phone.
July 04, 2017 | 10:59 am GMT+7

Want a mobile subscription in Vietnam? Say cheese for the camera

The millions of spam messages sent every day have forced the government to take action.
June 18, 2017 | 04:30 pm GMT+7

The race of 4G wireless services officially begins in Vietnam

Under a national plan, 95 percent of Vietnam’s population will have high-speed 3G and 4G connections in 2020.
October 15, 2016 | 11:13 am GMT+7

Viettel JV to invest $1.5 billion in Myanmar

A consortium between Vietnam’s state-owned Viettel and two Myanmar partners will pour about $1.5 billion to build 3G and 4G telecommunication networks in Myanmar.
April 16, 2016 | 10:27 am GMT+7
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