Vietnam to develop 5G technology in 2019

In the September meeting of the Ministry of Information and Communications (MoICs), the Authority of Radio Frequency Management announced that it proceeded the work with certain network equipment manufacturers in order to understand their production plan for 5G technology equipment as well as the planning of 5G frequency.

Vietnam to develop 5G technology in 2019

According to Acting Minister of Information and Communications Nguyen Manh Hung, the nature of 5G technology is to better serve Internet of Things (IoT) by effectively help to connect data from thing to thing. Therefore, it is necessary to seek suggestions from IoT businesses when preparing policies or planning for the development of 5G technology.

The MoICs is going to issue the formal 5G development planning in January 2019.

Minister Hung also requested that when choosing a suitable 5G frequency, the Authority of Radio Frequency Management should take into consideration the finance and investment aspects.

In the regular meeting of the government at the beginning of October, Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc instructed the MoICs to pay more attention to the growth of the infrastructure for broadband connectivity in order to more effectively and quickly implement the 5G technology. 

By TRAN BINH – Translated by Thanh Tam

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