A corner of Ho CHi Minh City (Photo: SGGP)

HCMC desires to become international financial center

With the theme “ Developing Ho Chi Minh City into a regional and international financial center”, HCMC Economic Forum 2019 was open on October 18 to find out contributors which help the city become an international financial center.
Leaders of HCMC, the Ministry of Information and Communications, Viettel are pressing the button to formally launch the 5G telecoms network in the city. (Photo: SGGP)

HCMC becomes first area to have total 5G coverage in Vietnam

Viettel Military Industry and Telecoms Group yesterday organized the announcement ceremony of 5G technology launch, along with Internet of Things (IoT) infrastructure, in Ho Chi Minh City (HCMC). This milestone turns the city into the first area in Vietnam to have full 5G coverage and IoT implementation on a large scale.

Viettel’s 5G station in HCMC. (Photo: SGGP)

Viettel operates first 5G station in HCMC

Viettel Military Industry and Telecoms Group (Viettel) yesterday finished suitable infrastructure and piloted the first 5G station in Ho Chi Minh City (HCMC). It is speeding up the equipment installation process to introduce 10 more stations in Ward 12 of District 10 in this August.

Mytel officially introduced the first 5G network in Myanmar on August 5

Viettel launches first 5G network in Myanmar

Viettel Military Industry and Telecoms Group (Viettel) officially launched the 5G technology in Myanmar on August 5 via Mytel, its Myanmar’s branch name.

Secretary of the HCMC Party Committee Nguyen Thien Nhan delivers a speech at the meeting. (Photo by Viet Dung)

HCMC wants to be equal to developed nations in telecommunications infrastructure

Ho Chi Minh City (HCMC) should offer 5G technology citywide in 2022 at the latest so that its telecommunications infrastructure would be equivalent to developed urban areas like New York City, asked Minister of Information and Communications Nguyen Manh Hung in the working session with the HCMC People’s Committee yesterday on information and communications development from 2019 – 2020.

MobiFone proposes to pilot to 5G technology

The Vietnam Mobile Telecom Services One Member Limited Liability Company (MobiFone) announced that it has asked the Ministry of Information and Communications to pilot the 5G technology for mobile devices in Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City before formally launching it.
Viettel mobile network provider is ready for the pilot of 5G technology

Viettel to pilot 5G technology in Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh City

Minister of Information and Communications Nguyen Manh Hung has officially allowed Viettel Military Industry and Telecoms Group (Viettel) to pilot the mobile technology 5G free of charge in one year at 73 locations in Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City (HCMC).
Vietnam to develop 5G technology in 2019

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.

The international conference on 4G/5G technologies in Hanoi. Photo by TRAN BINH

Vietnam suggested being well-prepared for promising 5G technology

Opposite voices have been given at the international conference on 4G/5G technologies in Hanoi about whether Vietnam should prepare itself for the upcoming 5G technology while the 4G one has just been adopted. It was then concluded that the development of 5G technology was the inevitable, and that Vietnam should be properly-prepared if it did not want to be left behind.