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.

The total coverage of NB-IoT in HCMC provides valuable chances for the city to develop new applications to answer the daily demands of citizens. (Photo: SGGP)

NB-IoT proving effectiveness in wireless connection in HCMC

Viettel Military Industry and Telecoms Group reported that its launch of Narrow Band – Internet of Things (NB-IoT) as well as 5G technology for digital society development in Ho Chi Minh City (HCMC) has reaped positive results, making almost all smart devices even smarter.

Deputy Director of the HCMC Department of Information and Communications Vo Thi Trung Trinh delivered her speech in the meeting. (Photo: Thanhuytphcm)

Shared digital map piloted in HCMC

The Ho Chi Minh City (HCMC) Department of Information and Communications yesterday held a meeting to formally pilot the shared digital map in the city.
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.

Acting chairman cum general director of Viettel Group Le Dang Dung speaks at the launching ceremony  (Photo: SGGP)

Viettel expects to have 26 million customers on its ecosystem

Vietnam's military-run telecom group Viettel yesterday officially launched the Viettel Digital Services Corporation (VDS), a technology company focusing on digital finance and data service, with the goal to have 26 million customers on its ecosystem and 600,000 payment acceptance and services venues by 2025.
Viettel successfully piloted the 5G technology

5G warmly welcomed in Vietnamese telecommunications market

The pilot of 5G technology is planned to be carried out in 2019 in Vietnam as instructed by the Ministry of Information and Communications so that in 2020, the country will become one of the first in the world to formally offer this service. This is one important task to boost the digital economy growth in Vietnam.