Business

RoK firm to continue partnership in S-Fone network

The Saigon Post and Telecommunication Company (Saigon Postel) and its Republic of Korea ’s partner, SK Telecom, have decided to shift to the joint venture mode of business in their joint mobile network S-Fone.
Beeline racks up a million users Sci-Tech

Beeline racks up a million users

The country’s seventh mobile network Beeline had 1 million of its simcards activated just 80 days after its official launch, the service provider said.
Business

Vietnam creates healthy competitive environment for ICT

The Vietnamese Government has created a fair, healthy competitive environment for businesses involved in information and communications technology (ICT), affirmed Deputy Minister of Information and Communications Le Nam Thang.
Business

Hanoi to host Vietnam Comm/Vietnam Electronics 2009

Around 200 businesses from 18 countries and territories will attend the Vietnam International Communications Expo 2009 (Vietnam Comm 2009) and the International Exhibition on Electronics Products in Vietnam 2009 (Vietnam Electronics 2009) slated for Nov. 18-21 in Hanoi.
Business

Telecoms market steps into 3G service race

After VinaPhone and Viettel launched their new mobile information services using 3G technology, many other telecom companies have also announced their own plans to provid e this service ahead of schedule, resulting in a new race in the Vietnamese telecoms market.
Telecoms get go-ahead on 3G services Sci-Tech

Telecoms get go-ahead on 3G services

Licences to set up and provide 3G telecom services were granted to Viettel, MobiFone, VinaPhone, and the joint venture between the EVN and the Hanoi Telecom.
Business

Mobile rules pressure providers

Mobile phone service providers have asked for more time to implement pre-paid phone subscriber guidelines just a few days before the deadline.
Business

Price wars loom for Vietnam’s telecoms

Vietnam’s giant mobile information service providers including Viettel, MobiFone and VinaPhone are on tenterhooks prior to looming downward pressure on prices, likely to occur after the birth of the country’s seventh mobile network of Beeline.
Sci-Tech

Global mobile association lauds Vietnam

The Global System Mobile Association (GSMA), which represents the worldwide mobile communications industry, has congratulated Vietnam on opening the door to a mobile broadband future.
Society

Vietnam News Agency partners with telecom group

The Vietnam News Agency (VNA) and the Vietnam Posts and Telecommunications Group (VNPT) signed a cooperation agreement on June 24, in a move to create a strategic partnership for mutual development.