Malaysia strives to bridge digital gap World

Malaysia strives to bridge digital gap

Malaysian Prime Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin on May 5 launched the Janingan Prihatin (PRIHATIN) Programme, involving an allocation of 3.5 billion RM (850 million USD), in an effort to bridge the digital gap of the B40 group (low-income earners).
5G services crucial to Vietnam’s economic development: Official Sci-Tech

5G services crucial to Vietnam’s economic development: Official

The Ministry of Information and Communications (MIC) will take proactive steps to develop digital infrastructure, including the rollout of commercial 5G mobile services, which are expected to contribute 7.34 percent to national GDP growth by 2025, Deputy Minister Phan Tam has said.
Telecom revenue tops 5.62 billion VND in 2020 Business

Telecom revenue tops 5.62 billion VND in 2020

The revenue of Vietnamese network operators reached more than 130 trillion VND (5.62 billion USD) in 2020, up 0.3 percent year-on-year, according to the statistics from Ministry of Information and Communication.
Digital economy hoped to make up 20 percent of GDP by 2025 Business

Digital economy hoped to make up 20 percent of GDP by 2025

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc on June 3 signed off on the national digital transformation programme until 2025 with a vision to 2030, which targets the digital economy contributing 20 percent of Vietnam’s GDP over the course of the next five years.
Malaysia promotes digitalisation of economy World

Malaysia promotes digitalisation of economy

The Malaysian government will ensure the digitalisation of the economy will not leave anyone out of the mainstream of development, Minister of Finance Lim Guan Eng said at a tech conference on December 30.
Vietnam to host ITU Telecom World 2020 Sci-Tech

Vietnam to host ITU Telecom World 2020

The International Telecommunication Union (ITU) Telecom World 2020 will be held in Hanoi, Vietnam, in September 2020, announced the Ministry of Information and Communications on September 17.
Telecom sector revenue on target Business

Telecom sector revenue on target

Vietnam’s telecom revenue is estimated at 213.36 trillion VND (9.36 billion USD) in the first six months of the year, excluding Viettel’s business overseas, equal to 47.41 percent of the plan for the year.
VNPT ahead in broadband users Sci-Tech

VNPT ahead in broadband users

The Vietnam Posts and Telecommunications Group (VNPT) has the largest number of broadband subscribers in Vietnam, said VNPT Deputy General Director Nguyen Truong Giang.
Telecom revenue in H1 reaches 4.11 billion USD Business

Telecom revenue in H1 reaches 4.11 billion USD

Vietnam’s telecom revenue in the first half of the year reached 93.5 trillion VND (4.11 billion USD), according to information released at the conference reviewing information and communications tasks