Singapore pilots on-demand public bus service World

Singapore pilots on-demand public bus service

Singapore is piloting an on-demand public bus service for six months, using technology to reduce congestion and costs in what could be a model for gridlocked cities in the region.
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

Hanoi: 64 million USD poured into IT sector

During the first half of this year, the Hanoi People’s Committee approved 64 million USD worth of investment in 85 foreign-invested projects in information technology (IT), a year on year leap of 93 percent.

Major telecoms see strong growth

Three major telecommunications service providers, Viettel, the Vietnam Posts and Telecommunications Group (VNPT) and MobiFone, still achieved remarkable growth despite the economic difficulties.

Asia-America Gateway cable repair to take a week: official

It will take at least a week to repair the broken Asia-America Gateway (AAG) undersea cable which connects Vietnam with other countries for Internet access, according to Nguyen Hong Hai, deputy director of the Vietnam Datacommunication Company (VDC).

Decline in new mobile phone subscribers

As of the end of August, the number of telephone subscribers in Vietnam is estimated at 128.8 million, a 4.3 percent year-on-year increase. However, the number of new subscribers this month alone has continued to decline sharply compared to the same period last year.