Society

Vietnam has 29 million 3G subscribers

Vietnam had 29.1 million 3G subscribers, a 29.6 percent year-on-year increase, as of June 2015, a report by the General Statistics Office of Vietnam said.
Viettel seeks permission to cut tariffs Business

Viettel seeks permission to cut tariffs

Viettel, Vietnam's largest mobile carrier by subscriber base, on October 6 asked the Information and Communications Ministry (MIC) to allow it to apply the same tariff on intra-network and inter-network calls.
World

China, ASEAN ink MoU to boost ICT cooperation

China and the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) have signed a memorandum of understanding to boost cooperation in telecommunications and information technology (ICT).

Business

New age for Vietnam's telecoms

Vietnamese telecoms companies are no longer reliant on foreign partners, resulting in the withdrawal of foreign-invested companies from the domestic telecoms market, said an official in a report published by Vietnam Investment Review.

Le Nam Thang, Deputy Minister of Information and Communications, said Vietnamese telecommunications companies now have the necessary conditions to develop by themselves. These conditions include capital, experience and workforce.

Many domestic telecom companies do not lack capital and it is easier for Vietnam successfully launches second satellite Business

Vietnam successfully launches second satellite

VN’s 2nd satellite, the VINASAT-2, has been successfully sent into orbit from Kourou in Guyana, South America.


Society

Mobile providers add 44.5m new subscribers

The addition of 44.5 million new phone subscribers last year represented a 35-percent rise on 2009 figures, bringing the total number of fixed and mobile phone subscribers in the country to 170 million, according to a new General Statistic Office report.
Business

Foreign telecoms in Vietnam for long-term

Ericsson Vietnam ’s Deputy General Director, Denis Brunetti, has recognised the country as a potential market, citing an increasing influx of foreign investors in the industry as evidence, in an interview with Vietnam News Agency.