Communications

Communications infrastructure

Vietnamese information ministry to phase out 2G service soon

The Ministry of Information and Communication (MIC) will soon announce a roadmap for full termination of the second generation network (2G) technology to release broadband support for 3G, 4G and 5G. The statement was made by Phan Thao Nguyen, director of the International Cooperation Department under ...

First 5G network broadcasts in Vietnam

Telecom giant Viettel broadcast its first 5G network Saturday from its network of 5G base stations in Ho Chi Minh City. The 10 stations will be used by Viettel, the nation’s largest telecom firm, to comprehensively check and assess its 5G service before launching it commercially ...

Dat Nguyen

Report: Digital economy to propel Vietnam forward

The findings of a report, entitled “Future of Vietnamese digital economy towards 2030 and 2045”, was announced in Ho Chi Minh City on May 22.Dr. Lucy Cameron, Data 61’s senior research consultant, said the report analyses mainstream trends affecting the future of Vietnam’s digital economy, ...

Viettel completes first 5G station

Viettel has completed the integration of the first 5G network broadcasting infrastructure in the area around Hoan Kiem Lake in Hanoi and successfully tested broadcasts on all bands licensed by the Ministry of Information and Communications (MIC).Connection speeds in the tests ranged from 600 – ...

Ngoc Lan

Fake news on social networks must be strictly handled: official

Nguyen Huy Ngoc, Chief of the Secretariat of the Party Central Committee’s Commission for Information and Education, has urged competent agencies to strictly handle fake social network accounts in the names of agencies and individuals to post false information. Keep reading ...

VNA Reporter

Vietnam to test 5G mobile network this year

Vietnam will enhance its telecommunications infrastructure, expand its broadband network and develop 5G mobile connectivity this year. The latter is a key component of the Government’s Resolution 01, in which the Ministry of Information and Communications (MIC) will grant test 5G frequencies to operators this ...

VNA Reporter

Vietnam says Facebook violated controversial cybersecurity law

Facebook has violated Vietnam’s new cybersecurity law by allowing users to post anti-government comments on the platform, state media said on Wednesday, days after the controversial legislation took effect in the communist-ruled country.Keep reading ...

Ha Binh

Vietnam discloses cybersecurity draft decree

The Ministry of Public Security has publicized a long-waited draft decree providing guidelines to implement a cybersecurity law. The draft required firms providing a range of services, including email or social media, to set up offices in Vietnam.Keep reading   ...

Ba Do

Gov’t calls for social network ethics code

The Government has urged the Ministry of Information and Communications to build a code of ethics on social networks for internet service providers and users to create a healthy networking atmosphere in the country.Keep reading ...

VOV News Reporter

Joint initiative in Hanoi to make internet more gender equal

The Swedish Embassy, UNDP, UN Women, civil society organisations, business community and local media are cooperating with Wikimedia to highlight achievements of women from Vietnam on the occasion of the National Women’s Day (20 October). With the initiative, the organisers want to increase the number ...

UNDP

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