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 the MIC, at the Vietnam FIBER Talk 2019conference, organized by FTTH Council Asia-Pacific and the Vietnam InternetAssociation (VIA) in Hanoi on October 17.

The MIC has proposed policy incentives that would boost the digital transition. The incentives aim to encourage the completion of the 4G network and then quickly move on to 5G to prepare for IoT.

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