Illustrative image (Source: New Era Technology) Tokyo (VNA) - Vietnam aims to become the first country in Southeast Asia to put 5G into commercial operation in 2020, according to Japanese daily Nikkei. Vietnamese telecommunication firms are working to select network devices to prepare for the testing of fifth generation (5G) mobile communications system, reported Nikkei. Vietnam's military-run telecom group Viettel has invested in developing 5G equipment. Viettel is the biggest telecommunications company in Vietnam with about 66 million subscribers, accounting for half of the country’s telecom market share. The firm is testing the 5G network, while considering the possibility of using technologies of Nokia or Ericsson of Sweden for the process, said the newspaper. The firm has a significant presence in 11 countries and a customer base of more than 85 million subscribers across Asia and Africa. The two other Vietnamese large telecom service providers - … [Read more...] about Nikkei: Vietnam aims to become first 5G service provider in Southeast Asia
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Star Telecom (Unitel), a joint venture between Vietnam’s Viettel Global JSC and Laos Asia Telecom, sets to provide high-speed Internet access to 80 percent of the Lao population by 2020. (Photo: VNA) Vientiane (VNA) - Star Telecom (Unitel), a joint venture between Vietnam’s Viettel Global JSC and Laos Asia Telecom, sets to provide high-speed Internet access to 80 percent of the Lao population by 2020, according to Unitel General Director Cao Anh Son. Son announced the goal at a ceremony to celebrate the 10th founding anniversary of Viettel Global and the 9th establishment of Unitel in Vientiane on October 16. Present at the event were Minister of National Defence Chansamone Chanyalath, Minister of Posts and Telecommunications Thansamay Kommasith and Minister of Industry Khemmani Pholsena of Laos, Vietnamese Ambassador to Laos Nguyen Ba Hung and Deputy General Director of the Viettel Military Industry and Telecomes Group Tao Duc Thang, among others. In his welcome … [Read more...] about Unitel to provide Internet access to 80 pct of Lao population
Viet Nam News HÀ NỘI — Watching cable television and accessing the internet are now basic needs for the majority of households in Việt Nam, but in many apartment buildings in big cities like Hà Nội and HCM City, residents are unable to freely choose their telecom and internet service provider. The reason for this is that building developers are partnering with one cable TV and internet provider. This prevents apartment residents from choosing providers other than those selected by building owners, Tuổi Trẻ (Youth) newspaper reported. Wishing to remain anonymous, T.A, who lives in Đồng Mô Đại Kim Social Housing in Hà Nội’s Hoàng Mai District, said despite the crowded buildings, the Viet Nam Post and Telecommunication Group (VNPT) was the only telecom service provider in the area. “As there is no competition, not much attention has been paid to improving the quality of … [Read more...] about Telecom monopoly hurts apartment residents
Why is CMC Telecom among Top 25 Managed Service Providers 2018? CMC Telecom Data Center is the first and only Data Center in Vietnam that has a PCI DSS certificate In May 2018, APAC CIO Outlook magazine voted CMC Telecom as one of 25 Top Managed Service Providers in Asia Pacific. CMC Telecom is the only Vietnamese telecommunications company to make the list. The Top 25 Managed Service Providers 2018 is an award selected and assessed by a team of senior executives such as CIO, CEO, CMO and editorial staff of APAC CIO Outlook and designed for enterprises that have high-quality solutions, network managed services and are managed effectively, securely and reliably. CMC Telecom offers diversified integrated telecommunications and information technology services in the form of “one-stop-shop” ICT for enterprises. The competitiveness of CMC Telecom is shown in the advanced international technology application, high quality services and dynamic steps in the development … [Read more...] about Why is CMC Telecom among Top 25 Managed Service Providers 2018?
CMC Telecom Data Centre is the first and only Data Centre in Việt Nam that has PCI DSS certificate. — Photo courtesy of CMC TelecomViet Nam News HÀ NỘI — CMC Telecom was voted one of the top 25 Managed Service Providers in the Asia Pacific by APAC CIO Outlook magazine. It is the only Vietnamese telecommunications company in the list. The Top 25 Managed Service Providers 2018 award is selected and assessed by a team of senior executives such as CIO, CEO, CMO and the editorial staff of APAC CIO Outlook. It is designed for enterprises that have high-quality solutions and network-managed services and are managed in an effective, secure and reliable manner. Some huge names in telecommunications and information technology (IT) in the region, such as Accenture (Republic of Ireland), AhnLab (South Korea), Blaze Clan Technologies (India) and Data Solution Groups (Australia), also figure in the list. CMC Telecom offers diversified integrated telecommunications … [Read more...] about CMC Telecom among top 25 Managed Service Providers