The Ministry of Information and Communications’ new mission is to lead national digital transformation process in order to build a digital Viet Nam, including digital government, digital economy, digital society and digital media.
“The Hanoi facility is one of the new moves we are planning to take in Vietnam, where we expect to have more new orders for our services and products when 5G will be commercially launched,” Nam Thieu, country manager of Qualcomm in Vietnam, Laos, and Cambodia, told VIR.
"By providing our 4G IoT capabilities as well as leveraging our recently launched ‘IoT Innovation Hub’ in Vietnam, we are looking to fuel and drive the IoT ecosystem in Vietnam and create momentum towards 5G," said Denis Brunetti, head of Ericsson Vietnam and Myanmar.
[27-09-2016] Many investors are rushing to develop software park projects in Hanoi. Experts, warning about ‘software park inflation’, say that investors have ‘other purposes’ when eyeing such projects. The Hanoi People’s Committee said it has received a document from Becamex ITC which asked for permission to develop a key software and digital content park, capitalized at VND24 trillion.
[24-09-2016] PM Nguyen Xuan Phuc asked for drastic and effective actions in order to create a revolution in information technology (IT) application as a new development method for sharpening national competitiveness. The PM made the above statement on Saturday at the Viet Nam Information and Communication Technology (ICT) Summit 2016 themed “Digital revolution – Opportunities and challenges.”
[21-09-2016] International Transportation and Trading Joint Stock Company (ITC) on September 18 inaugurated SP-ITC International Container Terminal worth more than US$200 million in HCMC’s District 9. The terminal has a 1,000-meter-long pier that can handle two million twenty-foot-equivalent units (TEU) and receive container vessels of 35,000 DWT in the first phase.
[25-05-2016] The Prime Minister has approved the establishment of a provincial level Hi-Tech Biotechnology Park in the southern province of Dong Nai. The park, which will cover an area of 207.8 hectares in Cam My District, will carry out research, incubation, development and the application and transfer of high-tech biotechnology as well as training related human resources.
[03-05-2016] The Ministry of Information and Communications is expected to issue 4G service licenses in Vietnam by the end of this year when local telecom firms have completed their pilot plans for the new service.