To prepare for the 4.0 industrial revolution, Viettel has strongly invested in researching and developing equipment for its telecom network. The most important achievement is the 4G base transceiver station.
At present, the group has around 340,000 km of fibre-optic cable, 36,000 4G base transceiver stations with most modern technology covering 95 percent of the population.
It owns five data centres with cloud computing technology meeting international standards.
“A strong telecom network foundation is the most important factor to create a 4.0 industry and a 4.0 society where all electronic equipment can connect,” said Nguyen Manh Hung, Viettel General Director.
Viet Nam’s leading telecommunication service provider Viettel group opened an exhibition in HCM City last Saturday to display its achievements and preparation for the 4.0 industrial revolution.With the theme of “Viettel and the 4.0 industrial revolution”, the exhibition displayed Viettel’s network infrastructure and solutions for State management offices, enterprises and households.To prepare for the 4.0 indsutrial industrial revolution, Viettel has strongly invested into researching and developing equipment for its telecommunication network. The most important achievement is the 4G base transceiver station, which is made by Viettel.At present, Viettel has around 340,000 km of fibre-optic cable, 36,000 4G base transceiver stations…... [read more]
Tao Duc Thang, deputy general director of Viettel Group, tells Viet Nam News about preparations for the nation-wide launch of 4G services.How has Viettel prepared for launching 4G services?We had set a goal to launch 4G services with 36,000 base transceiver stations, and this work was to be completed within just six months. We are sure that when we launch the service – on April 18 -- 95 per cent of the population, including people living in rural, remote, mountainous, border and island regions, will get 4G services.Within six months Viettel has built bigger infrastructure for 4G than its 3G…... [read more]
NDO - The fourth industrial revolution is sweeping the world broadly and if Vietnamese enterprises can take advantage of it, new technologies could help them to leap forward, otherwise they will face even tougher challenges ahead. Large enterprises taking initial stepsAccording to Executive Chairman of the World Economic Forum Klaus Schwab, the fourth industrial revolution is a digital revolution characterised by a fusion of technologies that blur the line between the physical, digital, and biological spheres. He says there are several reasons why these transformations are not merely a prolongation of the third industrial revolution but rather the arrival of…... [read more]
PM Nguyen Xuan Phuc at the Government’s regular meeting in March, April 3, 2017 - Photo: VGP/Quang Hieu The PM made the point on April 3 at the Government’s regular meeting in March.The Minister of Science and Technology and the Viet Nam Software Association (VINASA) presented a special report on the fourth industrial revolution which mentioned some solutions to take advantage of the event.Professor Tran Dinh Thien suggested building a digital conversing strategy, intelligent administration, digital connecting infrastructure, network security, human training, digital industry, intelligent agriculture, intelligent tourism, innovative ecosystem, start-up, and smart urban areas.Deputy PM Vu Duc Dam proposed making breakthrough actions in…... [read more]
At the business conference “Digital enterprise – on the way to Industry 4.0,” held in Hanoi on July 20, Hung said together with the foundation of rapid development and high-level integration of science achievements and modern technologies in sectors of digitalisation, bio-technology and physics, the Fourth Industrial Revolution is expected to remarkably change the appearance of manufacturing of the world and Vietnam in the near future. “Besides this, this model will help enterprises increase their productivity, flexibility and efficiency, as well as shorten production time to make products available in the market, resulting in improvement of an enterprise’s competitiveness. Consumers can also…... [read more]
In Instruction No.16/CT-TTG, Phuc asked all heads of central and local government offices nationwide, from now till 2020, to focus efforts on preparing the human resources and developing the infrastructure needed to implement the 4th Industrial Revolution. He called for concerted efforts to make Vietnam a start up nation, promising that the Government would develop specific mechanisms and suitable policies to facilitate this. Theo NDO/VNA... [read more]
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc at the event (Photo: VNA)Hanoi (VNA) – The government is determined to grasp opportunities from the fourth industrial revolution and develop Vietnam into an IT power, Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc said in his opening remarks at the Vietnam Information and Communications Technology (ICT) Summit that opened in Hanoi on September 24. Themed “The Digital Revolution – Opportunities and Challenges”, the annual policy and business networking forum of national scale was held by the Vietnam Software and IT Services Association (Vinasa) under the auspices of the Ministry of Information and Communications (MoIC). The event attracted…... [read more]
Meanwhile, Vu Hoang Lien, chair of the Vietnam Internet Association, believes it isn't likely even in the medium term.Many experts agree with Lien. At least 67% of participants at a workshop on the 4.0 industrial revolution held recently also agreed. Lien said Vietnam cannot keep up with the pace of the 4.0 industrial revolution or also the 3.0 revolution.“The 4.0 revolution is a too big of a challenge,” he said, adding that Vietnam has no other choice, but it is unclear if the gap can be narrowed.He went on to say that Vietnam can keep up with the pace in consumption,…... [read more]
With the world standing on the brink of the Fourth Industrial Revolution, Vietnam is preparing for an incoming wave of new technologies believed to be fundamentally changing global production. To this end, Vietnam's Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc issued a directive earlier this week to strengthen the country's ability to access the Fourth Industrial Revolution. Phuc has directed the country to focus on developing infrastructure for information technology while encouraging enterprises to invest in technological innovations from now until 2020 to seize opportunities and minimize negative impacts of the revolution. In technology and communications, Vietnam is expected to have a…... [read more]
Quyen wakes up every day with the same routine: working until 6 p.m., rushing to her room to cook a quick meal with some vegetables and 150 grams of meat for both dinner and breakfast the next morning, and heading back to the factory to work overtime.Despite holding a teaching degree, the young woman from the northern province of Yen Bai chose factory life at the Bac Thang Long Industrial Zone in Hanoi as she could not afford the VND300 million ($13,200) needed to bribe herself into a school job back home.She still owes more than VND30 million of a…... [read more]