Data traffic increased sharply, voice service decreased during the New Year holidays

13/02/2021 11:07 GMT + 7

The network operators said that the data traffic increased strongly during the New Year, but the voice traffic still decreased OTT services such as Zalo, Facebook to celebrate and visit each other.

Data traffic increased sharply, voice service decreased during the New Year holiday because customers tend to switch to OTT services to celebrate New Year and visit each other.

Talking to ICTnews on the morning of the 2nd day of the Tan Suu New Year, Mr. To Manh Cuong, General Director of MobiFone said that, in Tet holiday, the 2021 MobiFone network operates smoothly to serve customers’ needs. MobiFone subscribers in big cities such as Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh City … have also moved to other localities to welcome the Lunar New Year, but due to strong investment in local networks, the Service quality is still guaranteed. This year’s Lunar New Year due to the Covid epidemic, people do not pay much attention to the fireworks displays such as Bo Ho, Thong Nhat Park … as in previous years, so the voice and data traffic at these locations has increased. but not much.

“In 2020, MobiFone will focus on investing heavily in the network with more than 10,000 new 4G base stations. In 2020, although the assessment of subscriber development needs is saturated, but only MobiFone subscribers will increase by 10. % This is also the year that we focus our strategy to expand and improve the coverage quality, especially 4G network to meet the needs of customers.Therefore, data traffic on MobiFone network during Tet Nguyen The year 2021 nearly doubled last year, but voice traffic decreased slightly due to the need for customers to use more data services and use OTT services such as Zalo Facebook to celebrate Tet and visit each other “Mr. To Manh Cuong to speak.

Talking to ICTnews, Viettel’s representative said that thanks to active preparation, close-to-reality forecasting, and comprehensive technical implementation, this year’s New Year’s Eve, Viettel’s network quality is guaranteed. safety in all services nationwide, including before, during and after New Year’s Eve. Previously, Viettel has implemented additional resources to ensure good network quality in major commercial centers, industrial parks, gateway routes, bus stations, train stations, airports … To prevent the Covid-19 epidemic, Viettel actively added resources and upgraded the system before the outbreak of the outbreak, so it was fully capable of responding even though the number of users increased 10 times compared to normal days. In nearly 60 isolated areas, field hospitals, especially in Hai Duong, Quang Ninh, TP. Ho Chi Minh City … Viettel has strengthened its transmitting equipment and upgraded station locations to serve the communication needs of the people as well as the anti-epidemic force.

“The 4G data traffic on Viettel’s system on the 30th of Tet will increase by more than 30% compared to 2020. The network quality of Viettel nationwide is smooth throughout the 30th and 1st of the new year, being about 20-30 better. % compared to weekdays and Tet last year, Viettel’s average 4G speed is from 35-40 Mbps.In the provinces with the highest number of subscribers, such as Thanh Hoa, Nghe An, An Giang, Nam Dinh, Thai Binh, Viettel’s network quality is still good, 4G speed is maintained at 20-30 Mbps.For this year’s fireworks, because the organization limits people to see, subscribers and traffic in the area This area is only equal to 20% compared to 2020. In commercial centers, industrial parks, urban areas and more than 60 isolation points, Viettel always maintains stable service quality during the Tet holiday ” Viettel said.

Representative of Viettel Network Corporation said that in the coming days, Viettel will continue to monitor the trend of moving subscribers to optimize and improve the quality of the network to serve customers, especially at the gateways. , bus stations, wharves, national highways because there will be a large number of people, it is expected that about 6 million people will return to provinces such as Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh City, Bac Ninh, Dong Nai, Binh Duong. the 5th day of Tet.

Like the network situation of Viettel and MobiFone, VNPT’s representative said that due to the strong investment in the network, during the Lunar New Year, the service quality of this network operator was guaranteed to serve customers well. In addition to preparing the mobile network infrastructure, VNPT has raised Internet speeds to a minimum of 50Mbps in epidemic-affected localities. Accordingly, VNPT raises Internet speed to at least 50Mbps with constant price for all customers using VNPT’s Home package with speeds below 50Mbps in provinces / cities: Hai Duong, Quang Ninh, Hanoi, HCMC. , Gia Lai, Binh Duong, Hoa Binh, Bac Ninh.

Thai Khang

Network operators increase bandwidth, expand 4G and 5G networks, promise to ensure the quality of the Lunar New Year

Network operators increase bandwidth, expand 4G and 5G networks, promise to ensure the quality of the Lunar New Year

3 major mobile networks, Viettel, VNPT, and MobiFone all affirmed that they have prepared 4G and 5G networks to ensure the quality of service to customers during the Lunar New Year.


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