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Viettel opens 5G network in Ba Ria – Vung Tau


Viettel Military Industry and Telecommunications Group became the pioneer operator to launch 5G in Ba Ria – Vung Tau province, marking the 8th locality with 5G coverage of Viettel.

A new milestone on the road to creating a digital society

On September 23, Viettel marked a new milestone in accelerating the construction of infrastructure to create a living environment and digital business with the opening of a 5G network in Ba Ria – Vung Tau province. This is also the pioneer carrier to deploy 5G in this locality.

Viettel’s deployment of 5G in Ba Ria – Vung Tau marks a new milestone on a meaningful journey. Nearly 6 years ago, this locality was the first place where the military launched a test of 4G service. Today, Ba Ria – Vung Tau is the 8th locality in the country with 5G Viettel wave.

With the goal of pioneering in the digital society, Viettel is determined to build a 5G network quickly and with quality, meeting the best telecommunications infrastructure to accelerate the digitalization process and the goal of social formation. number in Vietnam. With this milestone, Viettel hopes to accelerate the construction of infrastructure to create a living environment and digital business in the province.

A representative of the Provincial People’s Committee said that Viettel’s 5G coverage will contribute to accelerating the digitization of e-government, directing the province to go faster on the digital economy path. In addition, the 5G network also helps the province’s businesses to quickly apply digital technology in operating production and business activities, thereby improving competitiveness.

With the milestone in Ba Ria – Vung Tau, Viettel contributes another solid step in the roadmap to commercialize 5G services. This also represents the military operator’s commitment to the Government and people in making Vietnam one of the pioneering countries in 5G supply in the world, in order to contribute to the realization of the target. The goal is to form a digital society in Vietnam by 2025, and at the same time create a position in mastering and applying new technologies and leading in digital transformation.

Up to this point, users in 8 provinces/cities (Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh City, Thu Duc, Bac Ninh, Bac Giang, Binh Phuoc, Thua Thien Hue, Ba Ria – Vung Tau) have been able to experience 5G Viettel on popular phones in Vietnam such as iPhone (iPhone 12, 12 Pro, 12 Pro Max, iPhone 13, 13 mini, 13 Pro, 13 Pro Max), Samsung (Galaxy S21; Galaxy S21+, Galaxy S21+ 5G, Galaxy S21 Ultra 5G, Galaxy Z Fold 2, Galaxy Z Fold 3).

At the same time, Oppo series (Oppo Find X2, Oppo K7, Oppo Reno6 Z, Oppo Reno6 5G), Nokia: 8.3 5G, LG (LG Velvet 5G; LG V60 thinQ 5G; LG Q92 5G; LG Wing 5G; LG K92 5G ), Realme (Realme X50 pro 5G), Huawei (P40, P40 pro, P40 Pro Plus) can also experience Viettel 5G in these localities.

Steps to bring 4.0 technology into Vietnamese life

Recently, Viettel has also taken another big step in its journey to bring “the technology of the future” into Vietnamese people’s lives. On September 15, Viettel, together with Ericsson Group and Qualcomm Technologies, Inc. cooperated to research, test and successfully establish 5G data transmission speed of more than 4.7GB/s.

Applying leading technologies in the world, Viettel’s super-fast 5G network is 40 times faster than 4G speed and more than 2 times faster than existing 5G speed. This also helps Viettel become one of the fastest 5G telecommunications networks in Asia.

According to a Viettel representative, to achieve a record data transmission speed of 4.7 GB/s, the research team of Viettel, Ericsson and Qualcomm Technologies used E-UTRA New Radio Dual Connectivity (EN) technology. -DC) on the 800Mhz ultra-shortwave (mmWave) band, which accelerates and extends 5G coverage. With this achievement, Viettel continues to be a pioneer in 5G deployment in Vietnam and is also a rare operator in the world with the capacity to research and develop 5G equipment.

5G network with super high speed will open the door to bring 4.0 applications to life. Smart factories, sports and entertainment events that provide 360-degree views or smart transportation solutions such as self-driving cars… will soon appear to serve Vietnamese people, giving Vietnam the motivation to move forward. catch up with developed countries in the industrial revolution 4.0 – the inevitable trend of the times.

5G is a tool to promote the digital transformation of many industries and fields, creating trillions of dollars for the global economy. 5G will also create new industries or services, with positive impacts on jobs and the global economy. Every country must take advantage to not be left behind in the 4th industrial revolution.

Vietnam is well aware of this. Right from the end of 2019, Viettel has mastered 5G technology, putting Vietnam’s “army carrier” on par with Ericsson, Nokia, Huawei, Samsung and ZTE in the successful production of network equipment for connection technology. 5th generation connection.

Thu Ha

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