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Viettel started broadcasting 5G in Ho Chi Minh City, making Vietnam a digital transformation country.
At the ceremony, Viettel announced that it has completed the construction of 1,000 NB-IoT stations with 100% coverage in Ho Chi Minh City. At the same time, Viettel also covers 5G in all wards 12 and 10 of the city. Thus, TP. Ho Chi Minh City became the first locality across the country to seamless 5G and IoT coverage.
According to the announcement of the World Mobile Association (GSMA), Viettel is the only representative of Vietnam to be on the list of the first 50 operators in the world to successfully deploy 5G technology. Currently, there are only about 10 countries commercializing 5G in the world (Korea, Japan, China, USA, Australia, UK, Spain, Sweden, Norway, Russia). Thus, with the plan to commercialize 5G in 2020, Viettel will make Vietnam become one of the leading countries in 5G deployment.
Major General Hoang Son, Deputy General Director of Viettel Group affirmed: “Playing a pioneering role in digital transformation strategy in Vietnam, Viettel expressed determination and commitment ready to be with the authorities and businesses. and the people of Ho Chi Minh City deploy to build technology platforms for smart cities. At the same time, pioneering brings the latest digital technology platforms, leading the creation of digital application platforms for society, and is especially leading the way in protecting a safe digital space. Along with Cloud, the widespread fiber optic system, 3G and 4G infrastructure that Viettel has invested in before, NB-IoT and 5G officially put into operation today are the key core platforms for construction. digital society and the digital economy in Ho Chi Minh City in particular and the country in general “.
Speaking at the ceremony, Mr. Phan Tam, Deputy Minister of Information and Communications, emphasized that Viettel has shown its key role, leading and pioneering in deploying new technologies, creating new markets and expanding. development space for Telecommunication & IT industry. Ho Chi Minh City is at the forefront of developing smart cities, shaking hands with Viettel to soon deploy the world’s most advanced ICT infrastructure to ensure the most convenient digital service provision for people and businesses.
At the ceremony, Politburo member, City Party Committee Secretary Nguyen Thien Nhan emphasized that Ho Chi Minh City is very determined to build a smart-centered city. The cooperation with Viettel to build modern ICT infrastructure and core platforms for digital society will help the city realize this vision and strategy, maintain a leading role and lead the country in the transformation. number.
It is expected that in this September, Viettel will cover NB-IoT for 100% of the capital of Hanoi and have a roadmap to deploy in Da Nang as well as expand to the whole country in the next 2 years.
In the framework of the ceremony, users will experience many 5G-based services and applications for the first time such as: interacting with robots simulating remotely controlled movements via 5G wave, playing virtual reality games. in the cloud, watch online video with 8K resolution, virtual travel via 360 camera … and some applications such as smart houses (smart houses), applications connecting with Internet of Things (IoT) such as measurement monitoring water, air environment, measuring electricity meters remotely.
All 5G stations in Ho Chi Minh City use an intelligent antenna system with 64 transceivers, 8th generation modulation technology (256-QAM) and can transmit up to 4 parallel data streams simultaneously. This is also the most advanced configuration today when deploying 5G technology. Nokia participated in providing solutions for 5G and IoT implemented by Viettel at TO Ho Chi Minh (including core network, transmission equipment, wireless equipment).
IoT technology on 4G infrastructure designed by Viettel, including base stations, antennas and licensed bands, helps to connect a large number of IoT devices with the advantage of low power consumption, requiring bandwidth. Low, wide coverage.
Source : ICTnews