February 23, 2024

We are creating some awesome events for you. Kindly bear with us.

Vietnam, US Strengthen Cooperation in 5G

Vietnam US Cooperation in 5G Technology
Image credit: Ministry of Information and Communications

During a meeting held earlier this week in Hanoi, Vietnam’s Minister, Nguyen Manh Hung, and the Chairman of the US Communications Commission, Ajit Pai, exchanged views on the development of 5G technology.

They talked about the United States’ ‘5G Fast Plan’, which specifically focuses on network security. Vietnam’s 5G development plan, under which Vietnam will commercialise 5G by 2020 and has piloted 5G technology in several cities, was also discussed.

The US is willing to support Vietnam to develop 5G through activities such as sharing network security standards, supporting the evaluation of equipment, and training experts, etc.
Vietnam’s Minister and the Chairman of the US Communications Commission exchanged views on the development of 5G technology, during their meeting held in Hanoi

According to a press release, Vietnam is the most active country in ASEAN on 5G development with the organisation of a number of conferences and seminars, with participation from all ASEAN member countries.

The country is interested in producing 5G equipment and phones. The Minister proposed that the US share the criteria for evaluating 5G equipment.

Regarding cybersecurity, Vietnam’s Minister of Information and Communications (MIC) stated that cybersecurity is an issue for all countries in the world; countries need to cooperate, share experiences, and learn from each other to work together.

Concerning policies and legal regulations in the field of cybersecurity, he said Vietnam listens to the opinions of experts and businesses, especially international technology enterprises, as well as experiences of other countries to balance the relationship between development and network security.

The Chairman of the US Communications Commission appreciated Vietnam’s pioneering role in 5G development in the ASEAN region as well as its active participation in the protection policy concerning 5G devices, as stated in the Make in Vietnam strategy.

On the same day, at the headquarters of the MIC in Hanoi, there was a seminar between Vietnam and the United States to promote commercial investment in 5G.

The Deputy Minister of Information and Communications and Chairman of the US Communications Commission co-chaired the seminar with the participation of representatives from the Ministry of Information and Communications, the US State Department, the US Embassy in Vietnam, and Vietnamese and US ICT enterprises.

OpenGov reported earlier that Vietnamese experts and leading IT and telecom firms have discussed the possibility of co-operation in manufacturing 5G chipsets and network infrastructure devices. Tech firms are planning to produce chips for 5G core networks and IoT devices. They plan to research and develop mobile phones and 5G telecommunications devices.

Additionally, the MIC has licensed operators to start testing 5G technology in some major cities.

The Deputy Director-General of the telecom military-run group Viettel said it had been developing 5G technology and network infrastructure devices since 2015. This includes base-transceiver stations, core networks, and terminal equipment.

The group planned to complete manufacturing the first version of its 5G stations and network next year before it went into commercial operation in 2021.

PARTNER

Qlik’s vision is a data-literate world, where everyone can use data and analytics to improve decision-making and solve their most challenging problems. A private company, Qlik offers real-time data integration and analytics solutions, powered by Qlik Cloud, to close the gaps between data, insights and action. By transforming data into Active Intelligence, businesses can drive better decisions, improve revenue and profitability, and optimize customer relationships. Qlik serves more than 38,000 active customers in over 100 countries.

PARTNER

CTC Global Singapore, a premier end-to-end IT solutions provider, is a fully owned subsidiary of ITOCHU Techno-Solutions Corporation (CTC) and ITOCHU Corporation.

Since 1972, CTC has established itself as one of the country’s top IT solutions providers. With 50 years of experience, headed by an experienced management team and staffed by over 200 qualified IT professionals, we support organizations with integrated IT solutions expertise in Autonomous IT, Cyber Security, Digital Transformation, Enterprise Cloud Infrastructure, Workplace Modernization and Professional Services.

Well-known for our strengths in system integration and consultation, CTC Global proves to be the preferred IT outsourcing destination for organizations all over Singapore today.

PARTNER

Planview has one mission: to build the future of connected work. Our solutions enable organizations to connect the business from ideas to impact, empowering companies to accelerate the achievement of what matters most. Planview’s full spectrum of Portfolio Management and Work Management solutions creates an organizational focus on the strategic outcomes that matter and empowers teams to deliver their best work, no matter how they work. The comprehensive Planview platform and enterprise success model enables customers to deliver innovative, competitive products, services, and customer experiences. Headquartered in Austin, Texas, with locations around the world, Planview has more than 1,300 employees supporting 4,500 customers and 2.6 million users worldwide. For more information, visit www.planview.com.

SUPPORTING ORGANISATION

SIRIM is a premier industrial research and technology organisation in Malaysia, wholly-owned by the Minister​ of Finance Incorporated. With over forty years of experience and expertise, SIRIM is mandated as the machinery for research and technology development, and the national champion of quality. SIRIM has always played a major role in the development of the country’s private sector. By tapping into our expertise and knowledge base, we focus on developing new technologies and improvements in the manufacturing, technology and services sectors. We nurture Small Medium Enterprises (SME) growth with solutions for technology penetration and upgrading, making it an ideal technology partner for SMEs.

PARTNER

HashiCorp provides infrastructure automation software for multi-cloud environments, enabling enterprises to unlock a common cloud operating model to provision, secure, connect, and run any application on any infrastructure. HashiCorp tools allow organizations to deliver applications faster by helping enterprises transition from manual processes and ITIL practices to self-service automation and DevOps practices. 

PARTNER

IBM is a leading global hybrid cloud and AI, and business services provider. We help clients in more than 175 countries capitalize on insights from their data, streamline business processes, reduce costs and gain the competitive edge in their industries. Nearly 3,000 government and corporate entities in critical infrastructure areas such as financial services, telecommunications and healthcare rely on IBM’s hybrid cloud platform and Red Hat OpenShift to affect their digital transformations quickly, efficiently and securely. IBM’s breakthrough innovations in AI, quantum computing, industry-specific cloud solutions and business services deliver open and flexible options to our clients. All of this is backed by IBM’s legendary commitment to trust, transparency, responsibility, inclusivity and service.

Send this to a friend