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Vietnam says aims to launch commercial 5G services this year

Tuesday, January 14, 2020, 19:25 GMT+7
Vietnam says aims to launch commercial 5G services this year
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HANOI - Vietnam aims to launch commercial 5G mobile services this year, the Ministry of Information and Communications said on its website. 

The government last year awarded its first trial 5G license to Viettel, the country’s largest telecommunication company. 

In June, Vingroup JSC, Vietnam’s biggest-listed firm by market value, signed a deal with Qualcomm and a unit of Japan’s Fujitsu Ltd to produce 5G smartphones in the country.

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