The Hanoitimes - Vietnamese people have spent considerable time on activities on cyberspace, serving different needs. Therefore, developing a digital ecosystem that serves the Vietnamese people is a long and necessary journey, creating more value for society and the people, Vietnam Internet Day 2018, with theme of "Internet and Vietnam’s digital ecosystem", aimed at creating a knowledge connection, support and linkage among enterprises, users and state agencies in the Internet industry. The conference and exhibition on Vietnam Internet Day 2018, organized by the Vietnam Internet Association (VIA) in Hanoi on December 5, were the highlight of the year for the Vietnamese Internet community. Vietnamese businesses have the capacity and desire to own technology and, the domestic market in the development of digital ecosystem. Photo: Phuong Anh With a population of approximately 95 million people and the Internet penetration rate of over 60%, Vietnam is ranked 16th in … [Read more...] about Vietnam Internet Day 2018 focuses on digital ecosystem amid booming users
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Drivers of Indonesia’s ride-hailing service provider Go-Jek (Photo: AFP/VNA) Hanoi (VNA) – Indonesia's Go-Jek launched a trial version of its ride-hailing taxi app in Singapore on November 29, ahead of a full entry planned early next year, as it aims to challenge the Southeast Asian market leader Grab. Go-Jek's beta app is now available for download to a limited number of customers and will only cover a designated part of the city-state. Beta versions are used to test and gain feedback from a restricted number of users before full service begins. Utilised via smartphones, Go-Jek offers users a fleet of motorcycle taxis, private cars, and other services from massage and house cleaning to grocery shopping and food delivery. However for its first steps into Singapore, it will only provide car taxis. Go-Jek is in the middle of a 500 million USD expansion plan beyond its Indonesian base with a focus on Southeast Asia, and has recently introduced … [Read more...] about Indonesia’s ride-hailing service provider Go-Jek enters Singapore
Why is CMC Telecom among Top 25 Managed Service Providers 2018? CMC Telecom Data Center is the first and only Data Center in Vietnam that has a PCI DSS certificate In May 2018, APAC CIO Outlook magazine voted CMC Telecom as one of 25 Top Managed Service Providers in Asia Pacific. CMC Telecom is the only Vietnamese telecommunications company to make the list. The Top 25 Managed Service Providers 2018 is an award selected and assessed by a team of senior executives such as CIO, CEO, CMO and editorial staff of APAC CIO Outlook and designed for enterprises that have high-quality solutions, network managed services and are managed effectively, securely and reliably. CMC Telecom offers diversified integrated telecommunications and information technology services in the form of “one-stop-shop” ICT for enterprises. The competitiveness of CMC Telecom is shown in the advanced international technology application, high quality services and dynamic steps in the development … [Read more...] about Why is CMC Telecom among Top 25 Managed Service Providers 2018?
VietNamNet Bridge - OTT TV service providers are competing with each other as well as amateur and unlicensed players. 84 percent of people use internet every day The latest survey in Hanoi, HCM City, Da Nang and Can Tho by Kantar Media Vietnam found that 84 percent of people use the internet every day. In Hanoi, people spend 3 hours and 49 minutes to stay online, and spend 2 hours and 25 minutes only to watch TV. At least 45 percent of the population aged 15-54 watch TV content and VOD (video on demand) Meanwhile, according to Nielsen, Vietnam is one of the countries leading in watching videos online with 9 out of 10 surveyed persons watching videos online every week. “Nowadays, people only watch what they want, when they have time. Because of the demand, the shift to OTT TV is inevitable,” Bui Huy Nam, CEO of VTVCab, said. It is estimated that there are 30 official OTT TV services and hundreds of unlicensed ones. Some businesses are still taking a … [Read more...] about The cutthroat race of internet TV service providers
Internet connections in Vietnam are expected to run at snail’s space in the coming week as a major undersea cable will go under repair. A local internet service provider said the Asia America Gateway (AAG) is being fixed and work will reach the part connected to Vietnam' southern beach town Vung Tau on Sunday. It is scheduled to finish on June 5. The incident would affect all service providers in Vietnam, meaning that internet users will have to face the sluggish speed on international websites. Several internet service providers are ready to reroute and transfer signals to other cables to minimize the impacts on users. This is the second time the AAG encountered a technical problem this year, following a reset last January, and at least five similar incidents in 2017. Connected in November 2009, the $560-million AAG handles more than 60 percent of the country’s international internet traffic. The system runs more than 20,000 kilometers (12,420 miles), connecting Southeast … [Read more...] about Vietnam’s internet to crawl as repair work starts on infamous cable