The above information was shared at the conference to review the work in 2021 and orientation for 2022 of the Ministry of Information and Communications, which took place this afternoon on December 22.
According to the report of the Ministry of Information and Communications, 5G equipment researched and manufactured by Vietnam is complete in 5G network system layers including core network, transmission network, access network, and has been deployed and tested. service experience.
In 2021, Vietnam’s carriers have successfully tested 5G in many provinces and cities
However, to deploy 5G network with completely Vietnamese equipment on a large scale in 2022 is not enough. Vietnam sets a target of 5G coverage to 25% of the population by 2025. In particular, in September, Vietnam completed the research and installation of 5G stations using ORAN technology (with download speed). 900 Mbps and 60 Mbps upload). This is an important step to promote the research and production of 5G equipment in Vietnam as well as the commercialization of 5G by 2022.
Currently, Vietnamese carriers such as VNPT-VinaPhone, Viettel, and MobiFone have all deployed 5G commercial trials in many provinces and cities across the country.
100% of people will switch to smartphones
According to a report by the Ministry of Information and Communications, from 2018 to now, the percentage of smartphone subscribers to total mobile phone subscribers has continuously increased, from 59.2% in 2018 to 65.09% in 2018. 2019, reaching 69.55% in 2020 and 75% by 2021. The rate of fiber optic cable coverage to households in 2021 has reached 65%, an increase of 10% compared to 2020.
The goal set in 2022 is to promote the conversion of smartphone use and stop old mobile technology (by December 2022, only 5% will use 2G phones). In addition, from the beginning of 2023, 100% of people will switch to smartphones and by 2025, basically each household will have a super broadband fiber optic internet line.
According to the plan, by 2022, the Ministry of Information and Communications will also advise on the development of a law on digital technology industry to institutionalize the guidelines and guidelines of the Party and State on the development of the digital technology industry.
Oriented to 2025, the information technology, electronics and telecommunications industry with a new vision and mission is to move from outsourcing and assembly to Make in Vietnam, making products in Vietnam, mastering the manufacturing process. technology, technology creation, in which the proportion of Make in Vietnam by 2025 will reach over 45%.
The Ministry of Information and Communications also aims to develop four types of digital technology enterprises in Vietnam to reach 100,000 enterprises by 2025. Form at least 10 digital technology enterprises to play a leading role and have international competitiveness. economy, revenue over 1 billion USD.