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Commercializing 5G in 2020, Vietnam will take the initiative to lead the world in technology

The Ministry of Information and Communications will create favorable conditions and focus on directing Vietnamese businesses to invest and carry out research and investment missions towards the goal of commercializing 5G by 2020.

The Ministry of Information and Communications will also take the initiative in building a roadmap and a plan to eliminate 2G mobile technology from 2022, and conduct auctions and issue a 2.6 Ghz mobile band license to improve the network quality and speed. Mobile communication service.

The directive also said that 5G is a very important infrastructure of the digital economy and digital society, so mastering 5G equipment is of national strategic significance and Vietnam is also one of the few countries in the world. can produce 5G devices. Therefore, the Ministry of Information and Communications will facilitate and focus on directing Vietnamese businesses to invest and carry out research and investment missions towards the goal of commercializing 5G by 2020.

Directive 01 also emphasizes that telecom businesses must take on more roles and responsibilities that are the foundation of digital infrastructure, digital payment, mobile money, infrastructure for digital transformation, must master the underlying technologies. platform for digital transformation such as 5G technology, IoT, Big Data, AI …. Telecommunications enterprises carry in themselves the mission of platform enterprises with social responsibility to ensure a telecommunication platform as well as other Other platforms running on telecommunications networks must be clean.

Besides, the handling of telecom “junk” such as “junk” SIM, “junk” messages, “junk” voice, “spam” messages is the responsibility of the heads of corporations and businesses. telecommunications to develop a sustainable and healthy market.

The Ministry of Information and Communications will also develop a program to provide VTCI services in the 2021-2025 period to ensure 4G, 5G coverage, universal smartphone and online public services.

In addition, other tasks of the Ministry of Information and Communications in 2020 in the field of telecommunications include: Amending the Telecommunications Law, the Law on Radio Frequency; To submit to the Prime Minister for approval decisions on auction and transfer of the right to use frequencies, telecommunications number storage and Internet domain names; Issuing a Circular on frequency band planning of 700 Mhz, 2.6 / 2.8 Ghz and 3.5 Ghz; Increasing the network switching rate to keep the success rate of 90%; Completing the Project of Digitizing Terrestrial Television on schedule …

In 2020, the ranking and improvement of telecommunication rankings will also be emphasized: ICT Development Index (IDI) according to ITU’s rating from 80 to 85; ICT application criteria in the World Economic Forum’s Global Competitiveness Index Report.

Finally, Directive 01 also affirmed that agencies and organizations should focus on implementing the tasks right from the first days, the first month of 2020, striving to complete the assigned tasks.

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