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4G services launched in 99 pct of Vietnam's districts

HANOI, March 17, 2017 (BSS/XINHUA) -- Vietnam's military-run
telecommunication Viettel Group said that after over four months of
implementation, 4G services have been launched in nearly 99 percent of the country's districts nationwide.

Specifically, 4G services have been provided in 704 districts or nearly 6,300 communes, with many in remote, border and island areas, reported local Nhan Dan (People) newspaper on Friday.

It is expected from now till the end of March 2017; Viettel will put over 7,300 4G broadcast stations into operation, bringing the total 4G stations of Viettel to around 28,000 nationwide.

In addition, other Vietnam's telecommunication giants including Vietnam Post and Telecommunication Group (VNPT-VinaPhone) and the state-owned MobiFone Telecommunications Corporation (MobiFone) also launched 4G services in some localities.