State-run cellcos to trial EDGE

28 Jun 2005

Vietnamese state-run telco VNPT has announced that its mobile subsidiaries VinaPhone and MobiFone will upgrade their networks with EDGE platforms by the end of this year, with a trial launch of the high speed data service planned in a total of 18 urban areas. By the end of the year VinaPhone also plans to invest in four new switchboards and upgrade six existing switchboards.