VP Telecom launches broadband-over-cable

17 Aug 2005

Vietnamese cable TV operator Saigon Tourist Cable Television (SCTV) has partnered telco and ISP Vietnam Power Telecom (VP Telecom) to launch broadband internet access services to CATV users in the Saigon area. The service is the first of its kind in Vietnam.

According to industry experts at a Ho Chi Minh City seminar entitled ‘Developing Telecommunications Market’ on 11 August, Vietnam currently has more than 7.7 million internet users, representing 9.35% of the total population. 73% of users are in Ha Noi and Ho Chi Minh City.

Vietnam, EVN Telecom