State broadcaster VTC to enter broadband market

6 Dec 2005

State-owned broadcasting company the Vietnam Television Technology Investment and Development Co (VTC) will offer its television channels and multimedia services online after being granted permission to set up its own broadband internet access network. The Vietnamese Prime Minister gave the green light to VTC on 29 November and instructed the Ministry of Posts and Telematics to grant the broadcaster a relevant licence for the service. Users will be able to watch seven VTC channels, ranging from VTC1 to VTC7 at the website