Vietnam wants internet penetration of 35% by 2010

20 Feb 2006

The Vietnamese government has announced plans to increase the country’s internet penetration to 35% by 2010, according to a report by news agency AFP. The country, which currently has around ten million internet users, equating to a penetration rate of 12%, will inject VND100.5 trillion (USD6.3 billion) into the internet market by 2010 in order to meet its target. It expects the telecoms sector to generate revenues of up to VND55 trillion (USD3.5 billion) per annum in the same period.