WIMAX licensees plan tests

23 Mar 2006

Vietnam Post and Telecommunications Corporation (VNPT), the Vietnam Television Technology Company (VTC), the Vietnam Military Telecommunications Corporation (Viettel) and FPT Telecom Joint Stock Company (FPT Telecom), all of which received trial WIMAX licences from the regulator the MPT earlier this month, have revealed plans to begin tests of the technology as soon as possible. At present the operators are not able to trials the service due to a lack of equipment. The MPT said it will consider permanently licensing the operators after they have conducted trials for a year.

Vietnam, VNPT-Vinaphone