Government receives seven 3G network applications

23 Feb 2009

Vietnam’s Ministry of Information and Communication (MIC) has received seven applications for 3G network licences, according to VietnamNetBridge. Applications were submitted by military-owned Viettel Telecom, MobiFone, Saigon Postel, GTel, and VinaPhone. EVN Telecom and HT Mobile submitted a joint application, and if successful, will share the licence to build and develop a 3G network. The country’s 3G Jury Council will review the applications and grant four licences at the end of April 2009.