FPT allowed to test LTE

19 Aug 2010

According to VietNamNet, the Ministry of Information and Communication (MoIC) has given permission to FPT Telecom to trial Long Term Evolution (LTE) technology. FPT deputy general director Nguyen Van Khoa told VietNamNet that his company is currently in the process of selecting a partner for the trial. The watchdog is also reportedly considering licensing VNPT and Viettel to test LTE. Meanwhile, of the five companies – VDC, EVN Telecom, FPT, Viettel and VTC – to be allowed to trial WiMAX, none has requested a full concession to offer the service on a commercial basis.

Vietnam, FPT Telecom