MobiFone upgrades network ahead of Tet celebrations

21 Jan 2014

Vietnamese mobile operator MobiFone says it has completed work to upgrade, expand and optimise its networks in preparation for the expected surge in demand for voice and data services during the Tet lunar new year festival. Part of the work includes the upgrade of 90% of its 3G network with HSPA+ technology, which enables data rates of up to 21Mbps download and 5.76Mbps upload, while capacity of the core 3G network has been increased by 10%. The company has also deployed additional base stations to ease congestion in high traffic areas.