Viettel has successfully researched, tested and achieved a 5G data transmission speed of more than 4.7Gbps, report Vietnam News. The tests were carried out in partnership with Ericsson and Qualcomm Technologies and used advanced E-UTRA New Radio Dual Connectivity (EN-DC) technology in the 800MHz band to increase speed and extend 5G coverage. Viettel used Ericsson radio equipment and mobile devices using Qualcomm’s Snapdragon X60 processor. ‘This breakthrough in speed helps increase the efficiency of Viettel’s 5G network. We will continue to promote this technology strongly so that people, businesses, governments and society could experience the distinct benefits of 5G in particular and 4.0 technology in general,’ commented Dao Xuan Vu, CEO of Viettel Networks.