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Viettel and Qualcomm collaborate on 5G infrastructure development

16 May 2022

Viettel Group and Qualcomm Technologies have announced plans to collaborate and develop a next generation 5G Radio Unit (RU) with massive MIMO capabilities and distributed units (DUs) to accelerate the development and rollout of 5G network infrastructure and services in Vietnam. Viettel will power its new solutions through Qualcomm 5G RAN Platforms, enabling the deployment of innovative, virtualised and modular 5G networks at scale, helping operators cost-effectively meet performance demands.

‘Qualcomm Technologies, as a global technology leader in 5G, is looking forward to collaborating with Viettel for the development of Open RAN solutions that will establish the foundation for Vietnam’s next-generation of wireless networks,’ said Durga Malladi, senior vice president and general manager of Cellular Modems and Infrastructure at Qualcomm, adding: ‘This collaboration will demonstrate the scalability of Qualcomm Technologies’ horizontal platform for vertical integration in the ORAN infrastructure ecosystem and we are pleased to offer high performance, power efficient Modem-RF technology that supports the performance demands needed to bring rapid speeds and expanded use cases of 5G networks to consumers.’

Vietnam, Qualcomm, Viettel Telecom

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