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Samsung and Viettel signed a strategic cooperation agreement to promote digital transformation

03-11-2021 | Viettel Headlines
On October 7, 2021, Viettel Group and Samsung Vina Electronics Company, representing Samsung Group signed a strategic cooperation agreement on comprehensive development of 5G telecommunications equipment and information technology solutions to accelerate the digital transformation process for individuals and organizations in Vietnam.

Cooperation towards building a national digital economy

As the two leading technology-capable organizations in the region, Samsung and Viettel have reached many important cooperation agreements around core issues of: research and development of equipment, telecommunications network infrastructure 5G throughput; establish a commercial program to popularize 4G/5G equipment to individuals and households. In addition, the two sides agreed to exchange resources and train personnel at all levels to promote projects and information technology solutions towards the Government and enterprises; in parallel, join hands in implementing projects of social responsibility.

Viettel is the first enterprise to deploy 5G to 16 provinces/cities across the country such as Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City. Ho Chi Minh City, Bac Ninh, Bac Giang, Binh Phuoc …, including the use of equipment manufactured by Viettel. Along with 5G, Viettel owns the largest Internet of Things connection infrastructure in Vietnam with more than 2,000 coverage stations in Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh City and Da Nang. Viettel is also actively digitizing devices in the network system, converting traditional infrastructure to a cloud computing platform, promoting Big Data, AI data mining technologies, etc.

Besides Vietnam, Viettel is also investing in 10 other countries. In these markets, Viettel not only provides an advanced digital transformation platform but is also a pioneer in researching, building and developing information technology products and solutions, meeting the needs of digital transformation. change numbers in a suitable way for all activities of domestic and foreign enterprises.

In the past time, Viettel and Samsung have implemented many important cooperation activities to help popularize 5G devices to Vietnamese mobile users as well as jointly test 5G base stations to optimize power and connectivity. connection for mobile devices, smart consumer electronics; contribute to perfecting the Smart Things ecosystem for personal needs, the Internet of Things (IoT) for public services and realizing the vision of a Smart City in the territory of Vietnam.

Viettel is also one of six suppliers that can produce 5G broadcasting equipment in the world, making Vietnam one of the few countries that own both the hardware and software of this equipment.

Samsung has a wide portfolio of technology innovations that have been helping customers globally move into the digital age through mobile devices and smart consumer electronics. For years, Samsung has pushed for new breakthroughs in 5G mobile network speeds. In addition, outstandingly innovative devices such as the Galaxy Z Fold3 and Galaxy Z Flip3 folding screen smartphones are gradually demonstrating their ability to unleash the potential and work efficiency of users in many diverse angles in the world. digital era.

Mr. Le Dang Dung, Acting Chairman and General Director of Viettel Group said: "As the largest technology corporation in Vietnam, Viettel has determined its pioneering mission and key to creating a digital society. mastering core technology, designing equipment according to standards and creating a product ecosystem to ensure national security.The cooperation relationship between Samsung and Viettel will create synergy to accelerate the transformation process. digital, creating breakthroughs and building competitive advantages in the 4.0 economy".

Kevin Lee, General Director of Samsung Vina said: "With Viettel’s great achievements in deploying 5G mobile networks and research and development capacity for national digital transformation projects, Samsung is honored to plans to cooperate with Viettel to jointly create a digital society through digital transformation for the Government, businesses and end users in Vietnam. Viettel with the Total Digital Solution Ecosystem and Samsung with the security platform, Samsung Knox mobile management are two inseparable spearheads in supporting businesses and organizations to accelerate the digital transformation process, towards intelligent management with high efficiency".