The Vietnamese military-run telecommunication group Viettel plans to roll out 5G technology in Laos by year-end. This can be Vietnam’s third overseas launch of the service.
The country aims to expand this list to four Southeast Asian nations.
Viettel, which is Vietnam’s largest mobile carrier, has been testing 5G in Myanmar and Cambodia through native arms since summer, and in its domestic market since last month, seeking to supply reasonable service.
According to news reports, the Viettel group member, Unitel, can become the primary operator to supply the 5G technology in Laos. Unitel boasts 6,000 3G and 4G base stations, covering 95th of the country. It commands over 0.5 the native market concerning 3 million subscribers.
In February this year, Unitel helped introduce SIMs to Laos, that light-emitting diode the country to rank 7th out of 10 ASEAN member states in terms of advanced telecommunications services.
Founded in Oct 2009, the Viettel subsidiary operates across all 17 provinces and cities in Laos and has light-emitting diode the marketplace for eight consecutive years. It’s conjointly the Lao government’s partner in implementing the country’s critical e-government systems.
5G can amendment several vertical industries together with the transportation, healthcare, and agricultural sectors.
It will develop a replacement business that produces billions of devices and can conjointly activate innovation in nearly every business, making unlimited property for all.