Da Nang to host Telecommunity meeting

Saturday, Apr 07, 2018 08:49

Rong (Dragon) bridge spans over the Han River in Da Nang. The city will host the 23rd meeting of the Asia-Pacific Telecommunity (APT) Wireless Group from April 9 to 13. — VNS Photo Le Lam

World experts and regional specialists will get together at the 23rd meeting of the Asia-Pacific Telecommunity (APT) Wireless Group (AWG-23) in Da Nang from April 9 to 13.

The Ministry of Information and Communications said the meeting will also draw world renowned telecommunication groups including Viet Nam National Post and Telecommunication (VNPT), the Military Telecommunication (Viettel), Ericsson, Huawei, Samsung and Qualcom.

The event will features meetings on frequency management, spectrum arrangement, future development of the digital switch-over and additional spectrum available for 4G and many other emerging wireless technologies.

The ministry said the working groups of the AWG will also review the progress on work items and develop outcomes based on decisions taken at the meeting.

The meeting will be a chance for participants to discuss the future development of radiocommunication not only in the region, but worldwide. The rapid development of new technology in recent years requires countries to create policies to deal with increasing demand for radio frequency.

Viet Nam has been rapidly developing mobile networks in 64 provinces and cities with 130 mobile subscribers, a ratio of 145 subscribers per 100 inhabitants.

Da Nang has seen as the first city in Viet Nam and ASEAN that fully switched to digitalisation of television programmes. — VNS

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