During the fourth industrial revolution (Industry 4.0), building smart cities is a trend deployed by cities around the world to solve urban problems. Recently, a number of research projects on developing the model in Vietnam have obtained initial results. However, in fact, it is necessary to develop smart city development solutions suitable for each city as well as the whole nation.
Vietnam’s two of the three leading telcos Viettel and Vinaphone proved winners during the three-month trial period of offering the mobile number portability (MNP) service to customers, while Mobifone struggled to keep customers, according to Vietnam Telecommunications Authority (VNTA).
A surge in information technology and cloud computing, as well as major smartphone coverage are considered to be the key enablers for Vietnam to develop its digital economy. How can these areas be maximised effectively and efficiently?