Yen Phong becomes first industrial park to deploy 5G service

January 15, 2021 | 09:19 am GMT+7

The Yen Phong Industrial Park in Bac Ninh province became the first in Vietnam to deploy a 5G telecom service, following a launch event held by the provincial People’s Committee and the military-run telecommunications group Viettel on January 14.


Speaking at the event, Deputy Minister of Information and Communications Phan Tam said the operation of a 5G service at the Yen Phong industrial park is a practical move to realise Politburo Resolution No. 52-NQ/TW on a number of policies on the nation's proactive involvement in the Fourth Industrial Revolution.
This will also helps Yen Phong attract “new-generation” foreign direct investment (FDI) as well as high-tech and green technology projects.
He asked the Viettel Group to work closely with businesses operating at Yen Phong industrial park in fully deploy the 5G service, which can create a platform and space for them to put forward innovations in terms of building smart factories and diversifying their products and services.
He also requested Bac Ninh provincial authorities create favourable conditions for the Viettel Group in building 5G technology infrastructure at the Yen Phong industrial park while coordinating with the group to promote digital transformation.
For his part, Standing Vice Chairman of the provincial People’s Committee Vuong Quoc Tuan affirmed that the launch of 5G at Yen Phong industrial park is an event of significance as it marks the robust integration and development of the telecommunications and information technology sector.
The application of 5G will help accelerate the production process and attract more investment to the park and Bac Ninh in general, he added.