Talking Shop (28-02-2008) Plans laid for national broadband The country’s biggest telecom service provider, VNPT, last year posted a total revenue of VND45,300 billion (US$2.8 billion), 3.61 per cent more than its initial plan. VNPT, short for the Viet Nam Post and Telecommunication Group, last year connected some 9.88 million new telephone subscribers, bringing its total customer base to 27.8 million. VNPT’s vice general director Bui Thien Minh spoke with Viet Nam News reportes Phi Hung about the company’s plans for 2008, which focus on developing broadband and 3G (third generation) networks. What is VNPT’s strategic orientation for 2008? VNPT this year aims to build a national broadband network. In the short term, VNPT will benefit from its mobile networks though in the long term its primary turnover will come from its broadband network. VNPT will make substantial investments to maintain its position as the largest national network. For example, VNPT will … [Read more...] about Plans laid for national broadband
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Shiny new iPhones always get the most attention. But it's iOS 7, the updated version of Apple (AAPL)'s mobile-device operating system, that will have the biggest impact on users. The new operating system, now being installed on hundreds of millions of iPhones, iPads and iPods, introduces a host of useful new features and functions. To appreciate it, you'll first have to get used to its revamped look and feel, by far the most significant makeover since the 2007 launch. Apple users who don't like change may initially have a tough time with iOS 7 and its core apps. Gone are most of the familiar muted-palette design elements and those meant to mimic real-world objects -- the wooden shelves of the Newsstand app, for instance, and the image of the desk calendar. In their place are flat, brightly colored icons that, depending on your taste, are either hip and modern-looking or cartoon-like. I've used the new software on the iPhone 5s and 5c, as well on an iPhone 5 and a third-generation iPad. … [Read more...] about Apple’s iOS 7 is a potent upgrade
RESOLUTION Key solutions for directing the implementation of the social-economic development plan and State budget estimate in 2012 Despite many difficulties and challenges in 2011, the national economy has, as guided by the sound leadership of the Communist Party and drastic measures taken by the Government, as well as fuelled by efforts exerted by sectors and agencies of all levels, the business community and people, moved positively and obtained an array of significant achievements in curbing inflation, stabilizing the macro-economy, and ensuring social welfare. These included an economic growth rate of at about 6%; agriculture developing stably; food output making a new record high; industrial production increasing fairly; service and tourism sectors continuing with their growing trend. Export turnover saw a three fold rise over the preset target; trade deficit went down sharply; State budget overspending dipped; the currency and credit balance were put under control; the foreign … [Read more...] about Key solutions for realizing socio-economic development plan
VietNamNet Bridge - The privatization of MobiFone Telecommunications Corporation this year is extremely attractive to both domestic and foreign investors. In late 2014, Minister of Information and Communications Nguyen Bac Son said that the Ministry would submit to the Government MobiFone’s equitization plan and this plan would be implemented in 2015. The year 2014 marked a new development of MobiFone, with two important events: splitting from the Vietnam Post and Telecommunications Group (VNPT) to be under the direct management of the Ministry of Information and Communications and being reorganized in the form of a corporation and finalizing preparation for privatization. The equitization of MobiFone in 2015 is a mission set the Government and Ministry of Information and Communications. MobiFone is in the group of 432 State-owned enterprises that must finish equitization in 2014-2015. In late 2014, the Office of Government asked MobiFone to announce the enterprise value and … [Read more...] about How many MobiFone shares can investors own?
Apple was expected to unveil a second-generation iPad on Wednesday as rivals struggle to compete with the original model that has ruled the market since its release last year.The Internet was abuzz with industry insiders and Apple lovers expressing desires and speculation regarding what the maker of iPhones, iPods, iPads, and Macintosh computers has in store at an invitation-only event in San Francisco. Cryptic invitations provided the date, time and location of the event and displayed an image of a March 2 calendar page peeling back to reveal a corner of an iPad. The message on the page reads "Come see what 2011 will be the year of." Technology analysts have taken to referring to 2011 as the "year of the tablet." All bets are on Apple taking the wraps off an improved version of the iPad that chief executive Steve Jobs introduced at the same downtown San Francisco venue in January of last year. Jobs, however, is not expected to play his usual role as host at Wednesday's event. While he … [Read more...] about Apple to unveil iPad upgrade