Vietnam ICT Comm 2017: Showcasing Innovations in IoT, Smart City and Communications


By Zia Askari | in Ho Chi Minh City

Putting global spotlight on innovative products and solutions being offered in the space of IoT and smart cities – the International Exhibition on Telecommunications Products and Services – Information and Communication Technology (Vietnam ICT Comm 2017) was inaugurated in Trung Saigon Exhibition & Convention Center (SECC), 799 Nguyen Van Linh, District 7, Ho Chi Minh City in Vietnam.

With the theme “IoT, Technology of life”. The exhibition is jointly organized by Adpex Corporation, VNPT Media Corporation (IPC) and Vietnam Internet Association (VEA) and the Vietnam Agency for Market Development and Science and Technology (NATEC). ) organization.

Attending the opening ceremony, besides the media, businesses reported also attended by delegates, guests such as Hoang Vinh Bao – Deputy Minister of Information & Communications; Tran Van Tung – Deputy Minister of Ministry of Science and Technology and many senior officials of Ministries, Departments and representatives of leaders of Ho Chi Minh City.

Vietnam ICT comm 2017 is the opportunity to introduce and promote products and services of Vietnam IT industry; Create an environment for technology demonstrations, services, consultancy and guidance for potential customers using the product; Experts meet, exchange and update new and advanced technologies and solutions in the world; Facilitate producers to exchange information, support each other to consolidate, develop production, expand markets in the future.

The exhibition brought together many leading brands in Vietnam and abroad such as VNPT Technology, Mobifone, FPT, VNG, TP-Link, Taiwan Excellence … with many products introduced such as broadcasting technology, satellite TV Digital media, radio, software solutions, interactive media … The difference of Vietnam ICT COMM 2017 is the participation of start-up enterprises.

In addition, the opening ceremony also witnessed the signing ceremony of the cooperation agreement between VNPT Technology (VNPT Group’s key enterprises in the field of electronics, telecommunications, information technology and industry. And HTV-TMS (HTV Communications Technical Services Limited Company – directly under Ho Chi Minh Television) – the leading pay TV provider and content provider Vietnam. As one of the first enterprises in Vietnam licensed by the Ministry of Information and Communications to provide pay-TV services on the Internet, VNPT Technology has officially launched the television and multimedia content services according to Required – TVoD and SmartBox 2 device in December/2016. Today, VNPT Technology and HTV-TMS signed cooperation to jointly provide services.

Along with the exhibition, there will be 5 sessions: ICT with Legal and Online Marketing, Vietnam ICT Development and the 4th Industrial Revolution – Opportunities and Challenges; Smart City, IoT and technology ecosystems; IoT, life changes; Connecting businesses with investment funds with topics such as IT, Communications, Telecommunications, Network Security, IT Solution Consulting with topics: ICT development policy and orientation; Broadcasting and Television and IT-Software Vietnam; Market development plan for domestic enterprises; Constant network switch, opportunities and challenges for network operators and the development of Vietnam Telecom.

The event also focused on workshops on technology solutions; The mode of management, care and maintenance of customers and especially the strategy of exploiting the telecommunication network when converting the constant number.

When it comes to Broadcasting, ICT COMM 2017 has a big focus towards Broadcasting Content: Satellite Broadcasting Technology, Digital Television, Interactive Media Software Solutions, Social Media Communications and Content Management on social media channels, TV; High-speed transmission network, 4G-LTE technology, cloud computing and big data; Value added services on the network, entertainment services, software solutions and source technology solutions.

IT applications such as smart city, smart home (IoT); Solutions: intelligent transportation, smart agriculture, health care, online training, environmental monitoring; Future service (revolutionary technology 4.0) – are also getting big showcase. There are a lot of vendors focusing on secure network and secure government network; Management experience and citizen participation in cyberspace.

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