Computing Tips: 81% of VN firms use broadband, 17.5% of population go online, top sites for users

Over 92 per cent of Vietnamese firms have Internet connections while 81 per cent of them use broadband, according to the e-Commerce Department of the Ministry of Trade. Broadband use had been 71.4 per cent in 2005 and 54 per cent in 2004. Some 60 per cent of large firms in the country will conduct B2B e-commerce by 2010.

Vietnam had over 14.5 million Internet users in all, or 17. 5 per cent of its population, by December 2006, compared with 9.9 million a year earlier. Read more …

Yahoo is the most popular site for users in Vietnam. VnExpress is 3rd ranked. VietnamNet is 6th. AmCham member VietnamWorks.com is in 41st place, according to www.alexa.com, a global website ranking service, part of www.amazon.com

The ranking refers to the most popular sites among users in the country, not sites hosted in the country.

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Updated: 08 Jan 2006