By the end of 2012, Vietnam had 9.5 million landline subscribers, 131.6 million mobile phone and almost 4.8 million broadband internet users.
In 2012, IT industries earned about US$25.5 billion, representing a year-on-year increase of 86.3 percent, while postal services’ turnover reached almost US$274 million, up 11.15 percent over the 2011’s figure
The Vietnam ICT White Book aims at bringing audiences an overall view of Vietnam ICT lanscape, including: post, telecommunications, ICT infrastructure, IT industry, IT application, human resources, legal documents, international cooperation activities, important events, top ICT enterprises and so on. With a strong incentive to provide more information on as many aspects of the ICT sector as possible, information and data of some new areas were added, for instance, information security, ICT import – export, Vietnam ICT Awards 2009,… In this regard, the Ministry of Information and Communications expects this White Book could reflect the current development status of Vietnam ICT sector, help state authority bodies in formulating appropriate policies and serve as an important document for organizations and enterprises to set up their business strategy, seek for cooperation and investment opportunities in Vietnam ICT market. Ministry of Information & Communications web site
This new addition to the Little Data Book series presents at-a-glance tables for more than 200 economies showing the most recent national data on key indicators of information and communications technology (ICT), including access, quality, affordability, efficiency, sustainability and applications