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|Viet Nam Posts and Telecommunications Group (VNPT) said it would support the northernmost mountainous province of Ha Giang to develop into a smart city. - Photo vietnamnet.vn|
This was one of the highlights of the conference held on Monday to review the three-year implementation of the strategic cooperation agreement in telecommunications and information technology between the two sides during 2014-20.
A representative of Ha Giang Province said the application of IT in the province had improved significantly, and urged VNPT to hasten the implementation of new systems as well as provide training aiming at building e-governance and smart city.
General Director of VNPT Pham Duc Long said focus would be placed on implementing solutions to develop IT infrastructure, apply IT at management agencies, implement online public services, ensure security and develop education and health services.
According to VNPT, its mobile network now covers more than 90 per cent of the province’s area and high-speed broadband is connected to 83 per cent of the communes.
VNPT is providing consultancies and implementing smart solutions for 17 provinces and cities in the country.