Nokia announced the first deployment of 10G fiber broadband in Vietnam with operator Vietnam Posts and Telecommunications (VNPT).
The initial rollout will connect 10,000 homes and businesses in the 8 largest provinces of the country. Nokia is providing fiber access nodes for the operator’s exchanges and fiber modems for end users’ premises.
Fiber broadband is being rolled out rapidly in Vietnam. In September 2021, the country’s Ministry of Information and Communicationslaunched the National Digital Transformation Programmewith the goal that fiber internet infrastructure should cover 80 percent of households and 100 percent of communes by 2025.