January 29, 2019
In Vietnam, in recent years, each local government has been promoting efforts aimed at developing a smart city. In Binh Duong province, which is one of the major provinces in the southern economic zone, Ho Chi Minh City centered, many Japanese companies including the manufacturing industry are advancing and urban development plans are underway through triple helix model (industry-government-academia collaboration). The leading developer, BECAMEX IDC, is playing a central role in working toward the realization of the smart city.
In such a background, NTT East, as the parent company of NTT Vietnam, signed a memorandum of understanding with BECAMEX IDC on March 26, 2018 regarding cooperation in the telecommunications and ICT fields for the early realization of smart city in Binh Duong Province.
Based on this memorandum, NTT Vietnam signed the business cooperation contract with VNTT, which conducts telecommunication and ICT business in the BECAMEX group development area, Binh Duong province centered. (June 19, 2018), and an investment certificate has been issued for the commencement of project implementation. (November 28, 2018)
As a new business cooperation between the two companies, the following services is planned to be provided by the end of FY2018, with the main business areas in Binh Duong Province, the New City centered, the Vietnam-Singapore Industrial Park developed and operated by the BECAMEX IDC Group, and the surrounding area.
- Providing cloud Wi-Fi service with support for corporations
- Providing of FTTH internet connection services
- Providing various ICT solutions that have been introduced in Japan by NTT East
<Investment Certificate handing over ceremony>
On January 24, 2019, a ceremony was held to commemorate the commencement of the project implementation at the Binh Duong Provincial Convention Center.
<Binh Duong Provincial People's Committee grants investment certificate to
representatives of both VNTT and NTT Vietnam>
|Left of the photo||:||Mr. Tran Thanh Liem, Chairman of the People's Committee of Binh Duong Province|
|Center of the photo||:||Mr. Giang Quoc Dung, Chairman and CEO of VNTT|
|Right of the photo||:||Naoki Shibutani, President and CEO of NTT Vietnam|
<Kagami biraki by VIP guests from related parties>
Through this business cooperation between VNTT and NTT Vietnam based on a business cooperation contract, NTT Vietnam will contribute for Binh Duong Province to be a smart city by providing services in the communication and ICT fields in line with the urban development plans of BECAMEX IDC and related companies.
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