Viettel and Qualcomm to Collaborate on 5G Infrastructure Development

Viettel Group

2022/5/13 18:12



HANOI, Vietnam and SAN DIEGO, May 13, 2022 /PRNewswire=KYODO JBN/ --


Viettel Group and Qualcomm Technologies, Inc. announced plans to collaborate

and develop a next-generation 5G Radio Unit (RU) with massive MIMO capabilities

and distributed units (DUs). This focuses on helping to expedite the

development and roll-out of 5G network infrastructure and services in Vietnam

and globally.


Using the Qualcomm® X100 5G RAN Accelerator Card and Massive MIMO Qualcomm®

QRU100 5G RAN Platform combined with its own advanced hardware and software

systems, Viettel expects to accelerate the development and commercialization of

high-performance Open RAN massive MIMO solutions, which simplify network

deployment and lower total cost of ownership (TCO).


Viettel is one of four global partners trusted and selected by Qualcomm to

participate in the development and application of this new 5G chipset of

Qualcomm. According to Qualcomm, the partnership will help advance the cellular

ecosystem and accelerate the innovation cycle.


"Viettel has been a pioneer in adopting new telecommunications technologies

including 5G. We are delighted to have Qualcomm Technologies as a key

technology provider in our 5G gNodeB project," said Nguyen Vu Ha, general

director, Viettel High Technology. "This collaboration between Qualcomm

Technologies and Viettel Group will be the cornerstone of Vietnam's national

strategy for Made in Vietnam 5G infrastructure."


"Qualcomm Technologies, as a global technology leader in 5G, is looking forward

to collaborating with Viettel for the development of Open RAN solutions that

will establish the foundation for Vietnam's next-generation of wireless

networks," said Durga Malladi, senior vice president and general manager,

Cellular Modems and Infrastructure, Qualcomm Technologies, Inc.


About Viettel


Viettel has built a large 4G telecommunications infrastructure covering 97% of

Vietnam population and has become a pioneer in 5G adoption in Vietnam.

Viettel's 5G services are available in 16 cities and provinces in Vietnam to

date. Viettel develops full network elements including Devices, Radio Access

Network (RAN), Transmission Network, and Core Network which are forming a

strong foundation for digital society.


About Qualcomm


Qualcomm is the world's leading wireless technology innovator and the driving

force behind the development, launch, and expansion of 5G. Qualcomm

Technologies, Inc., a subsidiary of Qualcomm Incorporated, operates, along with

its subsidiaries, substantially all of our engineering, research and

development functions, and substantially all of our products and services

businesses, including our QCT semiconductor business.


Source: Viettel Group


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   Caption: Mr. Hoang Dinh Hai Truyen, Representative of Viettel High Technology Industries

Corporation and Mr. Durga Malladi, Senior Vice President and General Manager,

Mobility and Infrastructure, Qualcomm Technologies.