Vietnam's Internet Communications Technology

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Vietnam's Internet Communications Technology

1. Vietnam begin to experience its Information technology

Rob Hurle, a professor at the Australian National University is considered to be the first to lay the groundwork for the development of the Internet in Vietnam with the presentation of his ideas with the Vietnamese students have been studying in Australia and bring a modem to brick to Vietnam in 1991 for testing. Following, Rob Hurle along with Mr. Tran Ba Thai, Institute of Information Technology in Hanoi conducted experiments to connect the computers in Australia and Vietnam through the phone line, he also wrote new software for UNIX systems to be able to use the dial modem to Vietnam.

Successful experiments and 1992, IOIT Hanoi has its own e-mail box with a tail at the end of Australia to exchange e-mail with Rob and maybe that was the first time in Vietnam sent e-mail to foreign countries. In September 1993, Rob and a colleague overseas Vietnamese in Hanoi University of Tasmania went to the workshop to discuss the plan of development of the Internet in Vietnam (Gill, Pp. 25-28).

 In 1994, with funds from the Australian, Rob and colleagues at ANU bought the History Faculty of the University of Hanoi 1 unit in Vietnam and the first computer modem and Internet connection do port. Rob is one of the first to think about and authorized the registration of domain names instead of the domain name. In 1995, the demand for using the Internet in Vietnam is growing so big and funding from the Australian Government does not have the details, should start collecting money from the Vietnamese Internet use and commercialization of the Internet, Rob and colleagues in IOIT began to cooperate with the Corporation Group to develop services Robert, Pp. 65-74).

So, after two years of testing e-mail service provider, in 1994, the Institute of Technology information IOIT through their company Net Nam established and became the first Internet service provider in Vietnam, with e-mail service under the national domain. Based e-mail services such as forums, internal communication, and electronic library are provided to thousands of customers after the first year of introduction. Other services such as Web design, FTP, Telnet and Net Nam provide full Internet is officially allowed to operate in Vietnam since 1997 (Samuel, pp. 455-550).

2. Transformation of Vietnam through information technology

There are about 100 software companies with at least 50 employees in the city and about 200 other software companies throughout Vietnam. According to the HCM City Computer Association, fledgling software industry employs about 32,000 workers up from 7,000 employees in 2002 in the city is known as the commercial capital of this busy. Intel recently announced plans to build computer chip assembly and test worth 300 million U.S. dollars in Vietnam, the country had economic growth of 8.5% in the past year. Microsoft chairman Bill Gates has made ??a visit to Vietnam and acknowledged their development in perspective of internet and communication technology. The development of the country such as Vietnam can certainly circuit with a lot of work from Silicon Valley. 

But the emergence of these countries will allow technology companies in the Bay Area better global expansion. To be able to reap profits in the growing market, many companies need to be in ...
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