VN’s internet: Most influential individuals, enterprises announced

  • 04:46 - 2017/11/24

 The Viet Nam Internet Association (VIA) has announced the list of the most influential people and businesses contributing to the internet’s development in Viet Nam at Internet Day 2017 and the anniversary ceremony held to mark 20 years of the internet in Viet Nam.

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The ten most influential people playing a significant role in the development of the internet in the past 20 years receive the certificates at the event. 

According to the list, the 10 most influential people playing a significant role in the development of the internet in the past 20 years are the following:

Mai Liem Truc – Former deputy minister of Post and Telematics

Truong Gia Binh – Chairman of technology company FPTNguyen Trung Chinh –

Chairman of CMC Corporation Nguyen Manh Hung – General director of the military-run telecom group Viettel

Tran Manh Hung – Chairman of Viet Nam Post and Telecommunication Group (VNPT)

Vu Hoang Lien – Chairman of Viet Nam Internet Association (VIA)

Le Hong Minh – Chairman of VNG Corporation

Nguyen Tu Quang – Chairman of BKAV Technology Group

Le Nam Thang – Former deputy minister of Information and Communications

Thang Duc Thang - Editor-in-chief of VnExpress

Criteria for personal votes include individuals who have contributed effectively in policies and strategies to promote internet development in Viet Nam; and individuals who have contributed remarkably to the development of internet subscribers, providing internet access services to a number of people and individuals who have made outstanding contributions to application development, value added services and digital content services on the internet for Vietnamese users.

The other criteria is for individuals who have contributed significantly to promoting a secure internet environment and clean competition for the internet business in Viet Nam.

The following five enterprises have had a significant effect on the internet in Viet Nam:

Viet Nam Post and Telecommunication Group (VNPT)

Viet Nam Military Telecommunications Group (Viettel)

FPT Telecom Joint Stock Company

MobiFone Telecommunications Corporation

CMC Corporation

The top 10 Internet services and applications enterprises that have had the greatest impact on the development of the internet over the past decade are the following:

VCCorp Corporation

VNG Joint Stock Company

FPT Online Joint Stock Company

VNPT Media Corporation

VTC Technology and Digital Content Company

Viettel Telecom Corporation

NCT Corporation (nhaccuatui.com)

Tiki Joint Stock company

Topica Edtech Group

NextTech Group

Internet Day 2017 and the anniversary ceremony marking 20 years of the internet in Việt Nam was organised by VIA at JW Marriott Ha Noi Hotel on Wednesday.

The event was a special occasion to look back on the internet’s development in Viet Nam, along with giving suggestions to further promote the development of the internet in the country to bring prosperity to the nation in the future. 

Source: VietNamNet

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