HA NOI (VNS) — A venture forged between VNPT and Japan's NTT Communication has been granted a licence to begin operations in Viet Nam.
|A VNPT store serves customers. Global Data Services, a company formed to carry out a joint venture between VNPT Group and Japan's NTT Communications, has been licensed to begin providing telecommunications services. — VNA/VNS Photo
The Ministry of Information and Communications has announced that it has granted a licence to Global Data Services Joint Stock Co (GDS) allowing the company to begin offering a wide range of domestic and international telecommunications services.
GDS is a joint venture between the State-owned telecommunications giant VNPT Group and Japan's NTT Communication Corp.
It will specialise in providing data centres and other information and communications technology services to multinational companies in Viet Nam, including domestic data networks, direct connections to domestic internet exchanges, overseas connections via international IP-VPN, internet access, and video and tele-conferencing.
VNPT is the largest telecom in Viet Nam, while NTT Communications is the largest telecom in the world and is ranked 29th on the Fortune Global 500 list of 2012. — VNS