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Vietnam Comm & Vietnam Electronics 2009

As the largest and most influential ICT and Electronics events in Vietnam, Vietnam International Communications Summit & Expo 2009 (Vietnam Comm 2009) and International Exhibition on Electronics Products in Vietnam 2009 (Vietnam Electronics 2009) will be held at the Vietnam Exhibition & Fair Center-Hanoi, SR Vietnam, during 18-21 November 2009. It must be the best platform for buyers from vast industries to source the hottest ICT or electronics products in the global market.

Huge Market Potential of 3G & Mobile/ Wireless Internet in Vietnam
The official announcement of four 3G licenses this year marked an important milestone for 3G products, technologies and solutions deployment and application in Vietnam. It is expected that 3G, mobile/ wireless internet and broadband access, mobile content and value-added services will enjoy a rapid growth in Vietnam with huge market potential. Mobile end-users are expecting to see more new 3G mobile phones and smart phones, which can help them to utilize the advantages and convenience brought by the technology upgrade to both daily and business life.

According to Seeking Alpha, a web-based analyst, 'Vietnam will become one of the largest mobile markets in Asia, with an estimated 120 million subscribers by the end of 2014, telecom firms in Vietnam are expected to add 53 million subscriptions over the next five years, making it a potential booming market for 3G equipment vendors. Assuming 3G were available by the end of 2009 as expected, the country would likely to have about 43 million 3G subscribers by 2014, or 36 per cent of the total users.'

In view of the enormous market potential, favorable government policies in supporting the industries as well as strong local demand for enterprises' modernization and manufacture's automation, Vietnam Comm & Vietnam Electronics 2009 received extensive support from local and overseas giant operators and multi-national renowned corporations. Currently, NTT DOCOMO, Huawei and ZTE are the 'Diamond Sponsors' of the twin expos. Orange France Telecom is the 'Banquet Sponsor', Ericsson and Nokia Siemens Networks are the 'Gold Sponsors', Motorola and PCCW Global are the 'Summit Sponsors'. More confirmed/ reserved participants include VNPT Group, EVN Telecom, Mobifone, Vinaphone, VTI, Andrew Corporation, Comba Telecom, Hutchison Global, Ideal, LG Electronics, Netop Technology, Q-Mobile, Qualcomm, Quality Systems Integrated Corp., Radio Frequency Systems, Rosenberger, Roxtec, Saft, SIAE, Sun Microsystems, Sony Ericsson, Tellabs, Yahoo Mobile and many more also demonstrate full support to the twin expos and will showcase their latest products, technologies and services to the fast growing market in Vietnam.

NTT DOCOMO, one of the world's leading mobile operators, will demonstrate latest mobile phones and services, digital video broadcasting and network solution systems such as 4G/ LTE, mobile internet, mobile navigation and green telecom at the twin expos.

Huawei, a leader in providing next-generation telecommunications network solutions worldwide, will unveil several innovative products and technology solutions for the first time at the twin expos, such as its latest commercially-ready HSPA+ mobile solution, single RAN solution, android smartphone, next-generation wireless modem, Intelligent Packet Network (IPN) 2.0 solution and IPTime product series, which optimizes mobile broadband services and facilitates end-to-end IP mobile transport.

Orange France Telecom, another one of the world's leading telecom groups, currently is working closely with Mobifone, will share its know-how in 3G applications and demonstrate state-of-the-art services that can add high value and simplicity to 3G usages in Vietnam. Orange France Telecom will also showcase high-tech content services that are highly applicable for Vietnam.

Overseas Pavilions Enrich Events' Content
What's more, the twin expos receive continuous support from overseas industry pavilions, which enrich the international content of the expos. Singapore Industrial Automation Association (SIAA), CCPIT Electronics and Information Industry Sub-Council, China PTAC Communications Services Co., Ltd., and Taiwan Electrical and Electronic Manufacturers' Association (TEEMA) demonstrate continuous support to the expos by bringing pavilions from Singapore, China and Taiwan. Moreover, Ambassade De France Au Vietnam Mission Economique (UBIFRANCE) will show her first presence at the twin expos by organizing a 'France Pavilion'.

This year, some exhibit themes are featured, such as 'Value-added Services & Messaging', 'Mobile Navigation', 'Modern Enterprise Communications', 'Emergency & Risk Communications', 'Personal Digital & Accessories', 'Electronics Manufacturing' and 'Consumer Electronics'. Amongst, 'Modern Enterprise Communications' include Enterprise Network, Mobile Solutions for Enterprise, Enterprise Managed Services, Unified Communications, Cloud Computing (XaaS), Data Center, IP VPN, VoIP, WLAN, Optical Network, Info Security, E-Commerce and Office Automation Solutions, etc. will answer to the increasing demand on enterprises' management optimization and operation modernization. Therefore, the twin expos are not only suitable for key buyers from commercial enterprises but also government departments and public utilities.

Officially sponsored by the Ministry of Information and Communications (MIC) of Vietnam and jointly organized by the Vietnam Posts & Telecommunications Group (VNPT) and Adsale Exhibition Services Ltd (Adsale), the twin expos continuously create brilliant track records and contribute to the fast-growth of ICT and electronics industries in Vietnam. The twin expos are expected to occupy more than 6, 000 sq.m. exhibition area with around 200 local and overseas exhibitors from Australia, Canada, France, Germany, Hong Kong SAR, India, Italy, Japan, New Zealand, P R China, Singapore, Sweden, Taiwan, Thailand, USA and Vietnam.

The twin expos also receive generous support from government's ministries and industry associations including Vietnam's Ministry of Trade & Industry, Science & Technology, Planning & Investment, Vietnam Chamber of Commerce & Industry (VCCI), Hanoi People's Committee, Vietnam Radio & Electronics Association, Vietnam Association for Information Processing, Vietnam Electronics Industries Association, CCPIT Electronics and Information Industry Sub-Council, Taiwan Electrical and Electronic Manufacturers' Association (TEEMA), China PTAC Communications Services Co., Ltd., Hong Kong Wireless Technology Industry Association (HKWTIA) and Hong Kong Wireless Development Centre (HKWDC).



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