MINISTRY OF INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATIONS
VIETNAM INTERNET NETWORK INFORMATION CENTER

Activities and Events

  • On 15 January, 2021, Ministry of Information and Communications (MIC) launched successfully IPv6 for Gov Program for the period of the 2021-2025, setting the central goal of 100% government agencies deployed IPv6 by 2025. Viet Nam Internet Network Information Center is assigned to take the lead the program. The conference was chaired by Mr. Nguyen Huy Dung, Deputy Minister of MIC and held online at 63 Provinces, Cities across the country. On this occasion, the Deputy Minister also honored who has contributed greatly to IPv6 transition in Viet Nam.  

  • The year 2020 would have been considered a pivotal year when VNNIC focused on building digital platforms and services, to adapt the digital trend in the world and to promote the new generation of Internet with the spirit of “Internet for all”. Pursuing this new vision, VNNIC has gained quite a number of achievements in the development of Internet resources, ensuring Internet resources ready for 5G, IoT and smart city development in the future. 

  • Carrying out activities within the scope of the MoU, VNNIC and KISA met up online, exchanged information and shared experiences in managing and developing Internet resources. One of highlights of the meeting is VNNIC and KISA agree to support and develop an idea of building DNS forum in the region.

     

  • Under the scope of MoU between Ministry Information and Communications in Viet Nam and Ministry of Post and Telecommunication in Laos, VNNIC conducted online workshop on IPv6, DNSSEC and NIX for LANIC from 17th to 18th November 2020.

  • On September 30, 2020, Viet Nam Internet Network Information Center (VNNIC) successfully organized VNIX-NOG 2020 to engage almost 300 engineers and network operators in Viet Nam to participate and share information in network operation and emerging technologies. The conference was delivered by both onsite and online platform, bring in the widest possible range of local participants following government’s instructions on COVID-19 safety measurements.  It was also supported by experts from regional Internet organization, including APNIC and APIX.

  • Internet has entered the next phase of development with the transition to IPv6 Internet and emerging IoT, 5G networks. Digital transformation is essential for sustainable development of all Internet players. As a National Network Information Center, VNNIC shall proactively take initiatives to play leading role for the innovation of Internet core infrastructures, Internet resources, new protocols and online services in Viet Nam.

  • Vietnam Internet Network Information Center (VNNIC) has announced that the number of ASCII .VN domain has just reached over 500,000 registrations since late March, 2020. The use of .VN domain name has been a positive contribution to Viet Nam’s economic growth, expanded from information availability and access to an integral part of digital business models, which is a prominent trend while Viet Nam’s enforcing social distancing measures due to the spread of COVID-19.

     

  • With the aim to firm up the long term ongoing relationship, Vietnam Internet Network Information Center (VNNIC) and Coordination Center of Top Level Domain .RU (CC for TLD .RU) came to an agreement on signing a new Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) in the field of ccTLD management for the next period of 3 years (2019-2022). The MoU signing ceremony took place on 24 August 2019 in Nha Trang city, Viet Nam.

  • With the aim to share information and experiences in Internet resources management and development, Vietnam Internet Network Information Center (VNNIC) and Korea Internet and Security Agency (KISA) held a bilateral meeting on August 2019. On this occasion, VNNIC signed a new Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with KISA to expand the depth and breadth of coordination in Internet resources management in the era of Industrial 4.0. The signing ceremony was on 21 August 2019 at VNNIC’s office in Hanoi city.

  • According to six-month task report from Ministry of Information and Communications (MIC), ICT sector will be a fundamental element of digital transformation, help to improve the development of Internet in Viet Nam and national ranking in the world. One of most significant achievements from the report is Viet Nam has global ranking of the fifth in IPv6 deployment with the adoption rate of 38,98%.

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