CMC Telecom becomes a strategic partner for digital transformation of VietNamNet

On 14 January 2021, CMC Telecom officially signed a comprehensive cooperation agreement for digital transformation strategy with VietNamNet. Accordingly, CMC Telecom will become a partner to consult, design, develop and deploy advanced ICT solutions in line with the model of journalism in Industry 4.0.

According to this cooperation strategy, CMC Telecom will be the general technology sponsor of VietNamNet in order to maximize the ability to provide contents on digital platforms, and improve quality of information according to the unique experience of audiences with the most advanced and modern content distribution technologies.

Mr. Ngo Trong Hieu - Executive Vice President of CMC Corporation, General Director of CMC Telecom (right) and Mr. Pham Anh Tuan - Editor-in-Chief of VietNamNet (left) sign the strategic cooperation agreement 

After more than a decade of contributing to the development of telecommunications and Internet in Vietnam, CMC Telecom is now ranked in TOP 4 telecommunications service providers who owns the standard Make in Vietnam cloud platform - CMC Cloud and is the only Converged Services Provider (CSP) in Vietnam. These solid foundations allow CMC Telecom to meet the key requirements and fulfill the critical tasks in the comprehensive transformation of VietNamNet. 

As one of the first independent online newspapers in Vietnam which was established in 1997, to date, VietNamNet has had 24 years of experience in the field of journalism and media, with four online newspapers under its management: VietNamNet, ICTnews, Tintuconline and 2sao. 

As the Government and Ministry of Information and Communications are accelerating digital transformation and innovation through domestic cloud platforms, the cooperation between CMC Telecom and VietNamNet will benefit from the strengths of both and help VietNamNet to keep the role of a pioneering news and media company; and at the same time set new technology development milestones for the modern news industry. 

Also at the signing ceremony, Mr. Ngo Trong Hieu - Executive Vice President of CMC Corporation, General Director of CMC Telecom said: “In the career of assisting enterprises to successful digital transformation, CMC Telecom has been taking the lead and coming up with successful stories in sectors of Banking-Finance, Retail, Distribution, Logistic as well as other multinational corporations. Today, as technology changes completely for the multimedia industry in terms of both borders and scope of influence, the cooperation between a major newspaper like VietNamNet and a leading technology corporation in Vietnam like CMC is an important strategic step."

Speaking at the signing ceremony, Mr. Pham Anh Tuan - Editor-in-Chief of VietNamNet emphasized: "To develop, digital journalism needs technology. In particular, to develop in the technology era, newsrooms must transform into technology companies, or have a sufficient technology strategic partner. That is why VietNamNet chose and proceeded to cooperate with CMC Telecom. This will be an important milestone in the development and digitalization journey of VietNamNet."