EDL, Sysmatik IT partner in call centre, mobile app upgrade

Electricite du Laos (EDL) and Sysmatik IT Solution Company Limited have upgraded EDL’s call centre with the phone number 1199 and an EDL mobile application, which enable the public to provide emergency notification about electrical faults, EDL service operations, and other issues.Keep reading .  ...

Times Reporters

Star Fintech partners Prudential Laos launching mobile payment services

Star Fintech and Prudential Life Assurance (Lao) (“Prudential Laos”) has agreed to launch payment services via the U-money platform to enhance the service quality and convenience for customers of both companies.Keep reading   ...


Lao Telecom Launches Country’s First electronic SIM card Service

Lao Telecom has launched the country’s first eSIM activation service by teaming up with 10T Tech, an eSIM Solutions Company based in Hong Kong.The new service allows Lao smartphone owners with the latest Apple iPhones and iPads and Google Pixel 3a and 4 devices to ...

Taejun Kang

Unitel Wins Speedtest Award for Fastest Mobile Network in Laos

Unitel has won the Speedtest Awards for mobile network speed during the second and third quarter of 2019.Ookla, the owner of the website, compared user-initiated tests taken on the Speedtest iOS and Android mobile apps from all the major mobile carriers in Laos during the award ...

Latsamy Phonevilay

Unitel tests 5G at the highest speed

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) – Star Telecom Company (Unitel) has officially conducted a 5G test with a maximum speed of 1.7 Gbps, and is capable of reaching the highest speed of 2.5Gbps when combined with 4G (using the dual connection feature to help transmit data simultaneously ...

News Desk

Lao Telecom tests 5G technology

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) – Lao Telecommunications Public Company (Lao Telecom) has begun tests of the new 5G technology, the much-touted high-speed fifth generation communication network.A test took place yesterday at the company’s headquarters in Vientiane and was attended by Lao Telecom’s board of directors and ...

News Desk

Viettel to test 5G broadcast in Laos

Telecom giant Viettel will test its 5G broadcast in Laos in Q4 following similar moves in Cambodia and Myanmar.Its Laos subsidiary, Unitel, will be the first network operator in the country to broadcast 5G, Viettel said in a release Tuesday.Unitel has been active in Laos ...

Dat Nguyen

Comply with regulations, satellite receiver dealers warned in Laos

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) – Authorities have warned dealers selling satellite receivers for radio and television to observe the relevant regulations after learning that some have imported receivers illegally.Minister of Information, Culture and Tourism, Prof. Dr Bosengkham Vongdara, recently issued new guidance setting the conditions that ...

Souksakhone Vaenkeo

Lao National TV sharpens vision with China- supported HD upgrade

Local viewers are in for clearer images following the handover of a high definition system upgrade for Lao National Television (LNTV) Channel 3 in Vientiane on Friday under a China aid programme. The 63 billion kip (52 million Chinese yuan) upgrade involved improving Channel 3’s standard ...

Sangkhomsay Bubphanouvong

Telecoms ministry to regulate gov’t video conferencing

VIENTIANE (Vientiane Times/ANN) – The Ministry of Posts and Telecommunications has decided to step in to administer government video conferences amid concerns over leaks of classified government information.Telecommunications minister Mr Thansamay Kommasith on August 12 signed a ministerial decision designed to establish rules and procedures ...

Ekaphone Phouthonesy

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