Public data transmission network makes debut

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Public data transmission network makes debut

VGP – The data transmission network (DTN) for Party and State agencies were put into operation on March 22 to send accurate and safe information from central to local levels.

Deputy PM Nguyễn Thiện Nhân (2, L) presses the bottom to kick off the data transmission network for public agencies, Hà Nội, March 22, 2012 – Photo: VGP/Từ Lương

This is a high speed network using modern technology and basing on the multi-protocol label switching (IP/MPLS).

The DTN project includes two stages. In the first stage, all Party and State agencies at the central level will be connected to that in 63 localities. In the second stage, network connection covers units at urban areas nationwide.

So far, the project has entered the second stage with the installments of over 3,700 network connection stations.

By 2015, the network connection process will be finished from central to local levels to mark a break through in IT application in State management.

Addressing the event, Deputy PM Nguyễn Thiện Nhân, Head of National Steering Committee on Information and Communication Technology lauded DTN applications in providing video teleconference services for Government and local leaders.

In addition, the DTN provides an effective instrument for Party and State agencies to set up IT database and public services./.

By Hương Giang

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