The information was revealed at a ceremony to honor the firms held in Hanoi on October 9. Launched by the Vietnam Software and IT Services Association (VINASA) in April, the awards received 194 nominations in 18 sectors from 167 businesses, increasing by 14 percent and 67 percent in terms of the number of nominations and businesses respectively over last year.

Statistics from the organization board showed that more than 90 percent of participating firms have been implementing research and applying new technology in the development of new products and solutions.

 Vietnam’s leading ICT companies 2021 honored

Speaking at the awards ceremony, Deputy Minister of the Information and Communications (MIC) Pham Duc Long said, “Vietnamese IT enterprises have made great contributions to the prevention of the COVID-19 pandemic by quickly building and deploying many digital technology platforms and solutions, ensuring smooth communication, helping tens of millions of officials, employees, students, agencies, organizations, businesses, schools as well as people across the country maintain daily operations."

The MIC highly valued big contributions from the IT business community and expects the TOP 10 leading ICT firms in Vietnam in 2021 would continue to enhance their pioneering role in making Vietnam a digital country with rapid and sustainable development, he added.

The awards this year still saw the participation of the country’s big IT firms such as Viettel, VNPT, MobiFone and FPT.

The Top 10 IT companies with impressive growth were announced for the first time to honor firms with high growth rates. Most of the companies have been providing ICT services to international markets. They have been flexible in finding growth opportunities despite difficulties caused by COVID-19.

Launched in 2014, the Top 10 ICT award aims to honor businesses with big contribution to the country’s ICT industry.

Source: VNA