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Most hotels, post offices, and businesses provide fax service.


ISPs include Internet Vietnam. Email can be accessed from Internet cafes in Ho Chi Minh City, Hanoi and resort towns throughout Vietnam.

Mobile telephone Service

GSM 900 network. Operators include Vietnam Mobile Telecom Service and Vietnam Telecoms Services (GPC). Coverage is mainly limited to urban areas.

Postal Services

Postal services tend to be slow. Airmail to Europe and North America can take up to 3 weeks.


Papers in Vietnam include Hanoi Moi and Nhan Dan (The People).

Newspapers published in English are The Vietnam News, Vietnam Economic Times, Saigon Times, Vietnam Investment Review, Vietnam Courier.


BBC World Service and Voice of America can be tuned in. Occasionally the frequencies change and the most recent can be found online.

Telephone Codes

Country telephone code: 84

Outgoing international telephone code: 00.

IDD is available.
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