The Ministry of Post and Telematics (MPT) of Vietnam revealed a master plan at the Vietnam Information and Communication Technology Outlook 2006, opened in Ho Chi Minh City on July 11, to develop Vietnam's Digital Content Industry (DCI) targets, to earn US$400 million revenues in 2010 and uphold an average annual growth rate of 50 percent.
DCI is a design, production, publishing, storage, distribution and publication industry of digital content products and related services like information lookup, digital entertainment, online healthcare and online learning. According to the Director General the MPT's Department of Information Technology Industry, Nguyen Anh Tuan, Vietnam is having 10,000 DCI experts and the number will triple by 2010. The department is also planning to develop human resources, to improve legal policy for DCI, to support enterprises and digital products, to protect intellectual property and to develop e-Learning and games, and cartoons on Vietnam's history. At present, Vietnam is developing six DCI fields, such as e-Education, online games, Internet content development, mobile network services, digital film and e-Learning.