Vietnam has made huge strides in ICT usage. As of now all communes in the country have telephone services. Over 38.8 million Vietnamese are telephone subscribers and 74% of these are mobile services.
Viet Nam had 8 million mobile phone subscribers during 1995-2005. The figure was 10 million in 2006 and 17 million in 2007.
On the Internet front, 32% of all communes have Internet access and 18.9 million, or 22.7% of the population, are internet users. Vietnam has promoted the application of ICT throughout society, but with focus on e-government, e-banking, e-education and healthcare services.