Hanoi, Viet Nam - Socialist Republic of
VIETNAM LAUNCHES TELEPHONE CONNECTION SERVICE VIA INTERNET.
Tran Huynh Duy Thuc, founder of a Vietnamese Internet provider, makes a
telephone call via the Internet in his office in Hanoi July 3, 2003.
Thuc's company, Electronics and Information System Inc (EIS), will be
the first company in Vietnam to provide Internet telephony services
after the government agreed to open legally Internet telephony services
from July 1. The service brings down the cost of international calls by
as much as 90 percent. REUTERS/Kham