Vietnam is the land of the mobile phone. From toddlers to grannies, everybody has at least one, which does make life considerably more convenient, especially the smart one. There is no limit to choices of inexpensive services offered by providers. Except the basic voice services, the majority of them provide GPRS and 3G/4G data services at affordable fees. If you want to call your home country, you may shop around for a good deal that includes International Direct Dial or buy a phone card at a convenience store nearby.
Vietnam has a high local broadband penetration rate. Even the outlying islands are hooked up, broadband Internet and television are received in most areas thereon as well.
Free Wi-Fi services are widespread in Vietnam especially in the urban areas. In particular, there are many Wi-Fi HK hotspots, which are completely free or free for a certain period of time.