A major telco in South Korea, KT Corp, has made an unusual move. On 13 April, KT announced that it’s entering Vietnam’s healthcare market with a pilot telemedicine service for chronic diseases—and that it’s partnering with Hanoi Medical University to develop this. KT is also considering possible collaboration with the Vietnamese government, local pharmaceutical companies, and healthtech players.
But why would KT launch its first-ever telemed service in Vietnam? One, because Vietnam has fewer regulatory restrictions fewer regulatory restrictions Voice of Vietnam RoK's KT Corp deploys telemedicine service in Vietnam Read more than South Korea.