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Industry: Internet & Telecommunications
Founded: USA, 1998
Founder(s): Thomas Johnson, Lee Johnson
Headquarters: San Diego, California
Country: USA
Key People
Thomas Johnson, Chairman & CEO

Lee Johnson, President, CTO, CFO, Director
Louis Huynh, General Counsel; Corporate Secretary; Director

Dot VN, Inc. is a company dedicated to offering Internet and telecommunication infrastructure solutions and services to the consumers of Vietnam. The company was awarded an “exclusive long term contract” by the government of Vietnam for registering the ccTLD[1], .vn. Dot VN has also acquired exclusive commercialization and distribution rights for Multi-Gigabit Wireless applications and Mobile Data Center solutions to Vietnam and Southeast Asia.[2] Dot VN was established in 1998. The company has its headquarters in San Diego, California with branches in Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh City and Danang City, Vietnam.[3]


Domain Registration

Dot VN provides online registration services for ccTLD .vn. Dot VN has entered into an agreement with the Vietnam Network Information Center to being able to offer exclusive marketing and registrar services for .vn.

Mobile Data Centers

Dot VN also has the exclusive rights to provide high-tech Internet data center solutions of Elliptical Mobile Solutions in Vietnam.[4] These services are meant for environmental protection, security, operation and mobilization of electronic equipments.

Wireless Virtual Fiber

Dot VN has acquired the exclusive rights for introducing E-Band virtual fiber technology in Vietnam[5]; this solution can deliver 1.25 GB bandwidth.[6] That accounts for more than 5 times the current bandwidth technology used in Vietnam.

Domain Resellers

Presently, the company is working through a network of 90 domain resellers spread all across Vietnam and in more than 100 resellers worldwide.[7][8]

Solutions under development

Domain Parking

The .vn parking program is meant for featuring the advertising links of the sponsors links on parking pages, which establish many revenue generating programs.

Application Program Interface

Dot VN has partnered with some companies for Application Program Interface ("API") development for expanding access to its resellers and domain registration resellers.[9]

Internet Data Centers – IDC

The company is working on the serial commercial Internet Data Centers construction in Vietnam.[10]

Technology Partners


  • In March 20, 2008, Dr. Lee Johnson, the President of Hi-Tek Multimedia, Inc. (Dot VN subsidiary) was recognized by Vietnam’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs for his “Contributions for Development of IT in Vietnam”.[16]
  • In 2007, he was honored with a special award by Vietnam’s Ministry of Post and Telematics (“MPT”) for his “contributions to the development of the Internet".[17]
  • Hi-Tek Multimedia, Inc. was awarded the “Vietnam’s Domain Registrar of the Year 2006 Award” by Vietnam’s Ministry of Post and Telematics as the recipient.[18]