Undersea fiber-optic cables in Vietnam have continuously met trouble, including the broken AAG on October 22, 2021 and the broken APG on December 5, 2021. These incidents have immensely affected Internet use experiences of the Vietnamese lately like considerably slow speed, congestions, and even the inability to access websites with foreign servers.
A digital signature is commonly used in online procedures such as tax declaration and payment, customs e-declaration, e-banking, national one-stop portal for administrative services. Thanks to recently introduced legal documents in Vietnam related to e-commerce, digital signature has been used more and more by various businesses.
The Ministry of Information and Communications yesterday held a meeting to announce the 10,000-billion-VND support package of telecoms companies to help citizens lessen their financial strain during the combat against Covid-19.
Observing the instruction of the National Steering Committee for Covid-19 Prevention and Control, many regions in Vietnam has actively applied information technology in their Covid-19 fight, gaining impressive results in timely pinpointing suspected cases and minimizing the disease spread.
Seeing lucrative opportunities in the digital transformation process, many telecoms enterprises in Vietnam are actively seeking new ways to increase their revenues via introducing 5G-related applications.
As revenues from traditional telecoms services like calls, SMS, and Internet provision are significantly affected due to price competitions, giant telecoms enterprises in Vietnam such as VNPT, Viettel, and MobiFone have decided to turn to digital technologies for more profits.
The approval of the Prime Minister in Decision No.316/QD-TTG on March 9, 2021 to the pilot scheme for the use of telecoms accounts to pay for small-value goods and services (Mobile Money) has attracted much interest of both experts in the fields of banking, finance, telecoms as well as the general public.
Possessing great economic and technological potentials, Vietnamese telecoms businesses must quickly transform themselves into digital technology ones in order to create a strong foundation for the national digital transformation to take place smoothly.
The Commission for the Management of State Capital at Enterprises (CMSC) yesterday cooperated with Vietnam Posts and Telecommunications Group (VNPT) to hold the conference ‘Establishing an E-government and Performing Digital Transformation in Enterprises’, along with the official introduction of the ‘CMSC Data Exchange Platform’.
The Ministry of Information and Communications last year approved the 5G pilot schemes of the three largest domestic mobile network carriers, namely Viettel, VNPT and MobiFone in the four major cities of Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh (HCMC), Da Nang, and Hai Phong. This decision was an effort to promote 5G technology development in Vietnam. This year, more piloting projects for 5G services will be carried out throughout the country.
The Police Department on Administrative Management of Social Order (under the Ministry of Public Security) on July 20 co-organized the launch of the project to develop the national database on citizens with joint-names contractor VNPT-HADIC-GTEL ICT.
Despite successful 5G pilots of major mobile network providers in Vietnam, this innovative technology has not been exploited to the fullest in the country yet. However, with the incident of Covid-19 come several opportunities to make better use of 5G in answering the demands of the community.
Inspectors of the Ministry of Information and Communications (MIC) have just issued their report about loose subscriber information management of the three telecommunications corporations of Military Industry and Telecoms Group (Viettel), Vietnam Posts and Telecommunications Group (VNPT), and Vietnam Mobile Telecom Services One Member Limited Liability Company (MobiFone). These results are from a series of inspections conducted at the end of 2019 in the above corporations and their related units.
Just like other countries, Vietnam encourages its citizens to stay away from crowds as much as possible in this sensitive time of Covid-19 pandemic. That has resulted in the widespread of several online applications in various fields.
The Ministry of Health and the Ministry of Information & Communications yesterday officially launched the mobile app NCOVI to observe the direction of Deputy Prime Minister Vu Duc Dam regarding health declaration for all Vietnamese citizens and people entering Vietnam.
Mobile Money refers to the use of a mobile account for payment in general. This method is gradually more feasible now that 90 percent of the population in Vietnam own a mobile phone.