Users should beware of calls or SMS from strange numbers about SIM upgrades or replacement. (Photo: SGGP)

Smartphone users warned of fake troubleshooting calls

Functional agencies lately have warned citizens of criminals impersonating operators of major network carriers to take control of subscribers’ SIM via fake troubleshooting calls, and then illegally sign in bank accounts to steal money.

Viettel has begun its 5G piloting scheme in Thu Duc City of HCMC since December 2020.

Vietnam ready for 5G commercialization

The Ministry of Information and Communications (MIC) has identified 5G service provision in 2022 via ‘Make-in-Vietnam’ devices as one core mission in its meeting to summarize tasks done this year and directions for 2022. However, due to certain infrastructure limits, the target is just to offer these services to 25 percent of the national population in 2025.

Vietnam encounters challenges launching Mobile Money service nationwide

Vietnam encounters challenges launching Mobile Money service nationwide

The introduction of the Mobile Money service in Vietnam in the time when the 3G and 4G networks have become so popular in the country raises a question of its possible attractiveness, as people can easily use the Internet for their financial activities. However, it seems the service proves useful for those still owning a basic phone or living in remote areas.

VinaPhone from VNPT Group is the first telecoms enterprise in Vietnam to pilot the 5G technology for commercial purposes. (Photo: SGGP)

Vietnam ready for new telecoms platform

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.

Electronic identification solution is one of many digital content applications developed by Viettel. (Photo: SGGP)

Network carriers transforming into digital technology companies

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.

 

Viettel has successfully launched its pilot scheme for Mobile Money. (Photo: SGGP)

Mobile Money in Vietnam witnesses promising future

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.

The educational ecosystem of VNPT has been widely used in Vietnam recently. (Photo: SGGP)

Vietnam determinedly boosts national digital transformation

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.