MobiFone offers special package to international reporters attending U.S.-N. Korea summit By Van Ly A customer transacts at a MobiFone store – PHOTO: MOBIFONE HANOI – Mobile carrier MobiFone has rolled out a package, named PEACE, designed for international participants in the upcoming summit between the United States and North Korea in Hanoi, a representative of the carrier said on February 19. The second summit between U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un is slated to take place on February 27 and 28, according to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Thousands of journalists are expected to attend the event in Vietnam. The PEACE package costs VND500,000. Accordingly, customers will be offered 100 minutes for international calls and 300 minutes for phone calls on its internal mobile network, as well as 20GB of data on a high-speed Internet connection, when using the seven-day package. Further, the package will allow international customers … [Read more...] about MobiFone offers special package to international reporters attending U.S.-N. Korea summit
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Troubles around mobile number portability (MNP) during the past four months raise the question whether mobile operators are trying to prevent customers from using other mobile services. Could mobile operators be creating difficulties to keep subscribers? Source: tuoitre.vn According to the Ministry of Information and Communications (MIC), the conditions for using MNP include subscribers’ authenticated information, not having an ongoing complaint or dispute with the operator, and not breaching a commitment to the mobile operators, and others. However, the majority of subscribers said that they cannot carry out the MNP due to various troubles with their current mobile networks, despite satisfying all requirements. Specifically, the troubles include debts, using a new identity card to register the MNP while the current phone number was registered by an expired identity card, and others. As a result, subscribers tried to register four-five times and even took … [Read more...] about Overly attached mobile operators block MNP progress?
eSIM has the size of 5x5mm, smaller than a Nano SIM, and is welded directly onto the mainboard of a mobile device by a manufacturer. Despite its small size, it still ensures all possible features of a current mobile SIM. At the moment, only 14 mobile network providers in 10 countries support this new generation SIM. In Vietnam, leading providers promised to introduce this technology in the future. This new generation SIM card can work with various kinds of newly released data terminal equipment at the moment, some of which still have a physical slot to insert current generations of SIM cards. eSIM is supposed to save manufacturing cost as it eliminate the need for a physical SIM card slot. In addition, it allows users to better experience services since they can easily switch between providers or mobile packages. This is especially useful and welcoming in large cities, where Internet of Things and smart communication are popular. Recently, an … [Read more...] about Vietnamese mobile network providers ready to deploy eSIM
Cheap, but only theoretically Until May 2018, there were around 76.8 million Internet users in Vietnam, 64.2 million of whom access it via broadband, including 51.2 million 3G subscribers and 13 million 4G ones. At the moment, in the domestic market, hundreds of data packages are offered by various network providers, with the price ranging from tens to hundreds of thousands VND (approx. $1 – 40) for 30 days. Some such examples are the MIMAX70 package of Viettel with 3GB of data per month for VND70,000 ($3), or the MAX package of VinaPhone and the HD70 package of MobiFone with 3.8GB per month for the same fee. There are also some combination packages, a result of the cooperation between mobile network and online service providers like Facebook or YouTube. These products are more attractive with 30GB of high-speed data per month for around VND300,000 ($13). Another popular product is a data Subscriber Identity Module (SIM), with 2GB of data per day for VND90,000 ($3.8) per … [Read more...] about 4G quality in VN unsatisfactory
Accordingly, 21 11-digit subscription codes of the five current mobile service providers in Vietnam will be affected by this campaign. The following prefixes of Viettel, including 0162, 0163, 0164, 0165, 0166, 0167, 0168, and 0169, will be changed to 032, 033, 034, 035, 036, 037, 038, and 039. The following prefixes of MobiFone, including 0120, 0121, 0122, 0123, 0126, and 0128, will be changed to 070, 079, 077, 076, and 078. The following prefixes of VinaPhone, including 0123, 0124, 0125, 0127, and 0129, will be change to 083, 084, 085, 081, and 082. The following prefixes of Vietnamobile, including 0188 and 1086 will be changed to 058 and 056. The prefix 0199 of Gtel will be changed to 059. Basically, after this change, 11-digit mobile phone subscribers still keep their last 7 digits. The change will be applied from September 15, 2018 to June 30, 2019. In the conversion process from September 15, 2018 to November 14, 2018, all phone service providers must allow normal calls to both … [Read more...] about 11-digit mobile phone numbers to be changed to 10-digits