Donating data capacity, increasing Internet bandwidth for people during the epidemic season

Tram Ho

On August 2, 2021, with the witness of leaders of the Ministry of Information and Communications, telecommunications businesses Viettel, VNPT, MobiFone, CMC, FPT, Vietnamobile, SCTV announced a support package for telecommunications services up to nearly VND 10,000 billion. . This support package will be implemented from August 5, 2021 and lasts for 3 months.

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Minister of Information and Communications Nguyen Manh Hung spoke at the announcement ceremony of the telecommunications support package of nearly 10 trillion VND. (Photo: Manh Hung)

Free high-speed access to the website of the Ministry of Health, Bluezone application; Free 50% more data capacity for all packages that customers are using or register new with the new price unchanged; Accordingly, for customers nationwide: Continue to double bandwidth for the service Fiber optic Internet at a constant price to meet the needs of studying and working online at home;

MobiFone discount 50% for data packages VX3, VX7, specifically: package VX3 (6GB/3 days) reduced from 20,000 VND to 10,000 VND; VX7 package (10GB/7 days) reduced from 35,000 VND to 20,000 VND.

For customers in localities that have to practice social distancing according to Directive No. 16/CT-TTg, 50 minutes of on-net calls will be given away.

Previously, in response to the call of General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong, following the direction of Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh, with the agreement of the Government, the Ministry of Finance and the Ministry of Information and Communications directed businesses to telecommunications research and propose plans to support and reduce difficulties for people and affected subjects in the context of the complicated development of the Covid-19 epidemic.

In addition to the above-mentioned telecommunication services support, in the coming time, Viettel, VNPT, FPT and CMC enterprises will join hands with the Ministry of Information and Communications to launch 17 new platforms to support people in epidemic prevention and control. with an estimated value of nearly 2,000 billion VND.

Viettel, VNPT, MobiFone will continue to contribute to the Covid-19 Vaccine Fund from the deduction of 5,000 VND for each VX3/VX7 package successfully registered/renewed.

Speaking at the announcement ceremony, Mr. Nguyen Manh Hung, Member of the Party Central Committee, Minister of Information and Communications emphasized: “The information and communication industry is straining to ensure communication, ensure a healthy cyberspace, and spread energy. positive quality, good experience in epidemic prevention and control, development of digital technology platforms and software to support the whole country in epidemic prevention and control”.

On behalf of the leaders of the Ministry of Information and Communications, the Minister thanked Vietnamese telecommunications businesses and digital technology enterprises for their practical contributions in the fight against the Covid-19 pandemic.

Since the beginning of 2020, the Ministry of Information and Communications has directed telecommunications businesses to take measures to support the Government, the Ministry of Education and Training, the Ministry of Health, the people and the frontline in the fight against the epidemic in various forms such as online donations. continue to invest in the Covid-19 vaccine fund, reduce package prices, support data, propagate and raise people’s awareness, build many technology platforms to prevent and combat the disease…

The total value of support from the beginning of 2020 up to now has reached nearly 23,000 billion VND. Typically, 3 enterprises Viettel, VNPT, and MobiFone have contributed nearly VND 21,000 billion to Covid-19 prevention and control activities.

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Source : Genk