Two former Ministers of Information and Communications, Nguyen Bac Son and his successor Truong Minh Tuan, have been accused of receiving a large amount of bribes in the case of MobiFone purchasing 95 percent of shares of the Audio Visual Global JSC (AVG).
The Investigation Police Department under the Ministry of Public Security has begun legal proceedings against another five officials of the State-owned telecommunication giant Mobifone for their role in a major corruption case.
The Vietnam Digital Transformation Alliance was launched by the Vietnam Software & IT Services Association (VINASA) within the framework of the Vietnam ICT Summit 2019 in Hanoi on August 8.
Nearly 107,000 out of 164,871 or 70.7 percent of mobile service subscribers that registered to change their networks performed the procedures successfully and retained their numbers from July 1-28, according to statistics from major service suppliers.
More than 1.85 million prepaid mobile subscribers were deactivated in the first six months of the year as they were improperly registered, according to the Ministry of Information and Communications (MIC).
The Standing Board of the Central Steering Committee on Anti-Corruption has urged authorised agencies to step up the fight against corruption and exert greater efforts to finalise the investigation, prosecution, and judgment of eight serious cases which have attracted public concern by the end of this year.
Mobile carrier MobiFone has been licensed to pilot a fifth-generation (5G) mobile service, making it the second telecom carrier in the country to secure permission by the Ministry of Information and Communications to launch the service on a trial basis, after Viettel, the carrier said in a statement issued on April 25.
Mobile carrier MobiFone has rolled out a package, named PEACE, designed for international participants in the upcoming summit between the United States and the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) in Hanoi, a representative of the carrier said recently.
Former Ministers of Information and Communications Nguyen Bac Son and Truong Minh Tuan were prosecuted and put into custody on February 23 with the accusation of violating provisions on the public investment capital management and use and causing serious consequences.
The Viettel Military Industry and Telecoms Group (Viettel) will trial 5G mobile technology around the country over the next 12 months.
Thousands of gift packages and free coach tickets have been handed to poor workers throughout the country under a Lunar New Year (Tet) reunion programme launched by the Vietnam General Confederation of Labour (VGCL).
Local residents in Hanoi will experience a fifth-generation (5G) network service once it is launched on a trial basis in the first quarter of the year, according to the municipal Department of Information and Communications at a recent meeting, Lao Dong newspaper reported.
Vietnam has leapt to become Southeast Asia’s top grossing market for initial public offerings (IPO) in 2018 with total proceeds of US$2.6 billion.
State-owned telecommunications giant MobiFone has officially terminated its controversial acquisition of pay TV firm AVG.
The Party Central Committee’s Secretariat has decided to give a reprimand to Bui Quang Vinh, former member of the Party Central Committee and former Minister of Planning and Investment, for his responsibility for wrongdoings in Mobifone’s acquisition of 95 percent of AVG shares.
As Vietnam is all set for the official launch of mobile number portability (MNP) on Friday this week, the communications ministry has released instructions on how to transfer phone numbers from one carrier to another.
Former General Director of State-run telecom firm Mobifone Cao Duy Hai and an incumbent Deputy General Director of the company Pham Thi Phuong Anh have been arrested in connection with violations of rules on public investment capital at the firm.
President Tran Dai Quang on July 23 signed a decision on the suspension of Truong Minh Tuan from his position as the Minister of Information and Communications.
The Political Bureau of the Party Central Committee on July 12 issued a warning as a disciplinary measure against Truong Minh Tuan, member of the Party Central Committee, Secretary of the Party Committee of the Ministry of Information and Communications (MIC) and MIC Minister.
The Ministry of Public Security’s Investigation Police Agency (C46) has launched criminal proceedings against law violations relating to the State-owned telecommunication giant Mobifone’s purchase of 95 percent of shares of Audio Visual Global JSC (AVG).