Experts oppose Grab as transport service providerThe Saigon Times Daily Grab cars park along the street – PHOTO: VNA HCMC – The Ministry of Transport proposed the providers of ride-hailing apps such as Grab be treated as transport service providers rather than tech firms in a draft decree replacing Decree 86 on the auto transport business and its conditions. The draft regulation has faced fierce opposition from experts, reported Thanh Nien newspaper. The draft decree states that firms that engage in passenger and cargo transport activities, including the direct operation of vehicles and management of drivers and freight rates, shall be regarded as transport businesses. The new regulation is aimed at identifying ride-hailing service providers such as Grab and the local firm Aber as transport service companies. Industry expert Nguyen Tri Hieu remarked that the stages of transport activities should be used as a reference when considering those providing transport … [Read more...] about Experts oppose Grab as transport service provider
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Why is CMC Telecom among Top 25 Managed Service Providers 2018? CMC Telecom Data Center is the first and only Data Center in Vietnam that has a PCI DSS certificate In May 2018, APAC CIO Outlook magazine voted CMC Telecom as one of 25 Top Managed Service Providers in Asia Pacific. CMC Telecom is the only Vietnamese telecommunications company to make the list. The Top 25 Managed Service Providers 2018 is an award selected and assessed by a team of senior executives such as CIO, CEO, CMO and editorial staff of APAC CIO Outlook and designed for enterprises that have high-quality solutions, network managed services and are managed effectively, securely and reliably. CMC Telecom offers diversified integrated telecommunications and information technology services in the form of “one-stop-shop” ICT for enterprises. The competitiveness of CMC Telecom is shown in the advanced international technology application, high quality services and dynamic steps in the development … [Read more...] about Why is CMC Telecom among Top 25 Managed Service Providers 2018?
CMC Telecom Data Centre is the first and only Data Centre in Việt Nam that has PCI DSS certificate. — Photo courtesy of CMC TelecomViet Nam News HÀ NỘI — CMC Telecom was voted one of the top 25 Managed Service Providers in the Asia Pacific by APAC CIO Outlook magazine. It is the only Vietnamese telecommunications company in the list. The Top 25 Managed Service Providers 2018 award is selected and assessed by a team of senior executives such as CIO, CEO, CMO and the editorial staff of APAC CIO Outlook. It is designed for enterprises that have high-quality solutions and network-managed services and are managed in an effective, secure and reliable manner. Some huge names in telecommunications and information technology (IT) in the region, such as Accenture (Republic of Ireland), AhnLab (South Korea), Blaze Clan Technologies (India) and Data Solution Groups (Australia), also figure in the list. CMC Telecom offers diversified integrated telecommunications … [Read more...] about CMC Telecom among top 25 Managed Service Providers
VietNamNet Bridge - There are signs of a ‘price war’ among the three biggest mobile network operators – Viettel, MobiFone and VinaPhone – as all of them are putting high hopes on 4G deployment plans. Soon after the testing of 4G LTE Advanced technology in HCMC and Phu Quoc Island, Tran Manh Hung, president of the Vietnam Post & Telecommunication Group (VNPT), said that VinaPhone would officially begin providing 4G services in Phu Quoc from November 3.Just days before that, on October 28, VNPT officially received the license from the Ministry of Information and Technology to provide telecom services on the basis of 4G technology. VinaPhone said that it had completed 4G coverage on all of Phu Quoc Island, and that in the immediate time, 4G services will be charged as normal data, while travelers to Phu Quoc will get simcards converted into 4G simcards for free. There are signs of a ‘price war’ among the three biggest mobile network operators … [Read more...] about Price war erupts among 4G-service providers
- Nearly 14 million spam messages are frustrating phone users across the country every day despite efforts by information and telecommunication authorities to combat them. The figure, given out at conference on information and telecommunications management held by the Ministry of Information and Communications (MIC) at the weekend, was proof of the failure to control and prevent spam messages. Officials and experts at the conference blamed the issue on loose subscriber management from telecommunication service providers and fragile punishment mechanisms from authorities. âWiping out spam messages and illegal mobile phone SIM cards is the responsibility of the service providers. If providers cannot do that, the head of the company should be fired and replaced,â said Minister of MIC, Truong Minh Tuan at the conference. The minister vowed to handle the situation of spam messages, illegal SIM cards and even spam calls, stressing the role of mobile phone companies. âIt is now time to … [Read more...] about Service providers urged to combat spam texts