Contributing to strictly managing pre-paid cell phone subscription.
Updated : Thursday, May 18, 2017 5:50 PM (GMT+0700)

The Decree-Government by the Government is the legitimate foundations for the state office to strictly manage pre-paid cell phone subscription, abolishing cases of false numbers as what happened in the past time. Currently, the department of information-communications and telecommunication companies in the province are urgently implementing this decree.

Transaction with customers at one card-selling venue of Viettel

Mr. Le Ty Khanh, Vice-director in charge of the Department of Information - Media, lets known: at the end of 2016, 5 mobile phone companies in Phu Yen province, including Viettel, MobiFone, VNPT, Vietnamobile and Gtel have signed commitments with the department on recollecting the ready-activated sim cards in the distributing channel, network service providers (NSP) withdrawing the garbage sim cards, simultaneously constructing precise information data to serve the tasks of ensuring national security, social order and safety. The department also frequently checks the activities of selling sim cards by NSPs, so as to prevent from cases of ready-activated sim cards. So far, nearly 20 ready-activated sim cards have been collected; the cases of garbage sim cars, rubbish messages has been reduced. With the purpose of contributing to limiting rubbish messages, protecting the rights of telecommunication users, recently, the Government has issued the Decree 49/2017/NĐ-CP stipulating in details some articles of Telecommunication Law and article 30 of Decree174/2013/NĐ-CP dated 13/11/2013 by the Government stipulation fining in the administration in the sector of postal and telecommunication, information-technology and the radio frequency in order to amend, supplement some articles stipulating the task of managing mobile phone subscribers in order to reduce and overcome legitimate leaks, increasing the efficiency and feasibility in the task of managing mobile phone information.

Mr. Nguyen Xuan Phu, Vice director of Phu Yen Center of Trading-VNPT, lets known: decree 49/2017/NĐ-CP obviously stipulates the venues supplying telecommunication services, general transaction conditions in supplying and using telecommunication services. After the Government issued this decree, VNPT has worked with retailing venues, the trusteeship selling points. Any points that meet the new stipulations, we are going to re-sign the contracts; simultaneously terminating the contracts with any foundations that do not meet the criteria of the new decree. Besides, VNPT continues to train, instruct the selling points to observe the stipulations for implementation.

As for Mr. Nguyen Trong Tuan, vice director of Viettel Phu Yen, in the province, Viettel has collected nearly 5,000 subscribers, under the stipulations of the Ministry of information-communications.  Viettel currently no longer has ready-activated sim cards. “Implementing Decree 49/2017/NĐ-CP, we are going to double check the selling points, agents of Viettel in Phu Yen and well prepare all necessary conditions to develop into the authorized telecommunication service supplying venues. As for the currently selling points that do not meet the conditions for being the authorised venues supplying telecommunication services, Viettel will stop selling sim cards. We are going to re-sign the contracts supplying telecommunication services under new stipulations”, Mr. Tuan Anh said.

As related to this issue, Mr. Le Ty Khanh lets known: the department is strictly inspecting the pre-paid mobile phone subscribers and rubbish messages; simultaneously constructing plans to implement Decree 49/2017/NĐ-CP of the Government. In the coming time, we are going to train, diffuse the related contents and instruct the units trading in telecommunication in the province to implement as to the stipulations.

Source: Phu Yen Newspaper

Translated by HAI LOAN

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