Bkav launches app for free calls, texts
(Apr 16, 2014)
Viet Nam's Bkav Internet Security Corporation on April 16 launched an
Internet-based over-the-top (OTT) application which allows users to make
free phone calls and messages.
Users can make online transactions safely in Viet Nam without worrying
about OpenSSL Heartbleed bug, said Viet Nam's leading security company
Effective May 1, all televisions sold in Viet Nam must bear the "Digital
Compatible" logo in order to help buyers recognise the standards and
authorities to better control the market.
The Government has approved a proposal from the Ministry of Information
and Communications (MIC) to separate service providers under the Viet
Nam Post and Telecommunication Group (VNPT) in preparation for their
The capital city attracted more than 300 IT projects with a total investment of US$1.8 billion in 2013.
The Vietnamese security company, Bkav, announced that it will train 100 Cuban executives on computer network security, majoring in preventing hacking and virus attacks, within three years by 2017.
Just 20 per cent of Vietnamese companies have registered international
and local internet domain names, and the lack of web-based exposure
could hurt other firms in the future, experts said at a seminar
The Ministry of Information and Communications (MIC) has urged internet
content providers in Viet Nam to implement the use of Internet Protocol
Version 6 (IPv6) in order to adapt to global internet development.
Intel Vietnam signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with the
Ministry of Information and Communications (MIC) to continue
universalizing information technology and the Internet for the
An application on Windows Phone of Hue Festival, the biannual cultural
event held in the central Hue City, was launched on March 24.
Foreign smartphone producers continue to promote their products in Viet
Nam and claim that close to 7 million smartphones were sold in the
country last year.