VinaPhone offers electronic payments
HCM City — VinaPhone's customers can pay for their bills anywhere through a MoMo electronic wallet instead of having to use a MaxSim128K. Payments are made via the www.payment.momo.vn website.
MoMo electronic wallet is mobile banking that averts the need for cash payments.
In the future, VinaPhone will introduce more applications for the service to meet demand for electronic payments for the 30,000 customers now using the MoMo electronic wallet.
Intel helps spread computer presence
HA NOI — Intel Viet Nam on Wednesday handed over 20 computers together with 40 electric syllabuses to Dai Thinh A Junior High School in Ha Noi's outskirts district of Me Linh.
The donation was part of the first phase of Computers for Life, a programme that will run till September 30 and target students.
The programme, as agreed in a memorandum of understanding between Intel Viet Nam and the Ministry of Information and Communications, aims to help students, low-income earners and people in remote and rural areas apply IT in everyday life.
Mobifone offers free new services
HA NOI — The Viet Nam Mobile Telecom Service (Mobifone) has initiated a missed call alert (MCA) service to some of its customers.
As part of its programme, MobiFone plans to offer free 30-day MCA services, starting from May 13, to subscribers who as yet have not experienced these types of services.
The MCA service will help subscribers keep in touch when users are out of reach. Mobifone currently has over 2 million subscribers using the service regularly.
Meanwhile, Mobifone has completed the capacity upgrade of LiveInfo service. With the upgrade, users can easily register and use functions without limiting the number of users.
OceanBank works with BTS
HA NOI — Ocean Bank and Ha Noi Broadcasting and Television Service Company (BTS) have deployed service to collect charges of Ha Noi TV Cable on Wednesday.
On the same day, Ocean Bank and Investment Company of Information Technology (VTC Intercom) also announced a service to collect and electronically recharge for the on-line shopping website paygate.vtc.vn.
With this service, customers using Ha Noi TV cable and on-line shoppers at Paygate.vtc.vn have a modern payment channel.
FPT, Viettel launch e-wallet services
HA NOI — FPT Telecom and Viettel Telecom have co-operated with VietUnion to officially launch the electronic wallet Payoo to their customers nationwide.
FPT and Viettel subscribers can pay for their on-line services, including ADSL, and post-paid packages by any bank account connected with Payoo at the website www.paybill.com.vn.
The new payment method will help subscribers save time, reduce fees and standardise management procedures for service operators.
Trend Micro launches internet-safety project
HCM CITY — The global cloud security company Trend Micro has launched its Internet Safety for Kids&Families (ISKF) programme in Viet Nam.
The programme aims to help parents, teachers and youth become more aware of internet safety issues so that young people can be safe and responsible online.
Sponsored and supported by Trend Micro, VDC-Net2E and a number of other participating organisations, the programme will open opportunities to all eligible organisations to July 31.
All approved applications will be given free 16-page colour educational booklets, mouse pads, CDs of Titanium Internet Security and ISKF T-shirts. These tools will be used to educate families, parents, kids, teachers and schools on using the internet safely and securely. — VNS