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Viettel and Vietnam Airlines ink co-operation agreement

Update: February, 25/2017 - 09:00
Viettel and Vietnam Airlines signed a strategic co-operation agreement yesterday. — Photo courtesy of Viettel
Viet Nam News

HÀ NỘI — Military-run telecom group, Viettel and national carrier Vietnam Airlines (VNA) signed a strategic co-operation agreement in Hà Nội yesterday.

Under the agreement, Viettel would provide telecommunication and information products and services for VNA’s operations and management as well as solutions to ensure information security.

VNA would provide aviation transport services and other commercial services as per Viettel’s requirements.

Specifically, Viettel would supply ICT products and services such as fixed phones, switchboards, mobile phones, data transmission channels both inside and outside the country, TV conferencing systems, payment solutions, ticket booking and selling through bankplus and payment gate. The group would also offer management and special software supporting VNA’s operations, professional services, disaster recovery, big data storage, cloud computing and postal services.

In addition, the two sides also signed a memorandum of understanding on ICT security co-operation with an aim to prevent ICT risks and deal with attacks.

Speaking at the signing ceremony, VNA’s representative said the co-operation aimed to ensure investment effectiveness and renewing technologies as well as improving services’ quality, reducing costs and ensuring information security.

“The agreement, which follows successes in operations since 2013, has realised VNA’s targets to renew and apply ICT into our operation,” he said.

As one of the groups building ICT security solutions to protect customers, Viettel has implemented its solutions with ministries, agencies, groups and corporations nationwide.

Viettel has invested in ICT human resources with more 5,000 high quality people, creating solutions in payments, e-office, transportation, education and healthcare sectors.

Viettel expects to contribute to the development of Việt Nam’s aviation industry in the future. — VNS



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