Viettel completes piloting change of landline area codes

As a result, together with the Vietnam Posts and Telecommunications Group (VNPT), Viettel is now ready to carry out changing landline area codes as scheduled by the Ministry of Information and Communications (MIC). Photo for illustration Earlier, since December 11, 2016, Viettel has actively informed its users of the roadmap of the change of fixed-line area codes on its official website Besides, since January 23, 2017, the group has messaged its more than 60 millions of mobile phone users and directly sent an information about the change to its landline users and other customers from businesses benefited from Viettel-provided services nationwide. It has also provided its customers with an automatic update feature on MyViettel app since February 7. Under MIC’s direction, from 00:00 on February 11, 13 cities and provinces will have their fixed-line area codes changed. The area codes in 46 other cities and provinces will also be changed in two stages from April 15 and June 17, respectively. The change of landline area code aims to replan the digital repository for effective use and to meet the market development and for the sake of users. Translated by Mai Huong


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