Telecoms service fees in Vietnam to decrease

The Ministry of Information and Communications is collecting suggestions from the general public on the draft circular to regulate connection fees for voice calls between two terrestrial mobile networks nationwide as well as from local terrestrial stationary telecommunications network to national terrestrial mobile network.

Telecoms service fees in Vietnam to decrease

According to the third draft of this circular, when a voice call occurs, the departure network is to pay the connection network VND270 per minute (approx. $0.012).

The connection fee for a voice call from a local terrestrial stationary telecommunications network to a national terrestrial mobile network will be similar.

At the moment, Circular No.48/2017/TT-BTTTT regulates that the connection fee for a voice call between two national terrestrial mobile networks ranges from VND400 ($0.017) to VND440 ($0.019) per minute while the fee from a local terrestrial stationary telecommunications network to a national terrestrial mobile network VND320 ($0.014) per minute, excluding the value added tax.

By TRAN BINH – Translated by Thanh Tam

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