The Hanoitimes - Viettel, the military-run network operator, is offering up to 99 percent discounts on international roaming services for subscribers to celebrate the ongoing SEA Games 29 in Malaysia.
Pre-paid and post-paid subscribers will only have to pay 1,000 VND per MB for data while in Malaysia from August 19 to December 31. In addition, they will get 80 percent off for calling or receiving calls in Malaysia and 65 percent off international messaging rates.
Viettel is currently the largest roaming provider in Vietnam, connected with more than 500 networks from about 200 countries and territories worldwide.
The firm previously announced that it will offer subscribers preferential international data roaming rates when they travel to Japan, the Republic of Korea and Australia up to September 15.
When using the data roaming services of the RoK’s SKT and KTF, Japanese Softbank and NTT Domoco and Australian Telstra, Viettel customers will only have to pay 22 VND/10 KB.