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Operators continue to charge free data for subscribers when accessing Bluezone


To support the prevention of Covid-19 epidemics, according to information from the Telecommunications Department, mobile telecommunications businesses continue to charge free data for all subscribers when accessing and using detection applications. Bluezone contact.

As of the noon of February 9, the total number of installs and using the Bluezone contact detection application reached over 28.5 million.

Free data fee for all subscribers when accessing and using Bluezone contact detection application is an activity deployed by operators since August 2020. This activity aims to contribute to supporting and promoting people to install Bluezone, creating conditions for Covid-19 traceability and prevention to reach the highest efficiency.

In the dispatch requesting mobile telecommunications businesses to support subscribers to install and use Bluezone applications on smartphones, the Department of Telecommunications, the Ministry of Information and Communications stated that, on the basis of capacity, production situation Businesses and customers, network operators consider and implement measures to support, encourage and motivate subscribers to register to activate and use Bluezone during the Covid-19 anti-epidemic period such as support amount of access, use of the application; increase data traffic …

‚ÄúThis is also a solution to improve the quality of customer care and an opportunity for businesses to clean subscriber information, prepare for new types of services in the future such as digital identification, mobile money … “, The Telecommunications Department said.

In 2020, the Bluezone contact detection application was ranked by Apple on the top list of the Top free apps in Vietnam, followed by Messenger, TikTok, Facebook and Zalo respectively.

During a meeting with Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc at the National Conference Center on the sidelines of the XIII Party Congress, on the evening of January 29, Member of the Party Central Committee, Minister of Information and Communications, Deputy Head of the Propaganda Department Nguyen Manh Hung said that as of January 29, the total number of Bluezone applications installed previously 23 million times has now increased to 25 million.

Previously in the second epidemic, Hai Duong used this application very effectively. The Minister suggested that a number of high-risk localities and local governments should have regulations to force people to use Bluezone to be effective in preventing epidemics without much effort. Without Bluezone, the localization of epidemic takes hundreds of times more effort.

Right on January 28, when the epidemic broke out again in Vietnam, half a million people reported through Bluezone. According to the Minister, because the pandemic is prolonged and unpredictable, Bluezone users should be maintained at about 25-30 million users.

As an application chaired by the Department of Information Technology (Ministry of Information and Communications), along with a number of Vietnamese digital technology enterprises, Bluezone was launched by the Ministry of Health and the Ministry of Information and Communications on April 18, 2020 for the purpose of protection. community before the Covid-19 epidemic, bringing life back to normal.

Bluezone application helps to reduce the risk of spreading, helping people return to normal life. Bluezone will warn if the user has been in close contact with the case, suspected of infection, or someone who has been in close contact with the case or suspected infection. Users of the application will be less likely to be mistakenly quarantined because cases do not remember their exact travel schedules. Bluezone users will also receive early warnings, thus helping each person to limit risks for themselves and their family and loved ones if they accidentally come into contact with an infected or suspected person.

With medical agencies, Bluezone helps to more accurately zoned the areas that need isolation, helping the society quickly return to normal. The more people who install Bluezone, the higher the protection effect. The Prime Minister recommended the entire people install Bluezone to join hands in repelling Covid-19.

Bluezone has brought into play its traceability support effect in the second outbreak of Covid-19 outbreak in late July and August 2020. According to statistics, from August 12 to September 5, from 72 identified cases to be taken into account, the system detected 1,920 people with close contact with the case, the suspected case to supplement the list. Traditional tracing by epidemiological investigation methods.

As soon as Vietnam discovered a series of new Covid-19 infections in the community, Bluezone installs and uses increased sharply, on average, from 32,000 to 40,000 downloads per hour, data from the Department of Informatics showed . As of February 9, the total number of Bluezone downloads was more than 28.5 million, an increase of more than 3.5 million compared to January 28.

Install and use Bluezone to protect yourself and the community:
Bluezone is an application that helps to early warn users if they accidentally come into contact with people infected with Covid-19. To receive alerts from Bluezone, the first thing to do is to download and install this app.
Link download Bluezone on Android
Link to download Bluezone on iOS
Once installed, users need to give Bluezone app permission to access storage and Bluetooth connection to receive alerts from the app.

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Bluezone increases 500,000 downloads per day due to the return of Covid-19

Bluezone increases 500,000 downloads per day due to the return of Covid-19

During the third outbreak of Covid-19 in Vietnam, as of February 4, the total number of Bluezone downloads reached 28 million, an increase of more than 3 million compared to January 28, an average increase of about 500,000. download every day.

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