HCMC – Over 115,000 mobile phone subscribers had updated their information with telecom carriers as of April 2 after they had been blocked from making calls or texting, according to the Ministry of Information and Communications.
Around 1.67 million mobile phone numbers were blocked on March 31, of which some 1.5 million have yet to verify their information.
These phone users can only use wifi to update their personal information. Phone users can contact their telecom firms or update data on their apps and websites to unlock their phone numbers.
After being blocked from making calls or texting for 15 days, the mobile phone users failing to update information cannot make and receive calls.
Until May 15, anyone who fails to update their information will have their contracts terminated and numbers reclaimed.