Viettel, a telecom company run by Vietnam's military, has recently launched MyGo, their own ride-hailing platform along with online retail website Voso.vn.
The MyGo mobile app is available for both Apple and Android phones and it currently has services for cars, trucks, motorbikes, as well as delivery options. The app will be run by Viettel Post, Viettel's subsidiary company and one of the larger logistics businesses in Vietnam and already employs many drivers.
The General Director for Viettel Post, Tran Trung Hung, stated that MyGo already has over 105,000 cars registered on the platform including around 98,000 motorbikes, 7,300 cars, and 600 trucks.
He also stated that the platform have competitive rates when compared to other platforms currently operating but hasn't revealed any specifics. The company will also provide free 3G and 4G data for their drivers and riders who use their platform.
Hung also stated that the company currently intends to also move into the car repair space.
Viettel's new retail site, Voso.vn, will provide B2C trade, bringing consumers together with companies, and C2C trade by bringing private buyers and sellers together. The C2C trade will be similar to an eBay sales model and be aimed at the agricultural space.
Voso will also utilize the company's delivery and payment services that are already in place. Farmers who are new to the platform will be able to take free online training classes including on how to use their website and how to properly sell and market their items.
Currently Viettel is one of the top technology companies in Vietnam with revenues worth over $1 billion.
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