On August 14, 2020, the Government promulgates the Decree No. 91/2020/ND-CP on fighting against spam text messages, spam emails and spam calls.
Accordingly, every advertiser shall not be allowed to send more than 03 advertising text messages to one telephone number, 03 advertising emails to one email address and make 01 advertising call to one telephone number within 24 hours, unless otherwise agreed with the user.
Besides, only sending text messages from 07:00 to 22:00 every day, only making advertising calls from 08:00 to 17:00 every day, unless otherwise agreed with the user. Only sending advertising text messages and making advertising calls after being granted the brandname and the use of telephone number to send advertising text messages or make advertising calls is not allowed.
Specifically, to fine from VND 20 million to VND 30 million for one of the following violations: Making more than 01 advertising call to 01 telephone number within 24 hours; Making advertising calls outside the period from 08:00 to 17:00 per day without any other agreement with users. Particularly, to fine up to VND 100 million for the violation of sending advertising text messages or making advertising calls to telephone numbers in the List of DoNotCall.
This Decree takes effect on October 01, 2020.