Decree 06/2016/nd-Cp: Management, Provision And Use Of Radio And Television Services

Original Language Title: Nghị định 06/2016/NĐ-CP: Quản lý, cung cấp và sử dụng dịch vụ phát thanh, truyền hình

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DECREE on management, provision and use of radio and television services _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ based on Government Organization Law June 19, 2015;
Pursuant to the law on press, December 28, 1989; Law on amendments and supplements to some articles of the law on press, June 12, 1999;
Pursuant to the law on telecommunications, November 23, 2009;
According to the recommendation of the Minister of information and communications;
The Government issued the Decree on management, provision and use of radio and television services.
Chapter I GENERAL PROVISIONS article 1. Scope of this Decree detailing the information content management, quality, price, delivery and use of radio and television services in Vietnam; currency watch foreign television channels direct from satellite in Vietnam.
Article 2. The object of this Decree apply apply to organizations, individuals in the country and abroad are related to content management activities of information, quality, price, delivery and use of radio and television services in Vietnam; active currency view foreign television channels direct from satellite in Vietnam.
Article 3. Explanation of terms In this Decree, the following words are interpreted as follows: 1. the radio service, television service is to provide telecommunications applications intact domestic program channels, channel foreign programs and value added services on the technical infrastructure of transmission radio broadcasting tv, to the user. Radio and television services can be provided directly to the person using the service not through storage devices, slow (the online tv service) or at the request of the Subscriber to use the service (room service on request).
2. value added services of radio and television services is the services increases the utility of the radio and television service.
3. domestic program Channel is channel, radio programs, television channel by press agencies permission to radio and television activities (say, newspaper picture) Vietnam's production or manufacturing link in accordance with the law.
4. channel program serves the political tasks, information is essential to channel propaganda programs in the country by the State Management Agency of competent jurisdiction rules consistent with the requirement serve a political mission, information propagation in each stage; includes program channel service of political propaganda, information of local and national.
5. foreign program Channel is the channel of radio programs, television channel due to the broadcast, tv production, foreign language is expressed in a foreign language.
6. Activities linking the production of radio programs, television is the collaborative activities to implement the programme, channel programs in the country between the units have the production license of domestic programs and channel partner links through link contracts.
7. content providers is the press agency that permits radio and television activities in Vietnam owns the copyright or has legal rights agreement with regard to information content provided on the service, broadcast television.
8. The unit provides radio and television services as enterprise was established under the provisions of the law of Vietnam is eligible to provide services.
9. Technical infrastructure transmission radio broadcasting, television is the telecommunications network to meet the requirements to provide tv, radio services.
10. The use of the service is held, individual terminals meet the requirements using radio and television services.
11. use the service subscriber (subscriber) who use the service are delivered with the unit provides services in broadcasting, pay tv by contract or agreement containing binding equivalent.
12. The terminal's device tv, radio signals at the end of the transmission infrastructure, radio and television broadcast to the users.
13. radio terminals, pay tv is a terminal that integrates the functions match the content protection requirements and management of subscriber units provide service, pay tv.
14. the last point the radio service, television is the physical connection point in the telecommunications network as the standard transmission technical regulation, radio broadcasting, television to ensure the terminal connections on the telecom network and the delineation of the boundaries between technical, economic units provide services in broadcasting , tv and room service.
15. collection Center is the location of the radio equipment, the television is set to the system to collect, handle and base tape signal levels of radio signals, tv transmission infrastructure to broadcast radio, television to provide to users.
Article 4. Classification of radio and television services 1. The types of audio, television services, including: a) terrestrial services: is the service type radio, tv to use the technical infrastructure of transmission tv broadcast digital ground to provide channels of radio programs, television to the person using the service;
b) cable tv service: is the service type radio, tv to use the technical infrastructure of cable television broadcast transmission apply different technologies to provide the channels of radio programs, television to the use of the service, including: cable tv services are similar; services digital cable television; room service cable tv Internet Protocol (IPTV);
c) satellite television services: is the service type radio, tv to use the technical infrastructure of transmission of television broadcast via satellite to provide channels of radio programs, television to the person using the service;
d) mobile tv services: is the service type radio, tv to use the technical infrastructure of transmission of television broadcast, land mobile mobile-satellite tv, television via mobile telecommunications network in the ground to provide channels of radio programs, television to the person using the service;
DD) service radio, tv on the Internet: is the kind of tv, radio services using a network connection to the Internet through the domain address of electronic information page or the Internet address determined by Vietnam managed to transmit the channel, television broadcasts to the people using the service.
2. The radio and television service specified in Clause 1 of this article is provided to the user in two modes of promotion and pay, as follows: a) the radio and television service promoting enterprise services are eligible under the provisions of law providing for the use of free services that do not apply technical measures to manage , control or binding condition signal receivers;
b radio) services, pay tv service is due to businesses being licensed to provide radio services, pay tv offer for the users of services of technical measures to manage, control and binding conditions of reception.
Article 5. Service management policy radio, tv 1. Development of radio and television services are marketed nationwide by modern technology to the people easy access to the channels of radio programs, television served political, advocacy information of local and national.
2. development of the services market radio, pay tv, create equal competitive environment to mobilize social resources contribute to serve political, advocacy information and meet the needs of healthy recreation, diversity of people.
3. Create favorable conditions to mobilize, use social resources join produced the program, channel program in the country in the form of links to recreation, to meet the needs of cultural enjoyment of spiritual people; protect and promote the historical and cultural traditions of peoples, contribute to building and defending the fatherland of Socialist Vietnam.
4. Manage the supply of information content on tv, radio services under the provisions of the law on the press; manage the technical infrastructure of transmission radio broadcasting, television under the provisions of the law on telecommunications; active management of radio and television services as specified in this Decree.
5. Intensify checks, reviews of the effectiveness of information content, quality of service, radio and television by technical measures and statistical methods, modern sociological investigation.
6. Create favourable conditions for the pay tv Association and enterprises providing services of radio and television activities effectively contribute to promote market development, television broadcasting services in accordance with the guidelines of the party, policy, the laws of the State.
Article 6. The State administration of radio and television services 1. The responsibility of the Ministry of information and communication a) presiding, coordinating construction, issued under the authority or the competent authority issued the legal text, strategy, planning, plan, the State's policy with respect to the operation of the service of radio, television;
b) presiding, coordinating construction, issued under the authority of the technical standards for the technical infrastructure provided services of radio, television;
c) specialist governance reviews, television broadcasting services;
d) scientific research, application of modern technologies and building technical standards applied in the operation of television broadcasting services; training, professional training in the operation of television broadcasting services;
DD) Organization and management of international cooperation in the implementation of activities of radio and television services;
e) levels, the level changes, re-issuance, renewal, revocation of licenses, certificates in active service, broadcasting under the provisions of this Decree and Press Law;

g) guidance mode information, reports, statistics and enact uniform forms used in the operation of television broadcasting services;
h) management, inspection, checking, monitoring, complaint resolution, report, handle legal violations in the operation of television broadcasting services under authority.
2. Ministries, ministerial-level agencies, provincial people's Committee, the central cities in the scope, duties, authority is responsible, in coordination with the Ministry of information and communication management services activity State radio, tv.
Chapter II management, PROVISION and USE of RADIO and television SERVICES category 1 SERVICE, the television PROMOTION of article 7. Rights and obligations of the provider of radio service, television promotion 1. The rights of service providers, television broadcasters promote a) Are actively choose the channel program in the country to provide on the services defined in article 13 of this Decree;
b) Are actively selected unit has a telecommunications network to provide services, promote the television in case the Unit provide services, promote television no telecommunications network;
c) specialized equipment used to install the name, identification of the service icon on the tv program channel match the provisions of article 23 of this Decree.
2. Obligations of service providers, television broadcasters promote a) Should plan on taking the transmission capacity to carry on broadcasting transmission services of the channel programs as defined in clause 4 Article 13 of this Decree and in the assignment of responsibility to the competent authority;
b) observance of the provisions of the State on the management of information content and copyright owners protection program content, channels, radio programs, television;
c) actuator business reporting regime for State management bodies at Central and local levels under the regulations;
d) subjected to inspection, inspection of the competent authority under the provisions of the law.
Article 8. The rights and obligations of users of radio service, television promotion 1. Rights of use of radio and television services promote a) be proactive and terminal owners choose to use radio service, television promotion of the Unit provide services according to needs;
b) provided information on the radio and television services are marketed nationwide;
c) were complaining about the quality of service to the State Agency.
2. Obligations of the person using the services of radio, television to promote observance of the provisions of the law on the protection of the copyright ownership of the content of programs, channels, radio programs, television.
Article 9. The principle of the radio service providers, television promotion 1. Universal radio services, promote on television nationwide, including the priority focus areas, border regions, Islands, particularly hard.
2. Ensuring suitable planning of the State: press; transmission broadcast radio, television; development of radio and television services.
3. Ensure the conformity with the provisions on the management of Internet resources and radio frequencies under the provisions of the law on telecommunications and radio frequency.
4. Ensure the content of the service in accordance with the regulations on the management of the content of information according to the provisions of the law on the press and the provisions in this Decree.
5. Guarantee conformity to standards, technical standards of the State for the quality of the equipment and the radio and television service.
Category 2 SERVICES, PAY TELEVISION article 10. Rights and obligations of the provider of the service, pay tv broadcasters 1. The right of the unit to provide services of radio, television, pay a) Are actively choose the channels program program channel in the country, abroad, on-demand content, the content value to provide on the service package;
b) specialized equipment used to install the identification symbol, name service on the television channel of the appropriate service packs, the provisions of article 23 of this Decree;
c) Are actively selected unit has a telecommunications network to provide services, pay tv in the case of the Unit provide services, pay tv has no telecommunications network;
d) applies technology to suit the type of service to provide optional features Vietnamese language using audio or subtitles due to the unit being licensed programming editors, foreign made programming channel.
2. obligations of the provider of the service, a pay television executive) the regulation of the State of management of information content and copyright owners protection program content, Channel television, radio programs and other content on the service;
b) observance of the provisions of the State for fees, price and contract service providers;
c) executive regulations in the service provider license, pay tv broadcasters are granted;
d) observance of business reporting regime for State management bodies at Central and local levels under the regulations;
DD) unit provides services in broadcasting, pay tv network Executive Telecom regulations on business ownership under the provisions of the law on telecommunications;
e) are not provided, the test provides the program list has been granted registration on the service in any form;
g) is not the sale, transfer, leasing, loan service provider license, pay tv in any form;
h) subject to inspection, inspection of the competent authority under the provisions of the law.
Article 11. The Subscriber's rights and obligations in broadcasting, pay tv 1. Rights of subscription radio, pay-TV) Are selected unit provides services in broadcasting, pay tv contracts to provide and use radio service, pay tv;
b) unit is required to provide services, pay tv broadcasters to provide the necessary information regarding the quality and conditions of use of the service, pay tv;
c) used radio, television services pay according to quality, pricing, and the other provisions of the contract were delivered with the unit provides services in broadcasting, pay tv;
d) Was denied use of a part or the whole of radio services, pay television under a contract with the delivery service providers, pay tv;
DD) are guaranteed private information confidential in accordance with the law;
e) Are complaining about prices, service quality; be repaid the tariffs and other direct damages due to the fault of the provider of the service, pay tv broadcasters in case of services not provided in accordance with the contract concluding.
2. Subscriber's obligations in broadcasting, pay tv a) timely and full payment of service charges, pay tv;
b) Must fulfill the terms specified in the contract to provide radio services, pay tv;
c) observance of the provisions of the law on the protection of the copyright ownership of the content of programs, channels, radio programs, television;
d) Not be provided or sold to radio services, pay television in any form.
Article 12. Licensed to provide radio services, pay tv 1. Licensing conditions: a) is the business-Vietnam. For enterprises invested abroad must be approved on the advocates of the Prime Minister;
b) have provided services consistent with the development of radio services, broadcasting, transmission planning radio broadcasting, television and the other planning in the field of radio, television, electronic information;
c) has set up a network of telecommunications, rental agreement or use telecommunications networks meet the technical requirements of transmission service to the subscribers connected to telecommunication networks that for the services specified at points a, b, c, d, paragraph 1 article 4 of this Decree; certified registered the domain name ".vn" or Internet address is determined to provide the service to subscribe to the services prescribed in article 4 paragraph 1 e Points of this Decree;
d) be: human resource disposition; investment in technical equipment; forecast and market analysis services; the business plan and the service charges, estimates investment costs and operating costs at least 2 (two) in the first year; capital proof text or text value equal to meet the requirements for service provider deployment according to estimation;
DD) have set the transmitter Center all the channels program program channel in the country, foreign countries are concentrated in one location, except the program channel list channel program serves the political mission, information essential to local advocacy, including: systems engineering design signal processing equipment , the device connected to the transmission network, device management services, manage subscribers and content protection;
e) have the option to apply modern technology to match the State's regulations on standards, technical standards ensuring service quality and secure information security; timely technical issues ensuring the continuity of service and Subscriber's rights;
g) Has projected domestic program channel list (except for the channel program prescribed in paragraph 4 to article 13 of this Decree), channel foreign programs, on-demand content, value added content will provide radio services on pay tv, accompanied by the written approval of the provider of the content;
h) have written agreement received signal fit program channels specified in point c of paragraph 1 Article 15 of this Decree.
2. licensing records a) petition to license radio service providers, pay tv form by Ministry of information and communications regulations;

b) authenticated copies or copies with the original to a collation of papers are the new levels: business registration certificate; Investment registration certificate (if available);
c) project provides a clear presentation: service types, the scope of provided services, technical service providers and online services as required (if any); It is expected that the terms on the rights, responsibilities of the parties in concluding a contract, use the services and the content of the provisions in points b, d, e, f, g, h Paragraph 1 of this article;
d) a copy of the licence to set up a telecommunications or a copy certified agreement was hired, using the telecommunications network of the telecommunications network during the setup of telecommunication network licences in effect for the service specified in points a, b, c, d paragraph 1 article 4 of this Decree; the confirmation copy registered the domain name ".vn" or Internet address for the service prescribed in article 4 paragraph 1 e Points of this Decree;
Business cases provide services prescribed in points a, b, c, d paragraph 1 article 4 of this Decree, there must be regulation of telecommunications network in collaboration with the telecommunications network unit or additional technical solutions to troubleshooting, ensure the quality and continuity of service;
registration records) listing content on tv, radio services pay as specified in clause 5 article 21 of this Decree;
e) copy or a copy certified with original text collation signal point agreement program channels specified in point c of paragraph 1 Article 15 of this Decree.
3. licensing procedure a) profile form 02 (two) sets (1 set of originals, the 1st copy) submission directly or sent through the postal system for the Ministry of information and communication and business must take responsibility for the accuracy and honesty of the proposed licensing records;
b) within a period of 30 (thirty) working days from receipt of valid records, the Ministry of information and communications is responsible for licensing review provides the service, pay tv. Case no license, the Ministry of information and communication have written reply stating the reason.
4. the term of a license) license radio service providers, pay tv has a maximum validity period of 10 (ten) years from the date of issue but do not exceed term of validity stated in the telecommunications network license or agreement was hired, the use of the telecommunication network infrastructure to the services specified in the point a , b, c, d, paragraph 1 article 4 of this Decree; confirm the registration of the domain name ".vn" or Internet address for the service prescribed in article 4 paragraph 1 e Points of this Decree;
b) After the time limit 1 (one) year from the date the licence is in effect, if the business is not licensed to perform the service provider radio, pay tv, then the license is no longer valid. The Ministry of information and communications is responsible for issuing the decision to revoke the licence;
If you want to continue to provide services, enterprises have to make records, reissued as permit procedures, licensing procedures were first defined in item 2, 3 this.
5. the revised procedures, records, additional content license: a) The case of a change of heart, technology, type of service, the business made record, the procedure recommends the revised license, additional licenses apply as records, the first licensing procedure defined in Paragraph 2 3 this;
b) change the content stated in the license service provider radio, pay tv, businesses must have written recommendations accompanied by a presentation of the content changes;
c) profile form 02 (two) sets (1 set of originals, the 1st copy) submission directly or sent through the postal system for the Ministry of information and communications;
d) within 15 (fifteen) working days from the date of receiving documents, Ministry of information and communication has the responsibility to review the modified license, additional licenses to offer service, pay tv. The case does not permit amendments, supplements, Ministry of information and communication have written reply stating the reason;
DD) The case of change of head office address, legal representative, business registration certificate, certificate of registration of the investment business must notify in writing to the licensing authority within 30 (thirty) days from the date the change official.
6. Renewal of a license) for 60 (sixty) days before the date the licence expired, the enterprise would like to extend the license must submit proposed text extension, specify the extension period accompanied by a copy of the license or license has been granted to the Ministry of information and communications;
b) within a period of 20 (twenty) working days from the date of receipt is valid, the Ministry of information and communications is responsible for considering the grant of license renewal. The case did not renew the license, the Ministry of information and communication have written reply stating the reason;
c) licence be renewed not more than 1 (one) and in effect no more than 5 (five) years but not exceeding the validity period stated in the telecommunications network set up license or agreement was hired, the use of the telecommunication network infrastructure to the services specified in the point a , b, c, d, paragraph 1 article 4 of this Decree; confirm the registration of the domain name ".vn" or Internet address for the service prescribed in article 4 paragraph 1 e Points of this Decree.
7. Records, reissued a license procedures) where licenses expire or renew the licence expired, then made business records, the procedure of reissuing the licenses apply as records, licensing procedures were first defined in item 2, 3 this;
b) where a licence is lost or damaged do not use licensed businesses, submit grant proposal writing back the license to the Ministry of information and communication. Suggested text to specify number of licenses, on the level of the licence has been granted and the reasons for the proposal to grant the license again. The event damaged the license must submit a damaged license;
c) within a period of 10 (ten) working days from the date of the proposed text, the Ministry of information and communications review, permit reissuance. Cases not permit re-issuance, the Ministry of information and communication have written reply stating the reason.
Chapter III MANAGEMENT of INFORMATION CONTENT on TV, RADIO SERVICES article 13. Content information on the radio and television service promoting the 1. Information content on tv, radio services, including: a) the channel program to serve political, advocacy information of local and national;
b) channels of programs in other countries.
2. Point the signal channel program serves the political mission, the information essential propaganda made by agreement between content providers and service providers from the total control of the content provider or from a location that has a favorable position most recently, in accordance with the provisions of the law, due to content providers are responsible for ensuring the quality of the signal and transmission cost savings of the Unit provide services.
3. The unit provides radio and television services that promote responsible for ensuring the integrity of the program, except for channel installation name, icon (lôgô) of the Unit provide services on channel programs to identify the service as specified in article 23 of this Decree.
4. The Ministry of information and communication, specific provisions catering program channel list political, advocacy information of local and national based on belief, the purpose of the channel and in accordance with the requirement serve political, advocacy information according to each stage.
Article 14. Content information on radio services, pay tv content information on radio services, pay tv is organized into packages and services are defined, as follows: 1. basic services Package is the package of services including program channels serve the political mission essential advocacy information, according to the regulations of the State in which the business radio service providers, pay tv must provide to subscribers and must be reflected in the contract to provide the service, pay tv. Specifically: a) the channel program to serve political, advocacy information of countries must offer to all the subscribers;
b) channels of programs serving the political mission, information of local propaganda must be provided to the subscribers pay tv on local businesses to provide services according to administrative areas, except where the Unit provide services, pay tv broadcasters using non-broadcast transmission technology has the ability to insert or replace the program channel process;
c) signal Point program channel serves the political mission, the information essential propaganda made by agreement between content providers and service providers from the total control of the content provider or from a location that has a favorable position most recently, in accordance with the provisions of the law, due to content providers are responsible for ensuring the quality of the signal and transmission cost savings of the Unit provide services.
2. Enhanced Service Pack is Service Pack has the domestic program and channel to channel foreign programs due to the service providers to decide.
3. required Service Pack is service pack containing the content at the request of the Subscriber, including the content of radio programs, television of the provider of the content and image content, other sounds have a legal right to be edited by the content providers.
4. The value added services provided radio and television services by content providers is responsible before the law on value added content.
Article 15. Licensed production of the water channels in program 1. The recommended unit licensed the production of water channels in the program must be licensed press agency operating radio, tv.
2. licensing records

a Single licensing proposal) produced the channel program in water samples by Ministry of information and communications regulations;
b) copy or provide the number of active licenses radio and television;
c) project to produce a channel program which stated: the purpose of the production; name, icon (lôgô); Charter, the purpose of the channel program; program channel content; the image resolution of the channel program; the program is expected in frame 1 (one) month; audience object; program channel production capacity (including: personnel, facilities, equipment, finance); the process of organization of production and content management channel program; technical method of distribution channel to program the unit to provide services of radio, television; Economic and social efficiency of the channel;
d) program Channel case is the affiliate product, the project produced the channel program to provide information on the products link, including: address, the capacity of the partner link; form links; rights and obligations of the parties to the link;
DD) text approved the project of the production program of the channel, the governing body for the press agency of the province, the city in Central or the ministries; for Central press organs, the scheme produced must be the head of the press agencies;
e) cases suggest licensing the production of multiple channels program, suggested licensing unit must make a separate project for each specific program channel.
3. licensing procedure a) profile form 02 (two) sets (1 set of originals, the 1st copy) submission directly or sent through the postal system of the Ministry of information and media and press agencies are responsible for the accuracy and honesty of the profile;
b) within a period of 30 (thirty) working days from the date of receiving documents, Ministry of information and communications is responsible for manufacturing license review channel program in the country. Case no license, the Ministry of information and communication have written reply stating the reason.
4. the term of a license) license to channel domestic program in effect up to 10 (ten) years from the date of issue, but do not exceed term of validity of the activity licence, the unit's television license. The unit has the license to channel domestic programs be proactive provides the channel program produced under license for the service providers, television broadcasters throughout the country;
b) after 90 (ninety) days from the date of the license in force, if the unit is not licensed to perform the production program channel, then the license is no longer valid. If you want to continue producing the program, channel units are recommended procedures for licensing, apply as records, licensing procedures were first defined in item 2, 3 this.
5. the revised procedures, records, additional content license a) case change the guideline, the purpose of the program, the channel unit has implemented revised procedures, records, Supplement apply as records, licensing procedures were first defined in item 2, 3 this;
b) case changes the content stated in the license, the licensed unit must have written recommendations accompanied by a presentation of the content change and change approval of the governing body for the press agency of the province, central cities or of the branches; for Central press agency, suggested text changes due to the head of the press agencies;
c) for cases to increase or decrease the amount of time a channel program, the amount of time the program itself produced, in addition to the profile requirements specified in point b, paragraph 5 of this article, the unit has to have the scheme stating the name, content, time, duration increased broadcasts or programs cut; the scheduled program broadcast frames in 1 (one) month; organizational approach produces increased program length;
d) record established 02 (two) sets (1 set of originals, the 1st copy) submission directly or sent through the postal system of the Ministry of information and communications;
DD) within 20 (twenty) working days from the date of receiving documents, Ministry of information and communication has the responsibility to review the modified license, additional licenses program channel production in the country. The case does not permit amendments, supplements, Ministry of information and communication have written reply stating the reason.
6. Records, reissuing a permit procedure) 90 (ninety) days before the production license of channel programs in the country expired, if want to continue producing the program channel, the unit has the license to make records, reissued the license procedure;
b) petition reissued the license due to the head of the press agencies; for the press agency of the province, the city in Central or of ministries must be accompanied by a written request of licenses back to the governing body;
c) copy or provide the license production of the channel program in the country has been granted;
d) report reviews activities produced programs on channels since being licensed has the content: provide effective evaluation metrics of impact channel, list of programs broadcast on the category or channel (including time, duration broadcast frame program; source; broadcasts; the list of leaders in charge of the room professional boards, or channel program; the reporter, the editor is responsible for the production of the channel programs);
DD) record established 02 (two) sets (1 set of originals, the 1st copy) submission directly or sent through the postal system of the Ministry of information and communications;
e) within a period of 30 (thirty) working days from receipt of valid records, the Ministry of information and communications is responsible for considering reissuing the production license of channel programs in the country. Cases not permit re-issuance, the Ministry of information and communication have written reply stating the reason.
Article 16. Link the production of radio programs, television 1. The unit has the license to channel domestic program of choice and responsible partners are organizations that are legal entities established under the provisions of the law of Vietnam to link production of part or the entire program, channel program.
2. Benefits of affiliate partners are paid by the rights from the operation of advertising, sponsorship or other legitimate source of revenue of the unit have the production license of a channel program when the main broadcast program, affiliate program channel.
3. Do not perform activities that link the production program for the radio programs, television current events-politics.
4. The program activity links in the channel program to serve political propaganda essential information, according to the regulations of the State and the political-channel sum does not exceed 30% of the amount of time the program aired 1 (one) under the license of this channel.
5. The unit has the license to channel domestic programs when performing activities that link the production of programs, channels, radio programs, television has the responsibility: a) decide the content of broadcast programs, affiliate program channel ensures conformity to the provisions of the law on the press;
b) report in writing when making a new affiliate program.
Article 17. Channels of foreign programs on radio services, pay tv channels for foreign programs provided on the service, pay tv in Vietnam must meet the following requirements: 1. The number of foreign extraction program channels on radio services system, pay tv does not exceed 30% of the total number of channels.
2. healthy, content match, Vietnam culture does not violate the provisions of the law on the press of Vietnam.
3. Meet the requirements for ownership or use copyrighted content when provided on the service, pay tv in Vietnam.
4. the registration certificate was provided on the service, pay tv broadcasters according to the provisions of article 18 of this Decree.
5. Be a licensed unit program channels foreign editors according to the provisions of article 20 of this decree made the editor, compiler and is responsible for the editorial content, compiler.
6. Do not include advertising information is defaulted from abroad. The advertising content (if any) to be done in Vietnam, in compliance with the provisions of the law on advertising and Vietnam being licensed to the editor responsible for the content of advertising.
7. the agent has been authorized in Vietnam make the financial obligations under the provisions of the law of Vietnam.
Article 18. Registration of foreign channels offering programs on radio and television services to pay 1. Foreign television companies offering the foreign program channels into the Vietnam charge copyright content is through the dealer is authorized in Vietnam to make the subscription channel program and perform financial obligations with the State of Vietnam.
2. foreign television companies must specify the scope of authorization for each agent when simultaneously perform authorization from 2 (two) or more agents.
3. for foreign program channels without charge copyright content, foreign tv firms only perform the procedure Editor, compiled according to the rules, not through authorized dealers in Vietnam.
4. authorized agent business is Vietnam and foreign tv companies are authorized dealers provide channels of foreign programs on radio and television services paid in Vietnam.
5. authorized agents are responsible for registration provided the foreign program channels on radio services, pay tv in Vietnam with the Ministry of information and communication.
6. Records, certification procedures for registration of foreign program channel a) registration form provides channels of foreign programs on radio and television services are paid according to the model by the Ministry of information and communications regulations;
b) copy of foreign tv channel owner's foreign programs accompanied South Vietnamese translations are attested;

c) documents prove legitimate ownership legal validity for the channel program is granted by the competent authority of the country in which the foreign owned television channel program registration, enclosing the South Vietnamese translations are certified (if the text was composed in foreign languages);
d) certified copies or copies with the original to compare business registration certificate, certificate of registration of the investment (if any) of the latest authorized dealers;
DD) copy or a copy certified with the original text collation to confirm foreign television about the authorized business agent provide the channels of foreign programs on radio and television services pay attached to the South Vietnamese translations are certified (if the text was composed in foreign languages);
e) descriptive text of the foreign television programme channel content, frames broadcast of the programs in the channel 1 (a), accompanied by South Vietnamese translations are certified (if the text was composed in foreign languages);
g) profile form 02 (two) sets (1 set of originals, the 1st copy) submission directly or sent through the postal system of the Ministry of information and communication and business must take responsibility for the accuracy and honesty of the recommended records issued a certificate of registration;
h) within a period of 30 (thirty) working days from the date of receiving documents, Ministry of information and communication has the responsibility to review the certification register provides foreign program channels on the radio service, pay tv, which explicitly require editing, compiled for the channel programs are certificate of registration;
I) registration certificate provides channels of foreign programs on radio and television services pay the maximum effect 5 (five) years from the date of issue but not to exceed the time limit in effect noted in writing authorized agent. Where does the certification register, Ministry of information and communication have written reply stating the reason.
7. the revised procedures, records, registration certificate supplement a) case change categories, program channel program, channel content made records, business registration procedures apply as records, certification procedure first registration prescribed in clause 6 of this Article;
b) other changes to the provisions of art. 7 of this, businesses have suggested text, additional certificates of registration of the authorized agent stating the reasons and details of the proposed changes and content meet the requirements specified in point c d, e in this Clause;
c) text of the foreign television confirmed the content of the change;
d) copy or provide the registration certificate number provided to channel foreign programs on radio and television services pay has been granted;
DD) descriptive text of the foreign television studios on time, duration, frame the broadcast of the programs in the channel 1 (a), accompanied by South Vietnamese translations are certified (if the text was composed in a foreign language) in the case of the modified proposal, additional regulations related to time , duration, frame the broadcast of channel program;
e) profile form 02 (two) sets (1 set of originals, the 1st copy) submission directly or sent through the postal system of the Ministry of information and communication and business must take responsibility for the accuracy and honesty of the profile;
g) within 20 (twenty) working days from the date of receiving documents, Ministry of information and communication has the responsibility to review the certification register modification, additional certificates of registration of foreign programming channel provided on the service, pay tv, non-modified case additional certificate, registration, Ministry of information and communication have written reply stating the reason.
8. The agent is authorized to provide foreign program channel is responsible for: a) done right the specified in the certificate of registration of foreign channels offering programs on radio and television services are paid by the Ministry of information and communications;
b) make the financial obligations as stipulated by law.
Article 19. Editing, compiling foreign program channel on tv, radio services pay 1. All the channels of foreign programs on radio and television services paid in Vietnam must be done editing, ensure Manager program content is not contrary to the provisions of the law of Vietnam about journalism and advertising, except for the live sports match , the opening ceremony, the closing ceremony of the sports tournament regional and world scale.
2. The compile is done depending on the type of channel the foreign programs, specifically the following: a) 100% translation program channel content feature films, cartoons;
b) compile 100% reporting programs, documentation on the General channels, entertainment channels, sports channels, music channel, the science channel, education.
3. The Ministry of information and communication decided the classification of foreign programs on the channel service, pay tv.
Article 20. Editorial license to channel foreign programs on radio and television services to pay 1. The licensing program channels foreign editor on radio services, pay tv is done with each channel program and match the development planning and management of the national press.
2. a license conditions) Is the press agency which permits the operation of radio, television;
b) Have written approval and licensing proposal by the governing body for the press agency in the real city, in the Central and the ministries; for the central press agency, suggested text should license caused the head of the press agencies;
c) Have personnel to meet the requirements of professional journalism, have journalists and foreign language proficiency in accordance with the recommended channels foreign programs licensing Editor;
d) have the capacity to meet the requirements of technical editor, include: device system slow, storage devices, technical means of signal transmitter suitable to program channel Editor; ensure the editorial work, compiling is done in Vietnam under the provisions of article 19 of this Decree;
DD) Has the required financial capacity by estimating the cost of editing, compiling in 1 (one) year and text prove lawful financial sources to ensure implementation of the work of the editor, compiled according to estimation;
e) Have copyright or allow text to be used to channel foreign programs in Vietnam under the provisions of the law.
3. Profile, a licensing procedure) petition to license foreign channels editor program on radio and television services are paid according to the model by the Ministry of information and communications regulations;
b) copy or provide the number of active licenses radio and television;
c) project to foreign program channel editors expressing the content specified in point c, d, e clause 2 this accompanied by cost estimates approved by the governing body for the press press agency in the central cities, and the ministries or the head of the press agency approval for Central press organs;
d) certified copies or copies with the original to compare text copyright agreement to channel foreign programs. The case of the agreement text in a foreign language must be translated into Vietnamese South and endorsement for a room;
DD) record established 02 (two) sets (1 set of originals, the 1st copy) submission directly or sent through the postal system of the Ministry of information and media and press agencies are responsible for the accuracy and honesty of the profile;
e) within a period of 30 (thirty) working days from receipt of valid records, the Ministry of information and communications is responsible for editorial licensing review program on foreign channels, room service, pay tv. Case no license, the Ministry of information and communication have written reply stating the reason.
4. Time limit for channel editors license of foreign programs on radio and television services pay is in effect for a maximum of 10 (ten) years from the date of issue, but not more than validity period stated in the operating licence of radio, television and the time limit stated in writing the copyright agreement program channel.
5. in case of changing the channel program category, the content of foreign programs, the channel unit has performed, the procedure applied records as records, the first licensing procedures specified in Paragraph 3 of this article.
6. the revised procedures, records, supplement a of the license text) suggest modifications, additional license accompanying the presentation of the content changes to the provisions in Clause 5 of this press agency by agency heads of the Press Secretary. For the press agency of the province, central cities or of the ministries proposed text must be certified by the governing body;
b) copy or provide license number program channels foreign editor on radio services, pay tv has been granted;
c) descriptive text of the foreign television studios on time, duration, frame the broadcast of the programs in the channel 1 (a), accompanied by South Vietnamese translations are certified (if the text was composed in a foreign language) in the case of the modified proposal, additional content related to time , duration, frame the broadcast of channel program;
d) record established 02 (two) sets (1 set of originals, the 1st copy) submission directly or sent through the postal system of the Ministry of information and communications;
DD) within 20 (twenty) working days from receipt of valid records, the Ministry of information and communication has the responsibility to review the modified license, additional licenses program channels foreign editor on radio service, pay tv. The case does not permit amendments, supplements, Ministry of information and communication have written reply stating the reason.
7. Records procedure, granting leave of license

a) 90 (ninety) days before the channel editor license foreign programs expire, if you want to continue editing the channel program, the unit has the license to do the suggested procedure to license;
b) petition form permit re-issuance by Ministry of information and communications regulations;
c) copy or provide license number program channels foreign editor on radio services, pay tv has been granted;
d) report reviews activities program channels foreign editor since the time of licensed content: self evaluation of performance, manpower, equipment, convenience, the difficulty of the work performed to the editor;
DD) record established 02 (two) sets (1 set of originals, the 1st copy) submission directly or sent through the postal system of the Ministry of information and media and press agencies are responsible for the accuracy and honesty of the profile;
e) within a period of 30 (thirty) working days from the date of the records according to the rules, the Ministry of information and communications is responsible for considering the level of editorial license to channel foreign programs on radio service, pay tv. Cases not permit re-issuance, the Ministry of information and media responded stating the reason.
Article 21. Subscribe to catalogue content on radio and television services 1. For radio services, videoconferencing units provide services, promote television actively choose channel list domestic programs consistent with the provisions of article 13 of this Decree to provide on the services and to not perform the registration procedure content categories;.
2. for radio service, a pay tv) unit provides services, pay tv broadcasters must make register content categories domestic program channels, channel foreign programs;
b) unit provides services in broadcasting, pay tv is not made to register on-demand content categories and content value. The on-demand content and value added content on the service, pay tv broadcasters to ensure that the requirements specified in paragraph 3 of this article;
3. Requirements for on-demand content and content of value a) have written to prove a legal right in accordance with the law;
b) Are press agencies permission tv, radio editor before providing on service;
c) established track record serving the business report and the Agency's inspection authority.
4. In the process of deploying service providing radio, pay tv, if any change compared with the list of registered content, provide services, pay tv broadcasters must make register modification, additional content categories.
5. Registration documents for the first sign, modify, supplement the list of content on tv, radio services pay a) Declaration of registration, registration of amendments and supplements directory content on tv, radio services pay according to the model by the Ministry of information and communications regulations;
b) authenticated copies or copies with the original to compare text copyright agreement for channel programs on radio and television services pay register;
c) certified copies or copies with original text collation signal point agreement program channels serve the political mission, the information essential advocacy;
d) record established 02 (two) sets (1 set of originals, the 1st copy) sent directly or through the postal system of the Ministry of information and communications (Directorate of radio, television and electronic information);
6. the procedure for certification of registered content categories on the radio and television services pay a) for first-time registration records be made along with the suggested profile service provider license, pay tv. After the business was licensed to provide radio service, pay tv, Ministry of information and communications (Directorate of radio, television and electronic information) are responsible to review the certification register listing content on tv, radio services pay;
b) with respect to the revised registration documents, additional content categories on the radio and television service pay level review period amended registration certificate supplement is 15 (fifteen) days. No case modification level, additional certificates of registration, the Ministry of information and communications (Directorate of radio, television and electronic information) have written reply stating the reason.
Article 22. Copyright content on radio and television services 1. The program channels in the country serve political propaganda essential information, according to the State's regulations are next, transmit intact on radio and television services in the territory of Vietnam don't need agreement on copyright.
2. The channel programs on radio and television services must ensure that the requirements of copyright as follows: a) have written to prove a legal right in accordance with the law;
b) secure the integrity of the program, channel program, except installation name, icon (lôgô) of the Unit provide services according to the provisions of article 23 of this Decree.
Article 23. Name, icon provider service, television service providers, television broadcasting installation name, icon (lôgô) service on Channel television program to identify its services according to the following rules: 1. Be capable of easy identification.
2. Do not exceed 10 (ten) characters and does not coincide with the name, the symbol had registered earlier.
3. put in 1 (one) in 4 (four) corners of the screen and does not overlap the symbols of units provided content or symbols of the channel programs.
4. Writing to certification or committed intellectual as prescribed by law for the icon (lôgô) service. The icon of the service units provide services in broadcasting, pay tv to register along with the suggested profile service provider license, pay tv or record to suggest amendments, additional service provider license, pay tv.
5. Do not install the service names, logos on the television channel serving the political mission, the information essential advocacy under the provisions of the State.
6. Actively select and suggest at least 2 channels program program channel list provided on the service to perform the installation, the icon name (lôgô) for the purpose of identification service providers.
Chapter IV TECHNICAL STANDARDS, quality, PROFESSIONAL REPORTS and REVIEWS Services 24. Technical regulation system equipment, radio and television services, including: 1. the radio terminals, television.
2. signal encoding equipment base.
3. Equipment for signal flow by base pairing.
4. firewall devices at the Center transmitter.
5. Routers in the Center transmitter.
6. equipment management of users (subscribers).
7. content protection device.
8. satellite tv service.
9. ground television service.
10. analog cable tv service.
11. service of digital cable television.
12. service cable tv Internet Protocol (IPTV).
13. mobile tv service.
14. mobile tv service via satellite.
15. mobile tv service on land mobile telecommunications network.
16. radio and television services on the Internet.
Article 25. Quality control equipment, radio and television services 1. The assessment of conformity to standards, technical standards for the equipment and the radio and television services are made as follows: a) radio and television equipment to perform the certification of conformity or conformity announced for each category of equipment and the associated conformity marks before circulating on the market;
b) radio and television services specified in clause 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16 Article 24 of this decree must perform quality inspection and compliance, quality monitoring under the provisions of the Ministry of information and communication.
2. The Ministry of information and communications is responsible for: a) issued the list of audio equipment, television to make matching procedure rules according to each period;
b) regulations specific to the operation of conformity assessment standards, technical regulation equipment for radio, tv;
c) procedure regulations made quality and regulation management, inspection, testing, monitoring, quality of service, radio and television.
Article 26. Business report 1. The Ministry of information and communications regulation mode and form of reporting radio service activities, for the television service providers, television broadcasting; link activity programme, channel program for program channel production unit in water.
2. The unit provides radio and television services is responsible for: a) perform periodic reporting irregular operations, providing services of radio and television at the request of the Ministry of information and communications (Directorate of radio, television and electronic information) and the Department of information and communications of the province of the city, where there are active deployment service providing radio, television;
b) prove the accuracy of the content and metrics report upon request of the competent authority.
3. The program channel production units in the country are responsible for: a) recurring reports, irregular operation, program production link programme channels at the request of the Ministry of information and communications (Directorate of radio, television and electronic information);
b) prove the accuracy of the content and metrics report upon request of the competent authority.
4. The Ministry of information and communications (Directorate of radio, television and electronic information) are responsible for the use of the content and professional reporting metrics to serve state management for service providers operating radio, tv and affiliate activity programme the channel, radio programs, television.
Article 27. Price of service

1. The Ministry of information and communications is responsible for issuing technical-economic norms of transmission channel broadcast the program in the country to serve political, advocacy information on radio and television services are marketed.
2. the Radio Service Price, pay television made public according to the provisions of the law, such as the following: a) unit provides services in broadcasting, pay tv price listing service, reviews service package attached to the information, the basic specifications of the service, the Service Pack;
b) location price listing service, pay tv at the base there is a business service provider deals and other locations due to the service providers to decide in accordance with the law.
Chapter V COLLECTS TELEVISION SIGNALS DIRECTLY FROM SATELLITES to article 28. Currency signals service in television broadcasting, television broadcasting services, broadcasting in Vietnam installed tv capture device directly from a satellite to view television channels in satellite television service of Vietnam without having to register with the competent authorities.
Article 29. Tv receiver not in the radio and television services 1. Direct tv receiver from satellite tv service in via satellite is Vietnam's currency foreign television signals directly from satellites to collect the views of the foreign television channels, not through Editor by press agencies.
2. The following subjects was collecting foreign television signals directly from satellites to exploit information to serve professional: a) the organs of the party, the State, the social-political unions at Central and provincial level;
b) press agencies;
c) agencies, foreign diplomatic institutions in Vietnam;
d) offices, the resident Office of the news agency, the foreign press in Vietnam.
3. The institutions not specified in clause 2 of this alien work, households and individuals who only foreign currency direct television signals from a satellite if the channel program that has not been provided on pay tv system of the local Vietnam where organized family and individual, that set the signal receiver system.
4. licensed businesses providing services in broadcasting, pay tv made clue collecting equipment system setup tv signal directly from the satellite through the editor to provide for the following objects: a) the objects specified in clause 2 3 of this article, no conditions or separate setup needs the system of tv signal receiver directly from the satellite;
b) The hotel was legal activity registration have foreigners stay.
5. The objects specified in paragraphs 2, 3 and point b paragraph 4 this must make register currency foreign television signals directly from satellites with Department of information and communication in local system setup receiver equipment.
6. The licensed businesses providing services in broadcasting, pay tv and have agreements or contracts provide direct television signals from satellites is not through editor for objects specified in paragraph 4 of this Article are taken registration do clue system settings tv signals collection equipment abroad directly from the satellite with the Department Information and communication in local system setup receiver equipment.
Article 30. Procedure for granting the registration currency foreign television signals directly from satellites 1. Department of information and media of the central cities, are responsible for the management and review of the level registered currency foreign television signals directly from satellites on the assigned management.
2. Profile, registration currency foreign television signals directly from satellites are specified as follows: a) the Declaration of registration in the form because the Ministry of information and communications regulations;
b) authenticated copies or copies with original to collate the following papers: license or equivalent legal text for the organizations specified in Paragraph 2 to article 29 of this Decree; Business registration certificate, certificate of registration of the investment (if any) for the Organization, Resident Card or equivalent legal papers for household, personal alien prescribed in paragraph 3 to article 29 of this Decree; registration documents of the hotels specified in point b of paragraph 4 to article 29 of this Decree; Service provider license, pay for business rules in paragraph 6 to article 29 of this Decree;
c) certified copies or copies with the original text collation to rent, borrow location install the device in case the device is not installed in the location stated in the license, certificate of registration, certificate of registration, license, Resident Card provides radio service , pay tv;
d) resumes 01 (one) made in the original submission directly or sent through the postal system for the Department of information and media of the central cities, where system settings tv signals collection equipment abroad directly from satellites;
DD) within 15 (fifteen) working days from receipt of valid records, Department of information and media of the central cities, has the responsibility to review the registration level currency foreign television signals directly from satellites. Case of non-registration, Department of information and media have written reply stating the reason;
e) Sample registration certificate currency foreign television signals directly from satellites by Ministry of information and communications regulations;
g) registration certificates currency foreign television signals directly from satellites to effect maximum 5 (five) years from the date of issue but not to exceed the time limit in effect noted in the license, certificate of registration, registration of investment certificates, Resident Card Service provider license, radio, pay tv.
3. registration, profile modification, additional registration certificates currency foreign television signals directly from satellites: a) the proposed text stating the contents need additional amendments; for cases of change of location of installation, need a copy or a copy certified with the original text collation to prove ownership, lease, borrow new places;
b) resumes 01 (one) made in the original submission directly or sent through the postal system for the Department of information and media of the central cities, where the installation of equipment for collecting foreign television signals directly from satellites;
c) within a period of 10 (ten) working days from receipt of valid records, Department of information and media of the central cities, has the responsibility to review the registration level currency foreign television signals directly from satellites. Case of non-registration, Department of information and media have written reply stating the reason.
Chapter VI article 31 ENFORCEMENT TERMS. Effect 1. The Decree has effect as from March 2016.
2. From the date of the Decree has effect, legal documents and the following provisions expire: a) decision No. 20/2011/QĐ-TTg dated 24 March 2011 of the Prime about issuing regulations pay-TV activities;
b) decision No. 18a/2013/QĐ-TTg dated Mar. 2013 of the Prime Minister about the amendments and supplements to some articles of the regulations pay tv activities attached to decision No. 20/2011/QD-TTg dated January 24, 2011 of the Prime Minister;
c) Circular No. 12/2009/TT-BTTTT on May 28, 2009 by Ministry of information and communication rules of the active links in the production of radio programs, television;
d) Articles 10, 11, 12 of the circular No. 07/2011/TT-BTTTT January 3, 2011 by Ministry of information and communication, detailed rules and instructions for the licensing of activities in the field of radio journalism, television.
3. Within a period of 12 (twelve) months from the date of this Decree, in effect, businesses are in operation providing pay-TV services, technical infrastructure, broadcast transmission but does not yet have a licence to set up a telecommunications if the activity continues provide pay tv service the suggested procedures, licensing telecommunications and network set up to license radio service providers, pay tv.
4. The licenses, certificates are issued in accordance with decision No. 20/2011/QD-TTg dated 24 March 2011 by the Prime Minister to continue in force until the end of time has been granted the license.
Article 32. Responsibility 1. The Minister of information and communications is responsible for guiding, inspecting the implementation of this Decree.
2. Ministers, heads of ministerial agencies, heads of government agencies, the Chairman of the provincial people's Committee, central cities and other organizations and individuals concerned is responsible for the implementation of this Decree.