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The Manila Times
The arrogance of an Indonesian magnate’s lackey“to get out of the way?” I am referring to Manuel V. Pangilinan, chairman of P
The arrogance of an Indonesian magnate’s lackey
The Manila Times / Posted 20 minutes ago
“to get out of the way?” I am referring to Manuel V. Pangilinan, chairman of Philippine Long Distance Telephone Co. (PLDT), its subsidiary Smart Telecom, Meralco and all companies controlled and mainly owned, through intermediary firms, by... Read more
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The Manila Times
Globe-PLDT allow local free calls in CamSurJune 26, 2016 8:36 pm FREE local calls are now available in Camarines Sur, bet
Globe-PLDT allow local free calls in CamSur
The Manila Times / Posted 2 hours ago
June 26, 2016 8:36 pm FREE local calls are now available in Camarines Sur, between subscribers of PLDT Inc. and Globe Telecom Inc. In a statement, PLDT said it has set up interconnection links with Globe... Read more
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Bulatlat.com
The 700 MHz Frequency and the Philippine Telecom Duopoly – BulatlatThis is in relation to the groundbreaking P69.1-billion deal made between corpo
The 700 MHz Frequency and the Philippine Telecom Duopoly – Bulatlat
Bulatlat.com / Posted 4 hours ago
This is in relation to the groundbreaking P69.1-billion deal made between corporate giants San Miguel Corporation (SMC), PLDT and Globe in May that saw the sale of SMC’s telecom assets to the two dominant players of the Philippine... Read more
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Rappler
Globe Telecom takes big leap in digitization with 6 content dealsthe way broadband is enjoyed in the Filipino home," Cu promised. He added that
Globe Telecom takes big leap in digitization with 6 content deals
Rappler / Posted yesterday
the way broadband is enjoyed in the Filipino home," Cu promised. He added that more cell sites will be put up using the frequencies Globe and PLDT Incorporated recently acquired from San Miguel Corporation's telecom businesses. –... Read more
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Manila Standard Today
Bad English grammar on cable TV featuring Filipinos; Sky Cable’s monopolyto obtain a telephone line. When competition was provided by BayanTel, and late
Bad English grammar on cable TV featuring Filipinos; Sky Cable’s monopoly
Manila Standard Today / Posted yesterday
to obtain a telephone line. When competition was provided by BayanTel, and later on by mobile telephone service providers, PLDT had to shape up. As a result, a PLDT phone line could be obtained overnight. Sometime in the 1990s, when Sky Cable... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
Local stocks bleed with global martsand will not catch the spell,” he added. Pangilinan is also the chairman of so
Local stocks bleed with global marts
Manila Bulletin / Posted 2 days ago
and will not catch the spell,” he added. Pangilinan is also the chairman of some of the country’s biggest companies like PLDT Inc., Metro Pacific Investments Corp., and Manila Electric Co. The referendum on whether Britain will quit the EU or... Read more
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Rappler
PayMaya Philippines to tap ASEAN marketCOO hinted that his firm is in talks with Manila Electric Company, Metro Pacifi
PayMaya Philippines to tap ASEAN market
Rappler / Posted 2 days ago
COO hinted that his firm is in talks with Manila Electric Company, Metro Pacific Investment Corporation's toll road units, PLDT, and Cignal TV Incorporated – all businesses chaired by Manuel V. Pangilinan. "Soon after Uber, you will hear us... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Pangilinan, Robredo, Dominguez to lead 1st BusinessWorld Economic Forumfirst BusinessWorld Economic Forum is brought to you by Metrobank, Turkish Airl
Pangilinan, Robredo, Dominguez to lead 1st BusinessWorld Economic Forum
Pilipino Star / Posted 2 days ago
first BusinessWorld Economic Forum is brought to you by Metrobank, Turkish Airlines in partnership with Ayala Land Inc., PLDT Inc., Smart Communications and Meralco. For more information, please visit www.bweconomicforum.com, e-mail to... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
PayMaya targets P200-B haul in 2016targets P200-B haul in 2016 PayMaya Philippines (formerly Smart e-Money, Inc.)
PayMaya targets P200-B haul in 2016
Manila Bulletin / Posted 2 days ago
targets P200-B haul in 2016 PayMaya Philippines (formerly Smart e-Money, Inc.), the digital financial services unit of PLDT and Smart Communications, Inc. (Smart), which is part of the Voyager Group, expects to haul in over P200 billion worth... Read more
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Starmometer
PayMaya Launches #NowNation Campaign to Empower the Filipino Millenialsquarter of 2016. This is why PayMaya Philippines (formerly Smart e-Money, Inc)
PayMaya Launches #NowNation Campaign to Empower the Filipino Millenials
Starmometer / Posted 2 days ago
quarter of 2016. This is why PayMaya Philippines (formerly Smart e-Money, Inc), the financial services arm of Smart and PLDT, launches “#NowNation” on Thursday, June 23, 2016 at Twelve Monkeys Music Hall and Pub in Century Mall, Makati City.... Read more
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Rappler
Globe Telecom, PLDT urge anew PCC for open dialogueUNCERTAINTY LOOMS. Heads of PLDT and Globe ask Philippine Competition Commissio
Globe Telecom, PLDT urge anew PCC for open dialogue
Rappler / Posted 3 days ago
UNCERTAINTY LOOMS. Heads of PLDT and Globe ask Philippine Competition Commission to have an open dialogue on the San Miguel telco buyout deal The two telecommunications giants said in a joint statement that they have asked PCC for a meeting to shed... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Dominguez: MVP right but . . .Finance Secretary Carlos Dominguez’s comment when asked about the recent call o
Dominguez: MVP right but . . .
Inquirier.net / Posted 3 days ago
Finance Secretary Carlos Dominguez’s comment when asked about the recent call of Philippine Long Distance Telephone Co. (PLDT) chair Manuel V. Pangilinan to the government to “get out of the way” of the private sector’s initiatives. “In general,... Read more
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Manila Standard Today
Drug-related killingsfrustration at the way things are going and said government must not meddle too
Drug-related killings
Manila Standard Today / Posted 3 days ago
frustration at the way things are going and said government must not meddle too much; it must leave business alone. The PLDT top honcho was reacting to PLDT’s linking up with Globe Telecom to buy Vega Telecom Inc. and the telco business of San... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
Telcos seek to resolve impasse with PCC The country’s telecom duopoly, Philippine Long Distance Telephone Co. (PLDT)
Telcos seek to resolve impasse with PCC
Manila Bulletin / Posted 4 days ago
The country’s telecom duopoly, Philippine Long Distance Telephone Co. (PLDT) and Globe Telecom Inc. have appealed for a dialogue with the Philippine Competition Commission (PCC) to resolve the impasse on their... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Filipinos, telcos all gung hoimprove internet speed, quality and coverage, provide better indoor coverage, a
Filipinos, telcos all gung ho
Pilipino Star / Posted 4 days ago
improve internet speed, quality and coverage, provide better indoor coverage, and enable faster rollout in rural areas. PLDT chief executive officer Manuel V. Pangilinan has said that his long-held goal of providing “#InternetForAll will no... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
PLDT, Globe agree to tender offer for Liberty shares Philippine Long Distance and Telephone Company and Globe Telecom, through Veg
PLDT, Globe agree to tender offer for Liberty shares
Manila Bulletin / Posted 5 days ago
Philippine Long Distance and Telephone Company and Globe Telecom, through Vega Telecom Inc., have agreed to undertake a tender offer for shares issued by Liberty Telecoms Holdings, Inc.(LIB). In... Read more
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Rappler
Liberty Telecoms to delist from PSE after San Miguel telco buyoutPSE DELISTING. The delisting comes after PLDT and Globe took over San Miguel Co
Liberty Telecoms to delist from PSE after San Miguel telco buyout
Rappler / Posted 5 days ago
PSE DELISTING. The delisting comes after PLDT and Globe took over San Miguel Corporation's telecommunications business last May 30 in a $1.5-billion deal In separate letters to the Philippine Stock Exchange (PSE) on Tuesday, June 21, PLDT and Globe... Read more
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Coconuts Manila
MVP on what gov't can do to help telcos in digital shift: 'Get out of the way'"The government’s share is to get out of the way." That's what Philippine Long
MVP on what gov't can do to help telcos in digital shift: 'Get out of the way'
Coconuts Manila / Posted 5 days ago
"The government’s share is to get out of the way." That's what Philippine Long Distance Telephone Co. (PLDT) chair Manuel V. Pangilinan said when he was asked what the government could contribute to help in its multibillion-peso digital shift.... Read more
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Inquirier.net
‘Duterte admin will honor contracts between gov’t, private sectors’reassure large telcos. He did not name a particular telecom firm but the Phili
‘Duterte admin will honor contracts between gov’t, private sectors’
Inquirier.net / Posted 6 days ago
reassure large telcos. He did not name a particular telecom firm but the Philippine Long Distance and Telephone Company (PLDT), which runs the big telecom firm Smart Communications Inc., has recently been questioning the decision of anti-trust... Read more
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Rappler
PLDT bets on Mindanao's sunny outlookRIDING THE WAVE. PLDT bets on the sunny economic outlook of President-elect Rod
PLDT bets on Mindanao's sunny outlook
Rappler / Posted 6 days ago
RIDING THE WAVE. PLDT bets on the sunny economic outlook of President-elect Rodrigo Duterte's hometown, Davao City. MANILA, Philippines – The country's largest phone carrier, PLDT Incorporated, plans to set up a landing station and a data center in... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Campaign aims to inspire entrepreneurs to dream biggerit could translate to customers and purchases. Digital literacy is just one of
Campaign aims to inspire entrepreneurs to dream bigger
Inquirier.net / Posted 6 days ago
it could translate to customers and purchases. Digital literacy is just one of the aspects of “Make it Big” campaign by PLDT-Smart SME Nation. Its main goal, however, is to empower entrepreneurs to consider expanding their businesses or more... Read more
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Pilipino Star
AIBA accepts Manny’s decisionhis mind,” said Picson. “Mario complained of double vision while training in Ba
AIBA accepts Manny’s decision
Pilipino Star / Posted 6 days ago
his mind,” said Picson. “Mario complained of double vision while training in Baguio three weeks ago. We brought him to the PLDT Medical Baguio which referred him to an ophthalmologist who discovered the cataract in his left eye. We took him to... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Competition body acts upon 47 cases of merger and acquisitionthe telco deal,” Balisacan was quoted by the ECCP as saying, referring to the b
Competition body acts upon 47 cases of merger and acquisition
Inquirier.net / Posted 7 days ago
the telco deal,” Balisacan was quoted by the ECCP as saying, referring to the buyout of San Miguel Corp.’s telco assets by PLDT and Globe. SFM Disclaimer: Comments do not represent the views of INQUIRER.net. We reserve the right to exclude... Read more
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Rappler
These 7 dad-centric tearjerker ads have us reaching for the tissuessees actor Julio Diaz as a cook for the restaurant. He works hard to make sure
These 7 dad-centric tearjerker ads have us reaching for the tissues
Rappler / Posted 7 days ago
sees actor Julio Diaz as a cook for the restaurant. He works hard to make sure to give his daughter Melanie a debut. PLDT "Suportahan Taka" commercial (2001) When a young man calls home to anxiously tell his dad that he's shifting majors, he... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Manny V. Pangilinan to government: Leave business alonePLDT chairman Manuel V. Pangilinan. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO DAVAO CITY, Philippine
Manny V. Pangilinan to government: Leave business alone
Inquirier.net / Posted 7 days ago
PLDT chairman Manuel V. Pangilinan. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO DAVAO CITY, Philippines—Get out of the way. That’s how the government can help Philippine Long Distance Telephone Co. (PLDT) succeed in its multibillion-peso digital shift, the company’s... Read more
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Sun Star
Harnessing teamwork thru building a communityIT’S inspiring to look forward to how a leader’s vision of a workplace will be,
Harnessing teamwork thru building a community
Sun Star / Posted 7 days ago
IT’S inspiring to look forward to how a leader’s vision of a workplace will be, and at PLDT-Smart, it’s a whole complex that seeks to encourage openness and cooperation among all affiliate companies much like a school campus allows students to mingle... Read more
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Rappler
PLDT's digital pivot spills over to JapanLEVERAGE. PLDT's partnership with NTT will help leverage its position against t
PLDT's digital pivot spills over to Japan
Rappler / Posted 8 days ago
LEVERAGE. PLDT's partnership with NTT will help leverage its position against telecom giants KDDI and SoftBank. Photos by Chrisee Dela Paz/Rappler GINZA, Japan – The so-called "digital pivot" of the Philippines’ largest phone carrier PLDT,... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Avena, Katigbak clinch Seniors, Mid-Am crownswho shot a 79, in the countback for fifth in the tournament sponsored by MVP Sp
Avena, Katigbak clinch Seniors, Mid-Am crowns
Pilipino Star / Posted 8 days ago
who shot a 79, in the countback for fifth in the tournament sponsored by MVP Sports Foundation and held as part of the PLDT Group National Amateur Tour and backed by the Philippine Sports Commission. Katigbak bucked an opening 40 and a... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
The Bee of the Ball to everyone when Jollibee, who looked very dapper in his barong tagalog, was ca
The Bee of the Ball 
Manila Bulletin / Posted 8 days ago
to everyone when Jollibee, who looked very dapper in his barong tagalog, was called on stage as one of the awardees. PLDT and Smart executive vice president and Consumer Business Group head Ariel Fermin (who was previously president of two... Read more
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Sun Star
It’s now just PLDT Inc.THERE is no need to spell out Philippine Long Distance Telephone Company as fro
It’s now just PLDT Inc.
Sun Star / Posted 9 days ago
THERE is no need to spell out Philippine Long Distance Telephone Company as from now on, it will just be PLDT Inc. While the change looks simple enough, the company that goes by the name PLDT Inc. now is a declaration that it is fully committed to... Read more
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Rappler
The other side of San Miguel's telco buyouta month after talks with Telstra collapsed, San Miguel gave up its telecom drea
The other side of San Miguel's telco buyout
Rappler / Posted 9 days ago
a month after talks with Telstra collapsed, San Miguel gave up its telecom dreams by agreeing to a P69.1-billion deal with PLDT and Globe to buy out all of its telco businesses. (READ: PLDT, Globe sign IP peering) "We were all shocked. There were... Read more
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Inquirier.net
PLDT-Globe buyout of SMC telco still up for reviewThe Philippine Competition Commission insisted Friday that the P70-billion acqu
PLDT-Globe buyout of SMC telco still up for review
Inquirier.net / Posted 9 days ago
The Philippine Competition Commission insisted Friday that the P70-billion acquisition of San Miguel’s telco assets by PLDT and Globe Telecom was not deemed approved and would now be subjected to a “comprehensive” review. PCC said such a review... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
Iflix turns 1!commercially in the Philippines, alongside telecommunications partners Philippi
Iflix turns 1!
Manila Bulletin / Posted 9 days ago
commercially in the Philippines, alongside telecommunications partners Philippines Long Distance Telephone Company (PLDT) and Smart Communications, Inc. (From L-R) Oscar Reyes Jr., PLDT FVP and Home Operations Head, Ariel Fermin, PLDT EVP... Read more
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Spot.ph
10 Songs We Want to Hear at the Eraserheads' Next Gig(SPOT.ph) OPM fans were in for a treat this week, when the Eraserheads held a s
10 Songs We Want to Hear at the Eraserheads' Next Gig
Spot.ph / Posted 9 days ago
(SPOT.ph) OPM fans were in for a treat this week, when the Eraserheads held a surprise reunion gig during the launch of PLDT and Smart’s new logos. To the delight of the unsuspecting crowd, they performed a total of 18 songs, including some all-time... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Local conglomerates: friends or foes?Are local conglomerates friends or foes? Many people are of two minds on this i
Local conglomerates: friends or foes?
Pilipino Star / Posted 9 days ago
Are local conglomerates friends or foes? Many people are of two minds on this in the light of the San Miguel-Globe-PLDT deal and the possibility that San Miguel and MPIC will work together on the proposed $10 billion Manila Bay International... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
Telcos resubmit same documents to PCCto PCC The saga is far from over between Philippine Competition Commission (PC
Telcos resubmit same documents to PCC
Manila Bulletin / Posted 10 days ago
to PCC The saga is far from over between Philippine Competition Commission (PCC) and two telcos, Globe Telecom, Inc. and PLDT, Inc., as both firms resubmitted to the commission the same documents that the agency previously rejected plus... Read more
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Rappler
PLDT, Globe resubmit SMC telco buyout report to PCCSTERN TEST. Philippine Competition Commission (PCC) Chairman Arsenio Balisacan
PLDT, Globe resubmit SMC telco buyout report to PCC
Rappler / Posted 10 days ago
STERN TEST. Philippine Competition Commission (PCC) Chairman Arsenio Balisacan (center) tells PLDT head Manuel V. Pangilinan (left) and Globe chief Ernest Cu (right) that they cannot proceed with the terms of the deal until the PCC approves their... Read more
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Inquirier.net
PSEi bucks regional downturninvolving its Korean operations. Meralco was likewise up by 3.17 percent while
PSEi bucks regional downturn
Inquirier.net / Posted 10 days ago
involving its Korean operations. Meralco was likewise up by 3.17 percent while BDO rose by 2.02 percent. AC, SM, URC and PLDT were all up by over 1 percent while JG Summit, SM Prime, Globe, GTCAP, AEv, BPI and Metrobank also contributed... Read more
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Rappler
PLDT, Globe sign IP peering deal after 6 yearsIP PEERING. Senator Bam Aquino (C) witnesses the signing of the memorandum of a
PLDT, Globe sign IP peering deal after 6 years
Rappler / Posted 10 days ago
IP PEERING. Senator Bam Aquino (C) witnesses the signing of the memorandum of agreement between PLDT and Globe on IP peering. Photo from PLDT MANILA, Philippines – After 6 years, PLDT Incorporated and Globe Telecom Incorporated have finally agreed... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
PLDT, Globe agree IP peering deal to improve internet traffic PLDT has moved to establish a bilateral IP peering arrangement with Globe Tel
PLDT, Globe agree IP peering deal to improve internet traffic
Manila Bulletin / Posted 10 days ago
PLDT has moved to establish a bilateral IP peering arrangement with Globe Telecom that will help improve local internet traffic quality and provide better internet experience for the... Read more
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Pilipino Star
What is Balisacan up to?(PCC) head Arsenio Balisacan attempting to undo the P70 billion buyout of San M
What is Balisacan up to?
Pilipino Star / Posted 10 days ago
(PCC) head Arsenio Balisacan attempting to undo the P70 billion buyout of San Miguel Corporation’s Vega Telecom by PLDT and Globe is just one more demonstration of the kind of flip-flopping and wishy-washiness that has become associated... Read more
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Starmometer
Smart, PLDT Embark on a Digital Pivot, Unveil New Logos #SmarterChange13, 2016, the country’s leader in Mobile–Smart Communications–and leading Phili
Smart, PLDT Embark on a Digital Pivot, Unveil New Logos #SmarterChange
Starmometer / Posted 10 days ago
13, 2016, the country’s leader in Mobile–Smart Communications–and leading Philippine telecom and digital services provider–PLDT–coincidentally announced that “change” is coming in the next three years. Dubbed “A New Day,” PLDT and Smart launched... Read more
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Manila Standard Today
Government and businessof so many business deals is that government tends to step in, with so many res
Government and business
Manila Standard Today / Posted 10 days ago
of so many business deals is that government tends to step in, with so many restrictions. This is precisely the problem of PLDT and Globe after they bought from San Miguel its telecommunications assets for P70 billion. When Ramon Ang, San Miguel... Read more
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Sun Star
E-commerce forum set in Davaoforum focused on SME development possible are Air21, AMTI, DragonPay, DTI, Esqu
E-commerce forum set in Davao
Sun Star / Posted 11 days ago
forum focused on SME development possible are Air21, AMTI, DragonPay, DTI, Esquire Financing, GeiserMaclang, PanahonTv, PLDT Smart SME Nation and Shopinas. Earlier this year, Ureka Forum was held in Baguio City and Iloilo City. A total of 300... Read more
11d
Sun Star
PLDT, Smart unveil new logoTELECOM giant PLDT and its mobile subsidiary, Smart Communications, have offici
PLDT, Smart unveil new logo
Sun Star / Posted 11 days ago
TELECOM giant PLDT and its mobile subsidiary, Smart Communications, have officially launched on Monday night their new logo at an event at the Makati Shangri-La. The new logo comes with the recent change in the name of the firm from the "Philippine... Read more
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Manila Standard Today
Ang, Pangilinan in airport talksthe government planned to bid out in the future, including tollways and railway
Ang, Pangilinan in airport talks
Manila Standard Today / Posted 11 days ago
the government planned to bid out in the future, including tollways and railway projects. Pangilinan is the chairman of PLDT Inc. and Metro Pacific Investments Corp. “Between the two of us, we want to cooperate more. We are willing to cooperate... Read more
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Manila Standard Today
Building cities, not cell sitesof high-speed internet at reasonable cost,” explains a senior official. Indeed
Building cities, not cell sites
Manila Standard Today / Posted 11 days ago
of high-speed internet at reasonable cost,” explains a senior official. Indeed, with their purchase of SMC’s telco assets, PLDT is now said to roll out 700 MHz to its 350 cell sites this year. Globe will have 700 MHz in 200 cell sites in four... Read more
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Pilipino Star
PLDT plans P10-B new headquarters in Southern ManilaMANILA, Philippines – Philippine Long Distance Telephone Co. (PLDT) is planning
PLDT plans P10-B new headquarters in Southern Manila
Pilipino Star / Posted 11 days ago
MANILA, Philippines – Philippine Long Distance Telephone Co. (PLDT) is planning to spend P10 billion to build a new campus-like headquarters. “It really depends on the cost of the property but the cost to build the building might be around P10... Read more
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Female Network
Will Dean Cain Fly as Superman Again?still continues to carry the name and the fame of the iconic superhero. In the
Will Dean Cain Fly as Superman Again?
Female Network / Posted 11 days ago
still continues to carry the name and the fame of the iconic superhero. In the recent ToyCon 2016, an event powered by PLDT Home Fibr, the actor recalled his elation about getting the much-coveted role of the Man of Steel. “When I first got the... Read more
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Rappler
'Uncarded' commuters can now use PayMaya for Uber ridesand COO of Voyager Innovations; Laurence Cua, general manager of Uber Philippin
'Uncarded' commuters can now use PayMaya for Uber rides
Rappler / Posted 12 days ago
and COO of Voyager Innovations; Laurence Cua, general manager of Uber Philippines; Manuel Pangilinan, chairman of PLDT, Smart, and Voyager Innovations; Orlando Vea, president and CEO of Voyager Innovations. Image from PayMaya MANILA,... Read more
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