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Inquirier.net
PSEi falls amid central bank meetingsdrop while ALI and AEV both tumbled by over 2 percent. SM Prime, AC and URC al
PSEi falls amid central bank meetings
Inquirier.net / Posted 5 hours ago
drop while ALI and AEV both tumbled by over 2 percent. SM Prime, AC and URC all slipped by over 1 percent while MPI, PLDT and Metrobank also declined. Outside of the PSEi, one notable decliner was DoubleDragon which slid by 4 percent. On... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Globe draws flak over emergency call chargesappears to make it yet another revenue stream, under the guise of discouraging
Globe draws flak over emergency call charges
Inquirier.net / Posted 8 hours ago
appears to make it yet another revenue stream, under the guise of discouraging prank calls,” TXTPower said. A PLDT spokesman declined to comment on Thursday, saying the matter remained under discussions with the relevant government... Read more
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22h
The Manila Times
Emergency? Call 911 starting Aug 1has been signed by the agencies concerned and a new executive order has been is
Emergency? Call 911 starting Aug 1
The Manila Times / Posted 22 hours ago
has been signed by the agencies concerned and a new executive order has been issued by the chief executive. Mon Isberto of PLDT-Smart Communications, who was present during the testing, said there should be more local units connected to 911 for... Read more
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22h
Sun Star
Smart strengthens LTE coverage in Davaowe will be focusing for the next three years were really designed for faster da
Smart strengthens LTE coverage in Davao
Sun Star / Posted 22 hours ago
we will be focusing for the next three years were really designed for faster data connection,” Ramon Isberto, Smart and PLDT head of Public Affairs said Tuesday in a press briefing at Rekado Restaurant, Davao City. Isberto said this will... Read more
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Minda News
Smart to activate more LTE cellsitesnetwork rollout plan from 2016 to 2018. In a press briefing at the Rekado’s he
Smart to activate more LTE cellsites
Minda News / Posted yesterday
network rollout plan from 2016 to 2018. In a press briefing at the Rekado’s here, Ramon Isberto, head of public affairs at PLDT and Smart, said that the upgrade was piloted in Davao City and will be rolled out soon in more developed urban centers... Read more
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Inquirier.net
PSEi revisits 8,100higher with its 3.12 percent gain while AC rose by 2.14 percent. MPI, ALI, URC
PSEi revisits 8,100
Inquirier.net / Posted yesterday
higher with its 3.12 percent gain while AC rose by 2.14 percent. MPI, ALI, URC and SMIC all advanced by over 1 percent. PLDT, Megaworld, GT Capital and Metrobank also contributed to the day’s gains. Outside the PSEi stocks, investors gobbled up... Read more
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Manila Standard Today
Killings will not stop drug menacewith. The most regulated businesses in the country are telecom and mining compa
Killings will not stop drug menace
Manila Standard Today / Posted yesterday
with. The most regulated businesses in the country are telecom and mining companies. Globe of the Ayalas and Smart of PLDT not only have the National Telecommunications Commission to contend with. They also have the Philippine Competition... Read more
2d
Inquirier.net
PSEi slips on oil jittersindustrial and services counter eked out modest gains. Value turnover for the
PSEi slips on oil jitters
Inquirier.net / Posted 2 days ago
industrial and services counter eked out modest gains. Value turnover for the day amounted to P9.3 billion. DMCI, PLDT and FGEN led the PSEi higher while BDO, ALI, URC and Metrobank also posted modest gains. Among the notable gainers... Read more
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Pilipino Star
CA to PCC: Explain probe of P70-B telco dealjustify its decision to investigate the buyout of the telecommunication assets
CA to PCC: Explain probe of P70-B telco deal
Pilipino Star / Posted 2 days ago
justify its decision to investigate the buyout of the telecommunication assets of San Miguel Corp. (SMC) by industry giants PLDT Inc. and Globe Telecom Inc. In separate resolutions released yesterday, the 12th and 6th divisions of the appellate... Read more
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2d
Rappler
SONA 2016: Duterte vows faster internet, free wifitrain stations, airports and seaports.” The government hit the ground running
SONA 2016: Duterte vows faster internet, free wifi
Rappler / Posted 2 days ago
train stations, airports and seaports.” The government hit the ground running on that score with it signing a deal with PLDT earlier this month to provide free wifi service at NAIA terminals as well as other transportation hubs within the first... Read more
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Inquirier.net
CA orders PCC to explain why it should not stop probe on P70B telco dealCompetition Commission (PCC) to comment on the separate petitions filed by the
CA orders PCC to explain why it should not stop probe on P70B telco deal
Inquirier.net / Posted 3 days ago
Competition Commission (PCC) to comment on the separate petitions filed by the Philippine Long Distance Telephone Company (PLDT) and Globe Telecommunications Incorporated and explain why the court should not stop its comprehensive review on the... Read more
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Inquirier.net
CA orders PCC to explain why it should not stop probe on PLDT, GlobeCompetition Commission (PCC) to comment on the separate petitions filed by the
CA orders PCC to explain why it should not stop probe on PLDT, Globe
Inquirier.net / Posted 3 days ago
Competition Commission (PCC) to comment on the separate petitions filed by the Philippine Long Distance Telephone Company (PLDT) and Globe Telecommunications Incorporated and explain why the court should not stop its comprehensive review on the... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Okada may bid for infra projectsEntertainment City in Parañaque City in November. Cojuangco, the former Philip
Okada may bid for infra projects
Pilipino Star / Posted 3 days ago
Entertainment City in Parañaque City in November. Cojuangco, the former Philippine Long Distance Telephone Co. (PLDT) chairman who is back from “retirement, said one of the thrust of the partnership with the Japanese businessman is to... Read more
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Pilipino Star
More mergers, acquisitions seen in second halfapplications for M&A even as its first major transaction, the sale of San Migue
More mergers, acquisitions seen in second half
Pilipino Star / Posted 3 days ago
applications for M&A even as its first major transaction, the sale of San Miguel Corp.’s telecommunication assets to PLDT and Globe, has become controversial. “We continue the approval of applications for M&A. PCC just started last February.... Read more
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Rappler
PLDT, Smart commit 3-year network rollout to NTCNETWORK COMMITMENT. PLDT, Smart submit 3-year network rollout plan to NTC. In p
PLDT, Smart commit 3-year network rollout to NTC
Rappler / Posted 3 days ago
NETWORK COMMITMENT. PLDT, Smart submit 3-year network rollout plan to NTC. In photo, PLDT regulatory head Ray Espinosa (6th from left) and PLDT-Smart chief technology and information advisor Joachim Horn (2nd from left) present copies of the plan to... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Smart promises 95% LTE coverage by end of 2018mobile internet to almost all cities and municipalities in the country by the e
Smart promises 95% LTE coverage by end of 2018
Inquirier.net / Posted 3 days ago
mobile internet to almost all cities and municipalities in the country by the end of 2018. Smart, a unit of telco giant PLDT, submitted a plan to the National Telecommunications Commission promising to deliver LTE service to 95 percent of cities... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
CA ruling boosts PCC’s probe on P70-billion spectrum deal(PCC) from conducting a probe on its P70-billion deal with another telco firm P
CA ruling boosts PCC’s probe on P70-billion spectrum deal
Manila Bulletin / Posted 3 days ago
(PCC) from conducting a probe on its P70-billion deal with another telco firm Philippine Long Distance Telephone Co. (PLDT) for the purchase of the prized 700 megahertz spectrum from San Miguel Corp. has only emboldened the competition... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Court lets probe of PLDT, Globe deal proceed—PCCSaturday in its fight to look into possible unfair business practices in the re
Court lets probe of PLDT, Globe deal proceed—PCC
Inquirier.net / Posted 4 days ago
Saturday in its fight to look into possible unfair business practices in the recent acquisition by telecommunication giants PLDT and Globe Telecom of San Miguel Corp.’s (SMC) telco unit. The PCC said the Court of Appeals (CA) had denied Globe’s... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Grave abusehas no basis whatsoever. Despite the absence of a legal basis for a comprehens
Grave abuse
Pilipino Star / Posted 4 days ago
has no basis whatsoever. Despite the absence of a legal basis for a comprehensive review by the PCC of the transaction, PLDT and Globe voluntarily submitted documents relating to the transaction, including the share purchase agreement. Here... Read more
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4d
Pilipino Star
Emergency? Dial 911 starting Augustall ‘911’ calls shall be routed to the 911 Command Center,” NTC Commissioner Ga
Emergency? Dial 911 starting August
Pilipino Star / Posted 4 days ago
all ‘911’ calls shall be routed to the 911 Command Center,” NTC Commissioner Gamaliel Cordoba said. Earlier this month, PLDT and Globe Telecom signed an agreement with the Department of the Interior and Local Government, the Department of... Read more
4d
Manila Standard Today
Filipino CEOs share keys to entrepreneurship successin an active coaching session will also be added. The program, in partnership
Filipino CEOs share keys to entrepreneurship success
Manila Standard Today / Posted 4 days ago
in an active coaching session will also be added. The program, in partnership with GoNegosyo and sponsored by PLDT SME Nation and BPI Family Ka-Negosyo, is one of AFFI’s flagship projects devised under their Thrive Towards 2020 vision... Read more
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Inquirier.net
PCC gets boost in bid to review telco deala boost Friday in its fight to assert authority over the acquisition of San Mig
PCC gets boost in bid to review telco deal
Inquirier.net / Posted 5 days ago
a boost Friday in its fight to assert authority over the acquisition of San Miguel Corp.’s telco unit by industry giants PLDT and Globe Telecom. The PCC made the announcement late Friday, when it said the Court of Appeals denied Globe’s... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
CA denies Globe’s TRO, preliminary injunction vs PCCorder (TRO) and preliminary injunction against Philippine Competition Commissio
CA denies Globe’s TRO, preliminary injunction vs PCC
Manila Bulletin / Posted 5 days ago
order (TRO) and preliminary injunction against Philippine Competition Commission’s (PCC) review of its transaction with PLDT and San Miguel Corp. (SMC). The undue haste exhibited by the parties to run to the courts to stop PCC’s review is now... Read more
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Rappler
CA junks Globe's plea to stop review of San Miguel telco buyoutNOT A TYPICAL DEAL. With San Miguel entrusting its prized 700 megahertz spectru
CA junks Globe's plea to stop review of San Miguel telco buyout
Rappler / Posted 5 days ago
NOT A TYPICAL DEAL. With San Miguel entrusting its prized 700 megahertz spectrum to Globe and PLDT, will this mean better, more reasonable Internet services for subscribers? Photo from Shutterstock MANILA, Philippines – The Court of Appeals (CA)... Read more
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6d
Rappler
#ThinkPH 2016: The future is here, nowcompetition from startups who can conceptualize, execute, and reach markets ahe
#ThinkPH 2016: The future is here, now
Rappler / Posted 6 days ago
competition from startups who can conceptualize, execute, and reach markets ahead of them. SAME BRANDS, NEW CUSTOMERS. PLDT SME Nation's Mitch Locsin, Nestle Philippines' Paolo Mercado, and Maria Ressa. Photo by Martin San Diego/Rappler Mitch... Read more
6d
Inquirier.net
Viber celebrates 25 million Filipino usersViber users here and abroad. Viber has collaborated with industry leaders like
Viber celebrates 25 million Filipino users
Inquirier.net / Posted 6 days ago
Viber users here and abroad. Viber has collaborated with industry leaders like Jollibee, Coca-Cola, Sunsilk, Globe, Smart, PLDT, GMA News, Inquirer, ABS-CBN, and McDonald’s. “We invite brands, influencers, and businesses to work with the Viber... Read more
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Inquirier.net
PSEi pulls back from 2016 peakstocks were unchanged. The PSEi was weighed down by SM Prime, MPI and Metroban
PSEi pulls back from 2016 peak
Inquirier.net / Posted 6 days ago
stocks were unchanged. The PSEi was weighed down by SM Prime, MPI and Metrobank which both slipped by over 2 percent while PLDT, URC and Ayala declined by over 1 percent. ALI, BDO, JG Summit and AEV also slipped. On the other hand, AGI, Jollibee... Read more
6d
Manila Bulletin
DILG to implement ‘Emergency hotline 911′ in August1, the current 15 seats will increase to 30 and the existing 43 call center age
DILG to implement ‘Emergency hotline 911′ in August
Manila Bulletin / Posted 6 days ago
1, the current 15 seats will increase to 30 and the existing 43 call center agents will improve to 90. Mon Isberto of PLDT-Smart Communications has recommended that the more local units connected to 911 national center, the better for call... Read more
6d
Pilipino Star
Alyssa Valdez to hold volleyball camps in Manila, Cebu, Davao, Iloiloannounced in a press conference at the Wack-Wack Golf and Country Club on July
Alyssa Valdez to hold volleyball camps in Manila, Cebu, Davao, Iloilo
Pilipino Star / Posted 6 days ago
announced in a press conference at the Wack-Wack Golf and Country Club on July 22. Organized by Crosscourt and backed by PLDT Home Ultera, the AV Skills Camp 2 is expected to draw more than 1000 participants in the 7-leg activity that will also... Read more
6d
Manila Bulletin
Globe dares PCC to be transparentPhilippine Competition Commission to be transparent to the public by stating th
Globe dares PCC to be transparent
Manila Bulletin / Posted 6 days ago
Philippine Competition Commission to be transparent to the public by stating their transitory rules prevailing when Globe, PLDT and San Miguel filed their notice last May 30. It is quite surprising that PCC has consistently evaded the issue that... Read more
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6d
Female Network
Learn How to Cook Like a Celebrityto cook before,” she admitted during the press launch of Bongga sa Kusina: Reci
Learn How to Cook Like a Celebrity
Female Network / Posted 6 days ago
to cook before,” she admitted during the press launch of Bongga sa Kusina: Recipes from Sarap Diva that was co-presented by PLDT. She was so inept in the kitchen that she joked about not even knowing how to boil water. “Maski tubig masusunog ko. But... Read more
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Pilipino Star
PLDT, Globe wrongly interpreted rules – PCCPhilippines - The Philippine Competition Commission (PCC) claimed yesterday its
PLDT, Globe wrongly interpreted rules – PCC
Pilipino Star / Posted 6 days ago
Philippines - The Philippine Competition Commission (PCC) claimed yesterday its rules have been wrongly interpreted by PLDT and Globe, causing both telcos to refuse compliance. “Globe and PLDT erroneously interpreted the rules as vesting in... Read more
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6d
Manila Bulletin
Roxas chief campaigner on meeting Duterte: ‘He is going to do what’s in the interest of PH’callers included Ambassador to the U.S. Jose Cuisia, retired American diplomats
Roxas chief campaigner on meeting Duterte: ‘He is going to do what’s in the interest of PH’
Manila Bulletin / Posted 6 days ago
callers included Ambassador to the U.S. Jose Cuisia, retired American diplomats, executives from Coca Cola, SGV, JP Morgan, PLDT and other top corporations. “When he appeared, the first thing he said was, ‘I apologize for being late. I was with the... Read more
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The Manila Times
Globe decries PCC’s ‘inconsistencies’(PCC) inconsistencies in implementing its rules and regulations in connection w
Globe decries PCC’s ‘inconsistencies’
The Manila Times / Posted 7 days ago
(PCC) inconsistencies in implementing its rules and regulations in connection with the co-purchase by Globe and PLDT Inc. of the telco assets of San Miguel Corp. (SMC). “We are not against PCC to do its mandate but what we are opposing... Read more
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7d
Rappler
Battle lines drawn over San Miguel's telco buyout dealKEY PLAYERS. (from left) PLDT head Manuel V. Pangilinan, Philippine Competition
Battle lines drawn over San Miguel's telco buyout deal
Rappler / Posted 7 days ago
KEY PLAYERS. (from left) PLDT head Manuel V. Pangilinan, Philippine Competition Commission Chairman Arsenio Balisacan, and Globe chief Ernest Cu are at an impasse over the San Miguel telco buyout. File photos MANILA, Philippines – Only Globe Telecom... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
New kiddie gadget must-haveAre you looking for a useful yet super cool gift for your kid?How about a Smart
New kiddie gadget must-have
Manila Bulletin / Posted 7 days ago
Are you looking for a useful yet super cool gift for your kid?How about a Smart Watch? The Smart Watch from PLDT HOME is the latest, and coolest, gadget for kids, which, can be used for taking photos, playing music and even recording files. Your... Read more
7d
Inquirier.net
PSEi breaks 8,100companies all advanced in heavy volume. On the other hand, Ayala Land, Univers
PSEi breaks 8,100
Inquirier.net / Posted 7 days ago
companies all advanced in heavy volume. On the other hand, Ayala Land, Universal Robina, Banco de Oro, Globe Telecom and PLDT slipped. Outside the PSEi, there was also profit-taking on Alterra, which slid by 38.12 percent after backdoor-listing... Read more
7d
Asian journal
Paranaque City Coffee Table Book: A Modern Work Of ArtResort and Casino, City of Dreams, Robinsons Retail Holdings Inc., Miascor, Tig
Paranaque City Coffee Table Book: A Modern Work Of Art
Asian journal / Posted 7 days ago
Resort and Casino, City of Dreams, Robinsons Retail Holdings Inc., Miascor, Tiger Resort, Leisure and Entertainment, PLDT, Maynilad, SM Investments Corporation, Ayala Land, San Miguel Corporation, S&R Membership Shopping, Columbia Airfreight... Read more
8d
Inquirier.net
PSEi hits new high for 2016on backdoor-listing rumors while Puregold and Security Bank both gained over 3
PSEi hits new high for 2016
Inquirier.net / Posted 8 days ago
on backdoor-listing rumors while Puregold and Security Bank both gained over 3 percent. On the other hand, telecom stocks PLDT and Globe both declined by over 1 percent. SM Prime, JG Summit and MPI also slipped. Non-PSEi stocks Cemex and Cirtek... Read more
8d
Pilipino Star
Grave abuse(PCC), it is undertaking a comprehensive review of the acquisition by the Phili
Grave abuse
Pilipino Star / Posted 8 days ago
(PCC), it is undertaking a comprehensive review of the acquisition by the Philippine Long Distance Telephone Co. (PLDT) and Globe Telecom of certain telecommunications assets of the San Miguel Corp. (SMC) group, in particular Vega Telecom,... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Smart/MVPSF taekwondo draws record 2,000 jinsnovice categories in the senior, junior, cadet and gradeschool divisions will b
Smart/MVPSF taekwondo draws record 2,000 jins
Pilipino Star / Posted 8 days ago
novice categories in the senior, junior, cadet and gradeschool divisions will be featured in the two-day event sponsored by PLDT, Meralco, Philippine Sports Commission, Milo, Tourism Promotion Board Philippines and Marriott Hotel Manila. Some of... Read more
8d
Sun Star
The Songbird is coming to DavaoYES, the Songbird is coming to Davao. OPM icon and PLDT Home Ambassador Regine
The Songbird is coming to Davao
Sun Star / Posted 8 days ago
YES, the Songbird is coming to Davao. OPM icon and PLDT Home Ambassador Regine Velasquez is arriving in Davao to perform live via the widely popular Regine Concert Series. The Regine Series Mall Tour features a series of promotional mall concerts... Read more
9d
Inquirier.net
PSEi sets new high for 2016in heavy volume. DoubleDragon recently obtained PSE approval to list its P10 bi
PSEi sets new high for 2016
Inquirier.net / Posted 9 days ago
in heavy volume. DoubleDragon recently obtained PSE approval to list its P10 billion preferred shares. Meanwhile, ALI and PLDT slipped. Newly-listed Cemex also succumbed to profit-taking, declining by 0.9 percent on its second day of... Read more
9d
Rappler
PLDT ties up with Intel to bring digital solutions to MSME ownersDIGITAL PARTNERS. (from left) Mitch Locsin, Intel country head for Philippines
PLDT ties up with Intel to bring digital solutions to MSME owners
Rappler / Posted 9 days ago
DIGITAL PARTNERS. (from left) Mitch Locsin, Intel country head for Philippines Calum Chisholm, and PLDT executive vice president Eric Alberto unveil the Intel digital solutions on offer at the launch of PLDT and Intel's partnership held in Makati on... Read more
9d
Manila Standard Today
Govt plans to cancel unused frequenciesof the blossoming use of data. He said frequency was “crucial” to the operatio
Govt plans to cancel unused frequencies
Manila Standard Today / Posted 9 days ago
of the blossoming use of data. He said frequency was “crucial” to the operation of the telecom companies, as evident in PLDT Inc.’s and Globe Telecom Inc.’s recent acquisition of the telecom assets of San Miguel Corp. “As to whether or not it’s... Read more
9d
Inquirier.net
New ICT chief vows to help telcosthe poor service provided by existing firms. These early initiatives echo conc
New ICT chief vows to help telcos
Inquirier.net / Posted 9 days ago
the poor service provided by existing firms. These early initiatives echo concerns constantly raised by telco incumbents PLDT and Globe Telecom and were announced by ICT Secretary Rodolfo Salalima Monday as he called on the public to “understand”... Read more
9d
Manila Bulletin
DICT prioritizes frequency inventory and scrapping red tapeDICT cannot step in the issue between the country’s telecom duopoly – Philippin
DICT prioritizes frequency inventory and scrapping red tape
Manila Bulletin / Posted 9 days ago
DICT cannot step in the issue between the country’s telecom duopoly – Philippine Long Distance Telephone Co. (PLDT) and Globe Telecom Inc. versus the Philippine Competition Commission (PCC) regarding the telcos’ co-purchase of San... Read more
10d
The Manila Times
DICT chief wants unused radio frequencies auditedbe given [or] assigned only to those who can make an effective and efficient us
DICT chief wants unused radio frequencies audited
The Manila Times / Posted 10 days ago
be given [or] assigned only to those who can make an effective and efficient use of the frequency,” he added. Globe and PLDT previously criticized the government for assigning the unused 700 megahertz (MHz) spectrum solely to San Miguel Corp.’s.... Read more
10d
Inquirier.net
PSEi slips below 8,000continued to flow into the exchange. The PSEi was weighed down by Megaworld, w
PSEi slips below 8,000
Inquirier.net / Posted 10 days ago
continued to flow into the exchange. The PSEi was weighed down by Megaworld, which slipped by 2.92 percent while ALI, PLDT, SM Prime, Jollibee, Metrobank and AGI all slumped by over 1 percent. On the other hand, URC, MPI, BDO and AEV chalked... Read more
10d
Channel NewsAsia
Chiller in Manila: Filipinos fume as snail-pace internet leaves business on iceall about to change, say the operators of the country's two networks, Philippin
Chiller in Manila: Filipinos fume as snail-pace internet leaves business on ice
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 10 days ago
all about to change, say the operators of the country's two networks, Philippine Long Distance Telephone Co (PLDT) and Globe Telecom Inc. After a US$1.5 billion deal in May to buy prized mobile spectrum from a potential rival, the duo... Read more
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