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The Manila Times
The arrogance of an Indonesian magnate’s lackeyera – tells an incoming government “to get out of the way?” I am referring to
The arrogance of an Indonesian magnate’s lackey
The Manila Times / Posted 9 hours ago
era – tells an incoming government “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... Read more
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Manila Standard Today
Bad English grammar on cable TV featuring Filipinos; Sky Cable’s monopolyforces. The same can be said of the local ice cream, and cooking oil industries
Bad English grammar on cable TV featuring Filipinos; Sky Cable’s monopoly
Manila Standard Today / Posted 2 days ago
forces. The same can be said of the local ice cream, and cooking oil industries in the country. There was a time when the Philippine Long Distance Telephone Co. held a monopoly on the telephone industry in the national capital region. Before the... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
MVP calls for separate mining bureaubiggest gold producer. Pangilinan is also Chairman of telecommunications giant
MVP calls for separate mining bureau
Manila Bulletin / Posted 3 days ago
biggest gold producer. Pangilinan is also Chairman of telecommunications giant Metro Pacific Investments Corp. and Philippine Long Distance Telephone Co. “It’s up to the government to determine how they want to organize themselves,” he... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Dominguez: MVP right but . . .and regulator. This was incoming Finance Secretary Carlos Dominguez’s comment
Dominguez: MVP right but . . .
Inquirier.net / Posted 4 days ago
and regulator. This was incoming 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... 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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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
Manny V. Pangilinan to government: Leave business aloneManuel V. Pangilinan. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO DAVAO CITY, Philippines—Get out of t
Manny V. Pangilinan to government: Leave business alone
Inquirier.net / Posted 8 days ago
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 chair, Manuel V.... 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 12 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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Reuters
PLDT executive says telecoms deal does not violate Philippine anti-competition law(SMC) is seen at a main office in Ortigas city, metro Manila February 12, 2016.
PLDT executive says telecoms deal does not violate Philippine anti-competition law
Reuters / Posted 12 days ago
(SMC) is seen at a main office in Ortigas city, metro Manila February 12, 2016. MANILA The $1.5 billion deal struck by Philippine Long Distance Telephone Co (PLDT) and Globe Telecom Inc to buy San Miguel Corp telecoms assets does not violate... Read more
12d
Inquirier.net
Drilon: Gov’t body can stop SMC-PLDT-Globe telecom dealinterest and to the expansion of the economy and business. He then cited as ex
Drilon: Gov’t body can stop SMC-PLDT-Globe telecom deal
Inquirier.net / Posted 12 days ago
interest and to the expansion of the economy and business. He then cited as example the recent agreement between the Philippine Long Distance Telephone Co. (PLDT) and Globe Telecom to buyout the SMC’s Vega Telecom Inc. and two other telco... Read more
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13d
Manila Standard Today
PLDT, Globe face fines on P70-b dealThe government agency formed to fight business monopoly on Monday threatened to
PLDT, Globe face fines on P70-b deal
Manila Standard Today / Posted 13 days ago
The government agency formed to fight business monopoly on Monday threatened to impose fines on Philippine Long Distance Telephone Co. and Globe Telecom for allegedly not complying with the rules, when they acquired the telecommunication assets of... Read more
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13d
Pilipino Star
A new day unfolds for PLDT, SmartMANILA, Philippines - Philippine Long Distance Telephone Co. (PLDT) yesterday u
A new day unfolds for PLDT, Smart
Pilipino Star / Posted 13 days ago
MANILA, Philippines - Philippine Long Distance Telephone Co. (PLDT) yesterday unveiled its new logo in line with its move to go beyond its traditional businesses and shift focus to data-driven services. In a statement yesterday, PLDT said the new... Read more
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13d
Inquirier.net
PLDT, Globe fight with gov’t regulator over SMC telecom saleIndustry giants Philippine Long Distance Telephone Co. (PLDT) and Globe Telecom
PLDT, Globe fight with gov’t regulator over SMC telecom sale
Inquirier.net / Posted 13 days ago
Industry giants Philippine Long Distance Telephone Co. (PLDT) and Globe Telecom stood their ground Monday as they said the government’s newly-created antitrust watchdog had no power to undo their joint acquisition last month of a potential rival... Read more
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14d
Manila Standard Today
SEC to review big telecom dealThe Securities and Exchange Commission said it is reviewing whether Philippine
SEC to review big telecom deal
Manila Standard Today / Posted 14 days ago
The Securities and Exchange Commission said it is reviewing whether Philippine Long Distance Telephone Co. and Globe Telecom should conduct a tender offer to buy minority shareholders out of Liberty Telecoms Holdings Inc. PLDT and Globe earlier... Read more
16d
Inquirier.net
PLDT, Globe reject PCC request to refile notice on SMC telco dealPhilippine Long Distance Telephone Co. (PLDT) and Globe Telecom turned down a r
PLDT, Globe reject PCC request to refile notice on SMC telco deal
Inquirier.net / Posted 16 days ago
Philippine Long Distance Telephone Co. (PLDT) and Globe Telecom turned down a request from the Philippine Competition Commission (PCC) asking them to resubmit a notice on their massive deal to take over San Miguel Corp.’s (SMC) telco unit, setting... Read more
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16d
Pilipino Star
Smart activates cell cite at Rody’s former hometownfrequency cell site in Matina, where president-elect Rodrigo Duterte has been a
Smart activates cell cite at Rody’s former hometown
Pilipino Star / Posted 16 days ago
frequency cell site in Matina, where president-elect Rodrigo Duterte has been a resident for more than two decades. Philippine Long Distance Telephone Co. chairman Manuel V. Pangilinan announced the activation of the cell site in a tweet... Read more
17d
Pilipino Star
Index gains for fourth straight sessionwere left unchanged. Business ( Article MRec ), pagematch: 1, sectionmatch: 1
Index gains for fourth straight session
Pilipino Star / Posted 17 days ago
were left unchanged. Business ( Article MRec ), pagematch: 1, sectionmatch: 1 The best performers of the session were Philippine Long Distance Telephone Co., which added 4.90 percent as well as the International Container Terminal Services... Read more
18d
Business Wire
Philippines Telecoms, Mobile, Broadband and Digital Media Report 2016with Smart together with Globe Telecom maintaining a tight hold on the industry
Philippines Telecoms, Mobile, Broadband and Digital Media Report 2016
Business Wire / Posted 18 days ago
with Smart together with Globe Telecom maintaining a tight hold on the industry. Smart, in particular, as a subsidiary of Philippine Long Distance Telephone Co (PLDT) has a dominating presence in the market place. However Globe Telecom has bridged... Read more
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20d
The Manila Times
NTC’s pass-the-buck strategyCommission (NTC)’s vague response to the sale of San Miguel Corp. (SMC)’s telec
NTC’s pass-the-buck strategy
The Manila Times / Posted 20 days ago
Commission (NTC)’s vague response to the sale of San Miguel Corp. (SMC)’s telecommunications business to the Philippine Long Distance Telephone Co. (PLDT) and Globe Telecoms (Globe) only goes to show that the nation’s telecoms... Read more
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20d
The Manila Times
Smart to boost service with 700 MHz frequency6, 2016 9:55 pm by JAMES KONSTANTIN GALVEZ, REPORTER SMART Communications, th
Smart to boost service with 700 MHz frequency
The Manila Times / Posted 20 days ago
6, 2016 9:55 pm by JAMES KONSTANTIN GALVEZ, REPORTER SMART Communications, the wireless unit of telecommunications giant Philippine Long Distance Telephone Co. (PLDT), said it will start using this year the portion of the 700 MHz frequency that... Read more
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21d
The Manila Times
Foreign control of telecoms, Estrada-Aquino’s biggest crime against the nationto the acquisition by the dominantly Indonesian-owned First Pacific Co., Ltd. o
Foreign control of telecoms, Estrada-Aquino’s biggest crime against the nation
The Manila Times / Posted 21 days ago
to the acquisition by the dominantly Indonesian-owned First Pacific Co., Ltd. of the 17 percent controlling bloc shares of Philippine Long Distance Telephone Co. That was the beachhead for First Pacific’s expansion of its ownership of PLDT to the... Read more
23d
Sun Star
Improve connectivity: Duterte challenges telcosFOLLOWING the acquisition of Philippine Long Distance Telephone Co. (PLDT) and
Improve connectivity: Duterte challenges telcos
Sun Star / Posted 23 days ago
FOLLOWING the acquisition of Philippine Long Distance Telephone Co. (PLDT) and Globe Telecom of San Miguel Corporation's (SMC)coveted 700-megahertz frequency, President-elect Rodrigo Duterte challenged the two giant local telecommunication companies... Read more
23d
Inquirier.net
Bam Aquino commends signing of IRR for PH Competition ActCompetition Commission is also expected to look into the sale of San Miguel Cor
Bam Aquino commends signing of IRR for PH Competition Act
Inquirier.net / Posted 23 days ago
Competition Commission is also expected to look into the sale of San Miguel Corporation’s telecommunications assets to Philippine Long Distance Telephone Co. (PLDT) and Globe to assess its impact on consumers and the industry. RAM Disclaimer:... Read more
24d
Coconuts Manila
NTC expects Globe, PLDT to improve Internet services in one yearto shake things up. Last week, the National Telecommunications Commission (NTC
NTC expects Globe, PLDT to improve Internet services in one year
Coconuts Manila / Posted 24 days ago
to shake things up. Last week, the National Telecommunications Commission (NTC) granted the request of Globe Telecom and Philippine Long Distance Telephone Co. (PLDT) to co-use the 700Mhz frequency for their Internet services. In this light, the... Read more
24d
Manila Bulletin
Telecoms watchdog gives PLDT-Globe 1 year to boost internet speedprized spectrum agreed as part of a $1.5 billion deal this week. The deal for
Telecoms watchdog gives PLDT-Globe 1 year to boost internet speed
Manila Bulletin / Posted 24 days ago
prized spectrum agreed as part of a $1.5 billion deal this week. The deal for use of the 700 megahertz spectrum is part of Philippine Long Distance Telephone Co (PLDT) and Globe Telecom’s joint acquisition of conglomerate San Miguel Corp’s telecoms... Read more
24d
Manila Standard Today
PLDT, Globe given one year to speed up InternetThe National Telecommunications Commission on Wednesday warned it will terminat
PLDT, Globe given one year to speed up Internet
Manila Standard Today / Posted 24 days ago
The National Telecommunications Commission on Wednesday warned it will terminate the joint use by Philippine Long Distance Telephone Co. and Globe Telecom Inc. of the frequency owned by San Miguel Corp. if broadband access and Internet speed fail to... Read more
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The Manila Times
Telecom deal energizes stocksto fish at 4, 479.17. The key factor that boosted trading on the local burse w
Telecom deal energizes stocks
The Manila Times / Posted 25 days ago
to fish at 4, 479.17. The key factor that boosted trading on the local burse was the country’s two telecom giants—the Philippine Long Distance Telephone Co (PLDT) and Globe Telecom Inc—acquiring for P70B the 700-megahertz frequency spectrum... Read more
25d
Pilipino Star
Index retreats on lack of fresh leadsdue to the absence of fresh leads as investors continued to digest the P70 bill
Index retreats on lack of fresh leads
Pilipino Star / Posted 25 days ago
due to the absence of fresh leads as investors continued to digest the P70 billion transaction involving San Miguel Corp., Philippine Long Distance Telephone Co. and Globe, analysts said. The benchmark Philippine Stock Exchange index declined... Read more
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25d
The Visayan Daily Star
Businessthe country's telecommunication sector is seen to increase after the 700 megahe
Business
The Visayan Daily Star / Posted 25 days ago
the country's telecommunication sector is seen to increase after the 700 megahertz radio frequencies are now distributed to Philippine Long Distance Telephone Co. (PLDT), Globe Telecom Inc., and the government, a credit rating agency said. Fitch... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Only gov’t can be 3rd force in telco – Angman that tried— and failed—to break into the country’s telecommunications busin
Only gov’t can be 3rd force in telco – Ang
Inquirier.net / Posted 25 days ago
man that tried— and failed—to break into the country’s telecommunications business and challenge the powerful duopoly of Philippine Long Distance Telephone Co. and Globe Telecom. That bid ended this week when SMC signed Monday a surprise deal to... Read more
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Inquirier.net
SMC chief says P69-B telco sale a big sacrificeto sacrifice his dream of becoming a white knight to consumers, finding it futi
SMC chief says P69-B telco sale a big sacrifice
Inquirier.net / Posted 26 days ago
to sacrifice his dream of becoming a white knight to consumers, finding it futile to fight against the entrenched might of Philippine Long Distance Telephone Co. (PLDT) and Globe Telecom. Ramon S. Ang, SMC president and chief operating officer,... Read more
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26d
Pilipino Star
Index retreats on lack of fresh leads | Businessdue to the absence of fresh leads as investors continued to digest the P70 bill
Index retreats on lack of fresh leads | Business
Pilipino Star / Posted 26 days ago
due to the absence of fresh leads as investors continued to digest the P70 billion transaction involving San Miguel Corp., Philippine Long Distance Telephone Co. and Globe, analysts said. The benchmark Philippine Stock Exchange index declined... Read more
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26d
Inquirier.net
Fitch: SMC acquisition good for PLDT, Globe The Philippine Long Distance Telephone Co. and Globe Telecom are poised to reap
Fitch: SMC acquisition good for PLDT, Globe 
Inquirier.net / Posted 26 days ago
The Philippine Long Distance Telephone Co. and Globe Telecom are poised to reap large benefits following a mega deal sealed Monday to acquire the telecommunications unit of conglomerate San Miguel Corp. for over P69 billion.Debt watcher Fitch Ratings... Read more
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26d
Manila Standard Today
The new Roxasfrequency spectrum owned by diversified conglomerate San Miguel Corp. to telco
The new Roxas
Manila Standard Today / Posted 26 days ago
frequency spectrum owned by diversified conglomerate San Miguel Corp. to telco players Globe Telecommunications and Philippine Long Distance Telephone Co. is this: Will the long-suffering Filipino consumer benefit from the deal? Globe and... Read more
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26d
The Manila Times
Telco industry duopoly enhancedand the industry. For years, the Philippines has been at the mercy of two cons
Telco industry duopoly enhanced
The Manila Times / Posted 26 days ago
and the industry. For years, the Philippines has been at the mercy of two conspiratorial telecom providers, the Philippine Long Distance Telephone Co. (PLDT), which is largely owned by the corporate web controlled by Indonesian tycoon... Read more
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The Manila Times
Fitch: Telco deal offers 4G, 5G potentialwatcher Fitch Ratings on Tuesday said that the acquisition of San Miguel Corp.’
Fitch: Telco deal offers 4G, 5G potential
The Manila Times / Posted 26 days ago
watcher Fitch Ratings on Tuesday said that the acquisition of San Miguel Corp.’s telecommunications assets by Philippine Long Distance Telephone Co. and Globe removes the threat of heightened competition in the sector, but has the... Read more
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26d
The Manila Times
SMC: Legal challenges forced telco asset saleare also afraid because of the legal challenges.” The legal challenges that An
SMC: Legal challenges forced telco asset sale
The Manila Times / Posted 26 days ago
are also afraid because of the legal challenges.” The legal challenges that Ang is referring to are allegations made by Philippine Long Distance Telephone Co. (PLDT) and Globe Telecom Inc. that SMC’s ownership of the 700 MHz spectrum was... Read more
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26d
Pilipino Star
San Miguel sells telco assets for P70 B | BusinessPLDT, Globe team up to seal acquisition MANILA, Philippines - Rivals Philippin
San Miguel sells telco assets for P70 B | Business
Pilipino Star / Posted 26 days ago
PLDT, Globe team up to seal acquisition MANILA, Philippines - Rivals Philippine Long Distance Telephone Co. (PLDT) and Globe Telecom Inc. have teamed up to acquire the telco assets of diversified conglomerate San Miguel Corp. (SMC) valued at P70... Read more
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Inquirier.net
After SMC telco buyout, PLDT-Globe duopoly continuesTwo is still the magic number in the local telecommunications space after Phili
After SMC telco buyout, PLDT-Globe duopoly continues
Inquirier.net / Posted 26 days ago
Two is still the magic number in the local telecommunications space after Philippine Long Distance Telephone Co. (PLDT) and Globe Telecom on Monday sealed a massive deal to acquire a budding rival’s telco business. The buyout squashed near-term... Read more
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27d
Inquirier.net
PLDT, Globe buy SMC telco for P69Bsay, will significantly upgrade slow Internet services that have been a drag on
PLDT, Globe buy SMC telco for P69B
Inquirier.net / Posted 27 days ago
say, will significantly upgrade slow Internet services that have been a drag on one of Asia’s fastest-growing economies. Philippine Long Distance Telephone Co. (PLDT) and Globe Telecom confirmed on Monday the mega deal in what could signal their... Read more
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27d
Spot.ph
Charo Santos makes movie comeback with Lav Diaz film + more things you might have missed todayI would have to sign papers. But unlike others, I don’t sign unless I know what
Charo Santos makes movie comeback with Lav Diaz film + more things you might have missed today
Spot.ph / Posted 27 days ago
I would have to sign papers. But unlike others, I don’t sign unless I know what I’m signing. It would take time,” he said. Philippine Long Distance Telephone Co. and Globe Telecom Inc. will each acquire a 50% equity interest of San Miguel Corp.'s... Read more
27d
Manila Bulletin
Public hopeful that telco duopoly improves servicego of its treasured 700-megahertz spectrum for the major players to gobble on.
Public hopeful that telco duopoly improves service
Manila Bulletin / Posted 27 days ago
go of its treasured 700-megahertz spectrum for the major players to gobble on. On Monday, the country’s biggest telcos, Philippine Long Distance Telephone Co. (PLDT) and Globe Telecom Inc., separately announced that they will jointly acquire... Read more
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27d
The Manila Times
UPDATE SMC to sell telco assets to PLDT, Globe in P68-B dealinvestment in a new mobile network in the Philippines. In a disclosure to the
UPDATE SMC to sell telco assets to PLDT, Globe in P68-B deal
The Manila Times / Posted 27 days ago
investment in a new mobile network in the Philippines. In a disclosure to the Philippine Stock Exchange (PSE), PLDT, or Philippine Long Distance Telephone Co., said it would acquire 50 percent equity interest of the telecommunications business... Read more
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27d
The Star
Top foreign and local stories at 4pmPLDT, Globe to buy San Miguel telecoms assets in US$1.5b deal: The Philippines’
Top foreign and local stories at 4pm
The Star / Posted 27 days ago
PLDT, Globe to buy San Miguel telecoms assets in US$1.5b deal: The Philippines’ top two telecoms firms, Philippine Long Distance Telephone Co (PLDT) and Globe Telecom Inc, agreed to buy conglomerate San Miguel Corp’s assets in... Read more
27d
The Star
Philippines' PLDT, Globe to buy San Miguel telecoms assets in US$1.5b dealslow internet services that have been a drag on one of Asia's fastest-growing e
Philippines' PLDT, Globe to buy San Miguel telecoms assets in US$1.5b deal
The Star / Posted 27 days ago
slow internet services that have been a drag on one of Asia's fastest-growing economies. In separate statements on Monday, Philippine Long Distance Telephone Co (PLDT) and Globe Telecom Inc said they will acquire subsidiaries of food-to-power group... Read more
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27d
The Manila Times
San Miguel Corp. to sell telco assets to PLDT, Globea joint investment in a new mobile network in the Philippines. In a disclosure
San Miguel Corp. to sell telco assets to PLDT, Globe
The Manila Times / Posted 27 days ago
a joint investment in a new mobile network in the Philippines. In a disclosure to the Philippine Stock Exchange, PLDT, or Philippine Long Distance Telephone Co., said it would acquire 50 percent equity interest of the telecommunications business... Read more
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27d
Reuters
Philippines' PLDT, Globe to buy San Miguel telecoms assets in $1.5 billion dealA logo of Philippine Long Distance Telephone Company (PLDT) is seen in front of
Philippines' PLDT, Globe to buy San Miguel telecoms assets in $1.5 billion deal
Reuters / Posted 27 days ago
A logo of Philippine Long Distance Telephone Company (PLDT) is seen in front of their building in Makati city, metro Manila, Philippines May 30, 2016. MANILA The Philippines' top two telecoms firms agreed to buy conglomerate San Miguel Corp's... Read more
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27d
Pilipino Star
George Ty open to further raising stake in MPIC | Businessinitially. He said there was “relationship building,” with him also sitting pr
George Ty open to further raising stake in MPIC | Business
Pilipino Star / Posted 27 days ago
initially. He said there was “relationship building,” with him also sitting previously as an independent director of Philippine Long Distance Telephone Co. (PLDT) and then in MPIC. MPIC chairman Manuel V. Pangilinan said the transaction is a... Read more
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28d
Inquirier.net
SMC sells telco assets to PLDT, GlobeINDUSTRY giants Philippine Long Distance Telephone Co. (PLDT) and Globe Telecom
SMC sells telco assets to PLDT, Globe
Inquirier.net / Posted 28 days ago
INDUSTRY giants Philippine Long Distance Telephone Co. (PLDT) and Globe Telecom will jointly buy out the telecommunications assets of conglomerate San Miguel Corp. in a deal expected to cement their duopolistic hold on the local market amid the... Read more
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29d
Pilipino Star
PLDT funding capex via possible Meralco divestmentMANILA, Philippines – Philippine Long Distance Telephone Co. (PLDT) is in talks
PLDT funding capex via possible Meralco divestment
Pilipino Star / Posted 29 days ago
MANILA, Philippines – Philippine Long Distance Telephone Co. (PLDT) is in talks with Metro Pacific Investments Corp. (MPIC) as it looks to unload its shares in power utility giant Manila Electric Co. (Meralco) to reduce debts and support capital... Read more
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