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The non-strategic ones, at least.
PLDT Inc. is open to the idea of selling off some of its “non-strategic” tower assets to maintain its position as the dominant telco in the country. The country’s largest telco on Thursday said it is currently reviewing its tower assets and ...
 
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For the 4th year in a row.
Smart Communications is officially the fastest mobile network in the country, based on an independent study by internet metrics service Ookla. The analytics platform showed the PLDT-owned network with a speed score of 44.70 during the first half of the year. Rival ...
 
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It’s a gamechanger.
PLDT Inc and its wireless subsidiary Smart Communications are working on space-based mobile broadband communications in order to reach the country’s most remote and far-flung areas. This “cell site in the sky” will complement the company’s 4G and 5G rollout even as ...
 
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Next target: a neobank.
Voyager Innovations Inc., the digital unit of PLDT, has raised $167 million (about P8.11 billion) in fresh capital for its financial inclusion agenda through its fintech arm, Paymaya. Existing investors that participated in the capital raise are pareant company PLDT Inc., global investment ...
 
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Panlilio succeeds Manny Pangilinan, who will stay on as company chairman.
Alfredo Panlilio has officially taken over the reins of the country’s biggest telecommunications company from Manuel V. Pangilinan. As the new president and CEO of PLDT Inc.—the sixth Filipino to assume the position—Panlilio said he intends to build upon the legacy of MVP ...
 
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Barring construction delays.
The Jupiter Cable System is expected to be completed by the end of 2021, barring any further delays, PLDT officials said.The submarine telecommunication system will increase the telco’s international capacity by five times, to nearly 60 terabits, which in turn will help ...
 
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But both networks reported huge spikes in data and broadband revenues.
PLDT reported its net income at P19.7 billion during the first nine months of 2020, an increase of 23 percent compared to P15.996 billion in the same period last year.ALSO READ: TELCOS8 Things You Need to Know About '4th Telco' NOW TelecomThird ...
 
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But ABS-CBN says it has not decided on what to do with the cable company.
There is a possibility that PLDT may acquire SkyCable, the cable subsidiary of the Lopezes of ABS-CBN.Also read: Who is Ivana Alawi“PLDT regularly explores opportunities available to the group that may complement our overall business strategy,” the company disclosed to the Philippine Stock ...
 
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The telco promises “super-fast” data connection in certain areas starting July 30.
Days after President Rodrigo Duterte issued a warning to the country’s telecommunications companies to improve their consumer services, Smart Communications announced its 5G mobile phone network is going live as a commercial service starting Thursday, July 30. In a disclosure to the Philippine ...
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