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Talking about mobile data services.
Globe’s mobile data traffic for the first half of the year reached 1,761 petabytes, which is a 59-percent increase from last year, the company reported on Monday (August 9). It is also 182 petabytes more than the 1,579 petabytes reported by rival ...
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 ...
About time.
Subscribers who want to switch mobile phone networks but want to keep their existing number may do so starting September 30. That’s when Telecommunications Connectivity Inc. (TCI), the joint venture among the three telcos for mobile number portability, will start commercial operations. TCI ...
Good to have next time you travel.
Globe Telecom’s 5G roaming service is now available in the U.S. and Canada, the company announced on Thursday (June 10). The telco partnered with AT&T in the US and Telus in Canada to offer “the widest 5G network coverage worldwide” for its subscribers. In ...
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 ...
The country’s third major telco wants to attract up to two million subscribers by the end of 2021.
Dito Telecommunity is finally in Metro Manila and is targeting to attract “a couple million” subscribers by the end of the year. The country’s third major telco officially launched its services in 46 areas in the country’s capital region, as well as in ...
It will launch in Visayas and Mindanao first.
DITO Telecommunity, the third player in the increasingly competitive telecommunications field, has confirmed that it will roll out its commercial launch on March 8. In a statement, the company confirmed a report on ABS-CBN that it is initially launching in 17 cities and municipalities ...
Don’t plan on switching networks just yet.
On September 14, 2020, the National Telecommunications Commission (NTC) granted NOW Telecom Company, Inc., an extension of its provisional authority to install, operate, and maintain a nationwide mobile telecommunications system. According to the company, the authority essentially allows the company to operate ...
We're only ahead of Malawi, Mali, and Ethiopia.
The third telco can’t come soon enough.The Philippines ranked 97th out of 100 countries in the 2019 Inclusive Internet Index in terms of competitive environment, which “measures the concentration of the marketplace for Internet service provision.” This means that of the 100 countries ...
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