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Something to look forward to.
Filipino telecommunications company NOW Telecom has signed a letter of intent (LOI) with the United States Trade and Development Agency (USTDA) to work together to deploy a nationwide standalone 5G mobile and fixed wireless network in the Philippines. The signing was held during ...
It wasn't smooth sailing.
All three major telco players reported glitches and interruptions on the first day of mandatory SIM card registrations, with at least one telco forced to temporarily go offline. Globe Telecom Inc. temporarily shut down its SIM registration portal on Tuesday (December 27), saying ...
What really happened?
PLDT officials blamed the pandemic and Typhoon Odette for the P48 billion budget overrun issue that has rocked the company and has sent its stock tumbling after it was disclosed by the company last Friday. But the company also insisted that it’s ...
Partners, for now.
Globe and Dito Tel are setting aside their differences and will work together with foreign telcos to upgrade local data capacities through a submarine cable system in Southeast Asia. The two Filipino telcos will partner with China Telecom Global Limited (CTG), Singapore Telecommunications ...
The PCC will probe whether Globe and Smart committed anti-competition violations.
The Philippine Competition Commission (PCC) will launch a formal investigation into the complaint filed by Dito Telecommunity against major telco players Globe and Smart. In a statement issed on Friday (August 25), the PCC said it found reasonable grounds to open a preliminary ...
The telco wars continue to heat up.
This story has been updated with a new statement from Globe Globe Telecom has asked the National Telecommunications Commission (NTC) to compel Dito Telecommunity Corp. to pay for interconnection penalties amounting to P622 million.  This comes a day after Dito filed a complaint against ...
Dito is accusing Globe and Smart of anti-competitive behavior.
Leading telcos Smart Communications Inc. and Globe Telecom Inc. have been sued by upstart third telco player Dito Telecommunity Corp. for supposedly abusing their dominant positions by imposing commercial demands for interconnection.  Dito filed the cases before the Philippine Competition Commission (PCC) on ...
At least for the first quarter of 2022.
The battle between telcos is neverending, and the winner is always different, depending on who you ask. But in the April latest report on the Philippine mobile telecommunications industry of Opensignal one Filipino telco has emerged as a clear winner. Smart Communications Inc. ...
The telco is going all out this year.
The country’s third telco franchise holder is spending P50 billion in capital expenditures (capex) this year to further expand its network and meet its commitments to the government.  Dito Telecommunity Corp. is already fully funded for the rest of its commitment period as ...
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