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Behind the 3rd telco TOR controversy

In the midst of the opposing views of the Department of Information and Technology (DICT) and the Department of Finance (DOF) as to what criteria should be implemented in the selection of the third telco company for the country is Republic Act (RA) No. 7925 otherwise known as the Public Telecommunications Policy Act of 1995 [...] The post Behind the 3rd telco TOR controversy appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource: manilatimes_net manilatimes_netJul 12th, 2018

Selection of third major telco by December on track as gov’t issues final terms

THE DEPARTMENT of Information and Communications Technology (DICT) and the National Telecommunications Commission (NTC) published on Friday the final terms of reference (ToR) outlining the process by which the government will select by December a third major player in the telecommunications industry. The post Selection of third major telco by December on track as gov’t issues final terms appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

Category: financeSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsSep 23rd, 2018

Stage set for 3rd telco selection

The Duterte administration finally published yesterday the final rules governing its major telecom initiative, setting the stage for a showdown among aspiring companies seeking to become the countr.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsSep 23rd, 2018

Govt issues final rules for 3rd telco selection

Final rules governing the selection of a new major telco player have been issued, with a challenger to the PLDT-Globe duopoly set to be named by December. A memorandum circular (MC) approved on Thursday and released on Friday requires prospective players to have a minimum paid-in capital of P10 billion, at least 10 years of [...] The post Govt issues final rules for 3rd telco selection appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsSep 22nd, 2018

Final rules for third telecommunications firm released

The government released yesterday the long awaited final rules and regulations on the selection of a new major player in the telecommunications market, paving the way for the entry of the third telco before the year ends as promised by President Duterte in hopes of breaking the duopoly in the sector......»»

Category: financeSource:  philstarRelated NewsSep 22nd, 2018

NTC opens bidding for third telco player

NTC opens bidding for third telco player.....»»

Category: financeSource:  thestandardRelated NewsSep 21st, 2018

Selection of third major telco on track by December as gov’t issues final terms

THE DEPARTMENT of Information and Communications Technology (DICT) and the National Telecommunications Commission (NTC) published on Friday the final terms of reference (ToR) outlining the process by which the government will select by December a third major player in the telecommunications industry. The post Selection of third major telco on track by December as gov’t issues final terms appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

Category: financeSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsSep 21st, 2018

PT& T to invest P7B in network expansion

Philippine Telegraph & Telephone Corp. (PT&T), among the companies seeking to become a new mobile player under the government's third telco initiative, is looking to spend around P7 bi.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsSep 21st, 2018

Final rules for 3rd telco out: Bidding may start November 2018

The Duterte administration published on Friday the final rules for its new major telco initiative, setting the stage for a showdown between aspiring companies seeking to become the country's t.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsSep 21st, 2018

Criteria for 3rd telco: Faster internet, less capital

Criteria for 3rd telco: Faster internet, less capital.....»»

Category: newsSource:  cnnphilippinesRelated NewsSep 21st, 2018

Government releases final selection rules for 3rd telco player

The Philippine government on Friday, September 21, released the much-awaited final rules for the selection of the country’s new telecommunication player, as it seeks to improve services and break a long-standing duopoly......»»

Category: financeSource:  philstarRelated NewsSep 21st, 2018

Final criteria for 3rd telco: Faster internet, less capital

Final criteria for 3rd telco: Faster internet, less capital.....»»

Category: entertainmentSource:  pepRelated NewsSep 21st, 2018

PT& T investing P7 billion for broadband

Third telco player aspirant Philippine Telegraph and Telephone Corp. (PT&T) is preparing to spend P7 billion over the next two years for the expansion of its broadband network as part of plans to strengthen its position as one of the major players in the country’s telecommunication market......»»

Category: financeSource:  philstarRelated NewsSep 21st, 2018

Duque silent as Garin sues Ubial for Dengvaxia mess

MANILA, Philippines – As two former health secretaries locked horns on the Dengvaxia controversy, Department of Health (DOH) Secretary Francisco Duque III said he would leave it to the courts to decide who should be held liable for the now-suspended immunization program. Former Health Secretary Janette Garin accused her successor Paulyn ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsSep 20th, 2018

Daniel Matsunaga says honorary degree a ‘blessing’ amid school controversy

Daniel Matsunaga will not return his recent honorary degree amid the controversy surrounding the school that conferred it. The actor-model spoke up on the issue as reported in “Umagang Kay Ganda” today, Sept. 20. He received a doctoral degree from the religious school Brethren Evangelical School of Theology (BEST) last Sept. 8. “I’m really really… link: Daniel Matsunaga says honorary degree a ‘blessing’ amid school controversy.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsSep 20th, 2018

Nonoy Zuñiga questions Mocha Uson’s ‘worthiness’ as public official

Singer Nonoy Zuiga has released his own statement regarding the latest controversy to hound entertainer-turned-government official Mocha Uson. Expressing his sentiments, Zuiga -- a person with disability (PWD) due to the amputation of his leg from a bombing incident during martial law -- sent Inquirer a copy of his statement: "The recent video posted by Mocha Uson and Drew Olivar had already drawn a lot of negative comments and reactions, most especially from the PWD community. "Being a PWD myself, the use of sign language is never a laughing matter. It is sacred to the hearing-impaired. It is their bridge to the world. "Using it with signs and gestures (some inappropriate)...Keep on reading: Nonoy Zuñiga questions Mocha Uson’s ‘worthiness’ as public official.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsSep 19th, 2018

Bid documents for 3rd telco deal ready by October

The Department of Information and Communications Technology (DICT) said groups interested in joining the government's third telco initiative may purchase bid documents around the second week o.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsSep 19th, 2018

Pulong Duterte files new charges vs Sen. Trillanes

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 19 Sep) – Resigned Davao City vice mayor Paolo Z. Duterte filed on Wednesday another libel complaint before the City Prosecutor’s Office against opposition Senator Antonio Trillanes IV, this time for dragging him into the P6.4-billion shabu smuggling controversy last year. The filing of new charges came 13 days after he […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanewsRelated NewsSep 19th, 2018

Nick Kyrgios pep talk umpire suspended

  LOS ANGELES, United States – The US Open umpire criticized for giving Australia's Nick Kyrgios a pep talk has been hit with a two-week suspension, reports said Tuesday, September 18. Swedish official Mohamed Lahyani triggered controversy last month after coming down from his chair to give advice to ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsSep 19th, 2018

PT& T to start debt-to-equity conversion next month in bid to be third telco

PHILIPPINE Telegraph and Telephone Corp. (PT&T) is set to start by next month the implementation of its debt-to-equity conversion, in line with its exit from court-assisted rehabilitation as granted by a Makati City Regional Trial Court (RTC). The post PT&T to start debt-to-equity conversion next month in bid to be third telco appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

Category: newsSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsSep 18th, 2018

Gov’t lawyers crafting ToR for 3rd telco

Justice Secretary Menardo Guevarra on Monday confirmed they have tapped to ensure the selection of a third telecommunications player will push as scheduled. He said this was in line with President Duterte’s directive to find a new telco player by the end of the year. In a statement, Guevarra said the Department of Justice (DoJ) […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsSep 17th, 2018