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DICT hopes to name 3rd telco player by Sept.

DICT hopes to name 3rd telco player by Sept......»»

Category: entertainmentSource: pep pepJul 7th, 2018

Bidding for 3rd telco slot in Sept

The Department of Information and Communications Technology (DICT) is poised to issue next week a new set of draft rules outlining the selection criteria for a new major telco player--a campaign pr.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsMay 17th, 2018

‘New’ telco player known Tuesday

A “provisional” third telco player may be named on 7 November after the bidding for the Philippines’ third telecommunications player on the same day, according to the Department of Information and Communications Technology (DICT). Tuesday is the deadline for the submission of bids for the telco aspirants. DICT acting Secretary Eliseo Rio Jr., in a […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsNov 4th, 2018

Wentz s 3 TD passes give Eagles win vs. Jags in London

By Zac Boyer, Associated Press LONDON (AP) — After watching a fourth-quarter lead slip away twice this season, Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Carson Wentz didn't want to see it happen again. Thanks to his defense, it didn't. The Eagles held onto a 24-18 victory at Wembley Stadium on Sunday after the Jacksonville Jaguars were twice held to a field goal in the fourth quarter, and failed to convert on fourth down with 3:41 remaining. "We finished it," said Wentz, who threw for 286 yards and three touchdowns, all to different players. "At the end of the day, we finished it. We still didn't finish the way we wanted offensively. We had a chance to seal the deal but went three-and-out, and the defense stepped up. So I think at the end of the day, we finished well this week." Philadelphia (4-4) surrendered a 17-point lead in the final quarter of a loss to the Carolina Panthers a week earlier, and lost in overtime to the Tennessee Titans on Sept. 30 despite holding a seven-point advantage. Although the Eagles failed to pick up a first down when they got the ball back with 6:52 remaining — and rookie running back Josh Adams nearly fumbled on the first play, if not for the call being overturned on replay review — they otherwise converted 7 of 12 third-down opportunities. Jacksonville entered the fourth quarter down 17-12 after a failed 2-point conversion, and a pair of field goals by Josh Lambo kept them within six points even after the Eagles extended the lead on a 5-yard touchdown reception by tight end Zach Ertz. Blake Bortles, restored as the starter despite being pulled in a loss to the Houston Texans a week earlier, ran for 4 yards on fourth down with 4:26 left to prolong what would be the Jaguars' final drive. But he could not connect with Donte Moncrief on fourth-and-2 four plays later to seal the fate for Jacksonville (3-5). "They were on a roll," said Jaguars coach Doug Marrone. "They were getting on third down. We were having a tough time containing the quarterback ... and obviously, we couldn't contain the run." The Eagles finished with 395 total yards, their third-highest total this season, against the Jaguars, who entered the game with the league's second-ranked defense. Philly gained 133 rushing. Jacksonville claimed a 6-3 lead on two field goals by Lambo, including a career-long 57-yard attempt, but saw that disappear by halftime when rookie tight end Dallas Goedert had a 32-yard touchdown reception at the end of the second quarter. A 95-yard drive at the start of the third quarter ended with the Eagles taking a 17-6 lead after running back Wendell Smallwood took a screen pass 32 yards into the end zone, but the Jaguars marched 75 yards over nine plays and found the end zone when Bortles connected with Dede Westbrook under the uprights to trim their deficit to 17-12. That set the stage for the comeback, but the Jaguars' inability to get past the goal line despite two trips into the red zone ended their hopes of a fourth consecutive win at Wembley. NO BLAME FOR BORTLES Marrone said that Bortles was not the reason for the Jaguars' inability to win. Bortles, who went 24 for 41 with 286 yards and a touchdown, led the team in rushing with 43 yards on eight attempts. "He gave us a chance," Marrone said. "He went out there and gave us a chance. He ran the ball well (and made) quick decisions. I don't think we have a problem. I don't think he's the player that cost us the game. He played well overall. A total team effort." LAST IN LONDON The game, played before a record, pro-Eagles crowd of 85,870 fans, was the last of three played at Wembley this season. The Jaguars, who have played at the venue since 2013, have a contract to hold one game there annually through the 2020 season. INJURIES Philadelphia: RT Lane Johnson injured his left knee on the Eagles' opening drive and did not return. LT Jason Peters was evaluated for a concussion late in the second quarter but returned after halftime. OLB Kamu Grugier-Hill left in the first half after an unspecified injury but was able to return, and CB Jalen Mills (foot) was injured a minute into the third quarter and missed the rest of the game. Jacksonville: FS Barry Church was evaluated for a concussion midway through the fourth quarter, but scans were negative. CB Quenton Meeks (knee), starting for the injured A.J. Bouye, left in the fourth quarter. LB Telvin Smith (shoulder) and CB Ronnie Harrison (knee) left the game in the second quarter but returned. UP NEXT Philadelphia: Host the Dallas Cowboys on Nov. 11 after a bye week. Jacksonville: Face the Indianapolis Colts on the road on Nov. 11, also after a bye......»»

Category: sportsSource:  abscbnRelated NewsOct 28th, 2018

Villar-Owned Firm Interested to Bid for 3rd Telco: DICT

Streamtech Systems Technologies Inc. expressed interest to become the new major player in the telco industry, the Department of Information and Communications Technology (DICT) said. “Yes, they expressed interest but would have to look for a foreign partner that has at least 10 years of experience in a nationwide telco business,” DICT Acting Secretary Eliseo […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  metrocebuRelated NewsOct 25th, 2018

Villar company to bid as 3rd telco – DICT

MANILA, Philippines – The Villar-led Streamtech Systems Technologies Incorporated is interested in becoming the country’s 3rd major telecommunications player , Acting Department of Information and Communications Technology Secretary Eliseo Rio Jr. said on Wednesday, October 24. “Yes, they expressed interest but would have to look for a foreign partner that has at ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsOct 25th, 2018

Villanueva: Entry of 3rd telco player to boost ‘work-from-home’ bill

Senator Joel Villanuevaon Wednesdaysaid the entry of a third telecommunications service provider could aide in the implementation of the proposed Telecommuting or Work-From-Home Act. READ:3rd telco player known by Nov. 7 --- DICT chief READ:Villanueva lauds Senate ratification of became report on 'work-from-home' bill "The entry of a third telco player will create competition and provide better services amid consumer problems on the country's slow and expensive internet," said Villanueva, author and sponsor of the proposed measure. "It will accommodate the potential influx of reliance on technology that may be brought about by the subsequent implementation of our Telecommuting Bill...Keep on reading: Villanueva: Entry of 3rd telco player to boost ‘work-from-home’ bill.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsOct 24th, 2018

Converge ICT to partner with KT for 3rd telco bid

THE Department of Information and Communications Technology (DICT) said Converge ICT Solutions, Inc. has committed to joining the government’s bid for a new telecommunications player, with South Korean telecommunications giant KT Corp. as its partner. The post Converge ICT to partner with KT for 3rd telco bid appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

Category: newsSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsOct 15th, 2018

China Telecom, PT& T eye 3rd telco bid

MANILA, Philippines – The Chinese company which was earlier touted to be preferred by President Rodrigo Duterte to be the country's 3rd major telecommunications player formalized its intent to bid, the Department of Information and Communications Technology (DICT) announced on Friday, October 12. China Telecom was ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsOct 12th, 2018

Court junks NOW Telecom’s TRO petition vs 3rd telco bid requirements

MANILA, Philippines – The selection process for the country’s 3rd major telecommunications player will push through as scheduled, as the Department of Information and Communications Technology (DICT) overcame a legal hurdle. The DICT reported on Friday, October 12, that Judge Dinnah Aguila-Topacio of ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsOct 12th, 2018

Towers

On Nov. 7, the DICT will designate a third telecommunications (telco) player......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsOct 10th, 2018

DICT accuses NOW Telecom of delaying 3rd telco entry

MANILA, Philippines – Department of Information and Communications Technology (DICT) Acting Secretary Eliseo Rio slammed NOW Telecom for suing the National Telecommunications Commission (NTC), and even went on to speculate that the move was a way to delay the entry of the 3rd major telco player . NOW Telecom, an affiliate company ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsOct 9th, 2018

3rd telco player known next month

The Department of Information and Communications Technology (DICT) firmed up the deadline for the selection of a new major telco player in November this year. The DICT on Tuesday released its lates.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsOct 3rd, 2018

DICT on track to name 3rd telco player before Christmas

MANILA, Philippines – The Department of Information and Communications Technology (DICT) remained firm in saying they will be able to name the country’s third telecommunications service provider by December, as they unveiled the final timetable for the selection process. In an information campaign held on Tuesday, October 2, the DICT announced ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsOct 3rd, 2018

Hendricks, Bryant lead way as Cubs beat Cardinals 8-4

By ANDREW SELIGMAN,  AP Sports Writer CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago Cubs are closing in on the NL Central championship and have their sights set on another deep playoff run. It sure would help if Kyle Hendricks keeps pitching like this. They'll take a few more big home runs from Kris Bryant, too. Hendricks went eight innings in another strong start, Bryant connected and the Cubs moved closer to the division title while dealing another hit to St. Louis' playoff hopes, beating the Cardinals 8-4 on Friday. "This is what you look for," Hendricks said. "These are the games you want to play in, games that have meaning like this. That's why we play the game. Hopefully, we've got a lot of these left." The Cubs came into the final weekend of the regular season with a franchise-record fourth straight trip to the postseason assured and their third division title in a row in sight. They began the day with a one-game lead over Milwaukee, with the Brewers playing Detroit on Friday night. St. Louis matched a season high with its fourth straight loss after being swept by Milwaukee. The Cardinals came in trailing Los Angeles by a game for the second wild card, with the Dodgers visiting San Francisco. "Clearly the back is completely against the wall," manager Mike Shildt said. Hendricks (14-11) gave up two runs and seven hits . The right-hander is 5-1 with a 1.52 ERA in his past seven outings and has thrown a career-high 199 innings. "He's pitched with his best stuff since I've known him," Cubs manager Joe Maddon said. "There's not many strikeouts, not a lot of swing-and-misses. But the velocity on the fastball, he's back to the weaker contact in general. He looks strong. ... I just see a stronger version of Kyle." Bryant made it 3-0 with a long solo drive to center against Adam Wainwright in the fourth. That gave the 2016 NL MVP just two homers in 27 games and 13 total in a season marked by injuries. Bryant missed the previous two games because of a bruised left wrist after getting hit by a pitch and was on the disabled list two times this year because of left shoulder inflammation. Daniel Murphy had two hits, two runs and an RBI. He singled and scored in a two-run first, doubled and came around in the fifth, and added a sacrifice fly in the seventh. Anthony Rizzo had an RBI single and sacrifice fly. Albert Almora drove in two with a single against Dominic Leone to cap a three-run eighth, making it 8-2, and the Cubs won their third in a row after losing four of six. "We've been here before," Bryant said, referring to three straight appearances in the NLCS and a World Series championship in 2016 that ended a drought dating to 1908. "We've been under pressure situations. I think we know how to handle it." Wainwright (2-4) is now 11-3 lifetime at Wrigley Field. He lasted five innings, allowing four runs and five hits, in what could be his final start for the Cardinals. Though he didn't sound like a player ready to walk away, the three-time All-Star has an expiring contract and was on the disabled list three times this season because of hamstring and elbow injuries. "If you had asked me that question about two months ago, I would have already checked out on you," Wainwright said. "But the way I'm feeling right now, if that is my last start, it would be kind of hard to walk away knowing the way I'm feeling right now." TRAINER'S ROOM Cubs: Manager Joe Maddon said he wasn't sure if reliever Pedro Strop (strained left hamstring) will pitch this weekend. The right-hander still feels some discomfort on the landing throwing off the mound. Strop has been sidelined since Sept. 13, when he was hurt running to first on a double-play grounder at Washington. ... The Cubs activated C Bobby Wilson, who was acquired Aug. 30 from Minnesota on Friday. The Twins placed him on the 10-day disabled list Aug. 24 because of a sprained right ankle. UP NEXT Cardinals: RHP Miles Mikolas (17-4, 2.94 ERA) looks to win his fifth straight start, after holding San Francisco to two runs and two hits in seven innings on Sunday. Cubs: LHP Cole Hamels (4-2, 2.47) tries to shake off back-to-back losses after going 4-0 in his first nine starts for Chicago following a trade from Texas. He homered against Pittsburgh on Monday but got outpitched by Jameson Taillon. ___.....»»

Category: sportsSource:  abscbnRelated NewsSep 29th, 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

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

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

DICT confident of meeting deadline for 3rd telco choice

The Department of Information and Communications (DICT) expects to name the new major player by November in line with President Duterte’s wish......»»

Category: financeSource:  philstarRelated NewsSep 12th, 2018

Bidding for 3rd telco in October?

The Department of Information and Communications Technology (DICT) may conduct the bidding for the new major player in the telco industry as early as October this year. The department is committed to comply with its target to select the third telco player by yearend. DICT Acting Secretary Eliseo Rio Jr.….....»»

Category: newsSource:  journalRelated NewsAug 24th, 2018

DICT Eyes Awarding Unused Frequencies of PLDT, Globe to 3rd Telco

The Department of Information and Communications Technology (DICT) is eyeing to award the unused frequencies of telco giants PLDT, Inc. and Globe Telecom to the next major player in the industry. This, as the DICT conducts its review on the frequencies that were awarded to the dominant telco players as it seeks to ensure that […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  metrocebuRelated NewsAug 24th, 2018