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LIVE: Senate hearing on 3rd telco selection

Bookmark this page to watch the hearing live at 10 am on Monday, October 22 MANILA, Philippines – The Senate committee on public services will hold a hearing on Monday, October 22, to tackle the government's selection of the country's third major telecommunications player. The third major telco player is expected ........»»

Category: newsSource: rappler rapplerOct 21st, 2018

DICT acting secretary: Mislatel franchise was not revoked

MANILA, Philippines --- The franchise of Mindanao Islamic Telephone Company, Inc. (Mislatel) was not revoked, contrary to the claim of Senate Minority Leader Franklin Drilon, according to acting Secretary Eliseo Rio Jr. of the Department of Information and Communications Technology (DICT). Last Thursday, Drilon revealed in a Senate hearing that the selection process for third telco done by DICT was faulty as Mislatel had no valid franchise as required by the Terms of Reference (MC-09-09-2018) since its franchise is "ipso facto" revoked. "That is far from the truth," Rio said in a Facebook post on Saturday. "NTC took much effort in doing its due diligence to make sure that all r...Keep on reading: DICT acting secretary: Mislatel franchise was not revoked.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJan 26th, 2019

Senators doubt 3rd telco can meet rollout plan | Inquirer Business

The new major telco players ability to meet its rollout targetsaside from national security issuestook center stage during a Senate hearing on the third telco selection process. The post Senators doub.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsNov 29th, 2018

Dennis Uy skips Senate third telco hearing, sends Udenna exec

Davao-based tycoon Dennis Uy — whose companies form part of a consortium named as the Philippines’ new major service provider — skipped a Senate hearing on Tuesday into the selection of the third telecommunications player......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsNov 27th, 2018

National security concerns take center stage as Senate resumes 3rd telco hearing

A Senate panel on Tuesday resumed its hearing on the entry of Mislatel—a consortium of a Filipino tycoon and China Telecom—to the Philippines’ wireless communications industry, amid concerns on the integrity of the selection process and national security......»»

Category: financeSource:  philstarRelated NewsNov 27th, 2018

Jitters over China in PH telco industry? They ve long been here – DICT

MANILA, Philippines – Some lawmakers and experts have expressed concern over China gaining foothold in the Philippines' telecommunications space. Company documents, however, show that Beijing has long been involved. During the Senate's explanatory hearing on the 3rd major telecommunications player selection on Tuesday, November 27, Acting Information and Communications Technology ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsNov 27th, 2018

Senate panel holds final hearing on third telco

Senate panel holds final hearing on third telco.....»»

Category: newsSource:  cnnphilippinesRelated NewsJan 30th, 2019

WATCH: Senate takes on 3rd telco, Angkas, PITX

Bookmark this page to watch the Senate hearing at 10 am on Wednesday, January 30 MANILA, Philippines – The Senate committee on public services will conduct its 4th and final hearing on the franchise of Mislatel, the 3rd major telecommunications player, on Wednesday, January 30. Mislatel's franchise  is under scrutiny due to non-operation ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJan 29th, 2019

Poe: New bidding better than have Mislatel questioned in court

MANILA, Philippines -- It would be better to restart the bidding process for a new major player in the telecommunications industry than have the legality of the franchise of the winning bidder questioned in court, Senator Grace Poe said Tuesday.   It was revealed during a Senate hearing that the franchise of Mislatel Consortium, the provisional third telco, could be deemed void over alleged violations in its franchise.   READ: Drilon: Mislatel franchise considered revoked for violating conditions   Poe, chair of the Senate committee on public services conducting hearings on the third telco, pointed out that if Mislatel was allowed to operate despite t...Keep on reading: Poe: New bidding better than have Mislatel questioned in court.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJan 29th, 2019

Dennis Uy s Mislatel guns for best telco, but faces franchise issues

MANILA, Philippines – "Humility aside, we don't want to be just the 3rd telco, we want to be the best telco. A telco that is fast, affordable, and most importantly secure," said Davao City-based businessman Dennis Uy during the Senate hearing on his telecommunications venture on Thursday, ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJan 24th, 2019

LIVE: Senate hearing on the Parañaque Integrated Terminal Exchange - Rappler

LIVE: Senate hearing on the Parañaque Integrated Terminal Exchange - Rappler.....»»

Category: newsSource:  googlenewsRelated NewsDec 4th, 2018

Poe to 3rd telco bidders: Don t delay selection process

MANILA, Philippines – Senate committee on public services chairperson Grace Poe warned interested parties not to delay the selection process for the country's  third major telecommunications player . "Hindi naman nila puwedeng basta-bastang pigilin ang proseso ng pagkakaroon ng 3rd telco dahil lamang hindi sila nasiyahan sa mga probisyon na iyon," Poe said on ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsOct 22nd, 2018

Senate to scrutinize gov& apos;t selection of third telco - Manila Bulletin

Senate to scrutinize gov't selection of third telco - Manila Bulletin.....»»

Category: newsSource:  googlenewsRelated NewsOct 21st, 2018

Telco proponent testifies before Senate

Rio insinuated that NOW Telecom probably cannot afford to bid for the right to be the New Major Player The Senate Committee on Public Services hears today, Monday, the case of the telecommunications firm seeking to become the third telco service provider seen to break the duopoly in the sector. The hearing comes in the […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsOct 21st, 2018

LIVE: U.S. Senate hearing with Facebook, Twitter on foreign influence in social media

Watch the livestream of the US Senate's open hearing with tech executives Jack Dorsey, CEO of Twitter, and Sheryl Sandberg, chief operating officer of Facebook, here, Wednesday, September 5, 9:30 pm, Philippine time.  The hearing, titled "Foreign Influence Operations’ Use of Social Media Platforms," will focus on Russian interference in ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsSep 5th, 2018

LIVE: Senate hearing on the NAIA runway accident

Bookmark this page to watch the hearing on August 29, 2018, at 9:30 AM MANILA, Philippines – The Senate committee on public services conducts a probe into the  temporary closure  of the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) runway, which led to the paralysis of the country's main gateway on Wednesday, August 28. ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsAug 28th, 2018

NTC to hold public hearing on draft memo for 3rd telco player

The National Telecommunications Commission (NTC) has conducted its first public hearing on the rules and regulations for the selection of the new major player in the public telecommunications market......»»

Category: financeSource:  philstarRelated NewsAug 26th, 2018

LIVE: Senate hearing on Boracay shutdown

MANILA, Philippines – The Senate’s committee on Environment and Natural Resources on Monday, August 20, conducts a probe on the Boracay shutdown that happened on April 26. Watch the hearing here. – Rappler.com.....»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsAug 20th, 2018

Senators question core functions of PLDT, NutriAsia amid labor dispute

MANILA, Philippines – Senators on Thursday, August 9, questioned the core functions of telco giant PLDT Incorporated and condiments company NutriAsia amid ongoing labor disputes. At the Senate hearing on regularization issues, Senator Risa Hontiveros asked NutriAsia and PLDT about their core functions as its definition would delineate whether ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsAug 9th, 2018

LIVE: Senate hearing on electoral reforms

Bookmark to watch at 10 am MANILA, Philippines – The Senate of the Philippines is set to conduct a hearing on electoral reforms on Tuesday, July 31. On the agenda: increase in campaign expenditures and alleged electoral fraud in 2016. Watch it here. – Rappler.com.....»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJul 31st, 2018

LIVE: Senate hearing on post-disaster resettlement programs

Bookmark to watch live at 1PM MANILA, Philippines – The Senate's urban planning, housing and resettlement committee on Wednesday, May 30, begins its investigation into the alleged irregularities in government's resettlement and relocation programs for areas affected by disasters. – Rappler.com.....»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsMay 30th, 2018