No more hindrance to 3rd telco process

No more hindrance to 3rd telco process.....»»

Category: newsSource: cnnphilippines cnnphilippinesOct 12th, 2018

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

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

3rd telco plan faces new hurdle | Inquirer Business

A Filipino lawyer is seeking to invalidate the whole third telco selection process on grounds that the bidding rules were unconstitutional and failed to fully ensure national security. The post 3rd te.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsDec 29th, 2018

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

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

Gov’t formally names Mislatel 3rd major telco

THE GOVERNMENT on Monday declared as the country’s third major telecommunications service provider the Mislatel Group of China Telecommunications Corp., Dennis A. Uy’s Udenna Corp. and Chelsea Logistics Holdings Corp., as well as franchise holder Mindanao Islamic Telephone Company, Inc. (Mislatel), almost two weeks after it was announced provisional winner for completing the selection process......»»

Category: newsSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsNov 19th, 2018

PT& T, Sear Telecom recall appeal

The process to declare Mislatel Consortium as the third telco player can now proceed after the Philippine Telegraph and Telephone Corp. (PT&T) and the Singson-led Sear Telecom recalled their appeal for their disqualifications before the National Telecommunications Communications (NTC). In a radio interview, Department of Information and Communications Technology (DICT) acting Secretary Eliseo Rio Jr. […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsNov 18th, 2018

Palace: 3rd telco bidding transparent

Malacañang has defended the selection of the consortium of President Duterte’s major campaign donor as the provisional third telecommunications player in the Philippines, saying the bidding process has been transparent......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsNov 13th, 2018

Palace: Duterte, Uy closeness had nothing to do with third telco bid

The assumption that Davao businessman Dennis Uy's relationship with President Rodrigo Duterte affected the process of the bidding for the country's third major telco player is baseless, Malacañang said Thursday......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsNov 8th, 2018

PT& T calls 3rd telco criteria unfair, files petition vs NTC

MANILA, Philippines – Just a day before the bidding for the 3rd major telecommunications player slot, the Philippine Telegraph and Telephone Corporation (PT&T)  asked the court to clarify a provision in the selection process. In a press briefing on Tuesday, November 6, PT&T president and chief executive officer James Velasquez said they filed a ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsNov 6th, 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

Selection process for new telco backed by Duterte

President Duterte is in full support of the third telco selection process amid a case filed by one of the aspirants questioning some of the rules, according to Information and Communications Technology acting Secretary Eliseo Rio......»»

Category: financeSource:  philstarRelated NewsOct 15th, 2018

NOW unfazed by failed TRO, pursues bid for 3rd telco slot

NOW Telecom remains bent on vying for the country’s third telco slot even as it failed to secure a temporary restraining order (TRO) against the selection process for the new major telco player......»»

Category: financeSource:  philstarRelated NewsOct 14th, 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

Bidders back 3rd telco selection process

Aspiring participants in the government's third telco initiative said they would continue to support the selection process even as one among their ranks sued the government on Monday--a develo.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsOct 11th, 2018

Third telco aspirant questions search rules

The search for a challenger to the PLDT-Globe duopoly has hit a snag with a prospective third telco player accusing regulators of including “moneymaking schemes” in the bidding process. NOW Telecom Co. Inc., which bought selection documents along with four others on Monday, also that day asked a Makati court to issue a restraining order [...] The post Third telco aspirant questions search rules appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsOct 10th, 2018

3rd telco plan hits a snag

The Duterte administration's third telco initiative received its first legal challenge a mere day after bidders were invited to participate, catching interested parties and the general public off-guard while casting a cloud over a selection process aimed at breaking the PLDT Inc. and Globe Telecom duopoly.   NOW Telecom, which is part of a group that had signaled its interest to become the country's third mobile player, announced on Tuesday that it had sued the National Telecommunications Commission (NTC) at the Manila Regional Trial Court last Oct. 8, or the same day it acquired selection documents from the NTC.   NOW, an affiliate of publicly listed NOW Corp., wan...Keep on reading: 3rd telco plan hits a snag.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsOct 9th, 2018

5 companies acquire 3rd telco bid documents

Norway's largest telco, two businessmen and an Ilocos politician are among those that acquired bid documents yesterday as the government formally opened the selection process for its third tel.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsOct 9th, 2018

Globe to deploy small cell antennas along major roads

GLOBE TELECOM, Inc. is expecting to speed up the roll out of more than 120 cell sites in Metro Manila as it signed an agreement with the Metro Manila Development Authority (MMDA) to cut the process for securing permits in building telco infrastructure. The post Globe to deploy small cell antennas along major roads appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

Category: financeSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsOct 7th, 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