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No more hindrance to 3rd telco process

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

Category: newsSource: cnnphilippines cnnphilippinesOct 12th, 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

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

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

Telco aspirants urged to submit rollout plans

NOW Telecom Co. Inc., a unit of listed NOW Corp. and a third telco player aspirant, has urged the government to require bidders to submit their respective roll-out plans as part of the selection process for the new major player in the telecommunications sector......»»

Category: financeSource:  philstarRelated NewsSep 13th, 2018

DICT to push through with selection of 3rd telco by Q4 2018

The Department of Information and Communications Technology (DICT) on Thursday shut the door to further delays in the third telco selection process, saying that a new contender to the PLDT Inc. and.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsAug 24th, 2018

PLDT Denies Defying DOLE order to Regularize Workers

Telecommunications firm PLDT Inc. denied that it disobeyed the order of the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) to regularize over 7,000 employees. The telco firm said the DOLE clarificatory order to regularize workers without conditions, issued July 11, is invalid as it was not accorded due process of law. “If this is the conclusion […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  metrocebuRelated NewsJul 27th, 2018

New telco to be chosen via points system

The challenger to the PLDT-Globe duopoly will be determined via a points-based selection process instead of an auction, the chief of Department of Information and Communications Technology (DICT) said on Friday. An oversight committee voted to endorse the highest committed level of services (HCLoS) model, DICT officer-in-charge Eliseo Rio, Jr. said, rejecting an auction backed [...] The post New telco to be chosen via points system appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsJul 21st, 2018

Oversight panel may vote on telco TOR

An oversight committee vote could decide how the government picks a challenger to the PLDT-Globe duopoly, a senior official said. Eliseo Rio, officer-in-charge of Department of Information and Communications Technology (DICT), indicated that he could defer to the oversight panel despite earlier insisting that it had no power to rule on the selection process. The [...] The post Oversight panel may vote on telco TOR appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsJul 17th, 2018

DICT to hasten 3rd telco selection

After presenting a number of formulas and going back and forth three times to the public for consultations, state regulators the other night pledged to hasten its selection process for the country’s third telecom player. DICT to hasten 3rd telco selection After presenting a number of formulas and going back and forth three times to… link: DICT to hasten 3rd telco selection.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsJul 13th, 2018

DICT on New Telco Major Player: We Will Move Forward Faster

With stakeholders giving their side on the debate of what Terms of Reference (ToR) for the selection process should be used, the Department of Information and Communications Technology (DICT) is optimistic in moving forward to the next step of facilitating the entry of the new major telco player. The DICT-proposed Highest Committed Level of Service […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  metrocebuRelated NewsJul 11th, 2018

Another draft TOR offers auction option

Third telco aspirants may have to participate in a spectrum user fee (SUF) auction under a second set of draft rules released by the government. New terms of reference (TOR) call for a public sale as opposed to the points-based selection process detailed in a draft TOR released earlier this week. “The participant that offers [...] The post Another draft TOR offers auction option appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsJun 30th, 2018

Two sets of draft rules for 3rd telco player selection up for public scrutiny

For the selection of a new major telco player, the government has taken the unusual step of releasing a pair of draft rules ahead of the upcoming public consultation process next Friday.   The rules, distinguished by their emphasis on financial muscle on one hand and commitments for better internet speed and coverage on the other, underscored the differing views within the government oversight committee that crafted the said terms of reference (TOR).   The committed level of service TOR was championed by the Department of Information and Communications Technology (DICT) while the rules calling for an auction of the government's unassigned radio frequency assets were...Keep on reading: Two sets of draft rules for 3rd telco player selection up for public scrutiny.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJun 29th, 2018