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Pimentel lauds possible entry of 3rd telco player in PH

Senate President Aquilino "Koko" Pimentel III welcomedon Tuesday the proposed entry of a third telecommunications company in the country from China, saying it is the only way to force the two giantlocal telcos to improve their services.   Pimentel was apparentlyreferring to Smart Communications Inc.and Globe Telecom.   "A third telecommunications firm is exactly what our country needs to end a telco duopoly mired in mediocrity; a situation that has allowed them to hold the Filipino consumer hostage to poor communications and data services," Pimentel said in a statement.   "By acting decisively to address this problem, the President is showing the kind of ...Keep on reading: Pimentel lauds possible entry of 3rd telco player in PH.....»»

Category: newsSource: inquirer inquirerNov 21st, 2017

PLDT Digital Unit Eyes Partnership with Foreign Firm

Telecommunications firm PLDT Inc.’s digital unit Voyager Innovation is pursuing a partnership with a foreign firm within the year as part of efforts to further improve the delivery of digital services to its subscribers. This comes as the company prepares for the entry of a third major player in the local telco industry. “The partnership […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  metrocebuRelated NewsJan 13th, 2018

[OPINION] Third telco: More fiction than real

Let’s go straight to the point. The much ballyhooed entry of a third player in the local telecommunications industry by March, 2018 is a brutal joke. It’s easier said than done. The third telco player would have to hurdle several regulatory matters and corporate issues before it ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJan 4th, 2018

Entry of 3rd Telco Player to Improve Philippine Internet: Globe

Telecommunications provider Globe welcomes the entry of a third player in the telco industry saying this would further increase the number of cell sites resulting in the improvement of Internet access and speed in the... The post Entry of 3rd Telco Player to Improve Philippine Internet: Globe appeared first on MetroCebu News......»»

Category: newsSource:  metrocebuRelated NewsDec 29th, 2017

3rd telco to boost PH Internet –– Globe

Telecommunications provider Globe welcomes the entry of a third player in the telco industry saying this would further increase the number of cell sites resulting in the improvement of Internet access and speed in the country. This, as Globe reiterated that the tedious permitting process for the installation of cell….....»»

Category: newsSource:  journalRelated NewsDec 19th, 2017

Duterte wants 3rd telco player in PH ‘up and about’ by Q1 2018

President Rodrigo Duterte has ordered the National Telecommunications Commission (NTC) and the Department of Information and Communications Technology(DICT) to ensure that the third telecommunications player in the Philippines would be up by first quarter of 2018.   "The President has issued a directive to the NTC and the DICT to ensure that the third telco player will be up and about by the first quarter of 2018," Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque said in a Palace briefing.   "If it is not approved within seven days, it is deemed approved. That's how serious the President is in the entry of a third telecoms player," Roque added.   Asked why the entry...Keep on reading: Duterte wants 3rd telco player in PH ‘up and about’ by Q1 2018.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsDec 19th, 2017

PH competition body to tap independent group to study telcos’ impact

The Philippine Competition Commission (PCC) may soon find out the impact of the controversial telco deal that ate up what could have been the country's third telco player, following an independent market study to be conducted this year.   In a press briefingon Wednesday, PCC Commissioners said they would tap an independent body to conduct the market study in the telecommunications industry, along with other similar studies in industries that also impact consumer welfare.   The market study would offer a broad look into the entire value chain, including the aftermath of the P69 billion deal made by PLDT Inc. and Globe Telecom, Inc. of San Miguel Corp.'s telco assets ...Keep on reading: PH competition body to tap independent group to study telcos’ impact.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJan 17th, 2018

Govt to name third telco by March – DICT

THE Philippines’ third telecommunications player will be named in March, the Department of Information and Communications Technology (DICT) said on Monday, a move seen to boost competition in the industry and improve network services. In a text message to The Manila Times, DICT Officer in Charge Eliseo Rio Jr. expressed confidence that the government would [...] The post Govt to name third telco by March – DICT appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimesRelated NewsJan 15th, 2018

DICT issues selection guidelines for new telco player

MANILA, Philippines — The Department of Information and Communications Technology (DICT) has issued the guidelines on the qualifications as well as criteria.....»»

Category: financeSource:  philstarRelated NewsJan 14th, 2018

Andanar: Firms from Japan, Taiwan also interested in being third telco player

Andanar: Firms from Japan, Taiwan also interested in being third telco player.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJan 14th, 2018

Andanar: South Korea s LG interested in being 3rd telco player

MANILA, Philippines — LG Uplus Corp, South Korea's third-largest mobile carrier, is eyeing to be the Philippines’ third telecom player that will challenge a.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJan 13th, 2018

Andanar: South Korea s LG interested in being 3rd telco player

MANILA, Philippines — LG Uplus Corp, South Korea’s third-largest mobile carrier, is eyeing to be the Philippines’ third telecom player that will challenge a Source link link: Andanar: South Korea's LG interested in being 3rd telco player.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsJan 13th, 2018
Category: newsSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsJan 11th, 2018

Embrace China Telecom, Pinoys told

Filipinos should welcome China Telecom as the third player in the Philippine telecommunications industry, instead of dwelling on the possible security risk issues its entry poses, a cybersecurity expert said on Thursday. Rey Lugtu, president of digital transformation consultancy firm Hungry Workhorse, said Filipinos should give China Telecom or other foreign telcos a chance to [...] The post Embrace China Telecom, Pinoys told appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimesRelated NewsJan 11th, 2018

Palace: South Korean telco keen to be third player

By Arjay L. Balinbin A SOUTH KOREAN firm, apart from Beijing’s China Telecom, is interested in entering the telecommunications industry in the country, according to Communications Secretary Jose Ruperto Martin M. Andanar. “We had a Cabinet meeting with the President, the 21st Cabinet meeting which was also the first Cabinet meeting for this year. At […] The post Palace: South Korean telco keen to be third player appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

Category: newsSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsJan 10th, 2018

3RD TELCO PLAYER FROM CHINA

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Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsJan 4th, 2018

Gov t looking to China first as third telco player

MANILA, Philippines — The invitation to become the Philippines' third player in the telecommunication industry would be open to firms from other countries if.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJan 4th, 2018

Third telco player still open to other investors, says Palace

The country's telecom industry remains open to other foreign investors, although President Rodrigo Duterte has said he wants to give the third slot to China, Malacaang said on Sunday.   "The third player who is expected to enter the Philippines is not limited to China. This is open to all telcos or investor from around the world," Communications Secretary Martin Andanar said in a radio interview.   "Whoever can give the best, the most viable offer, or the juiciest offer to us, that will be the third player in the telecommunications industry in the Philippines," he added.   "The President said that he wants it as soon as possible, first or second quarter o...Keep on reading: Third telco player still open to other investors, says Palace.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJan 2nd, 2018

3rd player talks affecting trades in telco shares

MANILA, Philippines — Shares of telecommunication companies PLDT Inc......»»

Category: financeSource:  philstarRelated NewsJan 1st, 2018

Telcos seen challenged by ‘3rd player,’ but still retain major advantages

INCUMBENT telecommunications companies will have to improve their performance with the upcoming entry of a new rival, although PLDT, Inc. and Globe Telecom, Inc. still retain significant advantages, securities brokers said. While a new entrant will ramp up competition, the incumbents’ advantage lies in existing infrastructure and financial strengths. Malacañang has said that the Chinese […] The post Telcos seen challenged by ‘3rd player,’ but still retain major advantages appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

Category: financeSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsDec 25th, 2017

Globe, hindi takot sa telco mula China

BUKAS ang Globe Telecom sa pagpasok ng ikatlong player sa telco industry kasabay ng pagsasabing daan pa ito upang mapalago lalo ang bilang ng pagdami ng kanilang cell sites sa bansa. Ayon kay Globe Senior Vice-President for Corporate Communications Yolly Crisanto, mas maraming ‘player’ sa ‘telco industry,’ mas maraming kababayan….....»»

Category: newsSource:  journalRelated NewsDec 21st, 2017