SONA cops brace for ‘surprises’ | Manila Standard

Reference: Zurbano, J. E. & Barcelo, V. (2019, July 18). SONA cops brace for ‘surprises’. manilastandard.net. Retrieved July 18, 2019 from http://manilastandard.net/news/top-stories/300092/sona-cops-brace-for-surprises-.html SONA cops brace for ‘surprises’ posted July 18, 2019 at 01:40 am by Joel E. Zurbano and Vito Barcelo The National Capital Region Police Office on Wednesday gave assurances it had a contingency … Continue reading

Robles named permanent PH rep to UN | Malaya Business Insight

Reference: Montemayor, J. (2019, July 03). Robles named permanent PH rep to UN. Malaya Business Insight. Retrieved July 03, 2019 from https://www.malaya.com.ph/business-news/news/robles-named-permanent-ph-rep-un Robles named permanent PH rep to UN By JOCELYN MONTEMAYOR – July 03, 2019 PRESIDENT Duterte appointed former constitutional consultative committee member Rodolfo Robles as the country’s Permanent Representative to the United Nations (UN) in … Continue reading

Lawmaker cites pros, cons of Mobile Number Portability Act’s IRR | Inquirer News

Reference: Hallare, K. (2019, June 26). Lawmaker cites pros, cons of Mobile Number Portability Act’s IRR. Inquirer.net. Retrieved June 26, 2019 from https://newsinfo.inquirer.net/1134203/lawmaker-cites-pros-cons-of-mobile-number-portability-acts-irr Lawmaker cites pros, cons of Mobile Number Portability Act’s IRRBy: Katrina Hallare – @KHallareINQ INQUIRER.net / 11:33 AM June 26, 2019 MANILA, Philippines – Senator Sherwin Gatchalian on Wednesday said that it … Continue reading

Senators oppose China Telecom | The Manila Times Online

Reference: Tamayo, B.E. (2018, November 13). Senators oppose China Telecom. The Manila Times Online. Retrieved November 14, 2018 from https://www.manilatimes.net/senators-oppose-china-telecom/466654/ Senators oppose China Telecom BY BERNADETTE E. TAMAYO NOVEMBER 13, 2018 THE Senate minority bloc on Monday questioned the selection process employed by the government in choosing the Mislatel consortium as the “provisional” new major … Continue reading

COA flags P1-B unliquidated funding for Asean summit | Inquirer News

Reference: Nonato, V. (2018, July 09). COA flags P1-B unliquidated funding for Asean summit. Inquirer.net. Retrieved July 09, 2018 from http://newsinfo.inquirer.net/1008279/coa-flags-p1-b-unliquidated-funding-for-asean-summit COA flags P1-B unliquidated funding for Asean summit By: Vince F. Nonato – Reporter / @VinceNonatoINQ Philippine Daily Inquirer / 05:40 AM July 09, 2018 Some P1.046 billion, or 30 percent of the Department … Continue reading

Telcos warned vs load theft | Malaya Business Insight

Reference: [Malaya Business Insight]. (2018, April 23). Telcos warned vs load theft. Malaya Business Insight. Retrieved April 23, 2018 from http://malaya.com.ph/business-news/business/telcos-warned-vs-load-theft Telcos warned vs load theft April 23, 2018 The National Telecommunication Commission (NTC) has enjoined public telecommunication entities to strictly implement a stringent opt-in and verification system on value-added services (VAS) provided by mobile … Continue reading

Senate resumes probe on disappearing cell phone loads | Malaya Business Insight

Reference: Hachero, A. (2018, April 23). Senate resumes probe on disappearing cell phone loads. Malaya Business Insight. Retrieved April 23, 2018 from http://malaya.com.ph/business-news/news/senate-resumes-probe-disappearing-cell-phone-loads Senate resumes probe on disappearing cell phone loads April 23, 2018 THE Senate resumes today, Monday, its probe on the so-called “nakaw load’ or disappearing prepaid cell phone loads.

Third telco player must be worth P10B | The Manila Times Online

Reference: Emael, M. L. (2018, February 20). Third telco player must be worth P10B. The Manila Times Online. Retrieved February 20, 2018 from http://www.manilatimes.net/third-telco-player-must-worth-p10b/381480/ Third telco player must be worth P10B BY MARIA LISBET K. ESMAEL ON February 20, 2018 Any Telecommunications firm looking to challenge the Globe and PLDT duopoly should be worth at least P10 … Continue reading

Interconnection fees removal urged by Lacson » Manila Bulletin News

Reference: Casayuran, M. (2018 February 14). Interconnection fees removal urged by Lacson. Manila Bulletin. Retrieved February 15, 2018 from https://news.mb.com.ph/2018/02/14/interconnection-fees-removal-urged-by-lacson/ Interconnection fees removal urged by Lacson Updated February 14, 2018, 11:13 AM By Mario Casayuran Sen. Panfilo M. Lacson sought Tuesday to remove the burdensome interconnection fees charged by public telecommunications entities (PTEs) for calls … Continue reading

Duterte’s preferential treatment for 3rd telco justified — lawmaker | Headlines | The Philippine Star

Reference: Porcalla, D. (2018, February 12). Duterte’s preferential treatment for 3rd telco justified — lawmaker. The Philippine Star. Retrieved February 12, 2018 from https://beta.philstar.com/headlines/2018/02/12/1787055/dutertes-preferential-treatment-3rd-telco-justified-lawmaker Duterte’s preferential treatment for 3rd telco justified — lawmaker Delon Porcalla (The Philippine Star) – February 12, 2018 – 12:00am MANILA, Philippines — An opposition lawmaker yesterday said President Duterte’s preferential treatment … Continue reading

Solon: Third telco player merits special treatment | Manila Standard

Reference: Manila Standard. (2018, February 12). Solon: Third telco player merits special treatment. Manilastandard.net. Retrieved February 12, 2018 from http://manilastandard.net/news/top-stories/258476/solon-third-telco-player-merits-special-treatment-.html Solon: Third telco player merits special treatment posted February 12, 2018 at 12:01 am by Manila Standard. President Rodrigo Duterte’s decision to give the country’s third telecommunications player the best possible preferential treatment is “absolutely … Continue reading

Solons seek refund for telco users – Manila Standard

Reference: Requejo, R. E. (2017, September 20). Solons seek refund for telco users. manilastandard.net. Retrieved September 21, 2017 from http://manilastandard.net/news/top-stories/247394/solons-seek-refund-for-telco-users.html Solons seek refund for telco users posted September 20, 2017 at 12:01 am by Rey E. Requejo The Supreme Court has been asked to compel major telecommunication companies in the country to refund their subscribers … Continue reading

Is Internet ‘basic’ or ‘value added’ service? | Malaya Business Insight

Reference: Aspillera, D. (2017, August 9). Is Internet ‘basic’ or ‘value added’ service?. Malaya Business Insight. Retrieved August 09, 2017 from http://malaya.com.ph/business-news/opinion/internet-%E2%80%98basic%E2%80%99-or-%E2%80%98value-added%E2%80%99-service Is Internet ‘basic’ or ‘value added’ service? By Dahli Aspillera August 09, 2017 THE Philippine telecommunications industry is dominated by two major companies, the Philippine Long Distance Telephone company (PLDT) group, headed by Manuel Pangilinan, … Continue reading

Lawmaker presses for speedier Net access – Manila Standard

Reference: Manila Standard (2017, August 07). Lawmaker presses for speedier Net access. manilastandard.net. Retrieved August 8, 2017 from http://manilastandard.net/news/national/243805/lawmaker-presses-for-speedier-net-access.html Lawmaker presses for speedier Net access posted August 07, 2017 at 12:01 am by Manila Standard The Department of Information and Communications Technology may have to set highly aggressive targets as to where it wants to take the … Continue reading

Lawmaker laments Philippines’ slow but expensive internet | Headlines, News, The Philippine Star | philstar.com

Reference: Diaz, J. (2017, July 8). Lawmaker laments Philippines’ slow but expensive internet. The Philippine Star. Retrieved July 10, 2017 from http://www.philstar.com/headlines/2017/07/08/1717512/lawmaker-laments-philippines-slow-expensive-internet Lawmaker laments Philippines’ slow but expensive internet By Jess Diaz (The Philippine Star) | Updated July 8, 2017 – 12:00am MANILA, Philippines – Makati Rep. Luis Campos Jr. lamented yesterday that the country … Continue reading

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