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How Much Were Top Executives of Globe and PLDT Paid in 2017?

Are high bonuses related to companies' rising earnings?

The highest-paid executives of the two leading telecommunications firms in the country, PLDT Inc. and Globe Telecom, earned tens of millions in 2017.Both companies listed five executives they consider as the highest-paid, which include each firm’s CEOs, presidents and other key officials. ...

by Pauline Macaraeg  | August 30, 2018 11:00:00
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Bagnet from Ilocos, Durian Ice Cream from Davao: PLDT Ties up with LGUs to Give Local Producers Free Access to its E-Commerce Platform

Project will initially target five but eventually cover all 81 provinces in the country

Micro, small and medium enterprises based in the provinces may soon be able to tap into a wider market online as telecom giant PLDT Inc. offers its e-commerce solutions platform, TackThis, for free for a year to 81 provinces across the country.“We ...

by Elyssa Christine Lopez  | February 12, 2018 06:00:00
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(Video) MVP Waxes Poetic on PLDT’s 2017 Prospects

Watch Manuel V. Pangilinan recite lines from a famous Robert Frost poem

 In a press briefing last March 7, PLDT chairman Manuel V. Pangilinan said that while the company’s earnings still declined last year, the story will be different in 2017. The company projected that its recurring core income will see an increase of ...

by Lorenzo Kyle Subido and Sam Navalta  | March 09, 2017 06:00:00
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3 Ways MVP is Planning to Turn PLDT's Fortunes Around

After years of declining net income, the telco expects things to be better in 2017

PLDT Inc. recently reported that its consolidated service revenue, net of interconnection costs, hit only Php147.6 billion for 2016, decreasing by three percent from the year before. That marked the second year in a row that the company experienced a decline in ...

by Lorenzo Kyle Subido  | March 09, 2017 10:00:00
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MVP Vows to Bring PLDT Back to Path of Profit Growth This Year

CEO projects recurring core income to rise 6% for the first time in three years in 2017

PLDT Inc. reported today that consolidated core income fell 21 percent to Php27.9 billion in 2016 compared to the previous year on the back of falling revenue from wireless voice and SMS. The Philippines' biggest telecommunications company said consolidated service revenue eased ...

by Lorenzo Kyle Subido  | March 07, 2017 02:00:00
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(Infographic) How the Shift to Digital Lifestyle is Driving Globe's Mobile Revenues

Data's contribution to the telco's mobile revenues has outpaced voice and SMS for the first time

Globe Telecom just reported it ended 2016 with an all-time high consolidated service revenues of close to Php120 billion, up six percent from Php113.7 billion the previous year.It said that the revenue momentum was sustained by solid growth in data-related products across ...

by Lorenzo Kyle Subido  | February 08, 2017 03:00:00
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What businesses think of the PLDT-Globe-San Miguel deal

How can the telco mega-deal affect their operations that services consumers like you?

On May 30 this year, telco giants Globe and PLDT Inc announced that they have bought the 700 Mhz frequency from San Miguel Corporation (SMC). Both telco firms are optimistic about this acquisition and anticipates faster and better internet for all.PLDT and ...

by Nicai de Guzman  | June 26, 2016 05:00:00
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Kick start your day, June 21: Duterte admin vows sharp drop in poverty rate by 2022

The incoming administration aims to reduce the country’s poverty rate to 16% by the end of President-elect Rodrigo Duterte’s term, his team reported.

The incoming administration aims to reduce the country’s poverty rate to 16% by the end of President-elect Rodrigo Duterte’s term, his team reported on Monday, June 20.“It’s not ambitious; we’re just achieving what the other guys did not,” incoming Finance Secretary Carlos ...

by Entrepreneur Staff  | June 21, 2016 08:00:00
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Kick start your day, June 17: After years of waiting, PLDT and Globe finally signed deal on IP peering

And Impact Hub, WWF, PEF launched energy solutions fellowship.

The trend of providing smart energy solutions—may it be renewable energy or simplifiers to basic electricity problems—is catching up in the Philippines and local incubators are taking notice.Impact Hub Manila launched on Thursday, June 16, its second fellowship program, this time, focused ...

by Elyssa Christine Lopez  | June 17, 2016 08:00:00
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Why PLDT, Smart changed their logos

More than a rebirth, the new logos also symbolize the telco brands' pivot to digital.

PLDT and Smart unveiled their new, complementary logos on Monday, June 13 in an event they called “A New Day” which signifies a rebirth for both brands.The new logo replaces the iconic 33-year old logo of PLDT. The three sides of the ...

by Nicai de Guzman  | June 14, 2016 01:00:00
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Kick start your day, June 3: Improved services eyed in 3 to 6 months following PLDT-San Miguel deal

Plus, the incoming NEDA chief recommends Leni Robredo as Anti-Poverty Commission head.

PLDT Inc CEO Manuel “Manny” V. Pangilinan said “immediate improvement” of its services on certain spectrums may be felt following its joint acquisition with Globe Telecom of San Miguel Corporation’s coveted 700 MHz spectrum.Related: PLDT, Globe to buy San Miguel’s telco assets“We ...

by Entrepreneur Staff  | June 03, 2016 08:00:00
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Kick start your day, May 31: Leni victorious, Duterte snubs proclamation

Plus, Ramon Ang says selling San Miguel's telco assets is a sacrifice they made for better Internet service for all.

Rodrigo Duterte has snubbed his proclamation as the next Philippine president, Monday, May 31.A joint session of the House of Representatives and the Senate in Manila endorsed the official count of the May 9 election, which Duterte won by more than 6 ...

by Entrepreneur Staff  | May 31, 2016 09:00:00
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PLDT, Globe to buy San Miguel’s telco assets

It’s a ‘brand new day for PH Internet,’ tweets PLDT Inc’s CEO Manny Pangilinan.

Philippine Long Distance Telephone Company (PLDT) and Globe Telecom are buying the remaining telecommunication assets of San Miguel Corporation (SMC), PLDT said in a statement on Monday, May 30.“Brand new day for PH (Philippine) Internet. We now have access to additional frequencies ...

by Elyssa Christine Lopez  | May 30, 2016 01:00:00
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