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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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Kick start your day, May 25: PLDT, Globe supports Duterte’s call for faster Internet service

Plus, know the Hollywood A-lister turned professor at London School of Economics.

After President-elect Rodrigo Duterte warned the two telecommunication companies in the country to “better improve their services,” PLDT Inc. and Globe Telecom issued separate statements supporting his heed on Tuesday, May 24.Related: Access to affordable, fast broadband Internet a must, PH business ...

by Entrepreneur Staff  | May 25, 2016 08:00:00
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Globe clamors for distribution of unshared 700 MHz spectrum

With the failed San Miguel-Telstra talks, Globe urges again to fairly share the spectrum in a bid to provide better telco service in the country.

MANILA, Philippines – Globe Telecom Inc. gears up for a significant system upgrade in the next five years, and CEO Ernest Cu has called out again for the unshared 700 megahertz (MHz) spectrum, privately owned by San Miguel Corporation (SMC), to be distributed ...

by Elyssa Christine Lopez  | March 29, 2016 11:00:00
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Kick start your day, March 15: Poe leads in latest SWS poll, San Miguel shares drop over fallen talks with Telstra

Plus, pump prices up and PAL holds seat sale.

by Entrepreneur Staff  | March 15, 2016 08:00:00
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Manny Pangilinan: Next 3 years challenging for PLDT

PLDT eyes to transform further from legacy-driven to digital revenues, and the path to such would be no easy walk, says its chairman and CEO.

MANILA, Philippines – Philippine Long Distance Telephone Company (PLDT) has reset its core earnings at P28 billion ($589.08 million) for 2016, its lowest in 11 years, as it pursues growth in the digital sector.“We plan to transform from being legacy-driven in revenues ...

by Elyssa Christine Lopez  | February 29, 2016 06:00:00