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State-run China Telecom eyes 3rd telco slot

China Telecom Corp. Ltd. is now among the potential bidders that will compete to become the Philippines’ third telecoms player, as the government seeks to break a longstanding duopoly and improve services......»»

Category: financeSource: philstar philstarOct 12th, 2018

State-run China Telecom secures bid papers for 3rd major telco

State-run China Telecom secures bid papers for 3rd major telco.....»»

Category: newsSource:  cnnphilippinesRelated NewsOct 12th, 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

De Lima: Duterte turning PH into China’s satellite state

Detained Sen. Leila de Lima on Tuesday accused the Duterte administration of turning the Philippines into a "Chinese satellite state" with the impending entry of a Chinese telco company into the country. De Lima warned that the entry of China Telecom Corp. Ltd., China's largest telecommunications company, posed a security threat to the Philippines' information and communication infrastructure. "Do we really want a country who has most interest in undermining our national security to have a major role in our public utilities, especially communications?" De Lima said in a statement. "What will assure us that in the future, our national security and whole intelligence and defen...Keep on reading: De Lima: Duterte turning PH into China’s satellite state.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsDec 19th, 2017

TransCo open to creating 3rd telco player with China Telecom

MANILA, Philippines – State-run National Transmission Corporation (TransCo) put its name forward as a possible partner for China Telecom Corporation Ltd in a bid to establish a long-sought after 3rd player in the Philippines' telecommunications industry. "We can be the 60%. They have the technical expertise in operating and TransCo has ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsDec 11th, 2017

DICT, NTC preparing rules for selecting telco to compete with PLDT, Globe

The Duterte administration is preparingguidelines that would pave the way for a new telecommunications player to compete with incumbents PLDT Inc. and Globe Telecom. Eliseo Rio Jr., acting secretary at the Department of Information and Communications Technology (DICT), gavetheupdate as he confirmed that China had selected state-run China Telecom, that country's third-largest mobile player, to invest in the Philippines through a domestic partner, given the 40 percent foreign ownership cap outlined under the Constitution. In a social media postMonday, Rio said the DICT and National Telecommunications Commission (NTC) had started preparing the rules for a selection process, which he c...Keep on reading: DICT, NTC preparing rules for selecting telco to compete with PLDT, Globe.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsDec 11th, 2017

NOW Telecom targets third telco slot

MANILA, Philippines - NOW Telecom Inc., a unit of listed NOW Corp., wants to be the third player in the telco industry as it eyes mobile frequencies from the.....»»

Category: financeSource:  philstarRelated NewsAug 11th, 2016

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

China Telecom, Europe firm join 3rd telco bid

China Telecom, China’s largest telecommunications company, has advanced its intent to become the country’s third telco player, while another European company is looking to enter the fray......»»

Category: financeSource:  philstarRelated NewsOct 13th, 2018

China Telecom, PT& T eye 3rd telco bid

MANILA, Philippines – The Chinese company which was earlier touted to be preferred by President Rodrigo Duterte to be the country's 3rd major telecommunications player formalized its intent to bid, the Department of Information and Communications Technology (DICT) announced on Friday, October 12. China Telecom was ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsOct 12th, 2018

Grameenphone of Bangladesh eyes third major telco slot in PH

Grameenphone of Bangladesh eyes third major telco slot in PH.....»»

Category: financeSource:  thestandardRelated NewsSep 30th, 2018

DICT Eyes Awarding Unused Frequencies of PLDT, Globe to 3rd Telco

The Department of Information and Communications Technology (DICT) is eyeing to award the unused frequencies of telco giants PLDT, Inc. and Globe Telecom to the next major player in the industry. This, as the DICT conducts its review on the frequencies that were awarded to the dominant telco players as it seeks to ensure that […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  metrocebuRelated NewsAug 24th, 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

Globe plans to make GCash available in China

GLOBE TELECOM, Inc. eyes to make its cashless payment system available in countries where Chinese mobile payment platform Alipay (Ant Financial Services Group) is used. Globe President and CEO Ernest L. Cu said they plan to make the GCash QR code system available in China this year, and other countries where Alipay is used. “That’s […] The post Globe plans to make GCash available in China appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

Category: newsSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsApr 22nd, 2018

NOW Telecom, one of those looking to get 3rd telco slot, gets franchise extension of 25 years

NOW Telecom Company, Inc.’s legislative franchise has been extended for another 25 years. The NOW Corporation affiliate said in a disclosure to the stock exchange that on Feb. 22, President Rodrigo R. Duterte signed into law Republic Act No. 10972 which extends NOW Telecom’s franchise until 2043......»»

Category: newsSource:  interaksyonRelated NewsFeb 25th, 2018

3 consortia forming up to battle for Philippines 3rd telco slot

MANILA, Philippines – Three consortia composed of small local players and foreign powerhouses have been teaming up to vie for the "3rd major telecom slot," said a government official, as they aim to bag a provisional authority as well as available 3G and 4G spectrum frequencies crucial for launching new ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJan 24th, 2018

‘TROJAN HORSE’ | House Minority: Giving China Telecom access to communications infra too risky

Opposition members of the Philippine Congress raised concern on Wednesday that China Telecom Corp Ltd, which may enter the Philippine industry, could be a “Trojan horse” aimed at giving China access to state secrets......»»

Category: newsSource:  interaksyonRelated NewsJan 17th, 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

China Telecom asks Facebook to take down ‘fake page’, says ComTech official

STATE-owned China Telecom sought the assistance of social media giant Facebook in removing a “fake page,” after alleged postings by the firm regarding its entry into the Philippines started to circulate on the internet. “Confirmed na it is a fake FB (Facebook) page. Pinapatanggal na ng China Telecom sa Facebook,” Eliseo Rio, officer-in-charge of the [...] The post China Telecom asks Facebook to take down ‘fake page’, says ComTech official appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsDec 29th, 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

5 foreign firms eye PH telco sector

China Telecom Corp. isn’t the only foreign company interested in becoming the Philippines’ third telco player, a senior government official said. Eliseo Rio, Department of Information and Communications Technology (DICT) officer-in-charge, told reporters on Wednesday that five firms from Japan, Korea, China, Australia and the United States were looking at investing in the country. “Iba [...] The post 5 foreign firms eye PH telco sector appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimesRelated NewsDec 21st, 2017