Philippines

House grants 25-year franchise for PH’s 3rd telco player DITO

MANILA (Philippines News Agency) – The House of Representatives on Monday approved on third and final a measure renewing the franchise of the Dennis-Uy led Mislatel consortium, presently known as the DITO Telecommunity Corp., for another 25 years. With 240 affirmative votes, 7 negative votes, and no abstention, the chamber approved House Bill 7332, which grants … Continue reading

Philippines

Improve your services by December, President Duterte to telcos

Improve your services by December, PRRD to telcos By Azer Parrocha   MANILA – The country’s two major telecommunication companies (telcos)  on Monday got President Rodrigo Duterte’s warning to improve their services by December or risk getting shut down. In his fifth state of the nation address (SONA) Monday, Duterte said he would take “drastic steps” against … Continue reading