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Globe Telecom looks at global best practices in fight vs. illegal sites, child pornography

4h technology.inquirer.net
Globe Telecom looks at global best practices in Singapore and other countries in its fight against illegal sites and child pornography in order to protect the rights of young Filipino boys and girls who are most susceptible to exploitation and abuse. (9-0)

3rd party to do telecom sector study

18h business.inquirer.net
The Philippine Competition Commission (PCC) is tapping an independent body to conduct a study on the telecommunication industry. (28-0)

SM Store goes cashless with PayMaya

22h bworldonline
PLDT, Inc.’s digital financial unit PayMaya Philippines is ramping up its presence in brick-and-mortar retail establishments, unveiling on Wednesday its partnership with The SM Store for cashless payments. (9-0)

Competition body zeroes in on 10 sectors in study

22h bworldonline
THE PHILIPPINE COMPETITION COMMISSION (PCC) is embarking on a study of anti-competitive practices in 10 priority sectors that may touch on the impact of a contentious deal involving the country’s telecommunication duopoly. (28-0)

Philippine lawmakers worry China Telecom may be a 'Trojan horse' - Channel NewsAsia

2018-01-17 channelnewsasia
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. (10-0)

PH competition body to tap independent group to study telcos’ impact

2018-01-17 business.inquirer.net
The Philippine Competition Commission (PCC) may soon find out the impact of the controversial telco deal that ate up what could have been the country’s third telco player, following an independent market study to be conducted this year. (28-0)

BRIEF-‍Wattpad raises $51 mln in new funding

2018-01-17 reuters
* INVESTORS INCLUDE TENCENT HOLDINGS LIMITED, BDC, GLOBE TELECOM‘S KICKSTART VENTURES, PETERSON GROUP, AND EXISTING INVESTOR RAINE​ Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage: (9-0)

Reallocation of frequencies may require new legislation

2018-01-16 bworldonline
PLANS to reallocate mobile frequency may require legislation, the Department of Information and Communications Technology (DICT) said, possibly prolonging the process of introducing a third player in the telecommunications industry. (28-0)

No miracles in sight

2018-01-16 beta.philstar
Just recently, Philippine Telegraph & Telephone Corp (PT&T) revealed that it is in an advanced stage of partnership discussions with a South Korean telecommunications company. (29-0)

4 foreign firms eyeing 3rd telco slot

2018-01-14 business.inquirer.net
Four foreign telecommunication companies had expressed interest in becoming the third telco player in the country, Malacañang said on Sunday. (9-0)

PLDT, Globe wary of government’s plan to reallocate frequencies

2018-01-14 bworldonline
PLDT, Inc. and Globe Telecom, Inc. are wary of the plan of the Department of Information and Communications Technology (DICT) to ensure a more “equitable” allocation of frequencies in the telecommunications industry, particularly when a third player comes in. (28-0)

Singaporean entrepreneur sends message that SMS is here to stay - Channel NewsAsia

2018-01-13 channelnewsasia
Mr Kevin Yang, founder and CEO of Hello Technology, reveals how interacting with tech leaders like Steve Jobs and Larry Ellison helped shape a desire to create his own tech products. (9-0)

Andanar: South Korea's LG interested in being 3rd telco player

2018-01-13 beta.philstar
MANILA, Philippines — LG Uplus Corp, South Korea's third-largest mobile carrier, is eyeing to be the Philippines’ third telecom player that will challenge a longstanding duopoly that has angered consumers in a nation said to have the slowest internet speed in the Asia Pacific. (29-0)

EasyCall ventures into VSAT services

2018-01-12 business.inquirer.net
EasyCall Communications Philippines Inc., which made its name in the 90s as one of the largest paging companies in the country, is venturing into satellite communications services. (9-3)

ZTE positions self as third telco player

2018-01-11 business.inquirer.net
DAVAO CITY—A Chinese telecommunications and data services giant has partnered with a Davao-based telco to put up some 50,000 microcell towers across the country over the next five years. (9-0)