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Globe claims lead in broadband

Globe Telecom, a unit of Ayala Corp., said it leads the domestic broadband industry in terms of revenue growth.

Posted: December 13th, 2013 in Editor's Pick,Headlines | Read More »

Telcos oppose prepaid SIM card registration plan


A telecommunication industry group has formally opposed moves by lawmakers to require the registration of prepaid mobile phone SIM cards, saying their businesses will be hurt while the proposed measures would be ineffective in achieving their purpose of promoting public safety and preventing crime.

Posted: October 22nd, 2013 in Headlines | Read More »

Complaints vs telcos rising, NTC record shows


The country’s top telecommunication firms have been upgrading their systems but customer complaints—mainly about broadband services—continued to pour in during the first half of this year, according to the National Telecommunications Commission (NTC).

Posted: August 6th, 2013 in Headlines | Read More »

Globe sees big growth in subscriber base


Ayala-led Globe Telecom Inc. expects its post-paid business, a key revenue driver, to post double digit growth in subscriber base as the company draws more clients through new smart phone offerings and flexible plans.

Posted: April 29th, 2013 in Headlines | Read More »

Singapore firm seals deals with PH telcos

DANATEQ Pte. (DTQ), a software company based in Singapore, has expanded its business in the Philippines after it sealed service agreements with the country’s major telecommunications firms, the company on Tuesday said in a statement.

Posted: April 23rd, 2013 in Headlines | Read More »

Smart, Globe pass NTC quality of service tests


The country’s top telecommunication companies have vowed to continue improving their services to customers following the release of results of the government’s quality of service tests that showed both companies performing at par with each other.

Posted: April 2nd, 2013 in Editor's Pick,Headlines | Read More »

Telcos report record number of customers


Competition in the local telco industry remained tight as rivals Globe Telecom and Philippine Long Distance Telephone Co. (PLDT) both posted healthy gains in subscriber acquisition, pushing the country’s mobile phone penetration to record highs.

Posted: March 11th, 2013 in Latest Business Stories | Read More »

Biz Buzz: From Fr. Doom to Dr. Boom


Forget Davos. One of the most sought-after speakers in the financial world has landed on local shores (a week after gracing the World Economic Forum in the famous Swiss ski resort) to give his prognosis on the local and global economies.

Posted: January 30th, 2013 in Headlines | Read More »

PLDT, Globe fighting over telephone poles

The ongoing word war over network problems between the country’s largest telcos is set to heat up, as Philippine Long Distance Telephone Co. (PLDT) has accused Globe Telecom of illegally attaching fiber-optic cables to PLDT poles in northern Luzon.

Posted: January 27th, 2013 in Headlines | Read More »

Globe disputes claims of network congestion


Ayala-led Globe Telecom has disputed reports of network congestion that has reportedly led to problems in sending short messaging service (SMS) or text messages to subscribers of other networks.

Posted: January 18th, 2013 in Editor's Pick,Headlines | Read More »

Senator suggests telcos refund overcharge via free text messaging

Senator Alan Peter Cayetano. INQUIRER.net FILE PHOTO

A senator suggests that telecommunications companies refund the overcharged amounts from subscribers totaling over P1 billion through special services and promos including free text messaging.

Posted: November 21st, 2012 in Latest Business Stories | Read More »

NTC says telcos fail to make the grade


The country’s telecommunications firms failed to comply with minimum service quality requirements set by the National Telecommunications Commission (NTC), indicating the need for companies to continue investing in their networks amid exponential traffic growth.

Posted: November 13th, 2012 in Headlines | Read More »



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