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Whatever happened to the ubiquitous pagers?


Juan Santos, an ophthalmologist at the St. Luke’s Medical Center in Quezon City, fondly recalls the days when paging devices played a key role in the profession, but he does not necessarily miss those times.

Posted: April 20th, 2014 in Headlines,Inquirer Features | Read More »

Home Bro saw revenues surge to P4.5B in ’13

PLDT Home Bro, the wireless broadband service of Philippine Long Distance Telephone Co. (PLDT), tripled its business 2013 resulting in a total of P4.5 billion in revenues, the company Monday said in a statement.

Posted: April 15th, 2014 in Headlines | Read More »

PLDT exec emerges in Finance Asia poll as best CEO in region


Napoleon Nazareno of Philippine Long Distance Telephone Co. (PLDT) was named best regional CEO in an investor poll conducted by Hong Kong-based Finance Asia.

Posted: March 31st, 2014 in Headlines | Read More »

Globe close to sealing Bayantel acquisition deal


Globe Telecom of the Ayala Group expects to complete its takeover of Bayan Telecommunications Inc. within the year as it remains confident that it has cleared regulatory hurdles, its top official said last week.

Posted: February 24th, 2014 in Headlines | Read More »

PLDT to boost fiber network with P1.3-B investment

Philippine Long Distance Telephone Co., the country’s largest telecommunications provider, said it would invest P1.3 billion over two years to complete the “strengthening” of its fiber network in northern Luzon, a statement over the weekend showed.

Posted: February 24th, 2014 in Headlines | Read More »

Smart launches new plans

Smart Communications Inc. has launched its so-called Family Ties Plan, a group plan that offers three lines and three smartphones under one plan.

Posted: January 16th, 2014 in Headlines | Read More »

Liberty Telecoms’ capital restructuring approved


The Securities and Exchange Commission has approved the restructuring of Liberty Telecoms Holdings Inc.’s capital, a stock exchange filing Monday showed.

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

Smart Communications claims lead in 4G coverage


Smart Communications, a unit of Philippine Long Distance Telephone Co., claimed a lead in terms of high-speed Internet or 4G coverage, a statement on Wednesday showed.

Posted: December 19th, 2013 in Headlines | Read More »

Telecom’s diversity fosters creativity, agility, cultural IQ

TELSTRA expats, who chose to be Manila-based, testify to how workplace diversity fosters creativity and company loyalty.

Telstra-Australia’s ubiquitous telecom & information services company with customer service centers and partners in Metro Manila, Lipa, Cainta, Santa Rosa, Bacolod and Cebu-promotes diversity and inclusion in the workplace.

Posted: December 14th, 2013 in Editor's Pick,Featured Gallery,Headlines,Inquirer Features,Photos & Videos | Read More »

PLDT blocks Globe’s takeover of Bayantel


Philippine Long Distance Telephone Co. (PLDT) is blocking rival Globe Telecom Inc.’s takeover of Bayan Telecommunications Inc., as it formally filed its opposition with the National Telecommunications Commission, officials from both companies said.

Posted: November 13th, 2013 in Headlines | Read More »

SMC to launch mobile phone unit in 2014


Conglomerate San Miguel Corp. hopes to launch by next year a mobile phone service that will complement but not folded into broadband Internet service provider Liberty Telecoms Holdings Inc.

Posted: November 10th, 2013 in Headlines | Read More »

PLDT unit launches cloud-based service


Philippine Long Distance Telephone Co. (PLDT) launched the country’s first cloud-based contact service center as it hopes to lure more clients from the financial services and business process outsourcing sectors.

Posted: October 24th, 2013 in Headlines | Read More »



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