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U.S. charges China’s Huawei with bank fraud, stealing trade secrets

Posted on Tuesday, 29 January 2019 09:32 AM | No Comments
The United States on Monday (January 28) charged China’s Huawei Technologies Co Ltd, its chief financial officer, and two affiliates with bank and wire fraud to violate sanctions against Iran in...

Duterte’s strong political will paved the way for third telco’s entry – Palace

Posted on Thursday, 8 November 2018 12:32 PM | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines —Malacañang welcomed the entry of Mislatel Consortium as the provisional telecommunications player of the country. Presidential Spokesperson Salvador Panelo said that the public “have long waited for a...

India interested in becoming 3rd telco player – Pres. Duterte

Posted on Wednesday, 21 February 2018 10:01 PM | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines — President Rodrigo Duterte has set the deadline for identifying the third telecommunications industry that will end the duopoly of two giant telecommunications in the country to March. The...

Senate approves ‘Lifetime Mobile Number Act’

Posted on Wednesday, 21 February 2018 11:49 AM | No Comments
  MANILA, Philippines —The upper chamber of Congress passes in the third and final reading the Senate Bill No. 1636 or the Lifetime Cellphone Number Act. Under the proposed law,...

President Duterte orders the fast approval of new telco in the country

Posted on Tuesday, 19 December 2017 08:29 PM | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines — President Rodrigo Duterte has ordered the Department of Information and Communications Technology (DICT) and the National Telecommunications Commission (NTC) to immediately approve the entry of a new...

House debates imposition of franchise tax on TELCOS

Posted on Thursday, 11 May 2017 01:39 PM | No Comments
MANILA —  Telecommunications companies have no reason to pass onto consumers added tax in case the proposed Franchise Tax Bill is enacted. According to Navotas Representative Toby Tiangco, one of...

Congress put on hold telco franchise

Posted on Tuesday, 29 November 2016 10:20 PM | No Comments
QUEZON CITY, Philipines — The House of Representatives has put on hold the franchise of 2 big telephone companies until their service improves. According to the House Committee on Metro...