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UK-BASED Opensignal Ltd. said Smart Communications, Inc. and Globe Telecom, Inc. had been identified as among the top 30 mobile network operators globally where users have seen “the greatest improvement” in 4G availability and video experience, respectively.
HUAWEI TECHNOLOGIES Co., Ltd. said the global community needs to step up efforts to stop cyber crimes as countries starting to adopt the fifth generation (5G) of cellular technology may become more vulnerable to attacks.
GLOBE TELECOM, Inc. said Tuesday the prices per gigabyte (GB) of its broadband services have gone down by more than 60% since 2016.
MACROASIA CORP. and its partner Chinese firm are again asking the Cavite government to give them more time to complete the final requirements for the $10-billion Sangley Point International Airport after they missed the deadline, the provincial governor said.
MEGAWIDE Construction Corp. and its Korean partners Hyundai Engineering & Construction Co., Ltd. and Dong-ah Geological Engineering Company Ltd. have bagged the Malolos-Clark Railway Project package 1 contract, which covers the construction of a 17-kilometer viaduct structure and elevated station buildings in Calumpit, Bulacan and Apalit, Pampanga.
RESIDENTIAL PROJECTS within integrated communities are likely to be most appealing to buyers post-pandemic, property consultancy firms said.
THE National Telecommunications Commission (NTC) has not identified a “fourth” major telecommunications player, an official said Monday.
PLDT Inc. and its wireless subsidiary Smart Communications, Inc. said they have asked the government to make more than 300 areas accessible for installation and repair works.
By Arjay L. Balinbin, Senior Reporter and Jenina P. Ibañez, Reporter The European Parliament on Thursday voted to revoke tariff perks enjoyed by Philippine products...
The Semiconductor and Electronics Industries in the Philippines Foundation, Inc. (SEIPI) said Friday it is collaborating with Malaysian industry associations to set up a...
By Arjay L. Balinbin, Senior Reporter THE Philippine capital slipped 10 spots in the Global Smart City Index released on Thursday by the Switzerland-based Institute...
DITO Telecommunity Corp. is investing P1 billion in cybersecurity solutions this year to be supplied by 12 technology firms based in the United States, a company official said on Thursday after various groups questioned its ties with a Chinese telecommunications company.
GLOBE Telecom, Inc. announced Thursday a new feature added to Puregold Price Club, Inc.’s mobile app for the loading needs of its prepaid customers.
Chelsea Logistics and Infrastructure Holdings Corp. said its new passenger ferry from Japan, the MV Starlite Venus, will soon start plying the Batangas-Iloilo-Bacolod-Batangas route.
ABS-CBN CORP. said the National Telecommunications Commission’s (NTC) order recalling all its frequencies has no additional impact on the company.
THE Department of Information and Communications Technology (DICT) said Tuesday it issued provisional certificates to 23 tower companies, allowing them to own, construct, manage, and operate common towers hosting cellular sites.
THE Air Carriers Association of the Philippines (ACAP) on Monday said about P700 million had been allocated for local airlines from the law that sets out the government’s recovery plan in response to the pandemic, on top of the P10 billion they expect from state financial institutions to lend to or invest in the industry.
FIBER internet provider Converge ICT Solutions, Inc. and multinational telecommunications firm Nokia Corp. are hoping to connect over 300,000 customers in Mindanao to their “ultra-broadband” services in the next three years.
BRIDGECOMM, Inc., a US-based optical wireless communications solutions provider, is in talks with a Philippine telecommunications firm to provide support for the ongoing rollout of 5G connectivity in the country.
THE builder of the Makati City subway is unable to start the construction of the project due to travel restrictions.
THE Small Business Corp. (SB Corp.) will seek bank financing to expand its available funds for lending to small businesses, and plans to deploy part of its P10-billion budget from the Bayanihan to Recover As One Act (Bayanihan II) to pay for interest, the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) said.
PAYMAYA Philippines, Inc. announced Thursday its partnership with a local government and four more government agencies to offer cashless payment options to the public.
GLOBE Telecom, Inc. expects 900 more cell sites to be built soon as its partnerships with tower builders are now in advanced stages, the Ayala-led telecommunications services provider said.
SMART COMMUNICATIONS, Inc., the wireless unit of PLDT Inc., said the controversial Pag-asa Island in the West Philippine Sea is now covered by its 4G/LTE network service, enabling the island’s residents to communicate via chat apps and video calls.
RANSOMWARE attacks against Philippine small and medium businesses dropped 48.93% to 9,701 in the first six months of the year, from 18,997 attempts detected in the same period last year, Internet security firm Kaspersky said.
GRAB Philippines on Wednesday announced a new initiative in partnership with Procter & Gamble (P&G), Unilever, Nestlé, Ultramega, Citibank, Agoda, and Booking.com, among others, aimed at boosting support for small enterprises amid a pandemic crisis.
PHILIPPINES AirAsia, Inc. is offering a “buy 1 take 1” promotion on all domestic and international flights to further boost advanced bookings for 2021, it said on Tuesday.
THE P4.8-billion Bicol International Airport project is expected to be fully operational by the first quarter of 2021, the Transportation department said Tuesday.
CUSTOMERS and merchant partners of Electronic Commerce Payments, Inc. (ECPay), a subsidiary of Globe Telecom, Inc., had increased by 114% and 18%, respectively, from April to July, as more Filipinos shifted to digital channels for their payment transactions amid a pandemic crisis.
THE TRANSPORTATION department has ordered the Philippine Coast Guard to help secure the country’s rail facilities after twin blasts in Jolo in Southern Philippines killed 14 people and wounded at least 75 others.
THE proposed measure that seeks to grant San Miguel Aerocity, Inc. various tax incentives for the P740-billion Bulacan airport project — including income tax exemption for the entire 50-year concession period — is likely to get strong support from senators.
Japanese Ambassador to the Philippines Koji Haneda expressed the hope that the Japan-backed Metro Manila subway will help the Philippines achieve a “V-shaped” economic...
The Anti-Red Tape Authority (ARTA) said Friday that its guidelines on reduced requirements for issuing government permits, which it pitched as a means of...