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WATCH: ePLDT's Nico Alcoseba on digital transformation

Jul 20, 2017 - 6:00 PM

ePLDT is the only Filipino company to win a Microsoft Partner of the Year award at Inspire 2017. Rappler talks to the head of its Disruptive Business Group on the sidelines of the Microsoft conference

WATCH: ePLDT's Nico Alcoseba on digital transformation

‘All in one’ streaming service Roku is now available in PH

Jun 16, 2017 - 3:08 PM

It will be available for existing PLDT Home subscribers for only P199/month

‘All in one’ streaming service Roku is now available in PH

How PH's top antitrust official is guarding market competition

Jun 15, 2017 - 10:00 AM

Arsenio Balisacan, the first chairperson of the Philippine Competition Commission, says he is not one to run away from challenges

How PH's top antitrust official is guarding market competition

PLDT sells remaining stake in Beacon to MPIC

Jun 14, 2017 - 1:30 PM

Metro Pacific Investments Corporation, the sister company of PLDT, buys the telco's remaining stake in Beacon for P21.8 billion

PLDT sells remaining stake in Beacon to MPIC

Does the Wi-Fi on EDSA work?

Jun 14, 2017 - 12:26 AM

DICT Secretary Rodolfo Salalima assures commuters the connection is not only fast, but also secure

Does the Wi-Fi on EDSA work?

PLDT eyes gains from manpower reduction, asset sales but expects 'steep climb'

Jun 13, 2017 - 11:35 PM

The telco is projecting savings of around P7 billion over several years from outsourcing its IT to IBM, and is still eyeing selling the rest of its stake in Meralco

PLDT eyes gains from manpower reduction, asset sales but expects 'steep climb'

MVP group still keen on GMA-7 stake

Jun 12, 2017 - 8:30 AM

'We are open anytime, but the offer must be acceptable to us,' says Manuel V. Pangilinan

MVP group still keen on GMA-7 stake

Free Wi-Fi for 1st 30 minutes along EDSA starting June 12

Jun 11, 2017 - 10:00 PM

After the 1st 30 minutes, users can extend for P20 for two hours valid for two days or P50 for 10 hours valid for 5 days

Free Wi-Fi for 1st 30 minutes along EDSA starting June 12

Telcos turn to Makati to beta test all-in-one digital card, app

Jun 01, 2017 - 6:31 PM

PLDT chairman Manuel Pangilinan says the telco chose Makati as a test case because of its reach as a premier financial center

Telcos turn to Makati to beta test all-in-one digital card, app

PLDT, Globe payment to SMC can preempt court rulings, says gov't

May 31, 2017 - 4:59 PM

On May 30, PLDT and Globe complete the P69.1-B payment to San Miguel. PCC says this is meant to preempt the appellate court and Supreme Court rulings

PLDT, Globe payment to SMC can preempt court rulings, says gov't

PLDT sells remaining stake in SPi Global

May 22, 2017 - 4:45 PM

The transaction values SPi Global at $330 million (P16.42 billion)

PLDT sells remaining stake in SPi Global

What do moms really want for Mother’s Day?

May 11, 2017 - 8:25 PM

Your mom would never admit that she wants these things

What do moms really want for Mother’s Day?

PLDT holds on to declining Rocket Internet

May 01, 2017 - 9:30 AM

Rocket Internet almost quadruples its losses in 2016 to €741 million ($807.441 million). PLDT owns a 6.1% stake in the German tech firm.

PLDT holds on to declining Rocket Internet

#ThewRap: Things you need to know, April 20, 2017

Apr 20, 2017 - 11:30 AM

Hello! Here are the stories you shouldn't miss this Thursday.

#ThewRap: Things you need to know, April 20, 2017

DOLE to order regularization of 10,000 PLDT employees

Apr 19, 2017 - 4:15 PM

Labor Secretary Silvestre Bello III says they found out that contracted employees are performing jobs that are core to PLDT's operations

DOLE to order regularization of 10,000 PLDT employees

PCC takes buyout battle with telcos to Supreme Court

Apr 19, 2017 - 3:55 PM

The Philippine Competition Commission wants to be allowed to review the transaction between San Miguel, PLDT, and Globe

PCC takes buyout battle with telcos to Supreme Court

SC affirms ruling in favor of SEC’s 60-40 foreign ownership rule

Apr 18, 2017 - 11:21 PM

The Supreme Court affirms its rejection of a petition that alleges the SEC guidelines on foreign ownership were ‘tailor-made’ to allow PLDT to skirt the cap set by the Constitution

SC affirms ruling in favor of SEC’s 60-40 foreign ownership rule

PLDT builds 1st 'Fibr City' in Mindanao

Apr 09, 2017 - 11:10 PM

General Santos is PLDT's first 'Fibr City' in Mindanao, allowing the telco to bring 'ultra fast' internet speed there

PLDT builds 1st 'Fibr City' in Mindanao

INFOGRAPHIC: How to make the Internet a safe space for kids

Apr 04, 2017 - 6:18 PM

Here’s what you can do to ensure the kids are having a positive online experience

INFOGRAPHIC: How to make the Internet a safe space for kids

Tony and the 'Bee:' First the Philippines, then the world

Apr 04, 2017 - 5:20 PM

Tony Tan Caktiong, Chairman and Founder of Jollibee, is a true “Bossing” not because he knows how to succeed – but because he knows how to dream big

Tony and the 'Bee:' First the Philippines, then the world

Give NTC 'more teeth' for better Nat'l Broadband Plan – PCC

Mar 30, 2017 - 6:15 PM

How can the Philippines have cheaper and better internet? Here are recommendations from the Philippine Competition Commission.

Give NTC 'more teeth' for better Nat'l Broadband Plan – PCC

Globe, Smart to cut mobile voice call rates to P1 per minute

Mar 27, 2017 - 7:30 PM

The Philippines' two telco giants lower the cost of mobile voice calls as competition heightens

Globe, Smart to cut mobile voice call rates to P1 per minute

Smart expanding LTE coverage to more municipalities

Mar 26, 2017 - 11:55 PM

The expansion is part of Smart's 3-year network rollout plan, where it told the NTC that it will make LTE progressively available to users in 1,551 cities and municipalities by 2018

Smart expanding LTE coverage to more municipalities

George Ty and MVP transaction is best deal of 2016 – IHAP

Mar 19, 2017 - 10:00 AM

The deal that brought together two of the biggest conglomerates in the country is recognized as the most innovative and complex

George Ty and MVP transaction is best deal of 2016 – IHAP

'Faster, cheaper' Internet via DICT's national broadband plan

Mar 10, 2017 - 5:28 PM

The network's goal is to provide by 2020 at least 10 Mbps connection to households 'from north to south' at an affordable price

'Faster, cheaper' Internet via DICT's national broadband plan

DICT chief: No need to auction off unused frequencies

Mar 09, 2017 - 6:25 PM

Information and Communications Technology Secretary Rodolfo Salalima says there will be no public bidding for the recalled radio frequencies, unless President Rodrigo Duterte orders otherwise

DICT chief: No need to auction off unused frequencies

LIVE: The Philippine Telecommunications Summit 2017

Mar 09, 2017 - 12:48 PM

Watch the telco summit live on Rappler!

LIVE: The Philippine Telecommunications Summit 2017

PLDT to outsource back-office IT to IBM

Mar 07, 2017 - 9:20 PM

PLDT chief Manuel V. Pangilinan says he wants to ensure all or most of the 1,000 affected employees will be absorbed by IBM

PLDT to outsource back-office IT to IBM

PLDT still no.1 among mobile subscribers

Mar 07, 2017 - 6:31 PM

PLDT says its subsidiary, Smart Communications Incorporated, closed 2016 with 63.03 million subscribers against rival Globe Telecom's 62.8 million subscribers

PLDT still no.1 among mobile subscribers

CA denies PCC plea to lift TRO on San Miguel buyout review

Mar 02, 2017 - 1:19 PM

The CA's Special 12th Division orders the PCC to remove from its website its preliminary statement of concern, containing an initial finding that the deal 'is likely to substantially prevent, restrict, and lessen competition' in the telco industry'

CA denies PCC plea to lift TRO on San Miguel buyout review

Smart seen to get 25-year franchise extension by March

Feb 21, 2017 - 8:00 AM

But the franchise extension might require the telco giant to list on the Philippine Stock Exchange

Smart seen to get 25-year franchise extension by March

How to improve your home broadband experience

Feb 20, 2017 - 2:51 PM

Whether you are gaming, streaming, or simply browsing, this powerful wireless router makes it seamless and lag-free

How to improve your home broadband experience

Chinese telcos, U.S. tech firm eye entering PH telco market

Feb 15, 2017 - 4:36 PM

Representatives of the foreign players have visited the National Telecommunications Commission headquarters to inquire about its planned spectrum auction seen to entice a 3rd major telco player

Chinese telcos, U.S. tech firm eye entering PH telco market

PLDT partners with Huawei for 5G rollout in 2020

Feb 14, 2017 - 2:55 PM

In a recent visit to the Huawei headquarters, PLDT chief Manuel V. Pangilinan signs an agreement with the president of a unit of the Chinese ICT giant

PLDT partners with Huawei for 5G rollout in 2020

Data products propels Globe towards P16B net income in 2016

Feb 08, 2017 - 7:51 PM

Mobile data now the telcos biggest contributor to total mobile revenues at 38% compared to 37% for voice

Data products propels Globe towards P16B net income in 2016

Window narrows for Smart's 25-year franchise extension

Jan 30, 2017 - 1:45 PM

The telco's franchise, granted way back in March 1992, is set to expire this March

Window narrows for Smart's 25-year franchise extension

Here's how much your broadband rates have dropped

Jan 26, 2017 - 8:00 AM

While the past years have seen sharp declines in the price-per-Mbps rates of broadband packages, they remain costly compared to other countries

Here's how much your broadband rates have dropped

Olivia Jordan, Nia Sanchez to join Miss Universe festivities

Jan 24, 2017 - 1:14 PM

The two former Miss USA winners will cover Miss Universe for PLDT's social media page

Olivia Jordan, Nia Sanchez to join Miss Universe festivities

Duterte hosts intimate dinner for top businessmen

Jan 18, 2017 - 4:40 PM

The 3-hour dinner is organized by former president and now Deputy Speaker Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo and Presidential Consultant for Entrepreneurship Joey Concepcion

Duterte hosts intimate dinner for top businessmen

Smart targets Metro Manila for LTE coverage expansion

Jan 16, 2017 - 2:55 PM

The telco says its subscribers can experience improved coverage and quality of voice calls, SMS, and mobile internet as it expands its network in the next 3 months

Smart targets Metro Manila for LTE coverage expansion

PLDT completes 3 ICT deals in Davao

Dec 27, 2016 - 9:06 AM

All these form part of PLDT’s P48-billion capital spending budget for 2016

PLDT completes 3 ICT deals in Davao

MVP open to reviving talks with GMA

Dec 24, 2016 - 11:15 AM

Manuel V. Pangilinan reacts to GMA Network's major shareholders' pronouncement that they are open to selling their shares 'at the right price'

MVP open to reviving talks with GMA

What if more homes in PH can enjoy fiber internet?

Dec 23, 2016 - 12:13 PM

As fiber Internet connection becomes more available, our lifestyle and productivity improve

What if more homes in PH can enjoy fiber internet?

Supreme Court upholds SEC foreign ownership rules

Dec 21, 2016 - 8:49 PM

(UPDATED) The High Court decides on a 2013 case involving PLDT's alleged attempt to skirt the constitutional cap on foreign ownership in public utilities

Supreme Court upholds SEC foreign ownership rules

Gozon open to sell GMA's controlling stake in 2017

Dec 17, 2016 - 1:55 PM

The GMA Network chief says his camp and the Duavit and Jimenez groups are willing to sell all their shares 'if the price is right'

Gozon open to sell GMA's controlling stake in 2017

The Year In Tech: Fake news, burning phones and mixed realities

Dec 10, 2016 - 11:58 AM

Pokemon GO, virtual reality's emergence, the creation of the Department of Information and Communications Technology – these are among the 10 that make this year's list of best and worst of tech in 2016

The Year In Tech: Fake news, burning phones and mixed realities

IN PHOTOS: The 2016 MVP Bossing Awards

Dec 01, 2016 - 1:52 PM

Last November 23, PLDT SME Nation recognized 8 outstanding Filipino entrepreneurs for their achievements in driving their businesses towards inclusive growth. See the highlights here

IN PHOTOS: The 2016 MVP Bossing Awards

PLDT, Globe reduce interconnection voice calls to P2.50

Nov 28, 2016 - 10:01 AM

(UPDATED) With the reduced interconnection rates, the NTC expects retail rates for voice calls to be 'lowered by about P1 per minute'

PLDT, Globe reduce interconnection voice calls to P2.50

Weakening peso 'positive' for Philex Mining, PLDT

Nov 25, 2016 - 1:26 PM

While the weaker peso means higher debt servicing for the government, it is 'positive' for some firms whose revenues are denominated in US dollars

Weakening peso 'positive' for Philex Mining, PLDT

PLDT, Globe, Meralco: Yes to foreign players

Nov 24, 2016 - 4:40 PM

The telecommunications companies and the power distributor say they are also trying to improve their services and make these more affordable

PLDT, Globe, Meralco: Yes to foreign players