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The video call was made between 'Smart 5G cities' Clark and Makati, says the company
(UPDATED) Tinder appears to be blocked on both PLDT Home and Smart, prompting users to question why
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The petitioners ask the Supreme Court to make the frequency available for other telecommunications companies
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DOLE argues that PLDT had a 'degree of control' over the contractors' workers
Smart, as of the end of June 2018, has 12,600 LTE base stations while Globe, as of May 2018, has 11,300
Workers hired by contractors of NutriAsia and PLDT argue that they perform functions that are 'core' to the company
'We will stand by that. Now, you see the effect on your services? Don't blame DOLE,' says Labor Undersecretary Joel Maglunsod
The Court of Appeals remands to DOLE the case of installation, repair and maintenance workers, and voids the regularization of janitors, I.T, back office support, sales, and others
'We need to investigate because these cases highlight the weaknesses of our current regulatory framework,' says Senate labor committee chair Joel Villanueva
'PLDT has not taken any act to 'frustrate or tend to frustrate' this Honorable Office’s regularization orders,' the telco giant says
Labor Secretary Silvestre Bello III alleges that many of PLDT's service contractors are owned by its own executives
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(UPDATED) Labor Secretary Silvestre Bello III says PLDT should regularize the affected employees automatically, instead of making them reapply for jobs
The Department of Labor and Employment says PLDT has been trying to 'skirt' around the law for years, violating labor laws and workers' rights
Aside from narratives of ex-PLDT contracted workers, messages of support from their relatives and friends also flood Twitter
New Google hardware arrives in the country through partnership with PLDT
External concerns, trade wars, economic uncertainties are causing investors to migrate to safer investments in more stable countries, possibly affecting the country's digital competitiveness, says PLDT's Eric Alberto
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The Department of Labor and Employment says 767 companies were engaging in the labor-only contracting, while 2,610 companies were suspected.
More Filipino fans can watch live NBA action – and more – as Smart and PLDT offer an affordable day pass
PLDT chief Manuel Pangilinan says his firm does not see the need to share any of its existing network elements, including cellular towers
There's no progress in talks between PLDT unit Voyager Innovations Incorporated and Chinese tech giant Tencent Holdings Limited, according to Manuel Pangilinan
The listed telecommunications giant will not stop until it becomes the most profitable listed firm in the Philippines again, says PLDT chairman and CEO Manuel Pangilinan
As a result of the sale, the Manuel Pangilinan-led telco's equity ownership in Rocket Internet is reduced from 6.1% to 2%
The Ayala-led company says the creation of an independent cell tower firm would significantly reduce the time needed for a new player to roll out
Batanes hasn't had a reliable internet connection since Typhoon Ferdie hit the province in 2016. Smart's completion of its LTE network provides users a viable option to connect to the Internet.
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The Department of Information and Communications Technology says the surrendered 3G frequency is now available for a new major telecommunications player
In the last quarter of 2017, expenses of the Philippine telco giant surge by 44% to P53.920 billion. This drags its reported net income to P4.479 billion in the same period.
The listed telecommunications giant is spending over P50 billion every year until 2020
(UPDATED) This comes after President Rodrigo Duterte publicly threatened to send tax auditors to telecommunications companies demanding payment for returning radio frequencies to the government
A 2011 agreement states that the National Telecommunications Commission would bid out the surrendered Cure frequencies, with PLDT being given monetary compensation. President Rodrigo Duterte now refuses to give that compensation.
PLDT chairman and CEO Manuel Pangilinan says that for every P1 of service revenue, the telco reinvests 30 to 35 centavos to 'super-charge' its fixed and mobile networks
It would take a grind of 3-4 years to settle the corporate and regulatory issues before the third player could operate in the local market, which is being dominated by the duopoly of the PLDT Group and Globe Telecom