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Philippines to Mandate ID for PrePay SIM Card Buyers

  SIM card buyers in the Philippines will have to produce ID when buying new cards if a new bill is passed by the government....

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The Philippines is Now the Fastest Growing Smartphone Market in ASEAN

  The growing smartphone adoption among Filipinos and stronger support from telco operators drive the Philippines smartphone market to a high 20% year-over-year (YoY) growth. ...

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PLDT's acquisition of San Miguel's telecoms business is credit negative

  Moody's Investors Service says that Philippine Long Distance Telephone Company's acquisition of San Miguel's telecommunication business is credit negative...

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San Miguel Sells Telecoms Assets for US$1.5 billion

  Philippines based San Miguel Corp has sold its telecoms assets to the country's two rival operators, Globe Telecom and PLDT for a combined US$1.5 billion....

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Philippines is one of only 2 countries to have unused 700MHz frequency

  The Philippines has yet again made a record for itself, this time belonging to a list of countries in the world that has not used its 700 MHz spectrum frequency. ...

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Limited Impact on Philippines' Telcos from Likely Entrant

  Fitch Ratings expects the potential entry in the Philippines of a new mobile carrier - through a joint venture between Telstra and San Miguel - to have limited impact on competition in the telecoms market over the next two years...

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Fitch Affirms Globe Telecom's 'BBB-'; Outlook Stable

  Globe's ratings continue to benefit from its number two position in the Philippines telecom market. Its share of industry mobile revenue rose to 43% from 37% over 2011-2014, after it increased handset subsidies and penetrated rural areas....

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Moody's: PLDT's rising capex and weak performance in 2Q 2015 are credit negative

  Moody's Investors Service says that Philippine Long Distance Telephone Company's (PLDT) increasing capex and continued weak operating performance in 2Q 2015 are credit negative. ...

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Fitch Affirms Philippines' Globe at 'BBB-'; Outlook Stable

  Fitch said that Globe's ratings benefit from its second-largest position in the Philippines' duopoly telecom market. ...

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Globe Telecom Adding Backup Power Supplies Ahead of Natural Disasters

  Philippines based Globe Telecom says that it is rolling out fuel cell systems that can provide back-up power solution in cell cites identified as most critical to ensure delivery of telecoms services during crisis situations...

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