Latest Telecoms News about Philippines

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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Philippines' Smart Using Sandvine To Offer "Bite-Sized" Mobile Internet Plans

  Philippines based Smart Communications is using Sandvine's Network Policy Control solutions to support PowerApp, which allows users to purchase "bite-sized", application-specific, mobile service plans to fit their particular preferences and needs....

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Philippine Operator to Launch MVNO in the USA

  Philippine Long Distance Telephone (PLDT) plans to launch an MVNO service in the USA within the next few days, having signed an agreement with T-Mobile USA....

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Philippine Networks Ordered to Refund Overcharged SMS Costs

  Three of the Philippines mobile networks have been ordered to cut the cost of text messages, and issue refunds to customer for what has been called overcharging....

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Philippines Network Files Complaint Against SMS Spammer

  Philippines based Globe Telecom has filed a complaint with the telecoms regulator, accusing a local heath firm, Caritas Shield of sending spam SMS to its customers....

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Ooredoo Enables Mobile Money Transfers to Overseas Bank Accounts

  Qatar's Ooredoo has enhanced its Ooredoo Mobile Money service to enable customers to send money directly to bank accounts in the Philippines, ...

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Philippines Smart Outlines LTE network Upgrade Plans

  Philippines based Smart has outlined plans to expand its LTE network this year to cover all major cities of the country and 25 more municipalities....

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Lock and unlock ATM and credit cards with mobiles

  A Philippine mobile payments company has introduced a solution that lets card users to "lock" and "unlock" their credit cards using their mobile phones....

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Philippines Network Ordered to Submit Tariffs in Mobile Broadband Probe

  The Philippines telecoms regulator has ordered Globe Telecom to submit copies of its mobile broadband contracts as its investigates complaints about limits being applied to unlimited data tariffs....

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