Trolling PLDT, Globe, Smart and Sun!
Coming from the annual stockholder meeting of Liberty Telecoms Holdings Inc., San Miguel has declared that it will be allotting more resources into its telecommunications business. The Beer Giant, through its President and Chief Operating Officer, Ramon S. Ang, has committed to “infuse more capital” to Libery. Ramon furthered that San Miguel and Qatar Telecom [...]
PLDT is doing the “meh” routine on the possibility of Globe acquiring Bayan Telecommunications Inc. – but the telco juggernaut has admitted that such a deal would spark tension and heighten the competition even more. Troll: Telco War! Let’s get it on!!! MVP/PLDT: “Globe’s offer to purchase Bayan’s debt just simply affirms that there is [...]
Globe is hungry for spectrum and the additional CURE 3G frequencies up for grabs is something that it needs in order to better fight PLDT/Smart on even ground. Globe currently has 10Mhz of 3G frequency in the 2100 bandwidth, and if it wins in the NTC auction, the telcos total 3G frequency spectrum will be [...]
San Miguel has declared that it will place a bid for the third-generation (3G) frequency that the NTC will auction off; this to enable it to compete with the big two telcos Globe and Smart/Sun! SMC president Ramon Ang said the company will vie for the 3G frequencies that are up for bidding (one of [...]
The Prize 10-megahertz (MHz) third-generation/3G wireless frequency from PLDT (this frequency is owned by CURE, which PLDT is forced to sacrifice as a condition for the Digitel deal). The Fighters Ayala Corporation and its prized veteran fighter Globe, which already has an existing 3G frequency. If Globe wins, it will have the same number of [...]
The NTC has approved the extension of Bell Telecommunication Phil.’s provisional license to operate Cellular Mobile Telephone System (CMTS) services for another three years, allowing the telco more time to expand its network. NTC statement: “In order for the applicant to expand its network and provide services to the consumers, its provisional authority is hereby [...]
A Johnny-come-lately game changer will soon disrupt the market! Let’s just hope it lives up to our expectations! Bell Telecommunications, Philippines Inc. is set to roll out GSM 1800 band cellular network services in mid 2012 (god willing, these things are usually dogged by delays). Ramon Ang, San Miguel President: “Eto na yung LTE* mobile [...]