Trolling PLDT, Globe, Smart and Sun!
FTW! Smart Broadband will get to keep the frequencies sequestered from VOM Broadcasting Corporation after the Supreme Court denied the appeal of the latter. The NTC revoked VOM’s license after the company failed to roll out its cable TV and radio broadcast operations which led to the revocation of its permit and the eventual transfer [...]
SEC Commissioner Manuel Huberto Gaite is probably feeling a bit hot under the collar these days due to the foreign ownership problem of PLDT. Commish Manuel recently received a verbal beatdown care of the Supreme Court of the Republic of the Philippines in a recently concluded oral argument session covering PLDT and it’s now very [...]
The Supreme Court has flatly denied the petition of AZ Communications Network Inc. that seeks to overturn the decision of the Court of Appeal’s that affirmed the 2005 order of the NTC covering the 3G license application of the aspiring telco. The SC basically said that the CA was correct in siding with the NTC [...]
What arguments did PLDT et. Al. present that will convince the Supreme Court to go back on its June 28, 2011 decision that defines the term “capital” in the constitutional provision limiting foreign ownership of domestic public utilities to 40%. In the controversial decision, The SC held that the term “capital” in Section 11, Article [...]
Lauro Gamboa, the eldest son of the late human rights lawyer Wilson Gamboa, dares to challenge the biggest telco in the land. Lauro Gamboa has called on PLDT to try and fight the Supreme Court on its foreign ownership problem, he even waived his participation in the April 17 hearing in Baguio City where oral [...]
The SEC will be doing absolutely nothing versus PLDT until the Supreme Court decides, with finality, on whether or not the telco juggernaut is violating foreign ownership restrictions found in the Constitution (the constitution god-damn-it!). Why? SEC commission secretary, Gerard Lukban, reiterated that there is a pending appeal by PLDT against the recent Supreme Court [...]