Here’s why you should have a digital wallet today

Dianne Zarina G. Savillo, Rhobie Alburo Ruaya 09/06/2021

An e-wallet is a digital equivalent of your physical wallet, where everything is stored online and where electronic transactions are made secure and convenient. An example of this is GCash, an app that you can install on any…

Cell sites inside Cebu campuses? DepEd, Globe sign MOA

Futch Anthony Inso 05/11/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Department of Education (DepEd)-Cebu Province and Globe Telecom has forged a memorandum of agreement (MOA) on Tuesday morning, May 11, 2021, for the construction of 26 cell sites in DepEd locations in…

Cebu City dad says consumers will benefit from entry of third major telco

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 03/03/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Councilor Eduardo Rama Jr. expects an improvement in the internet and mobile connections here following the entry of Dito Telecommunity Corporation. Rama said that competition between the three major telecommunication companies,…

Telcos trumpet wins ahead of critical Malacañang finish line

Miguel Camus 12/07/2020

Industry giants PLDT Inc. and Globe Telecom announced details on their aggressive network upgrades for this year until 2021, while telco startup Dito Telecommunity began “friendly user tests” of its services. The flurry of updates came ahead…

Palace: Telcos to report on service improvement on Dec. 8

Darryl John Esguerra - Reporter / @DJEsguerraINQ 12/03/2020

MANILA, Philippines — Telecommunication companies will make a progress report to the public on Tuesday, Dec. 8, in compliance with President Rodrigo Duterte’s demand to improve their services by December. According to the presidential spokesperson Harry Roque,…

Dito, Globe ink lease deals with Aboitiz infra unit

Miguel Camus 10/31/2020

The Aboitiz group’s infrastructure subsidiary announced partnerships with Globe Telecom and Dito Telecommunity Corp. to deploy mini cells. Aboitiz InfraCapital Inc., among the companies participa­ting in the government’s common tower program, said in a statement on Friday…

Residents in Cebu City barangay say no to third telco’s cell site

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 09/09/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The residents of Lower Calvary in Barangay Apas, Cebu City refused the proposition of a cell site to be built in their area by the country’s third telecommunication company (telco) during a public…

Cebu solon plans to file bill making it lawful for gov’t to take over telcos

Ador Vincent Mayol, Carla Gomez - @inquirerdotnet 08/11/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines—A member of the House of Representatives from Cebu City said he planned to file a bill to make it legal for the government to take over the construction and operation of telecommunications facilities like…

New cell site in Liloan promises better signal ahead for upland areas

Rosalie O. Abatayo 08/10/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The mountain barangays of Liloan have made a step closer towards access to opportunities and development as mobile connectivity will soon reach them. This is following the groundbreaking of a cellular site in…

Duterte to telcos: Identify, report officials delaying cell site permits

Krissy Aguilar - Reporter / @KAguilarINQ 07/31/2020

MANILA, Philippines — President Rodrigo Duterte urged telecommunication companies to report to his Cabinet members those involved in delaying the processing of permits for building cell sites / towers. “Alam mo ‘you can ask [Senator] Bong [Go],…

8-hour water interruption in Cebu ‘ a disaster’ —Bañacia

Rosalie Abatayo 09/21/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Eight hours without water is a “disaster.” This was the reaction of Nagiel Bañacia, head of the Lapu-Lapu City Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Office (LCDRRMO), to the announcement that parts of Metro…

Capitol mulls turnover of Globe-donated New Life Center to DOH

Rosalie O. Abatayo 07/18/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Provincial Government may not have the capacity to run an in-patient rehabilitation center for recovering severe drug dependents. Governor Gwendolyn Garcia said she was “seriously considering” to turn over the management of…

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