Capitol demands rental from telcos, utility companies encroaching in province-owned properties

Wenilyn B. Sabalo 01/27/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu Provincial government has demanded utility companies “illegally” occupying its premium properties along Osmeña Boulevard in Cebu City to pay rent starting from the date they began using the province-owned lots. In…

SIM registration, meant to fight scams, now being used for fraud

Kurt Dela Peña - Content Researcher Writer / @inquirerdotnet 01/13/2023

MANILA, Philippines—The SIM Registration Act is said to be the way to curb scams, but since the mandated listing started, the National Telecommunications Commission (NTC) said there are new crooked schemes related to the registration that Filipinos…

Globe pitches digital platform for SIM registration

Tyrone Jasper Piad 11/16/2022

Using a digital platform is the way to go for SIM (subscriber identity module) card registration in order that mobile subscribers would be able to comply with the deadline mandated by law, according to Globe Telecom Inc.…

Hassle-free transactions by the beach: Globe launches EasyHub in Boracay

PR 08/31/2022

There are now more reasons to enjoy Boracay, one of the Philippines’ top beach destinations.  Visitors and locals alike may enjoy more of what Boracay has to offer with the launch of Globe’s EasyHub last August 1…

Globe EasyHub, making digital transactions easier

Christian Orellano 07/14/2022

Digital tools make any transaction fast and hassle-free, but some users may still be hesitant to transact online as they fear they might click the wrong button.  Fret not because the Globe EasyHub will make digital transactions…

NTC to telcos: Warn subscribers vs spam texts, fake job offers

Beatrice Pinlac - @inquirerdotnet 05/28/2022

MANILA, Philippines — The National Telecommunications Commission (NTC) has directed telecommunications firms to warn their subscribers against the wave of spam text messages offering spurious job openings.  In a statement on Saturday, NTC urged DITO, Globe and Smart…

Telco offers to replace broken poles and donate new ones to Cebu City

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 02/18/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A telecommunications company is offering to replace broken poles and donating the new poles to the Cebu City government, Councilor Jerry Guardo said. Guardo, the chairperson of the committee on infrastructure of the…

Rama to telcos: Clear spaghetti wires before Charter Day

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 01/22/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Mayor Michael Rama has instructed telecommunication companies (telcos) to clear the wires damaged by Typhoon Odette and organize spaghetti wires that have caused problems in the city’s posts. In a meeting…

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…

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