No signal interruption for Fiesta Señor 2021

Morexette Marie B. Erram 01/07/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — For the first time in three years, there will be no signal interruption in Cebu City during the celebration of Fiesta Señor this year. The Cebu City Police Office (CCPO), in a press…

Smart confirms temporary signal shut-off this Sinulog

Morexette Marie B. Erram 01/17/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines – One of the country’s telecommunication companies has confirmed that they will be temporarily suspending their mobile phone services in Metro Cebu in line with this weekend’s Sinulog Festival 2020 celebration. “In the interest…

Zafra tells public to install ‘Guardian’ app for Sinulog

Rosalie O. Abatayo 01/10/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — In case of a signal shutdown, a councilor in Cebu City has asked those who intend to witness Sinulog activities to install the Guardian Emergency Response App to ensure access to report an…

Cellphone signal shutdown still a possibility–CCPO

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 01/09/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines–The Cebu City Police Office (CCPO) warned the public that signal shutdown is still possible during the Sinulog solemn procession and grand parade on January 18 to 19, 2020. Police Colonel Engelbert Soriano, director of…

No cellphone signal shutdown for 2020 Sinulog unless needed

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 01/08/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines—There will be no signal shutdown during the Sinulog unless there is a serious threat to security.  This is what Cebu City Mayor Edgardo Labella said on the Wednesday morning, January 8, 2020, after meeting…

PRO-7 proposes cellphone signal shutdown during Sinulog celebration

Morexette Marie B. Erram 01/06/2020

Cebu City, Philippines—Signals from mobile networks in Cebu may be shut off as part of the security measures for this year’s Fiesta Señor celebration. The Police Regional Office in Central Visayas (PRO-7) announced that they submitted a…

Vice Mayor Rama: Having a signal shutdown in Sinulog is ‘jurassic,’ ‘primitive’

Rosalie Abatayo 12/30/2019

CEBU CITY, Philipines — Instead of settling for a signal shutdown as a security measure for the activities in Sinulog 2020, Vice Mayor Michael Rama has called on the police to find or devise better ways to…

CCPO pushes for signal shutdown for Sinulog 2020

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 11/21/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City Police Office (CCPO) is pushing for a signal shutdown for the Sinulog 2020, similar to the past three Sinulog festivals for the safety of the public. Police Colonel Geovanie Maines,…

Osmeña backs shutting off cellphone signal

Morexette Marie B. Erram 01/10/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines—Citing the New Year’s eve terrorist attack in Cotabato City, Cebu City Mayor Tomas Osmeña is agreeable to the plans of local law enforcers to reimplement the shutting off of mobile phone signals during the…

NTC says only ‘shutoff’ not ‘shutdown’ of mobile, internet signals during Sinulog 2019 events

Delta Dyrecka C. Letigio 01/07/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The National Telecommunications Commission (NTC) will order a “shutoff’”  of cellular sites and not a total shutdown of mobile signals and internet access in Cebu during the holding of major events related to…

Signal shutoff in Cebu to affect Mandaue, Lapu-Lapu and Bohol

Delta Dyrecka C. Letigio 01/07/2019

The signal shutdown during the 2019 Sinulog activities will affect the entire Cebu City, and parts of Mandaue City,  Lapu-Lapu City, and even Bohol.…

Cebu City Police Office on red alert for Sinulog 

Morexette Marie B. Erram 01/02/2019

The Cebu City Police Office (CCPO) will be under red alert for the entire month of January in anticipation of the various events that will be held in line with the celebration of the Sinulog Festival on…

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