Telco to donate 200 posts to Cebu City

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 02/28/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A telecommunications company will be donating 200 posts to Cebu City that should replace broken one caused by Typhoon Odette. Councilor Jerry Guardo, chairperson for infrastructure, told CDN Digital on February 26, 2022,…

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…

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…

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],…

Cebu City mulls JVA with private company for underground wiring pipeline for telcos

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 02/20/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City government is working on a joint-venture agreement (JVA) with a private company that would build underground electrical connections for telecommunication.  Councilor Jerry Guardo, council’s chairperson for the committee on infrastructure,…

City dad pushes for regulation on wire heights on posts

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 12/07/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Councilor Jerry Guardo, the chairperson of the City Council’s committee on infrastructure, is pushing for the regulation of the height of electric and telecommunication wires attached on electrical posts. Guardo said…

Telco expands connectivity, services in Cebu, eyes BPOs

Cris Evert Lato-Ruffolo 11/12/2018

EASTERN TELECOMMUNICATIONS Telecommunications company, Eastern Communications, is expanding its reach in Cebu with stronger connection and a line-up of connectivity and cybersecurity solutions in a bid to address the growing needs of the business process outsourcing (BPO)…

Duterte okays franchise of Villar-owned telco, Streamtech

Inquirer.net 10/23/2018

PRESIDENT Rodrigo Duterte has approved the franchise of the Villar-owned Streamtech Systems Technologies Inc. to provide nationwide telecommunications services. The President signed Republic Act No. 11089 on Oct. 18, 2018, allowing Streamtech “to construct, install, establish, operate…

Telco to strengthen foothold in Cebu market

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 09/06/2018

TOGETHER with the expansion of the business process outsourcing (BPO) and manufacturing sectors in Cebu, the need for support infrastructure also grows. Eastern Communications, one of the country’s leading telecommunications firms, sees this opportunity as they are…

DICT to push through with selection of 3rd telco by Q4 2018

Inquirer.net 08/23/2018

THE Department of Information and Communications Technology (DICT) on Thursday shut the door to further delays in the third telco selection process, saying that a new contender to the PLDT Inc. and Globe Telecom duopoly will be…

Telco strengthens hold of Cebu’s growing data protection market

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 05/15/2018

PLDT opens 2nd Vitro Data Center in Cebu; P1B facility can support more local businesses With the growing need for businesses to expand into the digital landscape, protecting their data and systems also becomes an imperative. It…

DICT exec: 4 consortiums eye third telco player slot

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 05/03/2018

At least four local firms in consortium with foreign telecommunications companies have expressed interest to bid as a new and third telco player in the country, the Department of Information and Communications Technology (DICT)said. Although he refused…

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