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PLDT-Digitel deal finally approved by NTC

Posted on by Caroline Siñel in SMS Industry

Philippine Long Distance Telephone Co. (PLDT) has finally completed its delayed takeover of rival Digital Telecommunications Philippines, Inc. (Digitel) after securing the much-awaited approval from National Telecommunications Commissions (NTC). PLDT, partly owned by Hong Kong's First Pacific Co Ltd [...]

Sun Cellular takes lead in mobile postpaid market

Posted on by Caroline Siñel in SMS Industry

Sun Cellular, a subsidiary of Gokongwei-owned Digital Telecommunications Inc (Digitel), was the first telecom to hit 1 million in postpaid subscriptions. As of June 2010, Ayala-owned Globe Telecom had 909,466 postpaid subscribers. Meanwhile, PLDT group's wireless unit, Smart Communications had a total [...]

Sun Cellular offers 1 peso international SMS

Posted on by Caroline Siñel in Text Prices and Promos

Sun Cellular offers a new SIM called, Call and Text International SIM, that allows anyone to text their loved ones abroad for only P1 per text message. This SMS rate applies to 20 countries namely: USA, Canada, Singapore, Hong Kong, United Arab Emirates, Malaysia, Macau, Japan, Qatar, Brunei, Guam, Hawaii, Oman, [...]

Globe Telecom tops NTC performance study

Posted on by Caroline Siñel in SMS in Government

The National Telecommunications Commission (NTC) has picked Globe Telecom Inc. as the most reliable and efficient mobile phone service provider in Metro Manila, based on their benchmarking study. Tests were conducted last year (Sept. 17 to Oct. 6, 2008) by NTC engineers on three cellular service operators [...]

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