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Divisoria going cashless with PayMaya
by Richmond Mercurio - July 9, 2020 - 12:00am
Digitalization will soon take shape in Divisoria, Manila’s popular bargain shopping hub.
Fitch Solutions sees higher investment risks in telco sector
by Richmond Mercurio - July 9, 2020 - 12:00am
London-based think tank Fitch Solutions expects higher investment risks in the country’s telecommunications industry following the recent shutdown of ABS-CBN and Sky Direct, which it said highlights the politicization...
ABS-CBN, Korean partner to stop O-Shopping this year
by Richmond Mercurio - July 9, 2020 - 12:00am
ABS-CBN Corp. and its Korean partner will cease operations of their home television shopping joint venture after seven years of operations.
MPTC pays CALAX concession fee ahead of due date
by Richmond Mercurio - July 7, 2020 - 12:00am
Metro Pacific Tollways Corp. has paid the government the second tranche of the concession fees for the Cavite-Laguna Expressway amounting to P4.37 billion ahead of due date.
PayMaya helps LGUs adopt digitalization
by Richmond Mercurio - July 5, 2020 - 12:00am
PayMaya, the digital financial services arm of PLDT’s Voyager Innovations, has launched a program that will help accelerate the adoption of digital transactions among local government units by providing them...
Emirates opens Manila-Dubai flights this month
by Richmond Mercurio - July 5, 2020 - 12:00am
Emirates intends to operate more flights between Manila and Dubai this month to allow passengers in the country to connect to any destination on its current network of 52 destinations.
Dito commits to proceed with launch next year
by Richmond Mercurio - July 4, 2020 - 12:00am
The group of businessman Dennis Uy and its Chinese partner assured regulators that its telecommunications network would be ready for commercial use by March next year or even earlier.
Globe keen on spending P60 billion this year
by Richmond Mercurio - July 3, 2020 - 12:00am
Globe Telecom Inc. remains keen on spending over P60 billion this year to boost connectivity nationwide despite delays in the rollout of its network due to the pandemic.
Lufthansa shelves $40 million expansion
by Richmond Mercurio - July 3, 2020 - 12:00am
Lufthansa Technik Philippines has suspended the construction of its $40-million hangar expansion in Pasay City to preserve cash in order to maintain its existing workforce.
Ships ordered to allocate 12% space for food, agriculture
by Richmond Mercurio - July 2, 2020 - 12:00am
The Department of Transportation has ordered domestic shipping lines to allocate 12 percent of a vessel’s cargo space for agricultural and food products per trip to ensure sufficient supply across the country...
GCash tapped for SAP distribution nationwide
by Richmond Mercurio - July 2, 2020 - 12:00am
Mobile wallet GCash has been tapped by the government anew to disburse financial aid to millions of beneficiaries from seven different regions in the country.
NTC stops ABS-CBN’s TVPlus shows, Sky Direct
by Richmond Mercurio - July 1, 2020 - 12:00am
The National Telecommunications Commission has ordered ABS-CBN Corp. to stop airing shows on TVPlus in Metro Manila and its subsidiary SkyCable Corp. to cease the operation of its direct-to-home satellite servi...
GCash to charge convenience fee
by Richmond Mercurio - June 30, 2020 - 12:00am
Card payment partners of mobile wallet GCash will charge a minimal convenience fee of 2.58 percent for cash-in via MasterCard/Visa bank card services starting July 6.
DOTr pushes toll interoperability for seamless travel
by Richmond Mercurio - June 30, 2020 - 12:00am
The Department of Transportation has called for a speedy implementation of the interoperability of toll systems in order to bring fast, efficient and seamless travel to motorists.
DICT to cut permits for common towers
by Richmond Mercurio - June 30, 2020 - 12:00am
The Department of Information and Communications Technology targets to cut by more than half the permits needed to build common towers.
Globe warns against call and text scams
by Richmond Mercurio - June 29, 2020 - 12:00am
Globe Telecom Inc. is encouraging customers to use the company’s reporting tool to stop call and text scams.
MPTC expects revenues to recover in H2
by Richmond Mercurio - June 29, 2020 - 12:00am
The tollways arm of Metro Pacific Investments Corp. expects revenues to recover in the second half after operations were drastically affected by the community quarantine in the second quarter.
GMA launches own digital box
by Richmond Mercurio - June 27, 2020 - 12:00am
GMA Network Inc. is beefing up its digital transformation efforts with the introduction of its own high-quality and affordable digital terrestrial television receiver.
GCash hikes wallet limit
by Richmond Mercurio - June 27, 2020 - 12:00am
Mobile wallet GCash has upsized the wallet limit of its users to help them maximize the benefits of digital finance.
570,000 Philippines aviation jobs at risk — IATA
by Richmond Mercurio - June 26, 2020 - 12:00am
More than half a million Filipinos in aviation and its supporting industries could lose their jobs as economic uncertainty continues due to the coronavirus disease 2019 crisis.
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