The issuance of 34 building permits by the government this brings to 211 the total number of building and preconstruction permits issued by the government to Smart since the Anti-Red Tape Authority issued its Joint Memorandum Circular in August.
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Talks are rife that the Manny Pangilinan-led telco is negotiating for the purchase of the Lopez-owned cable operator. PLDT, however, said in a disclosure on Monday, Sept. 14, that discussions are still in the exploratory stage.
Luzon-based broadband provider Converge ICT is expanding to Mindanao and has tapped Finnish network firm Nokia to deploy fiber-to-the-home (FTTH) solution.
PayMaya reported a 900% increase in government payments last June as more opted to pay digitally for government fees.
Of the 190 permits granted, 37 were given in record time by 17 local government units.
Globe said its partnerships with Aboitiz InfraCapital (AIC), ISOC-edotco, Transcend Towers Infrastructure, CREI Philippines, and Frontier Towers & Associates (FTA) have advanced to active acquisition and build phases.
The country’s most remote cell site is located in Pag-asa Island in the municipality of Kalayaan, which is located some 500 kilometers from the capital city of Puerto Princesa, Palawan.
The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) reported that business name registration of online businesses boomed from 1,753 in January-March 15 this year — or before the declaration of the community quarantine — to 75,876 as of September 2.