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3rd telco

3rd telco Dito debuts in NCR, says it’s on track to meet coverage target

Two months after making its commercial launch in Visayas and Mindanao, third telco Dito Telecommunity formally landed in Luzon on Monday, May 17, with a vow to battle the country’s telco incumbents.

Hontiveros presses for security audit of Dito ahead of March 8 launch

Sen. Risa Hontiveros on Wednesday, Feb. 24, urged the National Security Council (NSC) to immediately conduct a security audit of newcomer Dito Telecommunity Corporation ahead of its commercial rollout on March 8.

PLDT inks interconnection deal with 3rd telco DITO

PLDT and DITO have entered into an agreement for the construction of a transmission facility that will serve as the point of interconnection for their subscribers.

Study sees risks in Dito-China Telecom as PH 3rd telco

A telecom industry study released on Friday, Oct. 2, raised serious concerns, particularly on national security, on the selection and impending operation of Dito Telecommunity-China Telecom as the country's third telecommunications player.

Ex-PLDT top exec takes over reins of 3rd telco Dito

The holding company of new telco player Dito Telecommunity disclosed that Davao-based businessman Dennis Uy has stepped down as president to give way to the appointment of former PLDT chief revenue officer Eric Alberto.

3rd telco DITO assures DICT it’s on track on infra roll-out

DICT secretary Gregorio B. Honasan II called a closed-door discussion with the executives of Dito Telecommunity in view of the impending July 2020 government-mandated deadline for the initial commitments of the country’s third major telecommunications player.

Mislatel eyeing to start operations as 3rd telco by July

Congress approved last May 20 a legislative measure allowing the Mislatel consortium to acquire control from franchise holder Mindanao Islamic Telephone Company.

Senate to decide on Mislatel franchise after House resolves ownership issue

A House resolution formalizing the sale of the controlling interest of Mislatel to Davao-based business Dennis Uy has moved to the Senate plenary, allowing senators to discuss the issues surrounding the validity of Mislatel's franchise.

Mislatel’s franchise shaky and vulnerable to attacks, says Drilon

Sen. Franklin Drilon said the country needs a stable franchise for the third major telco and the award "should be able to stand on solid ground" in order to provide stability in efforts to speed up Internet access in the country.

Poe says public interest should prevail on 3rd telco issue

Sen. Grace Poe said her committee will come up with its position to settle the issue on the status of Mislatel's franchise that Congress had granted in 1998.
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