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PH trails Malaysia in broadband speeds in latest Ookla report

In its report, the Philippines trails behind Malaysia, but is ahead of Indonesia and Laos, when it comes to broadband speeds.

ZTE unveils new broadband solutions at Network X 2022 in Amsterdam

Chinese tech firm ZTE Corporation has launched fiber to the x (FTTx) and connected home-themed series of broadband solutions and products at the Networks X held in Amsterdam, Netherlands.

Record growth in fiber biz allows PLDT to post P33-B revenue in 2021

PLDT’s total fixed broadband customers are now nearly three million, a record high for the group.

Converge planning to bury cables as disaster-proofing measure following ‘Odette’

Converge said it is planning to use its micro-trenching technology to put key connectivity elements underground, doing away with the need to rely on poles which are prone to damage during typhoons.

NEDA chief says PH needs to further improve broadband speed

NEDA director-general Karl Chua said there had been some improvements in the country's broadband performance, but the Philippines can do better as it currently ranks 63 out of 178 countries in terms of broadband speed.

Poe reminds DICT: Gov’t offices should get 200 Mbps Internet speed by Feb. 2022

With the completion of Phase 1 of the much-touted National Broadband Plan (NBP), Sen. Grace Poe said the Filipino people are looking forward to the government's promised 200 megabits per second (Mbps) Internet speed for state agencies and departments.

Meralco telco unit, Cignal TV formally launch RED Fiber broadband

Officials said RED Fiber does not intend to compete with current broadband providers such as PLDT, which is a sister firm under the MVP Group.

Globe CEO: Internet speed is not everything – user experience more important

Globe Telecom CEO Ernest Cu made the statement in response to the comment made by PLDT and Smart Communications chair Manny V. Pangilinan that the country’s overall Internet speed is being “pulled down” by other broadband providers.

Converge ICT adds women execs to leadership team

The fiber broadband firm has named Christine Renee Blabagno as deputy chief finance officer and lawyer Laurice Esteban-Tuason as corporate compliance officer.

DICT gives backing as Open Access Act hurdles 2nd reading in House

The proposed bill seeks to liberalize the local ICT industry by lowering barriers to market entry, fast-track and lower the cost of deploying broadband facilities, promote infrastructure sharing, and make spectrum management more fair and transparent.
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