The telco cloud growth will be driven primarily by cloud infrastructure-related investments, such as Virtual Network Functions (VNFs), Management and Network Orchestration (MANO), and Cloud Native Functions (CNFs).
The National Privacy Commission (NPC) is urging local telecommunications operators Globe, Smart, and the incoming third player, Mislatel consortium, to compete for consumer trust in terms of better services and better data privacy protection.
The Better Broadband Alliance said the new player should be flexible and versatile enough to consider that it will likely not have a free ride on existing infrastructure,
Worldwide spending on telecommunications services and pay TV services reached $1,662 billion in 2017, an increase of 1.4% year-over-year (in constant dollar terms), according to research firm IDC.
Without the preferential treatment, Makati City Rep. Luis Campos Jr. said the third player would face numerous hurdles, including potential delays in securing licenses and regulatory approvals to form the new telecommunications company.
Foreigners visiting the world?s best beach on this island have complained so much about slow Internet speeds that its governor is taking matters into his own hands.