Solon proposes bill compelling telcos to provide faster Internet services

MANILA — A lawmaker at the House of Representatives has filed a bill tagging Internet service as a “basic telecommunications function” to compel telecommunications companies to provide faster Internet service…

Duterte admin’s National Broadband Plan to boost fixed-line internet service, penetration

MANILA — The country’s fixed-line broadband speed and penetration is expected to further improve once the national broadband plan is implemented. National Telecommunications Commission Deputy Commissioner Edgardo Cabarios made this…

NTC’s next target: cheaper text, internet rates

MANILA — The National Telecommunications Commission (NTC) is looking at slashing the rate of short message service (SMS) and Internet cost next following the decision of Globe Telecom Incorporated and…

Mandatory SIM card registration bill filed in Senate

MANILA — A measure has been filed in the Senate Friday to direct SIM card sellers to require all buyers to present valid IDs before they are sold to avoid…