DOLE: Order for PLDT to regularize 7K workers stays

MANILA — The Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) on Thursday said it stands firm on its order to telecommunications giant Philippine Long Distance Telephone Company (PLDT) to regularize 7,306 workers.…

PLDT surrenders frequency for 3rd telco player

MANILA — PLDT Inc. has formally surrendered one of its frequencies at no cost to the government, which could be allocated to a new major player in the local telecommunications…

PLDT to heighten deployment of fiber Internet services

MANILA — PLDT Inc. is eyeing to step up the deployment of its fiber Internet services amid improving fixed broadband Internet speed in the country. The telco expects to reach…

Duterte thanks PLDT for giving back frequency

  MANILA — President Rodrigo Duterte thanked PLDT Inc. for giving its unused frequency back at no cost to the government. Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque said Duterte expressed his appreciation to the…

DOLE orders PLDT to regularize 8K workers, pay P66-M claims

MANILA — The Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) has ordered the Philippine Long Distance Telephone Company (PLDT) to regularize close to 8,000 contractual workers and to settle unpaid benefits amounting…

PLDT completes fiber optic expansion in Mindanao

MANILA — Leading telecoms and digital services provider PLDT has completed its domestic fiber optic network (DFON) expansion project in Mindanao to further improve its Internet services in the region.…

CA affirms P70-B PLDT, Globe buyout of SMC telco assets

MANILA — The Court of Appeals (CA) upheld the legality of the PHP70-billion buyout of telco assets of San Miguel Corporation (SMC) by the Philippine Long Distance Telephone Company (PLDT) and…

CA junks PCC plea on review of PLDT, Globe PHP70-B buyout of SMC telco assets

MANILA — The Court of Appeals denied the petition of motion for reconsideration filed by Philippine Competition Commission (PCC) in relation to the review of the the Philippine Long Distance…

PLDT to invest PHP1B to strengthen fiber network in Mindanao

MANILA — PLDT will invest around PHP 1 billion in fiber optic cable link connecting the provinces of Agusan del Norte and Sur to Davao del Norte and Sur to…

PLDT to further improve mobile services amid stiff competition in telco industry

MANILA — PLDT Inc. has vowed to further improve its mobile services amid tough competition due to the rise in the number of subscriptions of its rival mobile communications firm,…

PLDT revamps management team

MANILA — PLDT Inc. (PLDT) has revamped its management team as it seeks to strengthen its digital services for its customers. The group will be led by Eric R. Alberto…