Telstra’s Philippine plans boosted as regulator unlikely to reassign 700MHz spectrum
The Philippine telecoms regulator is unlikely to be able to reassign the 700MHz spectrum currently held by San Miguel Corp (SMC) after the country’s dominant mobile operators called on it to reallocate the valuable spectrum band to help them provide…
Globe to invest at least $200M to upgrade Bayantel’s network
The Philippines’ second largest operator Globe Telecom plans to invest $200 million to $300 million over the next two years to upgrade Bayantel’s network, after spending $172 million to acquire the company.
Blog: Will three be a crowd in the Philippines?
The news that Australia’s largest operator Telstra is in talks with the Philippines’ San Miguel Corp (SMC), one of the largest conglomerates in the region, about investing in a local mobile operator has elicited a predictable response from the country’s…
PLDT, Globe face long-term pressure from new entrant – Fitch
The potential entry of a third mobile operator in the Philippines, a market with just two dominant players, will intensify competition over the longer term but will have limited impact on domestic competition in the next two years, Fitch Ratings…
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