PLDT, Smart, GMA 7 team up for 2016 election coverage

October 23, 2015 by · Comments Off on PLDT, Smart, GMA 7 team up for 2016 election coverage 

MANILA, Oct 22 — Telco giant Philippine Long Distance Telephone Co (PLDT), its mobile unit Smart Communications, and TV network GMA 7 have teamed up to provide mobile connectivity requirements for the election coverage in 2016.

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PLDT net income down 6% at Php18.7B in H1 '15

August 5, 2015 by · Comments Off on PLDT net income down 6% at Php18.7B in H1 '15 

By Azer N. Parrocha

MANILA, Aug. 4 (PNA) –Philippine Long Distance Telephone Co. (PLDT), the country's largest telco, on Tuesday said its net income reached Php 18.7 billion in the first half of the year, down six percent from Php 20 billion in the same period last year.

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PLDT turns over assorted medicines to Iloilo Gov. Arthur Defensor Sr.

January 23, 2015 by · Comments Off on PLDT turns over assorted medicines to Iloilo Gov. Arthur Defensor Sr. 

150122163324PLDT community relations head Evelyn Del Rosario (4th from left) turns over boxes of assorted medicines to Iloilo Gov. Arthur Defensor Sr. on Thursday (Jan. 22, 2015) held at the Provincial Capitol. The medicines will be distributed to the district hospitals of the province. Also in photo are (from left) PhilHealth VI vice president Lourdes Diocson, WVSU Medical Center chief Dr. Ramon Guerra, DOH regional director Dr. Marlyn Convocar, Provincial Administrator Raul Banias and Consultant Atty. Dominador Tersol. (PNA photo courtesy of Iloilo Provincial Capitol)

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PLDT, Rocket Internet agree to create PHL Internet Group

January 22, 2015 by · Comments Off on PLDT, Rocket Internet agree to create PHL Internet Group 

MANILA, Jan. 21 — Telco giant Philippine Long Distance Telephone Co. (PLDT) on Wednesday announced that it has entered into a third joint venture with one of the world’s largest internet platforms, Rocket Internet to enhance the internet based business in the country.

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Telcos temporarily suspend services for Pope’s safety

January 17, 2015 by · Comments Off on Telcos temporarily suspend services for Pope’s safety 

By Azer N. Parrocha

MANILA, Jan. 16 (PNA) — Two of the country’s major telecommunications providers have temporarily suspended their services in compliance with the government order to ensure the safety of Pope Francis during his five-day Apostolic visit in the country.

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PLDT, Smart-Sun assist gov’t in preparations for 'Ruby'

December 7, 2014 by · Comments Off on PLDT, Smart-Sun assist gov’t in preparations for 'Ruby' 

LEGAZPI CITY, Dec. 7 — In line with the preparations for typhoon "Ruby," PLDT, Smart Communications Inc. (Smart) and Sun Cellular (Sun) have been assisting various local government offices and agencies for their emergency communications requirements, a company statement reaching the PNA here Sunday said.

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Baldoz lauds DOLE’s NCMB for settling dispute in PLDT Company

November 12, 2014 by · Comments Off on Baldoz lauds DOLE’s NCMB for settling dispute in PLDT Company 

MANILA, Nov. 12 — Labor and Employment Secretary Rosalinda Dimapilis-Baldoz Wednesday commended the National Conciliation and Mediation Board (NCMB), an attached agency of the DOLE, for the amicable and fast resolution of a labor dispute between the Philippine Long Distance Telephone Company (PLDT) and its union, the Manggagawa sa Komunikasyon ng Pilipinas (MKP).

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PLDT cuts 2014 profit outlook

November 6, 2014 by · Comments Off on PLDT cuts 2014 profit outlook 

By Azer N. Parocha

MANILA, Nov 5 (PNA) — The Philippine Long Distance Telephone Co. (PLDT) has cut its 2014 full-year profit outlook due to a reported decrease in its core net income in the third quarter of 2014.

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Globe expresses regret for CA’s TRO on its deal with BayanTel

October 15, 2014 by · Comments Off on Globe expresses regret for CA’s TRO on its deal with BayanTel 

By Azer N. Parrocha

MANILA, Oct. 14 (PNA) — Globe Telecom and Bayan Telecommunications (BayanTel) on Tuesday expressed regret for the temporary restraining order (TRO) issued recently by the Court of Appeals (CA).

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Globe expresses regret for CA’s TRO on its deal with BayanTel

October 15, 2014 by · 1 Comment 

By Azer N. Parrocha

MANILA, Oct. 14 (PNA) — Globe Telecom and Bayan Telecommunications (BayanTel) on Tuesday expressed regret for the temporary restraining order (TRO) issued recently by the Court of Appeals (CA).

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