Telecommunications

Globe gets SEC nod to create holding firm

MANILA - Globe Telecom lnc. said it has received approval from the Securities and Exchange Commission to set up a holding company.
 

Globe to create holding firm

MANILA - Globe Telecom lnc. on Tuesday said it has received approval to create a wholly-owned holding company.

Liberty Telecoms completes rehabilitation program

Liberty Telecoms Holdings Inc. said it has completed its rehabilitation program 20 months ahead of schedule.

Southeast Asia's biggest telco posts 5 pct rise in profit

Singapore Telecommunications Ltd, Southeast Asia's largest telecommunications operator, posted a 4.5 percent rise in fourth-quarter net profit. 

China aims to boost Internet speeds, cut prices

SHANGHAI - China will accelerate development of its high-speed broadband networks to raise Internet speeds and cut prices, long bugbears in a country where many people still have no access to the web.

What does a text scam look like?

Have you received a text message saying you won in a raffle conducted by the BSP? Read this.

Phone, web companies race to reconnect quake-hit Nepal

LONDON - Buildings wrecked by Tuesday's earthquake in Nepal, already weakened by last month's huge quake which killed over 8,000, will take years to rebuild. But another type of infrastructure will bounce back much sooner: communication networks.

SIM sales soar as Myanmar races to catch up in telecoms

Myanmar, long one of the world's least connected nations in terms of telecommunications, is now racing to catch up, providing a boost to the foreign mobile companies allowed into the country last year.