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Telco rides new market trend

A TELECOMMUNICATIONS company is aiming to help small and medium entrepreneurs to be more competitive by providing them more opportunity to sell their products through the Internet. There’s more to telecommunications than just the basic call and text. There’s more opportunity for them to conduct merchandising through the Internet,” said Wil-R Saldua, Globe head for [...]

Posted: December 13th, 2013 in CDN - Enterprise,Cebu Daily News | Read More »

No phone signal? No problem, military resorts to couriers

A soldier carries a baby to board a US C-130 military transport plane (background) which is on a mercy flight Sunday Nov. 17, 2013 at the damaged Tacloban airport, Tacloban City. With many communication facilities still down in Supertyphoon “Yolanda”-devastated areas, the military has resorted to the age-old system of couriers to reach local officials.  AP PHOTO/BULLIT MARQUEZ

With many communication facilities still down in Eastern Samar, the military has resorted to the age-old system of couriers to reach local officials.

Posted: November 19th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Telcos restore partial services in Tacloban City

In this aerial image, damaged airport is seen Saturday Nov. 9, 2013 after powerful typhoon Haiyan (Philippine name: Yolanda) passed Tacloban city, in Leyte province in central Philippines. AP

The country’s largest telecommunications companies have restored partial services to Tacloban City, one of the areas hardest hit by typhoon Yolanda (international name Haiyan).

Posted: November 10th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Cebu, Bohol airports reopen hours after quake

Mactan-Cebu International Airport. CDN FILE PHOTO

Airport operations in Cebu and Bohol were affected Tuesday morning after a deadly earthquake hit Bohol and other parts of Visayas and Mindanao

Posted: October 15th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Brillantes blames telcos anew for failure to transmit results


Some 18,000 automated machines failed to transmit results to the transparency server of the Commission on Elections, Comelec Chair Sixto Brillantes Jr. said Thursday.

Posted: May 24th, 2013 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Nation | Read More »

QC court acquits ex-People’s Journal reporter of libel

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After almost 12 long years of court battle, a veteran journalist has been acquitted by a Quezon City court of libel case filed by former Southern Leyte Representative Aniceto Saludo.

Posted: May 1st, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Metro | Read More »

Comelec, NTC warn signal jammers planning to sabotage May polls

Signal jammers are warned. JAMIE ELONA/INQUIRER.net

Authorities warned the public Thursday that using signal jammers on the day of the midterm elections next month is a criminal offense and punishable with at least eight years of imprisonment.

Posted: April 25th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Three persons use fake names to get free phones

THREE persons were arrested by security personnel of Globe Telecom after they were allegedly caught using fake documents in their postpaid service subscription application.

Posted: March 17th, 2013 in CDN - Metro,Cebu Daily News | Read More »

Telco backs search for ‘greenest’ schools

SMART Communications Inc. is once again supporting a government initiative that aims to get the involvement of the academe and the youth on environmental issues.

Posted: March 13th, 2013 in CDN - Community,Cebu Daily News | Read More »

French telco helps link up towns isolated by Pablo

IN emergency cases, providing telecommunications access to affected communities as a humanitarian response is as critical as the need for food, water, shelter and medical help. This was the case for the residents of three coastal towns in Davao Oriental who were displaced by typhoon Pablo in December last year. Most of the structures, including [...]

Posted: February 7th, 2013 in CDN - Community,Cebu Daily News | Read More »

Bringing down prices of vegetables


The late Interior Secretary Jessie Robredo is Inquirer’s Filipino of the Year for 2012.

Posted: January 28th, 2013 in On Target | Read More »

Telco plants mangroves in Guimaras

SMART Communications Inc. (Smart), together with the Provincial Environment and Natural Resources Office (PENRO), the Hoskyn Fisherfolks Association Inc., Philippine Coast Guard and local government officials, replanted around 1,000 mangrove propagules last month in Guimaras.

Posted: December 19th, 2012 in CDN - Community,Cebu Daily News | Read More »

Smart services normalized in ‘Pablo’-ravaged provinces


Smart Communications Inc. has normalized services in many of the provinces hit hard by Typhoon “Pablo,” and has put up free call and charging stations there.

Posted: December 7th, 2012 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

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