Did You Know: Mobile telecoms topped IT sector in terms of income in 2016
MANILA, Philippines — According to the final results of the 2016 Annual Survey of the Philippine Business and Industry recently released by the Philippine Statistics Authority, the top industries in the information and communication sector in terms of total income were mobile telecommunications services (P246.1 billion), wired (landline) services (P95.5 billion) and computer programming activities (P74.2 billion).
The sector employs around 145,324 people, of which 98.8 percent were paid employees.
—Marielle Medina, Inquirer Research
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