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PLDT's Q1 net income dips as it continues digital pivot

May 03, 2016 - 6:17 PM

PLDT Chairman and CEO Manuel V Pangilinan says competition remains intense and the shift to lower margin revenues continues

DIGITAL PIVOT. PLDT Chairman and CEO Manuel V. Pangilinan (middle) says strong gains in data, broadband and digital services, compensate for continued declines in long distance and SMS revenues. Photo by Chrisee Dela Paz/Rappler

PLDT, Globe shares up, SMC down after Telstra talks collapse

Mar 14, 2016 - 1:53 PM

The two telco giants say they re not changing their strategy following the end of the San Miguel Corporation Telstra talks

MIXED SENTIMENTS. Shares of Globe and PLDT went up after the announcement of the collapsed joint venture talks between Telstra and San Miguel

San Miguel Corp, Telstra end joint venture plan

Mar 14, 2016 - 8:39 AM

Even without Telstra San Miguel says it will still switch on a superior telecommunications network as scheduled

NO DEAL. Both Telstra's Andrew Penn (left) and San Miguel's Ramon Ang (right) say they did not agree on commercial arrangements

PLDT expects lowest core net income in over a decade

Feb 29, 2016 - 7:00 PM

Its projected core net income for 2016 is the lowest since 2003 s P17 17 billion 361 81 million

PIVOT OR PERISH. PLDT Chairman Manuel V Pangilinan (in the middle) says digital shift will not happen without any pain. Photo by Chrisee Dela Paz/Rappler

Telstra-San Miguel venture a bumpy, costly ride – think tank

Dec 15, 2015 - 6:01 PM

Australian telecommunications think tank Creator Tech Pty Ltd says Telstra’s possible joint venture with San Miguel could result in a high priced failure

LONG, BUMPY RIDE. An Australian telecommunications think tank says without the 700 MHz spectrum, there is no mobile business possible. In the photo are Telstra's Andrew Penn (left) and San Miguel's Ramon Ang (right)

Telstra-San Miguel possible deal has limited impact on telco industry

Nov 20, 2015 - 6:38 PM

Ratings agency Fitch says the joint venture will experience large cash burn given the significant capital outlay and price competition to build a subscriber base

LIMITED IMPACT. With the possible partnership, San Miguel will benefit from Telstra's technology leadership and financial muscle, while Telstra could make the most of the local conglomerate's 700MHz spectrum-frequency.

Globe CEO on Telstra: I'm not scared of ghosts

Nov 05, 2015 - 8:00 PM

Anyone who comes in is a threat; but I m not going to react to a threat that s not real Sign the contract and we’ll play Globe s Ernest Cu on possible Telstra San Miguel entry

SECURE THE DEAL FIRST. Ernest Cu says Globe will only consider the possible entry of Telstra-San Miguel in its game plan once the deal is signed. Photo from Globe Telecom

PLDT anticipates Telstra pressure in 2016

Nov 03, 2015 - 7:07 PM

We will be ready for them Telstra San Miguel partnership It will be a problem for all networks PLDT s Manuel Pangilinan says

STEPPING UP. PLDT Chairman Manuel Pangilinan says Telstra-San Miguel partnership will be a 'threat' to expanding its market share for postpaid and prepaid. In the photo are (left to right) Ray Espinosa, Pangilinan, Napoleon Nazareno, and Annabelle Chua. Photo by Chrisee dela Paz/Rappler

Ramon Ang: We hope to open 3rd major telco by 2016

Oct 15, 2015 - 7:58 AM

The moment we switch on our telco it will be a superior network San Miguel Corporation s Ramon S Ang says

3RD PLAYER. 'We're building a mobile broadband telecommunications network. We can switch on the network next year for people not to experience problem with telecom anymore,' SMC's Ramon Ang (3rd from left) says. Photo by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

San Miguel targets to double revenues in 5 years

Sep 30, 2015 - 1:42 PM

San Miguel aims to build more tollways make new acquisitions in the oil and gas sector and be a third player in the telco sector

GO UP. "We hope in the next 5 years, we can reach $40 billion to $50 billion through acquisitions and organic growth," SMC President and COO Ramon Ang (2nd from left, seated) says. Photo by Chrisee Dela Paz / Rappler

San Miguel in talks with AU's Telstra for wireless partnership

Aug 28, 2015 - 4:50 PM

The discussions have reached a point wherein financing is being sought in relation to a joint venture but nothing is certain yet

NOT IN A RUSH. San Miguel chief Ramon Ang says his firm is not in a hurry to get a new partner for subsidiary Liberty Telecoms