The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) has rejected a proposed 10-year infrastructure-sharing deal between mobile network operators Telstra and TPG Telecom.
Ooredoo Plans To Exit Myanmar
Qatari telecoms giant Ooredoo is considering selling its Myanmar unit, a source with knowledge of the matter told Reuters, following the exit of Norwegian carrier, Telenor, in March this year.
SIM Cards Must Now Be Registered With Telcos in the Philippines
Mobile phone users in the Philippines must now register their SIM cards with their telecom provider after the country’s President, Ferdinand Marcos Jr., signed into law the SIM Card Registration Act.
China Now Has More Than 1.85 Million 5G Base Stations
China’s Ministry of Industry and Information Technology said that the country has now deployed more than 1.85 million 5G base stations nationwide as it pushes for its target of a total of 3.64 million by the end of 2025.
Philippines Re-elected as ITU Council Member
The Department of Information and Communications Technology (DICT) has announced that the Philippines was re-elected to the International Telecommunications Union (ITU) Council on October 3 in Bucharest, Romania.
Philippines’ New ICT Chief Stresses Importance Digitalizing Public Transactions
The newly appointed head of the Philippines’ Department of Information and Communications Technology, or DICT, said that the agency will ensure more efficient public service delivery through digitalization.
ITU: Internet Growth Slows, 2.7 Billion Remain Offline in 2022
An estimated 2.7 billion people – or one-third of the world's population – remain unconnected to the Internet in 2022.
PLDT, Smart Lauds Government’s New Cybercrime Lab
Philippines’ major telecoms group, Smart and PLDT said it welcomes the country’s new Digital Forensics Platform and Laboratory launched by the Cybercrime Investigation and Coordinating Center, or ICC.
No More iPhone Models Without Charger in Brazil
The new iPhone 14 lineup is coming, but Brazilians may not be able to get it in the country.
PLDT, Smart Continue Crackdown On Smishing
In its latest bid to fight fraud and phishing scams that are prevalent across the country, PLDT and its wireless service arm, Smart Communications, announced they cracked down about 23 million smishing messages in just three days.