This new service will be available on devices using Android Messages as the default messaging application and will be supported by Celcom’s network.
Astro Malaysia and Globe Telecom have entered into an MoU to offer the former’s Tribe over-the-top video service to Filipino customers.
A global consortium of telecommunications companies, formed to build and operate the South-East Asia-United States (SEA-US) submarine cable system, officially announced the start of construction.
Hooq, the video-on-demand service from startup joint venture between Singapore Telecommunications (Singtel), Sony Pictures Television and Warner Bros Entertainment, will kick off in the Philippines from late February in partnership with Globe Telecom.
Singapore-headquartered Coda Payments has announced partnerships with telcos and digital merchants which would allow their customers to make digital payments without the need for a credit card.
Alcatel-Lucent and Globe Telecom will be upgrading the latter’s wireless network infrastructure from WiMax to LTE-TDD and LTE-FDD to enable ultra-broadband access technologies. The two have signed a confirmation of award covering the Philippine regions of Visayas and Mindanao.
SAP AG provided free international SMS for Philippines telecom operators to enable Filipinos with overseas family and friends to reach each other in the aftermath of Typhoon Haiyan.
With the advent of Long Term Evolution (LTE), mobile operators are gearing up for what many industry observers believe to be one of the most important inflection points in the wireless business since the industry went from analogue to digital. Edwin Yapp explores why.