Final rules for 3rd telco out: Bidding may start November 2018

The Duterte administration published on Friday the final rules for its new major telco initiative, setting the stage for a showdown between aspiring companies seeking to become the country’s third mobile player in a bidding exercise that could happen as early as November this year.

The release of the terms of reference (TOR), mainly through the efforts of the Department of Information and Communications Technology (DICT) as well as the National Telecommunications Commission (NTC), is a key step in the government’s goal to name a new major telco player before the end of 2018.

Major revisions

The final TOR outlined a series of modifications from the latest draft, notably on how in…

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