China Telecom seeks partner for Philippines operator launch - report

Monday 11 December 2017 | 07:06 CET | News
China Telecom could become the Philippines' third telecoms operator, according to official representatives. "The Chinese government selected China Telecom to invest in the Philippines upon invitation by President Duterte during the bilateral meeting last November 16", Eliseo Rio, secretary of the Department of Information and Communications Technology, told Reuters. Chinese companies cannot operate alone in the Philippines and need to partner with a local company. The government is now looking at who will partner with China Telecom on a 60-40 basis, Rio said.

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: China Telecom / Datang Telecom / Globe Telecom / PLDT
Countries: Philippines
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