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Chinese telco investment seen to push ‘digitial cities’ bid

by www.sunstar.com.ph

THE pronouncement of the National Government to open investments for the Philippines’ telecommunication industry is seen to help in the creation of “digital cities.”

Jocelle Batapa-Sigue, former president and current trustee of the National ICT Confederation of the Philippines (NICP), said the move of President Rodrigo Duterte offering China the privilege to operate the third telecom carrier during his recent bilateral meeting with Chinese Premier Li Keqiang is a positive development.


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