SIM registration in remote areas, ABS-CBN programs in Malays

by Lindsey Francy Jan 29, 2023 News
SIM registration in remote areas, ABS-CBN programs in Malays
Ella Blanca Lopez, OIC commissioner at the NTC, receiving a certificate of appreciation from Mayor Glorime Faustino of Calumpit, Bulacan, together with leaders from Smart, DICT, DILG, other public telecommunication entities, and other members of the inter-agency committee on remote areas registration.

At the Municipal Court of Calumpit, Bulacan on Saturday, customers were welcomed by Smart Communications Inc.

The Department of Information and Communications Technology, the Department of Interior and Local Government, and the National Telecommunications Commission are organizing a three-day nationwide seminar to increase the number of mobile phone subscribers.

In the provinces of Ilocos Norte, Moalboal, Cebu, Palo, Leyte, Pangantucan, and Calumpit, Smart and TnC assisted registration booths are open. Senior citizens, persons with disabilities, and those using basic phones can all use the priority lane in the booths, as well as those using smart phones.

ABS-CBN programs now aired in Malaysia

The launch of MyX Radio, MORe, and TeleRadyo is on Malaysia's leading digital radio platform.

The hearts of Malaysians have been captured byABS-CBN's premium content. Maribel Hernaez, managing director for Asia Pacific, said that the Malaysian adaptation of Tayong Dalawa was the most watched show at the height of the swine flu.

The CEO of Astro Radio and Rocketfuel Entertainment said that they are excited to have MyX Radio, MORe and TeleRadyo on board. We hope all users enjoy their experience on SYOK and the extensive range of music, information and podcasts available locally and abroad.

The TeleRadyo is a Philippine news channel that broadcasts local and international news from morning until late night.

Astro Radio is Malaysia's No. 1 radio network and offers Malaysians access to more than 100 online radio stations.

AF Payments powers Davao transport system

The longest bus route to date will be the first to implement the advance booking system.

Passengers can purchase and rebook tickets at the Paraaque Integrated Terminal Exchange using their beep card or advance booking hotline.

With the new Advance Booking System feature, AF Payments Inc. is expanding the roster of solutions to support the business needs of their partner transport operators. Our goal is to improve the commute experience for the public. "We hope to be able to bring our technology to more routes by doubling our efforts at reaching out to interested partners."

The Davao Metro Shuttle has been a valuable partner. It operates inter-provincial buses that include the following: Davao City to Kidapawan, butuan City, C.P.Garcia to Roxas, and Ormoc City to Sogod. The newest route was launched in June of 2022.

SIM registration will help fight fraud, fake bookings

The implementation of the Republic Act 11934 is a necessary step in the fight against fraudulent activities that affect restaurants, riders, customers, and digital platforms alike.

Daniel Marogy, CEO of foodpanda Philippines, said that the rise of digital transactions has led to an increase in fraud and scam. Online delivery services have also been victims of prank orders and fake booking.

Foodpanda, its customers, partner vendors, and delivery partners are able to file complaints against fraudsters using pre-paid phones.

Marody said that foodpanda has a lot of safety measures in place.

The pandAware campaign provides tips and reminders on certain online safety hygiene and the no abono policy where delivery partners don't pay vendors upfront before delivery are included.

Alsons donation

The Alsons Power Group’s Western Mindanao Power Corp. (WMPC) turned over emergency vehicles and medical equipment worth P6.4 million to the City Government of Zamboanga at the start of the new year. 

The host community and local government can benefit from the 0.0025 per kilowatt hour allotted to the power generators by the DOE.

Six vehicle units, 10 laptop computers, facemasks, gloves, and thermal scanning were given to the mayor of the city by the plant manager of the company.

#InAko campaign wins awards

The digital campaign that challenged the Filipino women to be more financially responsible won three awards.

The #InAko campaign walked away with top awards in the Digital Marketing Campaign categories.

The InLife Sheroes Advocacy and movement contributes to nation-building. The InLife Sheroes' #InAko campaign was created to challenge the Filipino women to take charge of their lives and succeed.

Local and international digital content creators of various works include advertising, design, interactive content, mobile apps, web design, and audio video productions.

The In Life Sheroes #InAko challenged Filipinas to be more financially responsible. I'm in. Taking responsibility includes speaking about real-life struggles, teaching all to empower them to be smart about money, and advocating financial empowerment.

The InLife Sheroes #InAko campaign has made it possible for many people to speak up about their struggles. The campaign reached 12 million people and recorded over 13 million engagements. More than 4 million Filipinas sang along to the #InAko music video, and more than 300,000 watched the live stream.

PJ Lhuillier signs partnership with DTI

PJLI signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Department of Trade and Industry's Regional Operations Group through the Negosyo Center program management unit.

The development of a digital platform to promote the ease of doing business for micro, small, and medium enterprises will be spearheaded by the former.

Jean Henri Lhuillier, president and chief executive officer of Cebuana Lhuillier, said that the collaboration with the Department of Trade and Industry is part of their mission to ensure more Filipinos are financially included.

PH joins  Gulfood 2023

A group of 18 Philippine companies will showcase their products at a country exhibit at the Gulf Food Hotel and Equipment Exhibition and Salon Culinaire in the United Arab Emirates.

Under the banner of the country's collective food promotion program, FOOD Philippines, the Philippine participation will highlight small and medium enterprises with halal certification and high- value and innovative products.

Meralco Biz empowers businesses

Meralco Biz has a suite of services and solutions.

Businesses can benefit from a power demand of up to 499 kilowatts.

Free consultations with Meralco Biz as early as the planning stage help to make sure the business is powered in time for the opening. Meralco Biz offers comprehensive and tailor-fit solutions that match business needs, such as Peak/Off- Peak and Net Metering.

The end-to-end energy solutions offered by Meralco Biz include seamless endorsement of subsidiary services such as Fiber Optic Internet Connectivity, Indoor Air Quality Solutions, and solar panels that enhance power supply.

This Year of the Water Rabbit, Meralco Biz wants more businesses to leap with power. Those interested can email for more information.