(Continued from Part 1, Part 2)
Competition does not happen overnight. Or, in this case, competition does not happen in one year.
President Duterte had wanted a third telco to be up and about by March 2018.
Today, a year after that (impossible) deadline was given, a third telco has been named but seems far from operating.
Compared to other countries where awarding a telco license is often a simple, administrative process, the Philippines’ selection process was a spectacle to behold.
NTC declared the Mislatel consortium, made up of... MORE