Manila, Philippines – President Rodrigo Roa Duterte signed another 25-Years franchise to Dito Telecommunity Corporation or Mindanao Islamic Telephone Company, Inc. (MISLATEL).
The 25-Years extension of the franchise by the virtue of Republic Act (RA) No. 11537 or an “Act Renewing for another twenty-five (25) years the franchise granted to Mindanao Islamic Telephone Company, Inc., presently known as the Dito Telecommunity Corporation, under Republic Act No. 8627”
Dito Telecommunity Corporation is the third Telecommunication (Telco) provider in the Philippines, next to Globe Telecom and PLDT. It is 40% owned by the Chinese state-owned China Telecommunications and 60% owned by Davao businessman Dennis Uy.
The National Telecommunication Commission (NTC) granted DITO the permission to operate as well as the appropriate permits and licenses for their construction, installation and operation facilities.
DITO chairman Dennis Uy said that they has now reached over 100 cities and municipalities including Metro Manila.
DITO is now available at the following areas:
San Jose del Monte City
San Pedro City
Santa Rosa City
Here is the full copy of the Republic Act 11537 from the official gazette.
DITO: Latest Data Promo
The latest promo of DITO offers 25GB High-Speed Data for only Php 199.00, that includes unlimited texts to all networks with free 300 minutes of calls to other networks and unlimited Dito-to-Dito calls. This promo runs until June 30, valid for 30 days upon subscription.
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Congratulations! Thank you for a better change in terms of internert provider…hopefully you wont dissapoint us consumers….more power and god bless
how can I avail the sim card???
I will ur DITO before i comment, how can i avail the sim card?
Hello, I am from Ubay, Bohol. I made my land available for the construction of the telecommunications tower of DITO Telecom, Land surveys had been made and a contract has still to be made. My question is: the rental arrangements was originally discussed with your representatives at something like a cash outlay of 9 million for 30 years but lately was drastically reduced to a 2.5 million rent for a 10 years contract. Why is that? And, who can I deal with on a more direct basis without dealing so much with middlemen who are making the most of the opportunities. A reply will be greatly appreciated. Thank you.