Adel Tamano

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Adel Tamano said : "Please stay tuned in the next few days as we will share more information on how to claim your free 1GB reward," External link

abs-cbnnews Wednesday, June 16, 2021 8:18:00 AM EAT

Adel Tamano said : "We wish to inform everyone that there are unscrupulous individuals selling Dito so-called vanity or special numbers at exorbitant prices. Please be reminded that all Dito SIM cards no matter the mobile number are priced the same and we at Dito do not condone this practice," External link

rappler Monday, June 14, 2021 2:18:00 PM EAT

Adel Tamano said : “There are no official DITO modems or pocket WIFI devices that have been launched at this time. DITO cannot and will not guarantee the performance and service should our SIM cards be used in these unauthorized devices in the market today,” “It has come to our attention that there are so-called DITO-branded modems that are being sold online. Let me take this opportunity to assure the public that the unauthorized use of the DITO branding in any form shall result in the possibility of prosecution for copyright infringement,” External link

abs-cbnnews Monday, June 14, 2021 10:15:00 AM EAT

Adel Tamano said : "We wish to inform everyone that there are unscrupulous individuals selling DITO so-called vanity or special numbers at exorbitant prices. Please be reminded that all DITO sim cards no matter the mobile number are priced the same and we at DITO do not condone this practice," External link

abs-cbnnews Monday, June 14, 2021 10:15:00 AM EAT

Adel Tamano said : "While we do understand the excitement and desire of our countrymen to avail of our services, certain older phone models would really not be able to maximize the full potential of the next-gen technology DITO has to offer like providing high-definition voice calls," External link

abs-cbnnews Wednesday, May 26, 2021 11:50:00 AM EAT

Adel Tamano said : "so that more Filipinos can experience fast, affordable and reliable connectivity," External link

abs-cbnnews Wednesday, May 26, 2021 11:50:00 AM EAT

Adel Tamano said : "However, I would like to take this opportunity to remind everyone that there is still a long journey ahead of us. We cannot guarantee service in areas which are not yet officially covered by DITO," External link

abs-cbnnews Wednesday, May 26, 2021 11:50:00 AM EAT

Adel Tamano explained : “Once the fight becomes service versus service, then our target market share will take care of itself. Because pretty soon, we will have mobile number portability that’s coming this year… That’s why, to be honest, I’m not really concerned about it, that’s gonna be good for the consumers,” External link

tribuneonline Monday, March 8, 2021 10:32:00 PM EAT

Adel Tamano said : "Once people can jump from one telco to another and the fight is on the basis of quality of service, our market share will take care of itself. The way things are moving it will be very good for the consumers. I think when we get to the service to service fight, why stick to 30 percent?," External link

abs-cbnnews Monday, March 8, 2021 11:45:00 AM EAT

Adel Tamano explained : “Once the fight becomes service versus service, then our target market share will take care of itself. Because pretty soon, we will have mobile number portability that’s coming this year… That’s why, to be honest, I’m not really concerned about it, that’s gonna be good for the consumers,” External link

tribuneonline Monday, March 8, 2021 10:23:00 AM EAT

Adel Tamano said : "We are here not only for business, but more importantly, truly, for nation building," External link

abs-cbnnews Monday, March 8, 2021 7:06:00 AM EAT

Adel Tamano said : “A commercial launch has usually a grand celebration, with concerts of big parties and grand store openings. But we are not going with that,” “I can’t go into details yet but we will have a CSR project that will specifically benefit Mindanao and Cebu,” External link

tribuneonline Tuesday, March 2, 2021 6:52:00 PM EAT

Adel Tamano said : "Naghihingi kami ng kaunting siguro pag-unawa sa publiko kasi mahirap po talagang mag-set up ng network from zero," External link

abs-cbnnews Tuesday, March 2, 2021 3:48:00 PM EAT

Adel Tamano said : “However, commercial activities of DITO beginning March 8 shall be in key cities in Visayas and Mindanao and will eventually make its way to the rest of the country (located within, of course, the more than 37 percent population coverage) in just a couple of months,” External link

pna Tuesday, March 2, 2021 1:25:00 PM EAT

Adel Tamano said : “Ang purpose po ng initial franchise ng DITO was to serve the underserved in Mindanao . Kaya naisip po nating maganda na ang unang commercial rollout po natin ay hindi po sa Manila kundi po sa Mindanao, specifically sa Davao , at sa Visayas na rin po (The purpose of the initial franchise of DITO was to serve the underserved in Mindanao. That’s why we thought the first commercial rollout should not be in Manila but in Davao, specifically in Davao, and let’s include the Visayas),” External link

pna Tuesday, March 2, 2021 1:25:00 PM EAT

Adel Tamano said : “Ayaw po namin magdala ng (We don’t want to bring) legacy technologies to these underserved areaslet's bring them the technology that will really help leapfrog 'yung mga (their) socioeconomic and social problems and issues that they have because wala silang (they don’t have) connectivity,” External link

pna Tuesday, March 2, 2021 1:25:00 PM EAT

Adel Tamano said : “Internet of things, artificial intelligence, ito 'yung (these are) leapfrogging technologies based sa (on) 5G that we will be bringing to this country,” External link

pna Tuesday, March 2, 2021 1:25:00 PM EAT

Adel Tamano said : “Kung noon 'yung dalawang telco (telecom companies) mga 300 lang every year kaya nila, nagawa natin 1,900 sites in less than two years (If in the past our two telcos were able to build 300 sites every year, we were able to build 1,900 sites in less than two years),” External link

pna Tuesday, March 2, 2021 1:25:00 PM EAT

Adel Tamano said : “Nakiki-usap lang po kami sa publiko (We’re asking the public), especially for those subscribers in NCR who are very excited to try the DITO service. Konting pasensya lang po (Please give us a little more patience). In a couple of weeks, after March 8 launch, nandun na po kami sa (we will be there in the) National Capital Region,” External link

pna Tuesday, March 2, 2021 1:25:00 PM EAT

Adel Tamano said : "It's a phased launch. We are going to first start in Mindanao. There's a sentimental reason for that. If you recall, before DITO became DITO, we were the Mindanao Islamic Telephone Company. It was actually set up to serve the underserved areas in Mindanao. We thought it fitting to start the initial offer there," External link

xinhuanet_en Tuesday, February 23, 2021 12:50:00 PM EAT

Adel Tamano said : "We’d rather spend on towers and network than on K-pop stars. Being very showbiz I do enjoy K-pop drama once in a while but we’d rather spend our money on towers," "We envisioned ourselves as a much humbler company. Nothing grand for our commercial launch. Something that I hope will be seen by the public as a good gesture," External link

abs-cbnnews Tuesday, February 23, 2021 11:09:00 AM EAT

Adel Tamano said : "Our endorsers will be the public, that's why we’re not spending millions and millions of pesos to get big names as endorsers," External link

abs-cbnnews Tuesday, February 23, 2021 11:09:00 AM EAT

Adel Tamano said : "We want the public to know that on March 8 the year, we will be having our commercial launch. Phased launch. First in Mindanao," "Initial commercial rollout in Mindanao and Visayas. Within the year, we will be offering our services as well in NCR," External link

abs-cbnnews Tuesday, February 23, 2021 8:05:00 AM EAT

Adel Tamano said : “For the past months, amid the difficulties posed by the current global pandemic, DITO has made great strides in the roll-out to ensure that the results of the audit will be positive,” External link

abs-cbnnews Thursday, January 7, 2021 12:07:00 PM EAT

Adel Tamano said : “We will be investing in our service to assure that our franchise will be granted and our business will be viable. We’re very hopeful that will happen and we’re excited to bring competition to the market starting March,” External link

tribuneonline Tuesday, December 8, 2020 10:47:00 PM EAT

Adel Tamano told : "For this year and next year, we are confident we have sufficient funding. What will be truly critical... is that we have our services next year," External link

abs-cbnnews Monday, December 7, 2020 10:57:00 AM EAT

Adel Tamano said : “In roughly 160 days we will be launching the country’s newest telco,” External link

manilastandardtoday Thursday, October 29, 2020 1:18:00 PM EAT

Adel Tamano added : “We are really excited to launch the country’s latest telco and newest technology that the country deserve,” External link

abs-cbnnews Thursday, October 29, 2020 9:18:00 AM EAT

Adel Tamano said : "It bodes well that we will pass our technical audit. There are other towers that are not yet counted, towers being built by independent tower companies. It’s a very conservative estimate," "Please don’t get the impression that we can easily do a commercial launch in a couple of weeks. But right now, we are hoping to maybe launch a little bit earlier, but it won’t be very far from the March 2021 commercial launch date," External link

abs-cbnnews Thursday, October 29, 2020 9:18:00 AM EAT

Adel Tamano said : "We did not intend to enter the market and be a clone. We intend to have a leapfrog technology," External link

abs-cbnnews Thursday, October 29, 2020 9:18:00 AM EAT

Adel Tamano said : "There’s no truth to people saying that DITO is a Chinese company, or being run by Chinese, in terms of its structure its a Filipino company. The management of DITO it is primarily, if not fully, Filipinos...We are not backed by China, we have a partnership with China Telecom," "We shouldn’t be complaining or raising issues, we should think that we are rather fortunate to have Chinatel (China Telecom) as a partner of DITO in order to reinvent our local industry," External link

abs-cbnnews Thursday, September 17, 2020 10:48:00 AM EAT

Adel Tamano said : "I think we should put some trust that this agreement will not be used for spying," "There is a specific provision, a provision that says if there is any attempt of use by co-locator, DITO to obtain classified information, that is a ground for terminating the MOA. The moment there is an issue on spying, this MOA can be terminated immediately," External link

abs-cbnnews Thursday, September 17, 2020 10:48:00 AM EAT

Adel Tamano said : "We have submitted our cybersecurity plan during the bidding process to prove that our networks and facilities will not compromise national security and shall abide with the National Cybersecurity Plan," External link

abs-cbnnews Saturday, September 12, 2020 3:59:00 PM EAT

Adel Tamano added : "We have submitted our cybersecurity plan during the bidding process to prove that our networks and facilities will not compromise national security and shall abide with the National Cybersecurity Plan. This plan has been accepted by the Department of Information and Communication Technology (DICT) and the National Security Advisor," "DITO Telecommunity guaranteed that its devices, equipment, and structures shall not be used to obtain classified information from the Armed Forces," External link

abs-cbnnews Wednesday, September 9, 2020 8:36:00 AM EAT

Adel Tamano said : "I’ll just call it a bit of misinformation. Sec Rio is also not that familiar with the Certificate of Public Convenience and Necessity (CPCN) that was issued to us," "If you fail the technical audit, that doesn’t stop you from having a commercial launch," External link

abs-cbnnews Friday, July 3, 2020 11:56:00 AM EAT

Adel Tamano said : "We are on track for our commercial launch this March 2021 and we’re moving heaven and earth really to make that happen and to make it a successful launch," "March 2021 or earlier than that DITO will have a commercial launch and we will have a third telco servicing the Filipinos," External link

abs-cbnnews Friday, July 3, 2020 8:50:00 AM EAT

Adel Tamano said : “The COVID-19 (epidemic) and the lockdowns have prevented us from our full rollout. With the subsequent easing of the different lockdown situations we are doing our best to get back on track,” External link

manilastandardtoday Wednesday, July 1, 2020 3:46:00 PM EAT

Adel Tamano said : "Let me assure the public that we are very much aware of the pressing need for world-class connectivity that the Filipinos truly deserve and are trying our best to make this happen soon," External link

abs-cbnnews Friday, May 15, 2020 1:32:00 PM EAT

Adel Tamano said : “They are our technology partner and we are leaning heavily on them for that. Sila ang expert dyan [They are the experts],” External link

manilastandardtoday Thursday, April 23, 2020 5:12:00 PM EAT

Adel Tamano said : “Perhaps, people will call this a delay but I think at the end of the day, the consumer will be happier,” External link

manilastandardtoday Thursday, April 23, 2020 5:12:00 PM EAT

Adel Tamano said ( about Commission ) : “March 2021 is really the mandated date by the NTC [National Telecommunications Commission],” External link

manilastandardtoday Sunday, March 1, 2020 11:20:00 PM EAT

Adel Tamano said ( about Commission ) : “March 2021 is really the mandated date by the NTC [National Telecommunications Commission],” External link

thestandard-ph Sunday, March 1, 2020 11:16:00 PM EAT

Adel Tamano said : “We understand the public wants the service today. And so, we're taking all remedial measures that we can so that we will not let this impact and delay our rollout,” External link

pna Wednesday, February 26, 2020 4:25:00 PM EAT

Adel Tamano said : “It also makes better business sense for us to roll out within the proper time. And that's why we are very cautious for even considering a delay,” External link

pna Wednesday, February 26, 2020 4:25:00 PM EAT

Adel Tamano said : “The approach that we have taken is that even without this common tower policy, we are going to deal with tower companies who are ready to build,” External link

pna Wednesday, February 26, 2020 3:35:00 PM EAT

Adel Tamano said : “The contracts that we've given will allow them to build the towers and we are their first tenants. So, we are taking the risk because it's more expensive when you are a lone tenant,” External link

pna Wednesday, February 26, 2020 3:35:00 PM EAT

Adel Tamano said : “We are on track. We are going to be launching this telco By July, we would have a technical launch, the first audit that the government will do,” External link

manilastandardtoday Sunday, February 23, 2020 5:10:00 PM EAT

Adel Tamano said : “We don’t want to give the same lousy service. That’s why we have a technical launch. We want all the underlying things to be ironed out for customers before the commercial launch,” External link

manilastandardtoday Sunday, February 23, 2020 5:10:00 PM EAT

Adel Tamano said : “We have a very ambitious goal to reinvent the telco industry. We’re confident that we could offer better products,” External link

manilastandardtoday Sunday, February 23, 2020 5:10:00 PM EAT

Adel Tamano said : "There are rumors that we don’t have resources for the rollout. We have drawn down $500 million facility from the Bank of ChinaThis is enough for the first year requirement for the rollout," External link

abs-cbnnews Thursday, February 20, 2020 11:28:00 AM EAT

Adel Tamano said : “They are our technology partner. And we are leaning heavily on them for that. Sila ang expert dyan (They are the experts),” External link

abs-cbnnews Thursday, February 20, 2020 9:55:00 AM EAT

Adel Tamano said : "without having to build everything from scratch," External link

abs-cbnnews Thursday, October 3, 2019 2:54:00 PM EAT

Adel Tamano said : “If that’s something we have to amend, let’s amend that. If that’s something that’s going to be a concern from anyone. To put a resolution to that, on the record, I’m saying it now, if that is a concern we can take that out. Again, we as a Filipino company will take every step that is necessary to put people at ease,” External link

abs-cbnnews Thursday, September 19, 2019 4:08:00 PM EAT

Adel Tamano said : “These issues about China Telecom being our partner, we applied for approval from Congress for the change in controlling interest, they approved it and they did not say that we cannot allow you to have a franchise, DITO Telecommunity, because one of your consortium members is China,” External link

abs-cbnnews Thursday, September 19, 2019 4:08:00 PM EAT

Adel Tamano said : “We want to make it very clear that as a Filipino company, in terms of cybersecurity, in terms of national security, we will always make these paramount, and we will never allow any country to violate our national and cybersecurity,” External link

abs-cbnnews Monday, September 16, 2019 10:12:00 PM EAT

Adel Tamano added ( about Commission ) : “We want to assure the public that Dito has a cybersecurity plan, as approved by NTC (National Telecommunications Commission), and that the company will always protect the national and cybersecurity interests of the Philippines. This cybersecurity plan is a requirement for the third telco and we are unaware if it has been required of the two other major players,” External link

manilatimes Monday, September 16, 2019 9:18:00 PM EAT

Adel Tamano said : "A lot of the work has been done outside the country, in China," External link

4-traders Monday, July 15, 2019 7:28:00 PM EAT

Adel Tamano said : "Tinanong namin sarili namin: Where do we want world class mobile service? Sabi namin, 'dito.' Where do we want world class broadband service? 'Dito,' " External link

abs-cbnnews Tuesday, July 9, 2019 6:31:00 PM EAT

Adel Tamano added : "Why don't we just name our company as 'Dito' because it's a Filipino company and we also want it na inclusive nga eh," External link

abs-cbnnews Tuesday, July 9, 2019 6:31:00 PM EAT

Adel Tamano said : "We're here really to shake up the market, really cause some disturbance so that things can improve," External link

abs-cbnnews Tuesday, July 9, 2019 6:31:00 PM EAT

Adel Tamano said : "So even if want to partner with them, there's a lot of that retrofitting [needed]," External link

abs-cbnnews Tuesday, July 9, 2019 6:31:00 PM EAT

Adel Tamano said ( about Commission ) : “Once we get the SEC’s (Security Exchange Commission) approval on the increase in capital stock, then we would have complied with the terms of reference,” External link

pna Friday, June 14, 2019 3:54:00 PM EAT

Adel Tamano said ( about Dennis Uy ) : “We are considering filing civil and/or criminal cases, if necessary, to protect the reputation of Mr. Dennis Uy and the Udenna Group,” External link

pna Thursday, May 16, 2019 6:42:00 PM EAT

Adel Tamano said ( about Dennis Uy ) : “As law-abiding citizens who respect the democratic electoral process, we take these allegations very seriously. In fact, we have instructed our security and legal teams to investigate this matter, specifically on who are the persons making these ridiculous claims. We are considering filing civil and or criminal cases, if necessary to protect the reputation of Mr. Dennis Uy and the Udenna Group,” External link

manilastandardtoday Thursday, May 16, 2019 4:32:00 PM EAT

Adel Tamano said : “All those technical requirements that may not have been complied with, tapos na po iyon (that's over), because Congress, in its wisdom, said 'we approve the change in controlling interest,'” External link

abs-cbnnews Friday, February 8, 2019 2:22:00 PM EAT

Adel Tamano said : “No quo warranto proceeding has been filed against the franchise of Mislatel. There has been no revocation by the Congress of the franchise of Mislatel. Without going into the legal matters, there has been no positive act that would revoke the existence of the franchise,” External link

manilastandardtoday Wednesday, January 30, 2019 10:15:00 PM EAT

Adel Tamano said : “In fact, what happened was the initial entry of Nicanor Escalante and the other shareholders into Mislatel was not through a sale of controlling interest, which is basis for an ipso facto revocation, but rather it was through subscription and increase of capital stock,” External link

manilastandardtoday Wednesday, January 30, 2019 10:15:00 PM EAT

Adel Tamano said : “No quo warranto proceeding has been filed against the franchise of Mislatel. There has been no revocation by the Congress of the franchise of Mislatel. Without going into the legal matters, there has been no positive act that would revoke the existence of the franchise,” External link

thestandard-ph Wednesday, January 30, 2019 10:07:00 PM EAT

Adel Tamano said : “In fact, what happened was the initial entry of Nicanor Escalante and the other shareholders into Mislatel was not through a sale of controlling interest, which is basis for an ipso facto revocation, but rather it was through subscription and increase of capital stock,” External link

thestandard-ph Wednesday, January 30, 2019 10:07:00 PM EAT

Adel Tamano said : "No quo warranto proceeding has been filed against the franchise of Mislatel. There has been no revocation by the Congress of the franchise of Mislatel. Without going into the legal matters, there has been no positive act that would revoke the existence of the franchise," External link

pna Wednesday, January 30, 2019 10:27:00 AM EAT

Adel Tamano said : "In fact, what happened was the initial entry of Nicanor Escalante and the other shareholders into Mislatel was not through a sale of controlling interest, which is basis for an ipso facto revocation, but rather it was through subscription and increase of capital stock," External link

pna Wednesday, January 30, 2019 10:27:00 AM EAT

Adel Tamano said : "No quo warranto proceeding has been filed against the franchise of Mislatel and there has been no revocation by the Congress of the franchise of Mislatel," "Without going to the legal matters, there has been no positive act that would revoke the existence of the franchise of Mislatel," External link

abs-cbnnews Wednesday, January 30, 2019 7:20:00 AM EAT

Adel Tamano said : "The Supreme Court made a very simple decision here that since a franchise is a property right, there is a due process requirement for it to be revoked and a direct action for a quo warranto is the proper action to take," "So until such action is undertaken by the state, collateral attacks on a franchise are not permitted," External link

abs-cbnnews Thursday, January 24, 2019 10:37:00 AM EAT

Adel Tamano told : "Gusto namin talaga mag partner at open kami to partnerships even with our competitors because pareho naman ang vision namin which is to provide the best world-class internet and telco services for Filipinos," External link

abs-cbnnews Wednesday, January 9, 2019 5:03:00 PM EAT

Adel Tamano added : "The spirit of us willing to partner with them, is not because we want to collude, but because we believe that number one kung mag improve ang services natin at magdala tayo ng bagong technology (if the services improve and if we can bring new technology), instead of shrinking their source of revenue, lalaki po iyun (it will grow)," External link

abs-cbnnews Wednesday, January 9, 2019 5:03:00 PM EAT

Adel Tamano said : “Yung spirit of willing to partner with them is because we believe that kung mag-improve ang services natin at magdala tayo ng bagong technology instead of shrinking the revenues, lalaki po yun (if we improve our services and bring new technology instead of shrinking the revenues, this will increase),” “For example, if they let us use their towers, that’s a revenue for them. We will be bringing in technology and when we also go about with our rollout perhaps if they let us use their towers, we will also let them use ours,” External link

pna Wednesday, January 9, 2019 3:50:00 PM EAT

Adel Tamano said : “It is the thrust of Coca-Cola to support the development of these communities together with the Department of Agriculture,” “This project will hopefully contribute in providing water access to the beneficiary communities and help in the government’s campaign to develop more small-scale farmers in the countryside” External link

manilastandardtoday Sunday, February 26, 2017 10:31:00 PM EAT



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Adel Tamano

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Adel Tamano said : "Please stay tuned in the next few days as we will share more information on how to claim your free 1GB reward," External link

abs-cbnnews Wednesday, June 16, 2021 8:18:00 AM EAT

Adel Tamano said : "We wish to inform everyone that there are unscrupulous individuals selling Dito so-called vanity or special numbers at exorbitant prices. Please be reminded that all Dito SIM cards no matter the mobile number are priced the same and we at Dito do not condone this practice," External link

rappler Monday, June 14, 2021 2:18:00 PM EAT

Adel Tamano said : “There are no official DITO modems or pocket WIFI devices that have been launched at this time. DITO cannot and will not guarantee the performance and service should our SIM cards be used in these unauthorized devices in the market today,” “It has come to our attention that there are so-called DITO-branded modems that are being sold online. Let me take this opportunity to assure the public that the unauthorized use of the DITO branding in any form shall result in the possibility of prosecution for copyright infringement,” External link

abs-cbnnews Monday, June 14, 2021 10:15:00 AM EAT

Adel Tamano said : "We wish to inform everyone that there are unscrupulous individuals selling DITO so-called vanity or special numbers at exorbitant prices. Please be reminded that all DITO sim cards no matter the mobile number are priced the same and we at DITO do not condone this practice," External link

abs-cbnnews Monday, June 14, 2021 10:15:00 AM EAT

Adel Tamano said : "While we do understand the excitement and desire of our countrymen to avail of our services, certain older phone models would really not be able to maximize the full potential of the next-gen technology DITO has to offer like providing high-definition voice calls," External link

abs-cbnnews Wednesday, May 26, 2021 11:50:00 AM EAT

Adel Tamano said : "so that more Filipinos can experience fast, affordable and reliable connectivity," External link

abs-cbnnews Wednesday, May 26, 2021 11:50:00 AM EAT

Adel Tamano said : "However, I would like to take this opportunity to remind everyone that there is still a long journey ahead of us. We cannot guarantee service in areas which are not yet officially covered by DITO," External link

abs-cbnnews Wednesday, May 26, 2021 11:50:00 AM EAT

Adel Tamano explained : “Once the fight becomes service versus service, then our target market share will take care of itself. Because pretty soon, we will have mobile number portability that’s coming this year… That’s why, to be honest, I’m not really concerned about it, that’s gonna be good for the consumers,” External link

tribuneonline Monday, March 8, 2021 10:32:00 PM EAT

Adel Tamano said : "Once people can jump from one telco to another and the fight is on the basis of quality of service, our market share will take care of itself. The way things are moving it will be very good for the consumers. I think when we get to the service to service fight, why stick to 30 percent?," External link

abs-cbnnews Monday, March 8, 2021 11:45:00 AM EAT

Adel Tamano explained : “Once the fight becomes service versus service, then our target market share will take care of itself. Because pretty soon, we will have mobile number portability that’s coming this year… That’s why, to be honest, I’m not really concerned about it, that’s gonna be good for the consumers,” External link

tribuneonline Monday, March 8, 2021 10:23:00 AM EAT

Adel Tamano said : "We are here not only for business, but more importantly, truly, for nation building," External link

abs-cbnnews Monday, March 8, 2021 7:06:00 AM EAT

Adel Tamano said : “A commercial launch has usually a grand celebration, with concerts of big parties and grand store openings. But we are not going with that,” “I can’t go into details yet but we will have a CSR project that will specifically benefit Mindanao and Cebu,” External link

tribuneonline Tuesday, March 2, 2021 6:52:00 PM EAT

Adel Tamano said : "Naghihingi kami ng kaunting siguro pag-unawa sa publiko kasi mahirap po talagang mag-set up ng network from zero," External link

abs-cbnnews Tuesday, March 2, 2021 3:48:00 PM EAT

Adel Tamano said : “However, commercial activities of DITO beginning March 8 shall be in key cities in Visayas and Mindanao and will eventually make its way to the rest of the country (located within, of course, the more than 37 percent population coverage) in just a couple of months,” External link

pna Tuesday, March 2, 2021 1:25:00 PM EAT

Adel Tamano said : “Ang purpose po ng initial franchise ng DITO was to serve the underserved in Mindanao . Kaya naisip po nating maganda na ang unang commercial rollout po natin ay hindi po sa Manila kundi po sa Mindanao, specifically sa Davao , at sa Visayas na rin po (The purpose of the initial franchise of DITO was to serve the underserved in Mindanao. That’s why we thought the first commercial rollout should not be in Manila but in Davao, specifically in Davao, and let’s include the Visayas),” External link

pna Tuesday, March 2, 2021 1:25:00 PM EAT

Adel Tamano said : “Ayaw po namin magdala ng (We don’t want to bring) legacy technologies to these underserved areaslet's bring them the technology that will really help leapfrog 'yung mga (their) socioeconomic and social problems and issues that they have because wala silang (they don’t have) connectivity,” External link

pna Tuesday, March 2, 2021 1:25:00 PM EAT

Adel Tamano said : “Internet of things, artificial intelligence, ito 'yung (these are) leapfrogging technologies based sa (on) 5G that we will be bringing to this country,” External link

pna Tuesday, March 2, 2021 1:25:00 PM EAT

Adel Tamano said : “Kung noon 'yung dalawang telco (telecom companies) mga 300 lang every year kaya nila, nagawa natin 1,900 sites in less than two years (If in the past our two telcos were able to build 300 sites every year, we were able to build 1,900 sites in less than two years),” External link

pna Tuesday, March 2, 2021 1:25:00 PM EAT

Adel Tamano said : “Nakiki-usap lang po kami sa publiko (We’re asking the public), especially for those subscribers in NCR who are very excited to try the DITO service. Konting pasensya lang po (Please give us a little more patience). In a couple of weeks, after March 8 launch, nandun na po kami sa (we will be there in the) National Capital Region,” External link

pna Tuesday, March 2, 2021 1:25:00 PM EAT

Adel Tamano said : "It's a phased launch. We are going to first start in Mindanao. There's a sentimental reason for that. If you recall, before DITO became DITO, we were the Mindanao Islamic Telephone Company. It was actually set up to serve the underserved areas in Mindanao. We thought it fitting to start the initial offer there," External link

xinhuanet_en Tuesday, February 23, 2021 12:50:00 PM EAT

Adel Tamano said : "We’d rather spend on towers and network than on K-pop stars. Being very showbiz I do enjoy K-pop drama once in a while but we’d rather spend our money on towers," "We envisioned ourselves as a much humbler company. Nothing grand for our commercial launch. Something that I hope will be seen by the public as a good gesture," External link

abs-cbnnews Tuesday, February 23, 2021 11:09:00 AM EAT

Adel Tamano said : "Our endorsers will be the public, that's why we’re not spending millions and millions of pesos to get big names as endorsers," External link

abs-cbnnews Tuesday, February 23, 2021 11:09:00 AM EAT

Adel Tamano said : "We want the public to know that on March 8 the year, we will be having our commercial launch. Phased launch. First in Mindanao," "Initial commercial rollout in Mindanao and Visayas. Within the year, we will be offering our services as well in NCR," External link

abs-cbnnews Tuesday, February 23, 2021 8:05:00 AM EAT

Adel Tamano said : “For the past months, amid the difficulties posed by the current global pandemic, DITO has made great strides in the roll-out to ensure that the results of the audit will be positive,” External link

abs-cbnnews Thursday, January 7, 2021 12:07:00 PM EAT

Adel Tamano said : “We will be investing in our service to assure that our franchise will be granted and our business will be viable. We’re very hopeful that will happen and we’re excited to bring competition to the market starting March,” External link

tribuneonline Tuesday, December 8, 2020 10:47:00 PM EAT

Adel Tamano told : "For this year and next year, we are confident we have sufficient funding. What will be truly critical... is that we have our services next year," External link

abs-cbnnews Monday, December 7, 2020 10:57:00 AM EAT

Adel Tamano said : “In roughly 160 days we will be launching the country’s newest telco,” External link

manilastandardtoday Thursday, October 29, 2020 1:18:00 PM EAT

Adel Tamano added : “We are really excited to launch the country’s latest telco and newest technology that the country deserve,” External link

abs-cbnnews Thursday, October 29, 2020 9:18:00 AM EAT

Adel Tamano said : "It bodes well that we will pass our technical audit. There are other towers that are not yet counted, towers being built by independent tower companies. It’s a very conservative estimate," "Please don’t get the impression that we can easily do a commercial launch in a couple of weeks. But right now, we are hoping to maybe launch a little bit earlier, but it won’t be very far from the March 2021 commercial launch date," External link

abs-cbnnews Thursday, October 29, 2020 9:18:00 AM EAT

Adel Tamano said : "We did not intend to enter the market and be a clone. We intend to have a leapfrog technology," External link

abs-cbnnews Thursday, October 29, 2020 9:18:00 AM EAT

Adel Tamano said : "There’s no truth to people saying that DITO is a Chinese company, or being run by Chinese, in terms of its structure its a Filipino company. The management of DITO it is primarily, if not fully, Filipinos...We are not backed by China, we have a partnership with China Telecom," "We shouldn’t be complaining or raising issues, we should think that we are rather fortunate to have Chinatel (China Telecom) as a partner of DITO in order to reinvent our local industry," External link

abs-cbnnews Thursday, September 17, 2020 10:48:00 AM EAT

Adel Tamano said : "I think we should put some trust that this agreement will not be used for spying," "There is a specific provision, a provision that says if there is any attempt of use by co-locator, DITO to obtain classified information, that is a ground for terminating the MOA. The moment there is an issue on spying, this MOA can be terminated immediately," External link

abs-cbnnews Thursday, September 17, 2020 10:48:00 AM EAT

Adel Tamano said : "We have submitted our cybersecurity plan during the bidding process to prove that our networks and facilities will not compromise national security and shall abide with the National Cybersecurity Plan," External link

abs-cbnnews Saturday, September 12, 2020 3:59:00 PM EAT

Adel Tamano added : "We have submitted our cybersecurity plan during the bidding process to prove that our networks and facilities will not compromise national security and shall abide with the National Cybersecurity Plan. This plan has been accepted by the Department of Information and Communication Technology (DICT) and the National Security Advisor," "DITO Telecommunity guaranteed that its devices, equipment, and structures shall not be used to obtain classified information from the Armed Forces," External link

abs-cbnnews Wednesday, September 9, 2020 8:36:00 AM EAT

Adel Tamano said : "I’ll just call it a bit of misinformation. Sec Rio is also not that familiar with the Certificate of Public Convenience and Necessity (CPCN) that was issued to us," "If you fail the technical audit, that doesn’t stop you from having a commercial launch," External link

abs-cbnnews Friday, July 3, 2020 11:56:00 AM EAT

Adel Tamano said : "We are on track for our commercial launch this March 2021 and we’re moving heaven and earth really to make that happen and to make it a successful launch," "March 2021 or earlier than that DITO will have a commercial launch and we will have a third telco servicing the Filipinos," External link

abs-cbnnews Friday, July 3, 2020 8:50:00 AM EAT

Adel Tamano said : “The COVID-19 (epidemic) and the lockdowns have prevented us from our full rollout. With the subsequent easing of the different lockdown situations we are doing our best to get back on track,” External link

manilastandardtoday Wednesday, July 1, 2020 3:46:00 PM EAT

Adel Tamano said : "Let me assure the public that we are very much aware of the pressing need for world-class connectivity that the Filipinos truly deserve and are trying our best to make this happen soon," External link

abs-cbnnews Friday, May 15, 2020 1:32:00 PM EAT

Adel Tamano said : “They are our technology partner and we are leaning heavily on them for that. Sila ang expert dyan [They are the experts],” External link

manilastandardtoday Thursday, April 23, 2020 5:12:00 PM EAT

Adel Tamano said : “Perhaps, people will call this a delay but I think at the end of the day, the consumer will be happier,” External link

manilastandardtoday Thursday, April 23, 2020 5:12:00 PM EAT

Adel Tamano said ( about Commission ) : “March 2021 is really the mandated date by the NTC [National Telecommunications Commission],” External link

manilastandardtoday Sunday, March 1, 2020 11:20:00 PM EAT

Adel Tamano said ( about Commission ) : “March 2021 is really the mandated date by the NTC [National Telecommunications Commission],” External link

thestandard-ph Sunday, March 1, 2020 11:16:00 PM EAT

Adel Tamano said : “We understand the public wants the service today. And so, we're taking all remedial measures that we can so that we will not let this impact and delay our rollout,” External link

pna Wednesday, February 26, 2020 4:25:00 PM EAT

Adel Tamano said : “It also makes better business sense for us to roll out within the proper time. And that's why we are very cautious for even considering a delay,” External link

pna Wednesday, February 26, 2020 4:25:00 PM EAT

Adel Tamano said : “The approach that we have taken is that even without this common tower policy, we are going to deal with tower companies who are ready to build,” External link

pna Wednesday, February 26, 2020 3:35:00 PM EAT

Adel Tamano said : “The contracts that we've given will allow them to build the towers and we are their first tenants. So, we are taking the risk because it's more expensive when you are a lone tenant,” External link

pna Wednesday, February 26, 2020 3:35:00 PM EAT

Adel Tamano said : “We are on track. We are going to be launching this telco By July, we would have a technical launch, the first audit that the government will do,” External link

manilastandardtoday Sunday, February 23, 2020 5:10:00 PM EAT

Adel Tamano said : “We don’t want to give the same lousy service. That’s why we have a technical launch. We want all the underlying things to be ironed out for customers before the commercial launch,” External link

manilastandardtoday Sunday, February 23, 2020 5:10:00 PM EAT

Adel Tamano said : “We have a very ambitious goal to reinvent the telco industry. We’re confident that we could offer better products,” External link

manilastandardtoday Sunday, February 23, 2020 5:10:00 PM EAT

Adel Tamano said : "There are rumors that we don’t have resources for the rollout. We have drawn down $500 million facility from the Bank of ChinaThis is enough for the first year requirement for the rollout," External link

abs-cbnnews Thursday, February 20, 2020 11:28:00 AM EAT

Adel Tamano said : “They are our technology partner. And we are leaning heavily on them for that. Sila ang expert dyan (They are the experts),” External link

abs-cbnnews Thursday, February 20, 2020 9:55:00 AM EAT

Adel Tamano said : "without having to build everything from scratch," External link

abs-cbnnews Thursday, October 3, 2019 2:54:00 PM EAT

Adel Tamano said : “If that’s something we have to amend, let’s amend that. If that’s something that’s going to be a concern from anyone. To put a resolution to that, on the record, I’m saying it now, if that is a concern we can take that out. Again, we as a Filipino company will take every step that is necessary to put people at ease,” External link

abs-cbnnews Thursday, September 19, 2019 4:08:00 PM EAT

Adel Tamano said : “These issues about China Telecom being our partner, we applied for approval from Congress for the change in controlling interest, they approved it and they did not say that we cannot allow you to have a franchise, DITO Telecommunity, because one of your consortium members is China,” External link

abs-cbnnews Thursday, September 19, 2019 4:08:00 PM EAT

Adel Tamano said : “We want to make it very clear that as a Filipino company, in terms of cybersecurity, in terms of national security, we will always make these paramount, and we will never allow any country to violate our national and cybersecurity,” External link

abs-cbnnews Monday, September 16, 2019 10:12:00 PM EAT

Adel Tamano added ( about Commission ) : “We want to assure the public that Dito has a cybersecurity plan, as approved by NTC (National Telecommunications Commission), and that the company will always protect the national and cybersecurity interests of the Philippines. This cybersecurity plan is a requirement for the third telco and we are unaware if it has been required of the two other major players,” External link

manilatimes Monday, September 16, 2019 9:18:00 PM EAT

Adel Tamano said : "A lot of the work has been done outside the country, in China," External link

4-traders Monday, July 15, 2019 7:28:00 PM EAT

Adel Tamano said : "Tinanong namin sarili namin: Where do we want world class mobile service? Sabi namin, 'dito.' Where do we want world class broadband service? 'Dito,' " External link

abs-cbnnews Tuesday, July 9, 2019 6:31:00 PM EAT

Adel Tamano added : "Why don't we just name our company as 'Dito' because it's a Filipino company and we also want it na inclusive nga eh," External link

abs-cbnnews Tuesday, July 9, 2019 6:31:00 PM EAT

Adel Tamano said : "We're here really to shake up the market, really cause some disturbance so that things can improve," External link

abs-cbnnews Tuesday, July 9, 2019 6:31:00 PM EAT

Adel Tamano said : "So even if want to partner with them, there's a lot of that retrofitting [needed]," External link

abs-cbnnews Tuesday, July 9, 2019 6:31:00 PM EAT

Adel Tamano said ( about Commission ) : “Once we get the SEC’s (Security Exchange Commission) approval on the increase in capital stock, then we would have complied with the terms of reference,” External link

pna Friday, June 14, 2019 3:54:00 PM EAT

Adel Tamano said ( about Dennis Uy ) : “We are considering filing civil and/or criminal cases, if necessary, to protect the reputation of Mr. Dennis Uy and the Udenna Group,” External link

pna Thursday, May 16, 2019 6:42:00 PM EAT

Adel Tamano said ( about Dennis Uy ) : “As law-abiding citizens who respect the democratic electoral process, we take these allegations very seriously. In fact, we have instructed our security and legal teams to investigate this matter, specifically on who are the persons making these ridiculous claims. We are considering filing civil and or criminal cases, if necessary to protect the reputation of Mr. Dennis Uy and the Udenna Group,” External link

manilastandardtoday Thursday, May 16, 2019 4:32:00 PM EAT

Adel Tamano said : “All those technical requirements that may not have been complied with, tapos na po iyon (that's over), because Congress, in its wisdom, said 'we approve the change in controlling interest,'” External link

abs-cbnnews Friday, February 8, 2019 2:22:00 PM EAT

Adel Tamano said : “No quo warranto proceeding has been filed against the franchise of Mislatel. There has been no revocation by the Congress of the franchise of Mislatel. Without going into the legal matters, there has been no positive act that would revoke the existence of the franchise,” External link

manilastandardtoday Wednesday, January 30, 2019 10:15:00 PM EAT

Adel Tamano said : “In fact, what happened was the initial entry of Nicanor Escalante and the other shareholders into Mislatel was not through a sale of controlling interest, which is basis for an ipso facto revocation, but rather it was through subscription and increase of capital stock,” External link

manilastandardtoday Wednesday, January 30, 2019 10:15:00 PM EAT

Adel Tamano said : “No quo warranto proceeding has been filed against the franchise of Mislatel. There has been no revocation by the Congress of the franchise of Mislatel. Without going into the legal matters, there has been no positive act that would revoke the existence of the franchise,” External link

thestandard-ph Wednesday, January 30, 2019 10:07:00 PM EAT

Adel Tamano said : “In fact, what happened was the initial entry of Nicanor Escalante and the other shareholders into Mislatel was not through a sale of controlling interest, which is basis for an ipso facto revocation, but rather it was through subscription and increase of capital stock,” External link

thestandard-ph Wednesday, January 30, 2019 10:07:00 PM EAT

Adel Tamano said : "No quo warranto proceeding has been filed against the franchise of Mislatel. There has been no revocation by the Congress of the franchise of Mislatel. Without going into the legal matters, there has been no positive act that would revoke the existence of the franchise," External link

pna Wednesday, January 30, 2019 10:27:00 AM EAT

Adel Tamano said : "In fact, what happened was the initial entry of Nicanor Escalante and the other shareholders into Mislatel was not through a sale of controlling interest, which is basis for an ipso facto revocation, but rather it was through subscription and increase of capital stock," External link

pna Wednesday, January 30, 2019 10:27:00 AM EAT

Adel Tamano said : "No quo warranto proceeding has been filed against the franchise of Mislatel and there has been no revocation by the Congress of the franchise of Mislatel," "Without going to the legal matters, there has been no positive act that would revoke the existence of the franchise of Mislatel," External link

abs-cbnnews Wednesday, January 30, 2019 7:20:00 AM EAT

Adel Tamano said : "The Supreme Court made a very simple decision here that since a franchise is a property right, there is a due process requirement for it to be revoked and a direct action for a quo warranto is the proper action to take," "So until such action is undertaken by the state, collateral attacks on a franchise are not permitted," External link

abs-cbnnews Thursday, January 24, 2019 10:37:00 AM EAT

Adel Tamano told : "Gusto namin talaga mag partner at open kami to partnerships even with our competitors because pareho naman ang vision namin which is to provide the best world-class internet and telco services for Filipinos," External link

abs-cbnnews Wednesday, January 9, 2019 5:03:00 PM EAT

Adel Tamano added : "The spirit of us willing to partner with them, is not because we want to collude, but because we believe that number one kung mag improve ang services natin at magdala tayo ng bagong technology (if the services improve and if we can bring new technology), instead of shrinking their source of revenue, lalaki po iyun (it will grow)," External link

abs-cbnnews Wednesday, January 9, 2019 5:03:00 PM EAT

Adel Tamano said : “Yung spirit of willing to partner with them is because we believe that kung mag-improve ang services natin at magdala tayo ng bagong technology instead of shrinking the revenues, lalaki po yun (if we improve our services and bring new technology instead of shrinking the revenues, this will increase),” “For example, if they let us use their towers, that’s a revenue for them. We will be bringing in technology and when we also go about with our rollout perhaps if they let us use their towers, we will also let them use ours,” External link

pna Wednesday, January 9, 2019 3:50:00 PM EAT

Adel Tamano said : “It is the thrust of Coca-Cola to support the development of these communities together with the Department of Agriculture,” “This project will hopefully contribute in providing water access to the beneficiary communities and help in the government’s campaign to develop more small-scale farmers in the countryside” External link

manilastandardtoday Sunday, February 26, 2017 10:31:00 PM EAT



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