Source:https://www.manilatimes.net/2021/09/09/campus-press/san-juan-students-teachers-adapt-well-to-learn-from-home-environment-with-converge/1814004 MANILA, Philippines – The San Juan City local government partnered with leading fiber broadband provider Converge ICT Solutions Inc. to help students, families, and educators in the city adapt to the learn-from-home environment amid mobility restrictions during the pandemic. A culmination of their efforts is the activation of free fiber optic connectivity to the […]Learn More
Converge ICT says ‘premature’ to talk of deal with Elon Musk’s SpaceX StarlinkBy: Converge Admin | 16 Feb 2021
In a disclosure to the stock market on Monday, Converge said “it is still very premature to talk about a possible partnership between Converge and SpaceX at this stage as suggested in news reports.
By: ABS-CBN News
MANILA – Broadband service provider Converge ICT on Monday played down reports that it was entering a deal with centi-billionaire Elon Musk’s firm SpaceX.
The Philippine Daily Inquirer and website Bilyonaryo.com.ph both published reports over the weekend saying Converge was in talks with Musk’s SpaceX to provide satellite broadband internet service to the Philippines.
But in a disclosure to the stock market on Monday, Converge said “it is still very premature to talk about a possible partnership between Converge and SpaceX at this stage as suggested in the abovementioned news reports.”
Converge said it is always looking for new technologies to bring high-speed internet services to the country, including the latest satellite technologies from Space Exploration Technologies Corp (SpaceX).
“Converge assures the Exchange and its investors that it will promptly make the necessary disclosures should there be any material developments in its exploratory talks with possible partners,” the company said in a disclosure.
The company said it “doubled” its fiber network and residential customer growth last year from 2019 as it ramped up its expansion.
According to Business Insider, SpaceX’s Starlink now has over 1,000 working satellites in orbit and targets to have 42,000 satellites by mid-2027.
Elon Musk became the world’s richest man earlier this year, with a wealth estimated to be $188.5 billion at one point.
Another centi-billionaire, Jeff Bezos, is also looking to create a rival satellite network to provide broadband internet.
Bezos, who retired from his duties as CEO of e-commerce behemoth Amazon, is expected to turn up the heat on his space venture, Blue Origin amid fierce competition from SpaceX according to Reuters.
Converge CEO and Co-Founder Dennis Anthony Uy is on the lookout for the next generation of business technology leaders MANILA, Philippines, 10 September 2021 – Converge ICT Solutions Inc. CEO and Co- Founder Dennis Anthony H. Uy joins the latest season of long-running, entrepreneurial- themed reality show “The Final Pitch” as an investor judge. Now […]Learn More
Source: https://manilastandard.net/tech/tech-news/364422/converge-supports-lazada-s-lazmall-9-9-big-brands-sale-campaign.html Converge ICT Solutions Inc., the leading pure fiber internet service provider, is equipping Lazada with fast and consistent internet connectivity to ensure the success of its LazMall 9.9 Big Brands Sale Campaign. Happening this September 9 to September 11, Lazada offers deals with up to 90% discount on select items from local and international […]Learn More