Mislatel (Mindanao Islamic Telephone Conpany) consortium which was comprised of Udenna Corporation, Chelsea Holdings, and China Telecom, is officially the country’s New Major Player in the public telecommunications.
Out of the three aspirants, Mislatel was the lone qualified bidder that passed the evaluation procedures. It passed the Document Verification Phase conducted by the NMP Selection Committee then approved by the NTC En Banc.
The Motion for Reconsideration of the two disqualified bidders, Sear Telecom and PT&T, were both denied by the Selection Committee.
Mislatel vows to deliver 27 Mbps of minimum average broadband speed on its first year before zooming to 55 Mbps in the next four years. The NMP has also devoted to service 84.01% of the population before the end of its five-year commitment period.
The NMP has 90 days to submit required documents stated in the NTC MC 09-09-2018, including its roll-out plan for the entire commitment period, for the processing of its Certificate of Public Convenience and Necessity (CPCN).
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