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Weekly BPO News: May 31- June 1, 2017

May 31 – According to Jason Lim, Country Manager, Philippines, Vertiv (formerly Emerson Network Power), economists have projected that the country’s business process outsourcing (BPO) sector will bring in revenues of up to USD24bn by the end of the year.

 

Reports indicate that there are about a hundred international firms in talks with Philippine BPOs as […]

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Weekly BPO News: May 23-26, 2017

May 26 -The Philippines has presented its marketing pitch during the CommunicAsia 2017 Summit, the region’s largest ICT event held at the Marina Bay Sands in Singapore recently. Philippine ambassador to Singapore Antonio A. Morales (picture) launched the pitch by revealing that the Philippines GDP grew by 6.8% in 2016, one of the fastest in […]

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Weekly BPO News: May 16-19, 2017

May 17 – Department of Information and Communications (DICT) Assistant Secretary for Cybersecurity Allan Cabanlong has warned the public to be on their guard against ‘ransomware’ such as that which recently  affected over 150 countries. Cabanlong, however, stressed that the cyber attack last week did not affect the Philippines.

 

He made the warning after some 230,000 computers […]

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Weekly BPO News: May 9-12, 2017

May 9 – Gus Cosio, president of First Metro Asset Management believes that US companies will keep their BPO investments in the country despite US President Donald Trump’s protectionist policies. Cosio explained that it will be unlikely that large US companies with long term investments in the Philippines, such as BPOs, will pull out of the country […]

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Weekly BPO News: May 2-5, 2017

May 5 – Gus Cosio, president of First Metro Asset Management believes that US companies will keep their BPO investments in the country despite US President Donald Trump’s protectionist policies. Cosio explained that it will be unlikely that large US companies with long term investments in the Philippines, such as BPOs, will pull out of the […]

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Weekly BPO News: April 25-28, 2017

Apr 28 – Nordic Chamber of Commerce (NordCham) Philippines executive director Joona Selin says that the Philippines stands to benefit from the effects of the United Kingdom’s impending withdrawal from the European Union (EU). The Philippines, he said, offers cheaper, English speaking alternatives to UK businesses, especially in the outsourcing industry.

 

Selin also thinks that Brexit is likely […]

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Weekly BPO News: April 18-21, 2017

Apr 21 – Technavio, a leading technology research and advisory company, projects that the Information Technology Outsourcing (ITO) market in the Asia Pacific (APAC) region will grow at a compound annual growth rate of 5.80% during the period 2016-2020.

 

The company considers the revenue generated from infrastructure and application outsourcing services to calculate the market size. The ITO […]

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Weekly BPO News: April 12-14, 2017

Apr 14 – Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has urged Bahraini businessmen to explore business opportunities in the Philippines, especially in the IT and BPM industries. Duterte, who visited Bahrain for the last leg of his Middle East state visit, has invited investors to find opportunities for partnership to realize the potential of the Philippines’ non-voice sector.

 

These include […]

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Weekly BPO News: April 4-7, 2017

Apr 4 – British Ambassador to the Philippines Asif Ahmad said UK companies are committed to expand businesses in the country. A proof of that commitment is that the Philippines will be the first ASEAN nation that UK Secretary of State for International Trade Liam Fox will visit following the UK’s activation of Brexit. Ahmad […]

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Weekly BPO News: March 28-31, 2017

Mar 31 – With the protectionist stance of US President Donald Trump, call centers in the Philippines are now looking for regional growth. Members of the Contact Center Association of the Philippines (CCAP) suggested targeting other English-speaking countries, such as the United Kingdom, Australia and New Zealand, and other countries in Asia Pacific instead of focusing on […]

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