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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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Weekly BPO News: March 21-24, 2017

Mar 24 – The successful landing of the Southeast Asia-United States (SEA-US) submarine cable in Talomo Village, Davao City is expected to boost the country’s internet connectivity. The cable is connected to Globe Telecom’s landing station in Talomo village, a project that cost more than P12 billion.

 

The 15,000 kilometer cable system will consist of two fiber […]

By |March 28th, 2017|BPO News|0 Comments

Weekly BPO News: March 13-19, 2017

Mar 15 – The global healthcare business process outsourcing (BPO) market is forecast to grow between 8% and 10% until 2018 and to post revenues of USD7bn in 2018, according to Everest Global Inc (EGI). In a forum in New York, EGI added that the healthcare sector of the BPO industry will require a global workforce […]

By |March 17th, 2017|BPO News|0 Comments

Weekly BPO News: March 7-10, 2017

Mar 7 – The country’s USD23bn business process outsourcing (BPO) sector stands to benefit from the National Broadband Plan, which aims to boost Internet speed and access around the country.

 

The plan, which was approved by President Rodrigo Duterte, is estimated to cost up to USD4bn, but will finally lift the Philippines from the list of countries […]

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Weekly BPO News: February 28-March 4, 2017

Mar 2 – The relationship between the United States and the Philippines remains strong despite the new foreign policies of the respective nations. This was revealed by US Ambassador to the Philippines Sung Kim.

 

The American diplomat said the US government does not have problems with the Philippines seeking closer ties with Beijing. He added that the […]

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Weekly BPO News: February 21-24, 2017

Feb 21 – Cebu Landmasters Inc (CLI), one of Cebu’s leading property developers, said it intends to offer mid-market residential condominiums that meet the needs of business process outsourcing (BPO) employees and overseas Filipino workers (OFW) buying properties in rapidly urbanizing cities.

 

The developer is setting its sights on Next Wave Cities such as Dumaguete, Iloilo and […]

By |February 24th, 2017|BPO News|0 Comments