Rizal Hall, Malacanang
15 February 2012

President Benigno S. Aquino III witnessed the signing of two contracts of the mobile network modernization program at Malacanang.
In his speech, the President emphasized the role of the telecommunications sector in the present economic growth. He also mentioned that because of this technology, the country was able to effectively campaign for the Puerto Princesa Underground River to which it was named as one of the New 7 Wonders of the World.
President Aquino also said that with Huawei, Alcatel and Globe putting their expertise together, the Philippine global telecommunication standards can rise up which leads to a healthier economy that creates more jobs and more opportunities for the people.
With the signing of the network modernization program, the consumers can expect an unparalleled customer service experience and a more sophiticated use of mobile and broadband technologies.