Bilyonaryo Dennis Uy was quick to secure the support of the House of Representatives for a 25-year franchise.
What President Duterte’s campaign donor experienced in the lower house was in stark contrast to what the Lopez family had to endure when it sought for a renewal of its TV and radio broadcast license.
With 240 affirmative votes and only seven negative votes, the House of Representatives approved the renewal
of franchise of Mindanao Islamic Telephone Company Inc. ( now known as DITO Telecomnuty Inc., a joint venture between Uy’s Udenna Corp. and China Telecom.
The bill was filed only on June 2 and was approved in just about 10 weeks.