Call Center Cebu News issues
Expanded Broadband for the Philippines
As PLDT completes its expansion of the domestic fiber optic network, Cebu’s potential as an outsourcing destination gets better and better. Broadband costs could get lower too. An increase in call center investments is expected to create many new jobs in the Philippines that will likely mean that the 60 BPO companies in Cebu could expand and that new Cebu call centers could arise. The new network goes through eleven islands and underwater and is expected to ensure uninterrupted broadband coverage for the entire nation.
Asiatown IT Park
In addition to Cebu call centers, there is an Asiatown IT Park in Cebu which is the Philippines second largest concentration of IT industries employing an excess of 15,000 individuals.
BPOs including Indian companies are outsourcing to Cebu!
Wipro, a Bangalore based company, set up a call center in Cebu in 2007. eBusiness BPO is ready to hire 350 employees for its new headquarters in Cebu in December 2010. Additionally, the Radisson Blu has opened a 400 room hotel in Cebu.
Hoax bomb threat near Cebu Call Centers
There was a false bomb threat that lead to the vacating of a Cebu city Asiatown IT Park building. An unidentified caller was the individual who made the threat. Two K9 teams were unable to find any explosives.
To summarize, Cebu, in the Visayas region, is a major economic hub in the Philippines which caters to the call center and BPO industry. As time goes on, you can expect large businesses to be setting up branches in Cebu, especially if they need to have a high quality call center.
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