Category: Philippine Outsourcing

2017 in review: Open Access BPO's most notable milestones

As we’re nearly at the end of 2017, Open Access BPO looks back on some of its biggest milestones this year. It’s been another long, full year for Open Access BPO. This 2017 presented a host of opportunities for the company to establish an even stronger international presence and serve more brands all over the […]

Philippines holds first telecom summit; aims to boost Internet connectivity

With a strong push toward better Internet connectivity, the Philippines recently held the Telecommunications Summit 2017. It aims to discuss main concerns in the country’s telecom industry, including the costs, coverage, and speed of telecommunications services. Organized by the Philippine Chamber of Telecommunications Operators together with the Department of Information and Communications Technology (DICT), the […]

The Philippine real estate sector: A quick guide for foreign investors

The property sector—supported by growing BPO demands and infrastructure development—is playing a significant role in boosting the Philippine economy. How can foreign investors make the most of this opportunity? The Philippine Statistics Authority revealed that the Philippines’ gross domestic product (GDP) grew by 6.6% in Q4 2016, driving the national GDP growth to 6.8% for […]

The Philippines’ 7.1% economic growth is fastest in Asia

Among Asian emerging economies that have released their growth data for Q3 2016, the Philippines is the fastest-expanding nation. As indicated by its gross domestic product (GDP), the Philippine economy grew 7.1% in Q3 (July to September) this year. The expansion is backed by robust public infrastructure spending, increased private construction, and improvements in agriculture. […]

Real estate demand drives Philippine BPO growth in new cities

The increasing demand for office space is fueling the growth of new Philippine outsourcing hubs. As the Philippines continues push for regional growth, new outsourcing hubs called Next Wave Cities are being developed. The 10 new business process outsourcing (BPO) hubs include cities Baguio, Davao, and Dumaguete, which are now among Tholons’ Top 100 Outsourcing […]

The 4 biggest trends shaping the BPO industry

What does the future of the BPO industry look like? Over the years, business process outsourcing (BPO) has been rapidly expanding across the world. What drives this explosive growth are entrepreneurs’ evolving priorities, tech innovations, and new trends in business management. Here are four of the most influential trends shaping the outsourcing industry.