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Call center companies are investing about P105 million monthly or close to P1.3 billion annually into this city’s economy, the Next Wave Cities 2010-2011 report said.
The report, released by the Business Processing Association of the Philippines and Information and Communications Technology Office on March 15, said information technology and business process outsourcing (IT-BPO) jobs in Bacolod rose by 67.71% in three years to 12,167 jobs in 2010 from only 2,154 workers in 2007.
Bacolod City now has 15 IT parks and buildings registered with the Philippine Economic Zone Authority. The city is poised to benefit from complex IT-BPO work, the report noted.
Posted by Veronica Silva Cusi, news correspondent
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Published: Thursday, March 22, 2012