At a virtual hearing conducted by the House ICT committee on Friday, Nov. 27, the National Telecommunications Commission (NTC) sought the help of Congress to require gated subdivisions to provide utility areas for telco infrastructure such as cell towers.
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PLDT-Smart said it is now number one in wireless data traffic and in data users.
Mobile metrics firm Opensignal has reported that its users have seen significant improvements in all five Philippine regions between Q4 2018 and Q3 2020 for Mobile Video Experience, Download Speed Experience, Latency Experience and 4G Availability.
Smart has also tapped six tower companies to build the initial batch of 180-200 common towers in support of the government’s common tower policy.
Customers will also be retaining their existing Sun numbers and will now have access to GIGA bundles such as GIGA Video, GIGA Stories, and GIGA Games.
Smart is turning over 200 Smart Bro Pocket WiFi units to the McClassrooms, which are party rooms in selected McDonald’s branches across the country which have been converted into teachers’ work stations.
“Video Experience” in the Philippines has improved along with the increasing popularity of video streaming among Filipinos, according to the latest analysis by telecom analytics firms OpenSignal.
The country’s most remote cell site is located in Pag-asa Island in the municipality of Kalayaan, which is located some 500 kilometers from the capital city of Puerto Princesa, Palawan.