Globe said 5G modernization efforts in Cebu are currently at 61% coverage while Davao is with 60% coverage.
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Once the project gets the go-signal, the modernization efforts are scheduled to take at least eight to 16 weeks.
Earlier this month, Makati, Manila, Marikina, Calamba, Tagaytay City and Legazpi in Albay were the first LGUs to set up their one-stop shop for permitting requirements of telcos.
Globe said it was able to build 500 cell towers in 2018. A year later, the company doubled its rollouts with 1,100 new sites. Even with the pandemic this year, the telco said it remains on target to rollout 1,300 sites this year.
For a limited period, Globe Telecom will be offering the iPhone 12 series at lower cashouts. This means that subscribers can get the iPhone 12 at P900/month per month with ThePLAN 1799 for 24 months lockup.
Ookla said the mobile Internet speed in the country also improved, but at a much slower pace, showing an 99.1% increase in download speed over the last four years.
Local telcos Globe Telecom and Smart Communications have released an update on their infrastructure rollout, a few months after the government reduced the number of days and requirements for building cellular sites.
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.