Globe said it has asked the NTC to allow only type-approved repeaters or signal boosters that are industry certified to prevent interference with network signals contributing to poor network experience.
Wireless broadband firm Now Telecom is slated to become country’s fourth telecom player after the National Telecommunications Commission issued last Sept. 14 the extension of its provisional authority (PA) to operate a mobile telecommunications system.
The National Telecommunications Commission (NTC) has extended the validity of all existing telecom and broadcast permits, certificates and licenses until Dec. 31, 2020 due to the Covid-19 pandemic.
Sen. Grace Poe has asked government regulators and telcos to reconcile their inconsistent data on the number of cell towers in order to have a clear basis for ramping up efforts to boost connectivity in the country.
Buhay party-list Rep. Lito Atienza has warned the NTC not to cave in to the pressure by some lawmakers at the House of Representatives to shut down SkyCable, saying cable TV companies do not need to secure a legislative franchise in order to operate.
The National Teachers’ College has announced that it is employing a flexible remote learning model this coming school year by offering modified online and correspondence modules to students.
The DepEd announced on Sunday, July 5, that it has secured the backing of the NTC to support television and radio-based learning delivery for the upcoming school year.
The stoppage order only covers the DTH service, which is mostly deployed in remote areas and operates under the brand Sky Direct. The stoppage order does not cover the cable TV service of Sky Cable.