As of August, PLDT said its fiber infrastructure now spans 382,500 kilometers, up 19% from end-2019, boosting the coverage of its fiber-powered fixed network to 8.1 million homes, up 12% from end-2019.
In a letter addressed to Department of Information and Communications Technology (DICT) secretary Gregorio Honasan II and Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG) secretary Eduardo Año, PLDT-Smart identified areas currently inaccessible due to Covid-19 community quarantine measures.
The issuance of 34 building permits by the government this brings to 211 the total number of building and preconstruction permits issued by the government to Smart since the Anti-Red Tape Authority issued its Joint Memorandum Circular in August.
With 5G available in its studios, TV5’s production teams, news anchors and reporters can now start exploring how to use Smart 5G-certified devices for their live coverage and news gathering activities.
Smart Communications said it grew its LTE base stations by 10% from last year and increased capacity by reallocating frequency from 2G.
With 5G fast becoming the next battleground of local telcos, Smart Communications and Globe Telecom are now busy pitching the new wireless technology to consumers and businesses alike.
The “ReliefAgad” website of the DSWD allows beneficiaries of the government’s social amelioration program to register and receive financial assistance electronically.
The DepEd Commons is an online education delivery platform that is designed as an alternative mode for teaching-learning process during class suspensions and other similar circumstances.