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Mislatel Signs MoU with NGCP to Utilize Fiber Infrastructures

Philippines-based Udenna Corporation which is part of Mislatel Consortium is now considering the possibility of utilizing the fiber optic infrastructures owned by National Grid Corporation of the Philippines (NGCP). By using the existing fiber facilities, Mislatel can launch its telecommunication services in the Philippines. Udenna and NGCP had signed an MoU to conduct the feasibility. Philippines’ power transmission grid is…

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BENECO Signs Agreement to Deploy Fiber Broadband Network

Electricity Company of Benguet Province in Northern Philippines, BENECO signed a memorandum of agreement with The National Telecommunications Commission (NTC) and the Department of Information and Communications Technology (DICT) to deliver fiber optic internet services. The tripartite agreement will ensure the deployment of fiber optic cables using the infrastructure of the electric company. The agreement between DICT, NTC and Beneco…

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PLDT Reveals Expansion of Networks in Mindanao

Philippine’s national telecom operator, PLDT Inc. revealed its plan to invest in three ICT projects in Mindanao province that essentially involves expansion of fiber optic networks to increase capacity. The planned expansion will enable the operator to offer better services to its business and residential subscribers in the area. All three projects will link Davao city with the rest of…

Globe to Deploy Fiber Optic Networks in Binondo

Philippines based Globe Telecom said that it has signed an agreement with the city government of Manila to deploy fiber optic broadband technology in Binondo, which considered to be the oldest Chinatown. Globe’s rollout will provide faster internet connectivity to the residents and businesses in the town with speeds of up to 1 gigabits per second. Globe Telecom had requested…

Globe Invests in Expansion of Fiber Optic Networks

Philippines based Telecommunications provider Globe Telecom (Globe) invests majority of its 2016 capital expenditure of $750-million to install fiber optic cables. Globe intends to install high speed fiber optic communication lines to 20,000 communities all over the country. This expansion is necessary to make the telecommunication provider competitive in the market. Globe president and chief financial officer (CEO) Ernest Cu…