0
Wireless

Globe deploys 3,000 LTE sites in Visayas and Mindanao

Thursday 24 August 2017 | 11:51 CET | News
Philippines operator Globe Telecom has announced it is accelerating deployment of LTE sites in Visayas and Mindanao. According to Joel Agustin, Globe SVP for Program Governance, Network Technical Group, the operator has already deployed around 3,000 LTE sites using utilizing 700 MHz, 1800 MHz, and 2600 MHz spectrum. These LTE sites cover 60 percent of Globe's physical sites in the region. Globe reports that mobile data traffic in its network jumped by 85 percent to 280 petabytes at the end of the first half from 151 petabytes a year earlier.

Thank you for visiting Telecompaper

Sign up below to get access to the rest of this article and all the telecom news you need.

  • Register free and gain access to even more articles from Telecompaper. Register here
  • Subscribe and get unlimited access to Telecompaper’s full coverage, with a customised choice of news, commentary, research and alerts.

Subscriptions

Already registered?



Free Headlines in your E-mail

Every day we send out a free e-mail with the most important headlines of the last 24 hours.

Subscribe now

Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Globe Telecom
Countries: Philippines
::: add a comment
This article is part of dossier

LTE


Add comment

We welcome comments that add value to the discussion. We attempt to block comments that use offensive language or appear to be spam, and our editors frequently review the comments to ensure they are appropriate. If you see a comment that you believe is inappropriate to the discussion, you can bring it to our attention by using the report abuse links. As the comments are written and submitted by visitors of the Telecompaper website, they in no way represent the opinion of Telecompaper.