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Now Telecom secures franchise extension to build, operate telecom network until 2043

Monday 26 February 2018 | 10:19 CET | News
Now Telecom, formerly Infocom Communications Network, has secured an extension of its congressional franchise to build and operate a telecommunications network until 2043. President Rodrigo Duterte signed into law Republic Act 10972 on 22 February, which renews the franchise of Now Telecom for another 25 years, Inquirer reports. Now Telecom now has "a franchise to construct, establish, operate and maintain mobile radio systems such as radio, paging systems, cellular phone systems, personal communication network, and trunked radio systems within and without the Philippines."

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Globe Telecom / Infocom / PLDT
Countries: Philippines
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