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Philippine govt mulls agreement with operators to speed up telecom tower rollout

Thursday 21 March 2019 | 09:19 CET | News
Philippines' Department of Information and Communications Technology wants to reach an agreement with telecom operators, to speed up the rollout of the government's common tower initiative. The Department has proposed an agreement to build 50,000 common towers in 7 years, Manila Standard reports. The agreement would be signed between domestic operations and the National Telecommunications Commission (NTC).

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: NTC
Countries: Philippines
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