Smart to expand LTE network to 95% of Philippines by 2018

Monday 25 July 2016 | 10:49 CET | News
Philippines mobile operator Smart Communications plans to expand its LTE service coverage to 95 percent of the country's cities and municipalities by end-2018, according to the 3-year roll-out plan submitted today by parent company PLDT to the National Telecommunications Commission (NTC). Under this plan, Smart is expanding both the coverage and capacity of its LTE service, using its existing frequencies combined with the new spectrum that it had gained access to under the co-use arrangement between PLDT and the telecoms business of San Miguel. The submission of the 3-year network rollout

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: PLDT / Smart Communications
Countries: Philippines
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