0
Wireless

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

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?



Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: PLDT / Smart Communications
Countries: Philippines
::: add a comment
This article is part of dossier

5G

,

LTE


Add comment

Please login or register to leave a 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.


Related

Smart deploys LTE-A base stations in Manila, Cebu, Davao

Published 23 May 2017 10:30 CET | Philippines
Philippines mobile operator Smart Communications reports it has deployed LTE-A base stations have in Metro Manila, Metro Cebu and ...

Smart LTE service speeds jump 146% following network upgrade

Published 07 Mar 2017 07:09 CET | Philippines
Philippines mobile operator Smart Communications reports that recent field tests in Metro Cebu have shown increased LTE and 3G ...

Philippines' Broadband Everywhere gets more 450 MHz spectrum

Published 14 Nov 2016 12:17 CET | Philippines
AINMT Holding said that its subsidiary in the Philippines, Broadband Everywhere (BE), has acquired more, nationwide spectrum in ...

Globe Telecom opens Davao Power Feed Equipment facility

Published 11 Aug 2016 09:58 CET | Philippines
Philippines operator Globe Telecom has inaugurated a power feed equipment facility for the Philippine end of an international ...

Globe to expand mobile coverage to 95% of cities by end-2018

Published 01 Aug 2016 13:42 CET | Philippines
Philippines operator Globe Telecom has submitted its 3-year coverage rollout plan to the National Telecommunications Commission ...

Smart deploys 2,000 sites using 1800 MHz spectrum

Published 13 Jul 2016 10:41 CET | Philippines
Philippines mobile operator Smart Communications is expanding the capacity of thousands of its mobile phone cell sites in 73 ...

Smart offers free mobile livestream of Gilas games

Published 04 Jul 2016 14:40 CET | Philippines
Philippines mobile operator Smart Communications is supporting the Gilas Pilipinas team in their Rio Olympic campaign, starting ...

PLDT, Smart deploy three 700 MHz LTE cell sites

Published 09 Jun 2016 13:57 CET | Philippines
Philippine operator PLDT's mobile unit Smart Communications has activated its first batch of three LTE (Long-Term Evolution) cell ...

PLDT, NTT launch mobile services bundle in Japan

Published 02 May 2016 10:21 CET | Japan
Philippine operator PLDT has partnered with Japanese operator NTT Communications to launch a mobile services bundle that includes ...





Calendar   /   Industry Events

18 Oct Apple Event
19 Oct A1 Telekom Austria Q3 2021
19 Oct Tele2 Q3 2021
19 Oct Netflix Q3 2021
19 Oct Iridium Q3 2021
19 Oct Arm DevSummit
19 Oct Pixel Fall Launch
19 Oct Arm DevSummit
20 Oct Crown Castle Q3
20 Oct Verizon Q3 2021
20 Oct Elisa Q3 results
20 Oct Bango strategy day
20 Oct Samsung Unpacked Part 2
21 Oct AT&T Q3 2021
21 Oct Orange Belgium Q3 2021
21 Oct Telenor Q3 2021
21 Oct Intel Q3
21 Oct Telia Q3 results
21 Oct Snap Q3
22 Oct Doro Q3 results
22 Oct Ericsson Q3 2021
::: More Calendar Items