Globe teams up with Phil-Tower Consortium Inc. (PhilTower) to ramp up its network rollout in more areas in the National Capital Region (NCR) and Luzon. The partnership aims to install 500 new cell sites within the year.
“Our partnership with PhilTower will help us accelerate our cell site expansion. Consequently, this will bring better services to Globe subscribers in more locations in the country,” said Vincent Tempongko, VP for Site Acquisition, Globe.
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PhilTower, an independent tower company (ITC) established in 2019, emphasizes its role in advancing the telecommunication infrastructure in the country.
“As a communication solutions enabler and digital infrastructure provider, we help power critical digital network expansion needs through our innovative cell site technologies. We are introducing new and innovative solutions like the MicroCell Poles that have a low impact and small footprint with capability to load in radios, battery backup within the pole for network densification,” said Devid Gubiani, president, PhilTower.
PhilTower has laid out its two-year master plan which includes focusing on supporting coverage improvements in suburban and rural areas; contributing efficiently to network densification in urban areas in anticipation of mass adoption of 5G through its Micro Cell Poles; and improving in-building coverage with small cells based digital shared infrastructure.