Globe Telecom adds 116 new sites in Q1

21 June 2024

Philippines telecommunications provider Globe Telecom has enhanced its network reach and capacity by adding 116 new cell sites and upgrading 812 mobile sites to LTE in the first quarter of this year.

Globe also deployed 19,544 new fibre-to-the-home (FTTH) lines, focusing on maximising existing fibre resources amid reduced capital expenditures (CapEx).

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BSNL demands Rs99 crore payback from DoT

10 June 2024

Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL) has demanded Rs 99 crore reimbursement from the Department of Telecommunications (DoT).

The amount will be spent by BSNL for additional O&M (operations and maintenance) for sites where the Evolved Node B (eNB) will be supplied at a delayed point by TCS (Tata Consultancy Services)/ITI. The delay will result in unnecessary costs for BSNL, which is trying to roll out homegrown 4G on government orders.

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BSNL tests 4G in Bijapur

03 June 2024

Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL) has tested its 4G networks in Bijapur; 1018 villages will soon experience enhanced mobile connectivity.

BSNL will also connect the district and tehsil offices with satellite soon to streamline communications. This will help with bridging the digital divide.

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CelcomDigi 44% through network modernisation

17 May 2024

CelcomDigi is almost halfway in integrating and modernising its mobile network across the country.

CelcomDigi completed 44% of its nationwide network integration and modernisation programme, which officially commenced in June 2023, seven months after the merger between Celcom Axiata and Digi Telecommunications was approved.

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