DICT Philippines claims common tower plan ‘taking shape’

24 Jun 2019

The Department of Information and Communications Technology (DICT) in the Philippines claims that its common tower sharing initiative is beginning to take shape, aided by the signing last week of an agreement between Globe Telecom and common tower providers ISOC Infrastructure and Malaysia-based edotco Group. Commenting on the tripartite deal, DICT Acting Secretary Eliseo Rio Jr. said: ‘This feat shows that the common tower initiative is taking shape, and with the continued collaboration between the telco operators and the common tower provider pool, we are bound to experience improved telecommunication services in no time’. He went on to add: ‘We hope more signings will follow suit in the coming weeks as we embarked in this united push for aggressive tower rollout in line with our policy on passive infrastructure sharing.’