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Smart says “joint use” of Bayantel frequencies by Globe is ‘illegal’

Wireless leader Smart Communications, Inc. is opposing the “joint use” agreement entered into by Globe Telecom and Bayan Telecommunications, Inc. under which, it said, Globe will be able to illegally use the mobile phone frequencies of Bayantel.

Instead, Smart is calling on the NTC to initiate proceedings to recall the frequencies assigned to Bayantel, as required by NTC rules, because of the telecom firm’s failure to use these frequencies to provide mobile phone service to the public.

The NTC should then offer these frequencies to all interested and qualified applicants in an open and competitive bidding process, said Enrico L. Espanol, head of Smart’s Legal and Regulatory Department in a letter opposing the application submitted Sept. 28.
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Posted by on October 3, 2012 in Smart Communications, Technology

 

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Globe welcomes NTC approval of Globe-Bayantel joint use agreement

Globe Telecom announced that it has received approval for the joint use by Globe and Bayan Telecommunications Inc. (BTI) of the frequencies 1750-1760MHz/1845-1855MHz assigned to Bayantel. Atty. Froilan M. Castelo, Head of Globe Corporate and Legal Services Group said, “We are pleased with the decision of the NTC and rely on the validity and legality of the NTC order with regard to the joint use agreement with Bayantel.”
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Posted by on October 3, 2012 in Globe Telecom, Technology

 

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Network interconnection to boost Zamboanga’s ICT industry

The successful activation of local interconnection services between Globe Telecom and Philippine Long Distance Telephone Co. (PLDT) in Zamboanga is expected to boost the growing information and communications technology (ICT) industry in the city, specifically for the business process outsourcing (BPO) sector.

After five years of negotiation, the two major telecom players have completed their network link-up in the city, following the announcement of National Telecommunications Commission (NTC) Commissioner Gamaliel Cordoba that the regulatory body expects the immediate implementation of local interconnection services between Globe and PLDT to provide subscribers and business establishments with quality and more affordable telecommunication services.
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Posted by on October 18, 2011 in Globe Telecom, PLDT, Technology

 

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Globe, Digitel, Bayantel now 100% Interconnected Nationwide

The networks of Globe Telecom, Bayan Telecommunications (BayanTel) and Digitel Telecommunications Philippines (Digitel) are now 100% interconnected in all areas of commonpresence and operations nationwide, following the commercial activation of the local linkagebetween the networks of Globe and Digitel in Lucena City and the rest of Quezon province.

The achievement of full interconnection between Globe, Digitel and Bayantel in all areas of common operations is a mandate from the National Telecommunications Commission (NTC),in compliance with Republic Act 7925, or The Public Telecommunications Policy Act of 1995. The law aims to create a universally accessible and fully integrated nationwide telecommunications network to encourage more infrastructure investments from the privatesector that benefit consumers.
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Posted by on April 14, 2011 in Bayan, Digitel, Globe Telecom, Technology

 

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