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Govt steps up national broadband program

 

The government is opening for public bidding the deployment of cell site towers in the countryside as part the national broadband network project.

The program is under a public-private partnership scheme.

Ferdinand A. Pecson, executive director of the PPP Center said the winning bidder would build the cell sites, which will be leased out to telco players.

The national broadband network project was estimated to cost about P77 billion and could go up to as much as P200 billion.

The Department of Information and Communications Techbology was earlier looking at the existing assets of the National Grid Corp. of the Philippines to fastback the rol out the project.

As the country’s sole power transmission operator, NGCP has existing fiber optic facilities that run across all three grids: Luzon, Visayas, and Mindanao.

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