As PLDT announces the completion of its effort to transform Home Ultera into a faster and better fixed wired and wireless service, the telco is offering its existing subscribers to either upgrade to a higher speed fiber plan or opt for a postpaid wireless service without charge.
Part of the initiative is also the decommissioning of 185 towers, the very same infrastructure that powered Home Ultera’s expansive coverage via Time-Division Duplex Long-Term Evolution (TD-LTE), by the end of July,
Some 3,000 pre-existing Home Ultera subscribers are subsequently eligible for the service migration.
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With nationwide coverage, 58 provinces are affected by the migration effort, ranging from Benguet in the North to Maguindanao to the south, to name a few.
PLDT’s move to decommission a substantial number of its telecom towers comes following a sale, which it announced earlier in the year. A total of 5,907 telecom towers were sold and will be leased back to PLDT as part of the agreement.
Capable of delivering up to 10,000 Mbps of fiber-optic service, PLDT holds a unique and powerful position as a telco company for its consumers.