Telco to launch 5G At Home by Q2 2019
Ehda M. Dagooc (The Freeman) - November 21, 2018 - 12:00am

CEBU, Philippines — Ayala-led telecommunications firm, Globe Telecom Inc., expressed commitment for the commercial roll out of its fixed wireless 5G At Home services by the second quarter of next year.

In a statement, Globe Telecom said it intends to get ahead in the introduction of the 5th generation wireless technology in the Philippines

“Globe has fired up over 200 5G-ready cell sites using massive MIMO technology. This new 5G technology provides vast capacity, coverage, and reliability for the 5G future,” the company said.

As early as 2016, Globe has started to prepare its network for 5G technology by commercially deploying massive MIMO using 2CC carrier aggregation, which doubles up our LTE capacity. With the necessary assets already in place, Globe 5G at Home is more than ready to take off by the second quarter of 2019.

“In the short term, we will continue to add capacity to our network as evidenced by continuous investment support by our shareholders,” the statement added.

In terms of the devices, all over the world the telecommunications industry are excited about the new 5G technology.  (FREEMAN) 

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