Advertisement

PT&T tests 5G fixed wireless broadband

Philippine Telegraph and Telephone Corp. will start testing 5G fixed wireless broadband “on a proof of concept” basis as part of a strategy to join the 5G bandwagon.

PT&T during the virtual annual stockholders’ meeting on September 25 said it received 200 megahertz (MHZ) of High Band Spectrum from the National Telecommunications Commission and would be “undergoing Proof of Concept on 5G Fixed Wireless Access use cases.”

“This is in line with the company’s initiative to get into 5G broadband services in the near future,” PT&T said.

PT&T highlighted an upturn in performance in the past three years as the need for connectivity heightened during the quarantine period.

Following a 22-percent increase in its broadband connections, PT&T posted a 23-percent revenue growth in the first six months of 2020 to P207.67 million year-on-year.

Net loss during the period dropped 45 percent to P19.5 million from P35.72 million last year.

Topics: Philippine Telegraph and Telephone Corp. , PT&T , 5G fixed wireless broadband
COMMENT DISCLAIMER: Reader comments posted on this Web site are not in any way endorsed by Manila Standard. Comments are views by manilastandard.net readers who exercise their right to free expression and they do not necessarily represent or reflect the position or viewpoint of manilastandard.net. While reserving this publication’s right to delete comments that are deemed offensive, indecent or inconsistent with Manila Standard editorial standards, Manila Standard may not be held liable for any false information posted by readers in this comments section.
AdvertisementGMA-Congress Trivia 1
Advertisement