2 weeks PLDT secures over 200 tower permits Manilatimes |Biz
PLDT Inc. sees its tower rollout efforts gaining momentum after the Anti-Red Tape Authority (ARTA) ordered the permitting process cut as part of state efforts to increase the coverage of telecommunications services in the country. In a statement on Tuesday, the Pangilinan-led telecommunications giant said it had secured 211 building and preconstruction permits after ARTA issued in August a memorandum circular to shorten the processing of permits. This allowed PLDT to deploy towers in Metro Manila; and the provinces of Batangas, Rizal, Palawan, Bohol, Cebu, Iloilo, Negros Occidental, Guimaras, Leyte, Samar, Southern Leyte, Camiguin, Davao del Norte, Davao Oriental, ... more