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PLDT, Smart activate 5G cell sites in Makati and Clark

Smart Communications has announced that they have fired up the country’s first 5G cell sites in Makati Central Business District and at the Clark Freeport Zone (CFZ) in Pampanga.

PLDT and Smart activated the first 5G cell site at the PLDT headquarters in Makati City with technology partner Huawei, while it also fired up the first 5G cell site at the Clark Smart 5G City in the CFZ with technology partner Ericsson. The 5G cell sites are 3GPP standard compliant and are the first to be activated in the Philippines.


The activation of 5G cell sites in Clark is in line with PLDT and Smart’s signed memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Clark Development Corp. to transform the CFZ into the country’s first Smart 5G City.

According to Smart, 5G opens up the possibilities of Internet of Things (IoT) applications and smart cities for Filipinos.

source: Smart

This article was written by Louie Diangson, Managing Editor of YugaTech. You can follow him at @John_Louie.

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4 Responses

  1. J says:

    No to 5G
    Fact check:
    Google search:
    Biological Effects of Non-ionizing Microwaves and be ready to be shocked!

  2. K L says:

    meanwhile VoLTE is non existent puro test pilot Boracay

    • evans_01 says:

      Tama ka diyan dapat inaayus muna nila yung Volte nila, parang tagal na din Yun simula ng inintroduce nila:'(

  3. Nobodycares says:

    Pasikat lang naman to, Para lang masabing nauna. Inuuna yung wala pang makakagamit, samantalang 4g na mag oobsolete na poor parin. Im pretty sure when time comes standard na ang 5g, it will be the same bulok signal parin.

    Clap clap clap nauna kayo! Now what….

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