PLDT to spend more than PHP 58 billion for 5G rollout
PLDT has set its 2019 capex to more than PHP 58 billion for its wireless services and 5G cell site rollout.
In a report by PTV News, PLDT is planning to spend more than PHP 58 billion for its capex in 2019 for the deployment of its wireless services and rollout of 5G cell sites in the Philippines.
PLDT Chairman and CEO Manual V. Pangilinan, also said that the company is also expanding some 3G and 4G sites, and then begin to build out 5G. According to the company, Home and Enterprise subscribers will be the first to avail of 5G services next year.
“I think the wireless looks… the numbers are good. Definitely Home, the numbers are very good. Enterprise is also good,” Pangilinan said.
The company also expects 5G-capable mobile devices to be available by the second half of 2019.