Strong Signals: DICT Issues Common Tower Policy to Push ICT Registration and Deployment

The DICT has issued the long-awaited common tower policy to both regulate and promote common towers in the Philippines. The issuance, formally titled Department Circular No. 008 or the “Policy Guidelines on the Co-Location and Sharing of Passive Telecommunications Tower Infrastructure for Macro Sell Sites”, include guidelines on the registration, maintenance, and other requirements for interested Independent Tower Companies and Mobile Network Operators.

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