Filipino mobile operator Express Telecommunication (Extelcom) has submitted a request for additional frequencies to the National Telecommunications Commission (NTC), as it looks to re-enter the wireless market via the GSM platform. According to Extelcom director Luisito Sapiera, the company intends to utilise its existing frequency allocation in the 880MHz-890MHz frequency band, together with its paired link, the 925MHz-935MHz frequency band, which it is asking from the NTC. ‘The history of Philippine telecoms regulation has always shown that the entry of new, active players had always redounded to the considerable benefit of the Filipino consumers,’ Sapiera said, adding that ‘Extelcom is prepared to play a dynamic part in the next phase of the industry’s growth.’
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