network will cover the Luzon, Visayas and Mindanao areas of the Philippines in addition to providing facilities for PLDT's international inland backhaul loop node connecting to the 19,000km Asia-Pacific Cable Network 2.
facilitates the direct transmission of the internet data to our gateway, providing subscribers fast and reliable internet experience.
In March, PLDT's DFON
linked Palawan province to the world to through undersea and inland cable links that run from Puerto Princesa to Taytay in Palawan and San Jose de Buenavista to La Paz, Iloilo City.
Due to the upgrade, the Bohol DFON
is now equipped with up to 50G capacity to support the increasing demand for greater bandwidth in both fixed and wireless services, according to PLDT Technology Group Head Rolando Pena.
The DFON is expected to boost connectivity and make the province more attractive for investments in tourism and information and communications technology (ICT).
Nazareno, along with other company officials and guests launched the DFON project alongside yesterday's Bohol Day celebration.
Last year's fiber expansion program covered the domestic fiber optic network (DFON
) used for long haul applications, fiber-to-the-home (FTTH), fiber-in-the-loop (FITL), and other inter-office fibering systems.