A Dito Telecommunity-owned cell site tower in Quezon City, Philippines. Photo: TwitterA Dito Telecommunity-owned cell site tower in Quezon City, Philippines. Photo: Twitter
A Dito Telecommunity-owned cell site tower in Quezon City, Philippines. Photo: Twitter

Philippines gives China-backed telecom firm green light to build cell towers on military bases

  • The decision has reopened a debate about national security implications surrounding Dito Telecommunity, which is part-owned by China Telecom
  • Dito and others have brushed off the concerns, but the company is facing other issues with it planned roll-out amid the coronavirus pandemic

Topic |   The Philippines
A Dito Telecommunity-owned cell site tower in Quezon City, Philippines. Photo: TwitterA Dito Telecommunity-owned cell site tower in Quezon City, Philippines. Photo: Twitter
A Dito Telecommunity-owned cell site tower in Quezon City, Philippines. Photo: Twitter
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