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Converge ICT offers fibre broadband services in the Philippines

Adrian M. Reodique | Aug. 25, 2016
The company is offering internet speeds of up to 100mbps for homes and businesses in the country.

Converge ICT - a provider of ICT products and personalised services in the Philippines - is now offering fibre-powered broadband services to improve the connectivity at home and in enterprises.

In a press release, Converge ICT said they laid more than 6,700 kilometres of fibre optic cables (FOC) underground using a micro-trenching technology. A one fibre cable can stretch up to several metres and transmit 100 Gbps. This is in contrast to a conventional copper cable, which is normally used in telephone and internet lines that can only measure a maximum of 100 meters that only transmits 1gbps at most, according to Converge ICT.

Besides that, FOC is said to be more stable than copper cables as it is made of lightweight, durable, and non-flammable materials that are less susceptible to corrosion. This is vital as corrosion may lead to downtime or sudden interruptions of data flow.   

With FOC, Converge ICT is able to offer internet speeds of up to 100mbps through its FiberX technology for homes and businesses.  The company is also delivering symmetrical connection among its subscribers allowing them to enjoy high-speed download and upload links.

"For businesses, slow internet speeds result to loss of productivity and efficiency; for homes, this means their inability to do research and watch their favorite TV show when they need and want it," said Dennis Anthony Uy, President and CEO of Converge ICT. "But with high-speed connectivity, you can enjoy its fullest potential." 


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