Wednesday, September 2, 2020

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How many towers will be built by DITO Telecom? Does my location already have DITO Telecom signal? When will DITO Telecom services will be available? Where can I look for authorized representatives of DITO? How can I know that DITO will going to choose our lot?

Due to circumstances around this pandemic, the government has granted it an additional six months to conduct a technical audit. Currently, Dito Telecom built 75% of its required cell sites in its first year. They aimed to build 1,600 towers and now will target for 1,800 towers across in our country.

If you wonder, does your location will be ready for the DITO Telecom signal for their commercial launch next year March 2021, then continue reading for updated list that already has a cell site towers.

Here are some updated list of the current cities and provinces with existing DITO towers. The list is confirmed and shared by fans or people all over in the social media.

Note: This list will be updated once we have new updates from users and contributors. If you know other places that is not in the list and already covered with DITO towers, feel free to inform us in the comment section or Contact page.


Updated List of Dito's Existing Towers;

Dito Telecom Tower
Courtesy of Tech.PH


Luzon

  • Alaminos
  • Angeles City
  • Bacoor City
  • Batangas City
  • Bustos, Bulacan
  • Cabuyao City
  • Caloocan
  • Cavite City
  • Gapan City
  • Iriga City
  • Legazpi City
  • Makati City
  • Manila
  • Marikina City
  • Malabon City
  • Paranaque
  • Pasay City
  • Pasig City
  • Quezon City
  • Taguig City
  • San Marcelino, Zambales


Visayas

  • Bacolod City
  • Bogo City
  • Cebu City
  • Dumaguete City
  • Iloilo City
  • Lapu-lapu City
  • Mindoro
  • Ormoc City
  • Capiz


Mindanao

  • Butuan City
  • Cagayan de Oro City
  • Cotabato City
  • Davao City
  • Davao del Sur
  • Davao Oriental
  • Dipolog City
  • General Santos City
  • Iligan City
  • Koronadal City
  • Mati City
  • Ozamiz City
  • Polomolok, South Cotabato
  • Tacurong
  • Tagum City
  • Zamboanga City


The Potential Scam - Recently Reported and Warns The Public

DITO Telecommunity is working closely with DICT to protect the welfare of land owners. They aim to compete against Globe, and Smart. As the third telecommunications company in the country, and would like to warn the general public anew of reported land scams in connection with the construction of DITO Towers.

As they received reports of illegitimate groups in various parts of the country promising the public and their idle lands to be considered for site acquisition. Atty. Adel TamanoChief Executive Officer of DITO appealed to the public to only transact with duly authorized representatives of the company.

A potential "scam" is when an alleged representative approach land owners and collect registration fee for a seminar or demand advance commission before processing the alleged requirements.

Atty. Tamano added further that "We ask for the public's support by way of dealing only with authorized representatives of DITO, and reporting questionable persons and practices to the Department of Information and Communications Technology (DICT)."

According to various reports some individuals promised landowners (indeed bogus) to be given the priority for their lots to be chosen as DITO Tower sites with millions of pesos in transactions.


Legit Transaction of Having Lot For Lease

A Dito tower contractor will survey the target location. Once they find a good area for a potential DITO tower, they will look for the lot owner and discuss about DITO Tower opportunities. 

A contractor representative will present everything about the contract and must have the proper requirements before they can do business.

Must be aware / Bogus Alert:

  • Do not simply sign any papers. 
  • Please be sure to have someone with you that knows about this matter or better have an Attorney join.
  • Do not give any payments as a processing fee. (just give them snacks instead)


The Former key PLDT executive named as Dito CME president

Yes you got that right, he was once a candidate to head the country’s largest telecommunications company, PLDT Inc., was named president of emerging rival Dito CME Holdings.

Dito CME said in stock exchange filing that Alberto would assume the role of company president on Monday, replacing Davao-based businessman Dennis A. Uy, who would remain chair and CEO.

Dito Telecommunity welcomed Ernesto “Eric” Alberto to the family.


DITO franchise renewed for 25 years

DITO Telecommunity looks set to be a long-standing contender in the Philippines after the country’s House of Representatives cleared the renewal of its franchise for the next 25 years.

The incoming third major player was granted its franchise in November 2018, and the house has now approved its renewal in a vote of 240 to seven with no abstentions, as reported by CommsUpdate.

With its franchise, DITO is permitted to “construct, install, establish, operate, and maintain wired and/or wireless telecommunications systems” across the Philippines.


Conclusion

  1. Dito cell towers - list that are currently finished and under construction.
  2. A potential scam using Dito Telecom towers lot business opportunities.
  3. Ernesto “Eric” Alberto as a new Dito CME president will replace Dennis A. Uy.
  4. Dito telecommunity franchise renewed for 25 more years.