DITO Telecom All Set for Month-Long Technical Audit

The country's third largest telecommunications company, DITO Telecommunity said that their company is ready for its month-long technical audit.


The technical audit of DITO Telecom, is a requirement that it agreed to when it won the third telco license in the year 2018. 

DITO Chief Administrative Officer Adel Tamano was quoted as saying "For the past months, amid the difficulties posed by the current global pandemic, Dito has made great strides in the rollout to ensure that the results of the audit will be positive." Tamano stated. 


R.G. Manabat & Co., an affiliate of international audit firm KPMG, will test the connectivity and Internet speeds in various areas to ensure that Dito is compliant with its commitments. Dito, in winning the third telco license, committed to cover at least 37 percent of the population and provide a minimum average speed of 27 Mbps during its maiden year.

According to DITO the audit firm stated that the company, R.G. Manabat & Co. is expected to produce a final report towards the end of February. It will use a percentage of the 1,600 sites of DITO Telecom, which covers 8,800 Barangays in the Philippines. 

Atty. Tamano noted that the result of the audit does not affect the planned commercial roll-out starting March of this year.

“As I have said before, Dito Telecommunity is poised to finally offer its services to the Filipino people in March, world class connectivity that they truly deserve, as we launch commercially,” he said.


DITO Telecom is investing P150 billion for its foray into the telecommunications industry. 

The amount is being used to build telco infrastructure, of which 1,900 towers have already been constructed, 12,000 kilometers of cable laid, and 1,500 base stations deployed.

For its maiden launch, it committed to cover 37 percent of the population with 27 Mbps of minimum average Internet speed.

Dito Telecom is expected to launch its commercial services on March 8, 2021 as the company set to compete against telco giants Globe and Smart.

Source: Business Mirror

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