Telcos urged to work with Mandaue on underground cabling project

MANDAUE City officials are calling upon telecommunication firms to work with them in transferring their aerial cables underground as a way to protect their internet services during severe weather conditions.Engineer Krister Cosedo, head of Mandaue City’s Management Information System Office, told Sunstar Cebu that the city would be able to protect its internet connection from […]

Solon urges gov’t to add options for underground cables to avoid blackouts in disasters

A party-list representative is urging the government to include underground cables as part of its disaster resiliency plan, to prevent massive blackouts during calamities like typhoon Odette (international name: Rai). Bagong Henerasyon Rep. Bernadette R. Herrera-Dy is appealing to the energy agencies and private sectors to team up to establish underground electric cables and scalable […]

Robredo to push for underground power, communication lines following typhoon Odette’s impact

VICE-PRESIDENT Maria Leonor “Leni” G. Robredo, who is running for the country’s top post in next year’s elections, said on Tuesday that her infrastructure development agenda will include a push for setting up underground power and communication lines, which are more costly to install than overhead facilities. “One realization from the series of very strong […]