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first_imgTolentino: No more debate with Drilon on China deal This was the second instant network deployed in the Philippines as emergency response in the aftermath of typhoon Yolanda. Another team from Smart and Vodafone was able to set up an instant network in Borongan, Eastern Samar to serve the needs of some 65,000 residents.Smart also fired up an additional cellsite in downtown Tacloban City to augment the two sites reactivated early this week.FEATURED STORIESNEWSINFOSenate to probe Tolentino’s ‘novel legal theories’ on oral agreementsNEWSINFOLocsin wants to drop ‘visas upon arrival’ privilegeNEWSINFOPalace open to make Dengvaxia usable again as dengue cases spikeSmart and its brand Sun Cellular has so far restored 84 percent of network coverage in cities and municipalities affected as of November 14.Most of the remaining sites for restoration are located in the devastated areas in Leyte and Samar where access to passable roads and working airports as well as massive power blackout remain a challenge. Angara: Investigate DOH’s ‘constipated’ medicine distribution system LATEST STORIES PCSO to focus on improving transparency of gaming activities PLAY LIST 03:26PCSO to focus on improving transparency of gaming activities01:39Sotto open to discuss, listen to pros and cons of divorce bill06:02Senate to probe Tolentino’s ‘novel legal theories’ on oral agreements01:50Palace open to make Dengvaxia usable again as dengue cases spike01:49House seeks probe on ‘massive corruption’ in PCSO01:37PCSO estimates P250M in Lotto revenue loss due to suspension Fake cop accosts real cops, is arrested in Pateros Read Next MOST READ SMART Communications Inc. has restored mobile coverage in Palo, Leyte, which was among the coastal towns hardest hit by supertyphoon Yolanda last Nov. 8.A team from Smart and Vodafone Foundation set up an instant network to provide emergency communications for rescue and relief operations as well as to serve the residents.ADVERTISEMENT BPI nets P13.74B in H1center_img Blame and accountability Senate to probe Tolentino’s ‘novel legal theories’ on oral agreements Fake cop accosts real cops, is arrested in Pateros Meanwhile, Smart and Sun Cellular has set up Libreng Tawag stations at the Villamor Airbase in Manila, Mactan Benito Ebuen Airbase in Lapu-Lapu City and barangay Tinago Gym in Cebu City to help evacuees connect to their families.MORE STORIESnewsinfoRobredo hits delay in release of Yolanda, Marawi fundsnewsinfoEastern Samar town mayor slams Ombudsman order to suspend himnewsinfoCustoms to incinerate abandoned donations for ‘Yolanda’ survivorsMORE STORIESnewsinfoRobredo hits delay in release of Yolanda, Marawi fundsnewsinfoEastern Samar town mayor slams Ombudsman order to suspend himnewsinfoCustoms to incinerate abandoned donations for ‘Yolanda’ survivors“We are moved by the response of the people in Palo and Borongan. When we fired up the Smart signal in these areas, hundreds of people started making the first call after several days without communications,” said Rolando G. Peña, PLDT and Smart technical services head.“As soon as we put up the network last night, people thanked us with big smiles. Some were crying after having spoken to their family for the first time in days,” said Vodafone Foundation Instant Network Roll-out manager Oisin Walton.The Instant Network setup fired up in Borongan and Palo is an ultra-portable mobile phone network which enables for quick response to disasters.ADVERTISEMENT Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. SMC bags Bulacan airport project Quake disturbs Itbayat, Batanes anew View commentslast_img