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Globe Breaks Glass Ceiling in Esports with First All-female Team "Haliya"

PHOTO CAPTION: Team Liyab Haliya drops by the Globe Lifespeed Home Booth at Bonifacio High Street to try out low latency gaming powered by 5G. Players include (from left to right) Nicole "Kitty" Munsayac, Em "Kaisaya" Dangla, Jhoanna "Miyeira" Osuyos, Marge Noble, Christine "Yunique" Pagador, Mirachel "NUKELLA" Yuki, Denese "DEN" Santos, Jonerry "JONEZ" Macapagal, Roxanne "ROX" Ty, Aiko Onitsuka, Giana "SERMENT" Llanes, and Jeshua "FOFI" Ferrer.

As it continues to lead the PH esports race, Globe in partnership with Mineski, introduced their slew of new members—an all-female force dubbed “Haliya”.

Named after the masked moon goddess who battles monsters such as Bakunawa in the Bicolano folklore, Liyab Haliya is a mixture of veterans and rookie esports athletes. The team will initially compete in League of Legends (LoL) and Arena of Valor (AoV) in upcoming local and foreign tournaments.

Bannering the Liyab Haliya League of Legends (LoL) squad is team captain Denese “Den” Santos with Jonerry “Jonze” Macapagal, Aiko “Aiko” Onitsuka, Giana “ Serment” Llanes, Jeshua “Fofi” Ferrer, and veteran Roxanne “Rox” Ty. Mirachel “Nukella” Yuki will be the team manager. Liyab Haliya Arena of Valor (AoV), on the other hand, is led by team captain Em “Kaisaya” Dangla with Christine “Yunique” Pagador, Jhoana “Miyeira” Osuyos, Nicole “Kitty” Munsayac, and Marge “Marge” Norbe.

Liyab Haliya will make its debut at the Female Esports League (FSL) Elite League of Legends Tournament on September 5-8, 2019 at Suntec Convention Center in Singapore. In preparation for this, the team dropped by the Globe Lifespeed Home booth at Bonifacio High Street to experience low-latency gaming powered by Globe At Home Air Fiber 5G.


Team Liyab Haliya League of Legends players Jeshua "Fofi" Ferrer (above) and Roxanne "Rox" Ty (below) experience firsthand low-latency gaming powered by Globe At Home Air Fiber 5G at the Globe Lifespeed Home booth.

Globe At Home Air Fiber 5G is the first commercially available 5G technology for home internet in Southeast Asia that promises fiber-fast speeds and super data-packed plans perfect for low-lag gaming and making your home digitally connected with intelligent tools and devices. Plans being offered are at P1,899 per month for up to 20 Mbps, P2,499 for up to 50 Mbps, and P2,899 for up to 100 Mbps—all with data allocation of 2 terabytes (TB).

"Globe continues its commitment to growing a more inclusive Philippine esports industry with Haliya. Through the introduction of 5G technology and our first all-female professional esports team, we aim for the online gaming experience to reach new heights and set the local industry’s place as a major player in the global arena,” says Nikko Acosta, Senior Vice President for Content Business Group and Product Management at Globe.

Globe At Home Air Fiber 5G is currently commercially available in Brgy. Buting, Pasig; Greenpark in Cainta, Rizal; Woodland Hills in Carmona, Cavite; and Carissa Homes 2A and 2B, Palmera Homes in San Jose del Monte, Bulacan. To avail or inquire about plans, customers may apply through authorized Globe Sales Representatives in the area. To learn more, visit Globe at Home Air Fiber 5G or call Globe customer care at (02) 730-1000.

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