Globe Completes Network Upgrades in Bulacan, Cavite
Globe recently completed its network upgrade from the 3G network to the new standard of mobile data, 4G LTE, in Bulacan and the remaining parts of Cavite.
As of September 9, the company has completed 322 site upgrades in cities and towns in Bulacan province. Globe was also able to install two 5G towers in Meycauayan and one in Plaridel.
“Bulacan remains one of our priority targets for expansion and modernization. By upgrading our network to 4G LTE and slowly bringing in 5G, we are optimistic that more customers in the province will experience the benefits and advantages of these latest technologies now available to them,” said Joel Agustin, Globe SVP for Program Delivery, Network Technical Group.
Globe was also able to complete 154 site upgrades in Alfonso, Amadeo, Gen. E. Aguinaldo, Indang, Magallanes, Maragondon, Mendez, Tagaytay City, Silang and Ternate in Cavite province.
“It is important for our customers to upgrade their 3G SIM cards to the 5G-ready 4G LTE SIMs to maximize their mobile experience. Likewise, using 4G LTE-capable phones will complement the new SIM cards. We are reminding our customers that updating their SIM cards is FREE, and they will keep their old numbers. Customers can also check online the 4G LTE capable devices that are available at Globe Stores,” added Agustin.
Globe’s relentless efforts to improve the country’s state of connectivity has led to it being the most consistent mobile network for two consecutive quarters in 2021, as verified by Ookla®.
The digital solutions company remained the leader in nationwide mobile consistency with a Consistency Score of 70.43 in Q1 2021 and 75.98 in Q2 2021.
Globe strongly supports the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals, particularly UN SDG No. 4 on the provision of quality education and UN SDG No. 9, highlighting the roles of infrastructure and innovation as crucial drivers of economic growth and development. The company also champions the UN Global Compact principles and contributes to 10 of the 17 UN Sustainable Development Goals.
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