Globe Expands 5G Network Nationwide with 66 New Sites in Q1 2023
Anticipating growth in 5G device usage
Globe, a pioneer in 5G technology in the Philippines, continues to lead the way in deploying the latest wireless technology nationwide, scaling up its rollout to meet the anticipated growth in 5G device usage.
The mobile leader launched 66 new 5G sites across 74 cities and towns in the Philippines in the first quarter of the year. This brings its 5G outdoor coverage to 97.21% in the National Capital Region and 90.28% in key cities in Visayas and Mindanao. This expansion has enabled Globe to log 4.3 million devices on its 5G network in March 2023.
"Our investments on the mobile network have allowed us to maintain the excellent quality of our service to our customers. Globe continues to exert efforts to enable the lives of our customers with a network that they can fully rely on as we strive to provide them a consistent experience worthy of their patronage and loyalty," said Rebecca Eclipse, Globe’s Chief Customer Experience Officer and Head of Strategy Management.
Globe has been hailed as the fastest 5G mobile network in several areas in the Philippines. In particular, the latest Ookla® report showed that Globe has achieved median download speeds of up to 171.814 Mbps in Makati City, 159.298 Mbps in Cagayan de Oro City, 157.795 Mbps in Misamis Oriental, and 99.916 Mbps in Zamboanga.
"Globe is committed to bringing 5G connectivity all over the country so Filipinos anywhere can have access to the same opportunities and services," added Eclipse.
5G connectivity can provide significant benefits for growth and development for individuals and communities. It has the potential to bring new education and health services to remote areas, generate employment, and stimulate economic growth in the region.
With faster speeds, higher bandwidth, and a more stable internet connection, 5G can provide big corporations with a competitive edge in today's fast-paced market. It can improve mobility, create new business avenues, and enhance customer experience.
Learn more about how Globe continues to pave the way for the next generation of digital innovation with 5G by visiting globe.com.ph.