Globe Records 3.9M Devices Connected On 5G Network; Installs 2,267 New 5G Sites In 2022
Leading digital solutions platform Globe is making a significant impact in driving the adoption of 5G technology in the country. The company's efforts are paving the way for the next generation of digital innovation and providing more opportunities for Filipinos to experience the benefits of 5G.
With a focus on delivering 5G outdoor coverage to more areas in the Philippines, Globe has now reached 97.2% of the National Capital Region and 90.2% of key cities in Visayas and Mindanao. This is a significant milestone in the company's journey to provide 5G connectivity to as many people as possible.
In 2022, Globe more than doubled its 5G coverage, ending the year with 5G connectivity in 70 cities and towns across the Philippines, compared to just 29 in 2021. The company also recorded over 3.9 million devices connected to its 5G network in December 2022.
The Company ended 2022 with 2,267 new 5G sites nationwide to provide more consumers and businesses with faster download and upload speeds, low latency, and improved reliability, providing an enhanced user experience. With 5G, Globe is also enabling the use of new and innovative technologies such as virtual reality, augmented reality, and the Internet of Things, among others.
"At Globe, we are committed to providing Filipinos with the best possible experience when it comes to telecom services. We believe that 5G technology is the key to unlocking a new era of digital innovation and empowering Filipinos to experience new and exciting technologies,” said Joel Agustin, SVP and Head of Network Planning and Engineering at Globe.
Globe’s 5G expansion is in line with its commitment to the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals, particularly SDG No. 9, which underscores innovation and infrastructure as key drivers of economic growth.
Its 5G network is designed to support the growing demand for high-speed connectivity in the country and help bridge the digital divide amid increasing demand. With 5G coverage now reaching more areas, Globe is creating a more connected Philippines and enabling Filipinos to access the information and opportunities they need to succeed.