Globe has been demonstrating consistent performance improvements year on year in providing fast and reliable data services in the most critical areas of the country. Ookla®, the global leader in internet testing and analysis verified that the telco has the most consistent 4G network in 13 out of 17 regions based on Q3 2020 data.
These regions include Bicol, Cagayan Valley, Calabarzon, Caraga, Central Luzon, Central Visayas, Cordillera Administrative Region (CAR), Eastern Visayas, Ilocos Region, MIMAROPA, Northern Mindanao, Region 12 (SOCCSKSARGEN), and the Zamboanga Peninsula.
In terms of scores, Ookla’s quarterly data showed that in terms of mobile Consistency Score™, Globe is now enjoying up to 64% consistency in these high population density areas, nearing the global benchmark of 70% consistency score. Mobile consistency score measures the number of incidences (viewed as percentage) of a provider's samples equal or exceeds both a download threshold of 5 Mbps and upload threshold of 1 Mbps.
Also, comparing download speeds between Q3 2019 and Q3 2020, Ookla data showed that Globe has a 12% higher mean download speed for all technologies and a 5% higher mean download speed for 4G/ LTE.
Customers in these areas experience better mobile and internet connection speeds. Globe is currently upgrading all its cell sites to bring 4G/LTE everywhere and 5G where it matters. Likewise, it is aggressively moving its Globe At Home customers to fiber technology. The company is offering incentives to customers to embrace fiber to the home for faster and more stable internet connectivity.
Globe supports the United Nations Sustainable Development Goal No. 9 which aims to build resilient infrastructure, promote inclusive and sustainable industrialization and foster innovation. Globe is committed to upholding the 10 United Nations Global Compact principles and 10 UN SDGs.
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