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  • Writer's pictureMelo Acuna

Globe, preferred by customers for mobile internet services

Globe outpaces competition in mobile data traffic

MANILA – Globe posted mobile data traffic of 1,761 petabytes during the first semester of 2021, a 59 percent increase against the same period last year. In a statement, Globe said they outperformed competition which reported 1,579 petabytes, which showed customers’ preference for mobile internet services.

“We are very happy that customers continue to prefer the Globe network. We aim to provide an elevated customer experience through better content, affordable offers, worthy promos and responsive customer service,” said Ernest Cu, Globe President and CEO.

He added their relevant offers along with a markedly improved network experience shows they are hitting the sweet spot of their customers. He vowed to deepen their relationship with their customers with services to further enrich lives.

A petabyte is equivalent to a million gigabytes of data.

Incidentally, Globe has installed 641 new cell towers and completed 8,175 site upgrades, both part of their continued network modernization efforts. The new cell sites were put up in Metro Manila, Pangasinan, Laguna, Iloilo, Cavite, Rizal, Batangas, Cebu, Bulacan and Pampanga.

Globe completed its network expansion in Pangasinan, Misamis Oriental, Nueva Ecija, Negros Oriental, Negros Occidental, Iloilo, Bataan, Zambales, Tarlac, Capiz, Aklan, Antique, Siquijor and Guimaras.

They reported surpassing the 600,000 FTTH lines it laid down last year. The improvement in their state of connectivity resulted in being the most consistent mobile network for two consecutive quarters in 2021 as verified by Ookla®.

Globe has scored 70.43 in Q1 2021 and 75.98 in Q2 2021. It has reiterated its commitment to strongly support the United Nations sustainable Development Goals, specifically UN SDG No. 9, which underscores the roles of infrastructure and innovation as crucial drivers of economic growth and development. It added they are committed to upholding the United Nations Global Compact principles and contributes to the 10 UN SDGs. (Melo M. Acuña)

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