Globe expands 5G network with 66 new sites

Globe has launched 66 new 5G sites across 74 cities and towns in the Philippines in the first quarter of the year.
Rebecca Eclipse, chief customer experience officer at Globe TelecomThis brings its 5G outdoor coverage to 97.21 percent in the National Capital Region and 90.28 percent 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,” said Rebecca Eclipse, Globe’s Chief Customer Experience Officer and Head of Strategy Management.

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.