Globe Telecom has registered 27x increase in monthly data traffic on its 5G network this year, growing by as much as 35.2 percent month-on-month.
Globe Telecom said it has served up to 6.71 petabytes of data in its 5G network for the full year of 2021.
Globe Telecom’s Capex touched ₱65.4 billion in the third quarter of 2021 as network build momentum continues.
Globe recognized in all the coveted categories in Opensignal’s 5G Global Impact Awards for 2021.
The growth in data traffic resulted from the massive improvement in Globe’s 5G network rollout. Globe has come out with 5G-specific data offers and budget-friendly 5G devices, making it easier for customers to access the service.
Globe logged over 1.62 million devices in its 5G network, as it reaches 96 percent of NCR and 84 percent of key VisMin cities in terms of 5G coverage.
“5G allows us to serve the growing demand for high speed mobile broadband, especially with the rise of data-intensive applications. It elevates our customers’ digital lifestyle while boosting our network efficiency and effectiveness,” said Marge Dizon, Vice President for Program Delivery, Network Technical Group at Globe Telecom.
Globe Telecom’s 5G is offering up to 7x faster speed as compared with 4G.
Globe Telecom has switched on more than 2,000 5G cell sites and upgraded 12,900 towers to provide #1stWorldNetwork to Filipinos all over the country. Of the total number of 5G sites, over 1,400 cell sites are in Luzon, over 300 are in the Visayas, and over 230 are in Mindanao.