Globe expands 5G sites to 1,833 as of March 2021

Globe Telecom Inc. on Monday said it build more cell sites and fiber-to-the-home (FTTH) lines  in the first quarter of the year despite quarantine challenges.  The Ayala-led telco said it has already installed 318 new cell towers in strategic locations all over the country and further boosted by 20 stand alone in-building solutions (IBS) in… Read More Globe expands 5G sites to 1,833 as of March 2021

Converge connects Visayas, Mindanao to its national fiber backbone

  Converge ICT Solutions Inc.  has connected Visayas and Mindanao to its national fiber backbone with the landing of its P6 billion submarine cables in Cagayan de Oro. “We are looking forward to firing up our fiber broadband services in the Visayas and Mindanao so that we can soon provide the unserved and underserved areas… Read More Converge connects Visayas, Mindanao to its national fiber backbone

Ookla says Globe is PH most consistent network

Globe Telecom Inc. said it remains the undisputed leader in mobile network consistency in the Philippines, according to first quarter 2021 Speedtest results from Ookladata.  Global analytics firm Ookla confirmed Globe as the Philippines’ most consistent network for Q1 2021, with a nationwide consistency score of 70.43, ahead of competition. “We are happy that our… Read More Ookla says Globe is PH most consistent network

Ookla: Converge ICT delivers most consistent fixed internet in 5 regions

Converge ICT Solutions Inc. said it has the most consistent fixed internet performance in five regions in the country, while  Globe Telecom Inc. ‘s performance in 4G availability, speed and video experience has  been consistently improving  in the first quarter.  Ookla Speedtest Intelligence data for Q1 2021 shows the average download speeds of Converge is… Read More Ookla: Converge ICT delivers most consistent fixed internet in 5 regions

Smart clinches rare sweep in Q1 Opensignal Awards

 Smart Communications, Inc. (Smart) has won all categories in the latest Philippines Mobile Network Experience Awards[1] by independent mobile analytics firm Opensignal. The report, which covers the period Jan. 1 to Mar. 31, 2021, showed Smart beating the competition across all metrics in three essential aspects of service: Coverage (4G Coverage Experience, 4G Availability), Speed (Download and Upload… Read More Smart clinches rare sweep in Q1 Opensignal Awards

MVP group opens emergency quarantine facility for employees

Businessman Manuel V Pangilinan opens the MVP group’s emergency quarantine facility in Antipolo, Rizal, to help care for employees with asymptomatic to mild cases of COVID-19.  Select areas within the 10-hectare space of the First Pacific Leadership Academy (FLPA) have been repurposed into makeshift rooms, augmenting FPLA’s existing hotel facilities currently being used to isolate employee-patients.… Read More MVP group opens emergency quarantine facility for employees

Globe launches mobile number portability for Globe and TM customers

In line with Globe’s mission to improve overall customer experience, the company is officially launching its internal mobile number portability (MNP) capability on April 21. This covers all Postpaid to Prepaid, Prepaid to Postpaid, and Prepaid to Prepaid customer movements within Globe and TM brands. The MNP capability allows the customer to retain their existing… Read More Globe launches mobile number portability for Globe and TM customers

Globe, DITO now interconnected on mobile calls, SMS

Globe Telecom Inc. on Monday said its subscribers can now make domestic mobile calls and send SMS to DITO Telecommunity subscribers and vice versa following the successful interconnection of services of the two telcos. “This effort is a reflection of Globe’s commitment to fair and healthy competition in the telco industry, as well as its… Read More Globe, DITO now interconnected on mobile calls, SMS

PT&T sees steady growth in 2021

Philippine Telegraph and Telephone Corp. said it expects a steady growth trajectory towards the end of 2021 as the country rolls out vaccination program.  “Our company’s 2020 performance was encouraging and provides a baseline for our plans moving forward with consumer activity bouncing back as the country rolls out the vaccination program,” James Velasquez, president… Read More PT&T sees steady growth in 2021