Converge fiber broadband registers 47% faster average download speed in Q1

The average download speed of Converge ICT Solutions Inc., the country’s only pure fiber broadband provider, was 47% faster from 28.88 Mbps in Q4 2020 to 42.43 Mbps in Q1 2021, according to the latest Speedtest Intelligence® data from Ookla®.* Ookla also recently verified that Converge delivered the most consistent network performance among fixed broadband… Read More Converge fiber broadband registers 47% faster average download speed in Q1

Sustained network investments power Smart’s stable, fast customer experience

Sustained investments in the network enabled PLDT and its wireless arm Smart Communications, Inc. (Smart) to satisfy increased demand for mobile data services. Mobile data services accounted for 78 percent of Consumer Wireless revenues in the first quarter of 2021.   Among these active data users is Bacolod student Cloe Anne Marie Malaga, who shifted to… Read More Sustained network investments power Smart’s stable, fast customer experience

Globe eyes new offerings to strengthen leadership, regain business momentum

Globe Telecom Inc. on Wednesday said its is eyeing to offer new offerings to  strengthen its leadership in the mobile sector and regain business momentum despite mobility restrictions, as it continues to gear up for increased competition.  Ernest L. Cu, Gobe president and chief executive  said the telco would roll out new offers for its… Read More Globe eyes new offerings to strengthen leadership, regain business momentum

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