Globe Telecom Expands 5G Coverage to Over 1,800 Key Locations


Globe Telecom’s strategy of installing its 5G network in key cities in Metro Manila, Visayas and Mindanao will provide customers with quality and reliable 5G services.

In July 2021, the company extended its 5G coverage to more than 1,800 key locations across the country, the operator recently announced.

At least 94% of the National Capital Region now has Globe 5G outdoor coverage with Makati and Pateros with 100% coverage. Marikina is second at 99%, followed by Taguig, Mandaluyong and Caloocan, which are at 98% 5G coverage, while San Juan is at 97%.

When it comes to commercial or CBD business districts, Ortigas CBD has the highest 5G coverage with 98%, followed by Makati CBD and BGC CBD now with 98% 5G coverage. In the Visayas, 5G is now accessible in 85% of Cebu city; 77 percent of the island of Boracay; 75 percent of the city of Bacolod and 66 percent of the city of Iloilo.

5G is now also accessible in 77% of Davao City and 80% of Cagayan De Oro City in Mindanao. Efforts are also underway for the construction of seven new 5G cell towers in General Santos City and the installation of four more in Zamboanga City.

Globe Postpaid subscribers can now maximize their 5G experience with the latest 5G enabled devices like the Samsung Galaxy A22 5G, Redmi Note 10 and realme 8 5G.

Joel Agustin, Globe SVP for Program Delivery, Network Technical Group
With the various challenges we face right now, coverage adjacency is our top priority. To do this, we need to maximize the locations of our 5G network builds that we currently have. These strategic installations will ultimately lead to more practical and viable deployments in the coming months.

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