Globe rules 5G speed test
Based on Ookla Speedtest Intelligence Q1 2023 data, Globe edged out its closest competitor with a median download speed of 171.814 Mbps from January to March in Makati
Photograph courtesy of Globe Globe edged out its closest competitor with a median download speed of 171.814 megabytes per second or Mbps from January to March.
Leading digital solutions platform, Globe emerged as the fastest 5G mobile network for the first quarter of 2023 in Makati City, a key business hub in the Philippines.
Based on Ookla Speedtest Intelligence Q1 2023 data, Globe edged out its closest competitor with a median download speed of 171.814 megabytes per second or Mbps from January to March.
Makati City is an important financial center in the country, hosting the headquarters of most of the Philippines’ top 1,000 companies and multinational corporations operating locally.
5 G’s faster speeds, higher bandwidth, and more stable Internet connection offer big corporations numerous benefits, including enhanced mobility, new business opportunities and improved customer experience.
These can give enterprises a competitive edge and help them stay ahead of the curve in today’s fast-paced market.
5G outdoor coverage expanded
As of the first quarter of 2023, Globe deployed 66 new 5G sites in 74 cities and towns across the Philippines. This expanded its 5G outdoor coverage to 97.21 percent of the National Capital Region and 90.28 percent of key cities in Visayas and Mindanao. Globe also logged 4.3 million devices in its 5G network as of March 2023.
“With 5G, we are opening doors to endless possibilities and opportunities for innovation, collaboration and development. We believe that everyone deserves to experience the benefits of 5G, and we are committed to making this a reality for all our customers,” Globe chief transformation and customer experience officer Rebecca Eclipse, said.
As a leading provider of 5G connectivity, Globe has always been committed to providing a #1stWorldNetwork to Filipinos, in line with its commitment to economic growth and development under the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals.
Its efforts were rewarded with the Ookla recognition as the Most Reliable Mobile Network for four straight quarters — from the second quarter of 2022 to the first quarter of 2023.
Based on Ookla Speedtest Intelligence Q1 2023 data, Globe dominated the industry anew after obtaining the highest All Technology Consistency Score of 83.39 percent in the first quarter of 2023, an improvement from 83.13 percent in the fourth quarter of last year.
It also topped All Technology Availability with a higher score of 93.18 percent in the first quarter from 92.38 percent in the previous quarter.
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