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Globe at Home provides essential connectivity in new normal

The pandemic has changed the way we live and how we go about our daily activities, forcing a digital shift that will be the norm moving forward.

Even before the nationwide lockdowns, Globe ensured that a steady and reliable internet connection has been made more accessible through the Globe at Home Prepaid WiFi, now equipped with a faster and more advanced LTE modem.

Globe at Home’s LTE-Advanced modem is two times faster than other Globe Prepaid modems, and is equipped with boosters, enabled by carrier aggregation capabilities, for a more reliable, higher-speed internet connection that is easy to set up.

“Globe’s home prepaid WiFi sets the bar for broadband not only because of its larger capacity, but more importantly for its affordability and accessibility. It is a great choice for families because it is shareable, easy to load, and comes in a wide range of budget-friendly options,” said Darius Delgado, Vice President and Head of Broadband Business at Globe.

Globe At Home Prepaid WiFi is available in several promo offers packed with freebies depending on the subscriber’s budget.

“In order to sustain the productivity of every member of the family, Globe made sure that affordable HomeWATCH and HomeSURF offers come with a bigger data allocation that is more than sufficient for today’s demands,” Delgado added.

Customers can avail of or order Globe At Home Prepaid WiFi kits via www.shop.globe.com.ph, the nearest Globe store, or through various channels and promos using the Globe At Home, Gcash and Globe One apps.

Globe’s continuous efforts to improve its network performance every year have resulted in more affordable and faster internet services for its broadband customers. 

Since 2016, the prices per gigabyte (GB) of all Globe broadband services such as Globe At Home Prepaid WiFi, wired Globe At Home Postpaid, and Globe at Home Postpaid LTE have gone down by more than 60%.

Along with the decrease in prices is the improvement in average download speeds in the country. 

In December, the country’s average mobile download speed was higher at 22.5 Mbps compared to 18.49 Mbps in November 2020, with an upload speed of 6.03 Mbps and latency of 33 ms according to the Speedtest® Global Index by Ookla®, the global leader in internet testing and analysis.

In terms of fixed broadband, Ookla® data shows that the Philippine average rose to 31.44 Mbps in December from 28.68 Mbps in November 2020*. 

Globe is carrying out a three-pronged strategy for network upgrades and expansion, which includes aggressive cell site builds; upgrading its cell sites to 4G/LTE using many different frequencies; and fast-tracking the fiberization of Filipino homes nationwide.

The company strongly supports the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals, particularly UN SDG No. 9 which highlights the roles of infrastructure and innovation as crucial drivers of economic growth and development. Globe is committed to upholding the 10 United Nations Global Compact principles and 10 UN SDGs.

For more information, visit www.globe.com.ph.

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