Globe customers in Laguna are the latest to enjoy the further improvement of its call. SMS and data services after it modernized its 3G network into 4G LTE in the province.
Aggressive and non-stop ramping of its cell sites and site upgrades have made 25 cities and towns of Laguna fully ready for the new standard of mobile data.
Customers in Alaminos, Bay, Calauan, Cavinti, Famy, Kalayaan, Liliw, Los Banos, Luisiana, Lumban, Mabitac, Magdalena, Majayjay, Nagcarlan, Paete, Pagsanjan, Pakil, Pangil, Pila, Rizal, San Pablo, Santa Cruz, Santa Maria, Siniloan, and Victoria will begin to experience better and wider connectivity within the third week of March 2021.
“We have raised the quality of our service and increased our bandwidth for our customers possible by downgrading another spectrum. For them, however, to enjoy a better mobile experience they need to upgrade their 3G SIMs into 5G-ready 4G LTE SIMs and use 4G LTE capable mobile devices,” said Joel Agustin, SVP of Program Delivery at Globe Telecom.
Globe expects to modernize the rest of the province– to include Sta. Rosa, Calamba, and Cabuyao– by the fourth week of March 2021.
Similar moves to make the most of its remaining assets are also set to be implemented in more parts of Cavite, Cebu, Davao del Norte, and Davao del Sur. Globe is targeting to complete its network migration to 4G LTE in the four provinces within the next two months.
To enjoy all the benefits, advantages, and best value for their hard-earned cash, Globe customers are encouraged to switch to the 5G-ready 4G/LTE SIM now. Shifting to a 5G-ready 4G LTE SIM card is free at all Globe Stores and customers will retain their old number. For security reasons, customers are advised to upgrade their SIM cards at all Globe Stores.
Customers who wish to upgrade their mobile devices can also check all Globe stores to see the affordable and available 5G-ready 4G/LTE capable mobile devices.
Globe’s aggressive and sustained network builds and upgrades are showing enhanced overall customer data experience as the telco emerged as the most improved in mobile average download speed across all technologies to 16.44 Mbps in Q4 2020 from 13.50 Mbps in Q4 2019, a 22% improvement according to Ookla data1
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