Globe undertakes P60-B network expansion

Published July 11, 2020, 10:00 PM

by Emmie V. Abadilla

Globe Telecom Inc. is expanding  its network to the tune of over P60 billion with simultaneous cell site builds nationwide, the telco this week announced.

Starting this month until the end of the third quarter of 2020, the telco is putting up cell sites in Aklan, Albay, Batangas, Bohol, Bulacan, Cebu, Davao del Sur, Iloilo, Laguna, Metro Manila, Maguindanao, Negros Occidental, Pampanga, Pangasinan, Quezon, Zamboanga, Sulu, Capiz, Nueva Ecija, Nueva Vizcaya, Tarlac, Palawan, North Cotabato, Leyte, Bukidnon, Benguet and Zambales.

Customers will be informed in advance where the cell sites will be installed should there be any minimal disruptions, Globe announced.

“We heed the call of our customers for more connectivity that’s why we continue to expand our coverage and capacity even during a pandemic,” according to Joel Agustin, Globe SVP for Program Development-Network Technical Group.

“The new cell sites will further improve  our services not only in major cities but also in rural areas. Upon completion, these  will help improve overall network experience,” he added. Despite the challenges brought by the COVID-19 pandemic, Globe continues its aggressive  network expansion  programs for the rest of the year to support the increasing demand for data services.