Globe expands VisMin 5G network

Published January 16, 2023, 9:36 AM

by Emmie V. Abadilla

Globe Telecom Inc. expanded its 5G coverage to 237 sites in Visayas and Mindanao by the end of the third quarter 2022, to support economic development and enable residents to access more digital services and opportunities.

Specifically, Globe said it expanded its 5G service in 212 sites in Visayas and 25 in Mindanao to cover Davao City, Cebu, Iloilo City, Zamboanga City, Cagayan de Oro City, Boracay and Bacolod City.

The deployment of 5G will likewise boost the growth of new industries and businesses in the region.

“We believe that the expansion of 5G technology in Visayas and Mindanao is essential for driving economic growth, supporting innovation, and providing access to digital services for residents and businesses in these regions,” said Joel Agustin, Globe Senior Vice President for Network Planning & Engineering.

“It will also help spur further investment and support the emergence of a vibrant and dynamic digital economy,” he noted.

By scaling up the rollout of its 5G network, Globe is taking a major step towards building a more connected and technologically advanced society in the Philippines.

It is driving the adoption of 5G technology and paving the way for the next generation of digital innovation.

5G technology is capable of delivering internet speeds up to 100 times faster than 4G. It also has less lag, making it suitable for video streaming and gaming.