A post on the GlobeICON facebook page shows a staggering 100.32 MBPS Download speed via Speedtest.net. The 4G trailblazing speed is a result of Globe Telecom’s newest 700MHz spectrum acquired after a deal with San Miguel Corporation’s telecommunication business including prized radio frequencies.
Shape up or face foreign competition.”You improve on the service or i will open the Philippine for competition.” Those are the strong message of the President elect Rodrigo Duterte on his May 22, 2016 interview. Well this be the answer for the call for faster internet connection?
In Asia, the Philippines lags behind Vietnam which ranks us 3rd to the last (one of the slowest) on an survey done by AKAMAI on the first quarter of 2015.
Globe’s statement shows supports for the call for faster internet in the country. “In fact, Globe is at the forefront of building the much needed infrastructure nationwide to make Internet services easily accessible either through mobile or wireline. This is supported by heavy investments over the years to make sure the Philippines is at par with other countries in terms of technology use.”
Globe and PLDT acquired SMC’s 700MHz Frequency last May 30,2016 on a 50-50 split share. Well the Philippines experience a better internet speed at a lower cost now?