MANILA — Globe Telecom on Monday announced that it has practically completed the last month rollout of the HSPA+ (high-speed packet access) technology equipping its network with 100 percent 4G coverage.
In a statement, Globe said that this new development will significantly help provide its customers with faster and more reliable wireless internet connectivity.
Globe President & CEO Ernest Cu said that the extended Globe 4G HSPA+ network allows the company’s to better serve high data usage of customers amid proliferation of bandwidth-intensive applications and growing preference for smartphones and other mobile devices.
The Globe 4G HSPA+ network greatly enhances customers’ digital lifestyle as technological innovations constantly change the way people live and communicate, Cu said.
He further noted that more people are more drawn into living the digital lifestyle and what they download, explore, and share online define their identity and lifestyle as digital citizens.
Cu also stressed that the technology would help underpin economic growth in the country as the technology enables Globe to provide the required capacity and performance for the rapidly growing data consumption of business enterprises.
He said that it is Globe’s pervasive 4G HSPA+ technology most relevant to businesses that are looking for ways to enhance productivity and lower costs by adapting newer technologies that require fast and reliable data connectivity.
Globe became the first mobile operator in the country to fully equip its network with the 3G technology in June.
The rollout of both 3G and 4G HSPA+ infrastructure for the entire Globe network forms part of the company’s transformation efforts.
At present, the telco continues to upgrade its facilities in line with its thrust of future-proofing its network as technologies continue to evolve at a much faster rate.