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Globe Telecom site in Dagupan makes residents future ready

Globe Telecom keeps improving its network and upgrading its sites to build a #FirstWorldNetwork, with more sites up in rural areas where connectivity was once dire. Globe Telecom continues building new cell sites to fulfill the telco’s commitment to have 4G LTE nationwide, in areas such as Brgy. Tambac, Dagupan. 

 

Developments like access to the internet are more than crucial to residents in the area. For them, internet connectivity opens the door to more educational opportunities and economic possibilities for their barangay’s youth. 

 

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Globe Telecom upgrades site in Dagupan

 

For parents faced with the challenge of mentoring their children through modules and distance learning, better connectivity supports this daily endeavor. Primalyn Castulo, a resident of Brgy. Tambac shares, “Ang importante maka-aral ‘yung bata, kasi ang uso ngayon ay online [learning] po eh. Mabilis na po [ang internet].” (The child is able to study, since online [learning] is what is being done now.  The internet is faster now.)

 

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“In this new normal, telecommunications or for online learning plays a vital role in delivering the easiest and fastest way of learning to our school children. Without it, the level of education will be a challenge to both teachers and students,” shares Jeanet de Vera, School Director of Sir Melan Learning Center in Calasiao, which specializes in both school-based and teach-from-home set-ups. 

 

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Average download speeds across all mobile providers in the Philippines’ rose to 22.50 Mbps from 18.49 Mbps in November 2020, according to data from Speedtest Global Index. 

 

Globe Telecom regional mobile Consistency Score has also improved from the previous quarter in 16 out of 17 regions, registering increases as high as 10 PPTs (percentage points), with Consistency Scores ranging from 39% and 65% in Q4 2020. Ookla®’s quarterly data shows that Globe’s overall Consistency Score in Q4 2020 improved to 60.82% from Q3’s 56.83%. 

 

Mobile Consistency Score measures the number of incidences (viewed as a percentage) of a provider’s samples equal or exceeds both a download threshold of 5 Mbps and an upload threshold of 1 Mbps.

 

Globe Telecom strongly supports the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals, particularly UN SDG No. 9 which highlights the roles of infrastructure and innovation as crucial drivers of economic growth and development. Globe is committed to upholding the 10 United Nations Global Compact principles and 10 UN SDGs.

 

For more information, visit www.globe.com.ph.

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