Globe Telecom Inc. is planning to install a total of 800 cell sites in the last three months of the year 2020. Their goal is to end the year with network expansion all over the Philippines. With the pandemic still ongoing, people are forced to stay at home. The internet and signal are their only way to connect to other people in the country and outside the country. The Internet is also essential for education.
Globe Telecom Inc. Network Expansion 2020
The technological world is growing every day. People rely on the internet and data on an everyday basis. From home to school, work, government offices, and so on. It has proven to be convincing to everyone. To make things better, Globe Telecom Inc. is expanding its network in the Philippines.
Putting up more cell sites expands our coverage and gives users better data experience,” according to Joel Agustin, Globe Senior Vice President for Program Delivery, Network Technical Group.
We expect mobile signals to improve moving forward especially in challenged areas. As we increase site density, connectivity will be made available and accessible to more communities,” he added.
In Metro Manila and Rizla, Globe intends to build at least 319 cell sites and at least 100 in North Luzon, with Bulacan, Pampanga, and Pangasinan topping the 15 provinces with the most builds. Cavite, on the other hand, tops the 12 provinces in South Luzon which Globe targets for expansion. The rest of Luzon include Albay, Batangas, Camarines Sur, Camarines Norte, Quezon, Laguna, Marinduque, Masbate, Occidental Mindoro, Palawan, and Romblon. The telco will put up 64 towers and small cell sites in the region.
In the Visayas, Globe Telecom Inc. is planning to install a total of 147 cell sites in Cebu. There are also set in Aklan, Antique, Bohol, Capiz, Guimaras, Iloilo, Leyte, Negros Occidental, Siquijor, Samar, and Negros Oriental. The telco will build a total of 190 installations in these provinces. Globe will also put up 166 cell sites in Mindanao with Davao Del Sur getting the most number among the 23 provinces and one city covered by its expansion.