Globe has achieved marked improvement in mobile data download and upload speeds in 127 areas across the Philippines in the second quarter of 2023 compared to the previous quarter. These include remote areas in the country, bringing better data browsing experience and digital inclusion to more customers.

This achievement affirms the company’s commitment to delivering superior connectivity, opening new opportunities for growth and development across the archipelago.
Independent validation from Ookla® of Speedtest Intelligence® data has confirmed these results, underlining the digital solutions platform’s commitment to transparency and data-driven performance.

“As we’ve seen a consistent rise in demand for mobile data, especially in the last few years, we have been constantly improving our network to bring better experience to our customers. We are encouraged by these results, which prove that our efforts are paying off and our customers in far-flung areas are enjoying Globe’s #1stWorldNetwork,” said Darius Delgado, Head of Globe’s Consumer Mobile Business.

The most impressive 717.32% surge in upload speed was recorded in Clarin, Bohol. Meanwhile, Barira, Maguindanao demonstrated the highest boost in download speed with a 273.13% increase.

Clarin and Barira appeared in Globe’s top download and upload speed lists. They were joined by Taytay, Palawan; Claveria, Cagayan; San Agustin, Surigao del Sur; and Calubian, Leyte.

Significant improvements were noted, particularly in remote provinces of Luzon, Visayas, and Mindanao. These 22 locations reported the highest improvement in download speeds:Barira, Maguindanao – 273.13%;Indanan, Sulu – 185.22%;Taytay, Palawan – 177.42%;Toboso, Negros Occidental – 168.78%;Tubay, Agusan Del Norte – 143.23%;Lasam, Cagayan – 131.83%; Cabarroguis, Quirino – 131.63;Sarangani, Davao del Sur – 129.98%;Claveria;Cagayan – 128.79%;Pamplona, Negros Oriental – 113.11%;Clarin, Bohol – 110.94%; Sergio Osmena, Zamboanga del Norte – 105.42%;San Agustin, Surigao del – 103.46%;Cordon, Isabela – 97.59%;Numancia, Aklan – 93.18%;San Jose, Northern Samar – 90.61%;Cuyapo, Nueva Ecija – 72.88%;Pikit, Cotabato – 71.12%; Morong, Rizal – 66.52%;Calubian, Leyte – 56.74%;Baganga, Davao Oriental – 51.71%; and Tumauini, Isabela – 50.01%

These 28 locations, meanwhile, recorded better upload speeds: Clarin, Bohol -717.32%;Barira, Maguindanao – 258.2%;Tungawan, Zamboanga Sibugay – 236.07%;Claveria, Cagayan – 175.8%; San Fernando, Bukidnon -161.85%;Taytay, Palawan – 136.76%;San Agustin, Surigao; del Sur – 114.97%;Datu Paglas, Maguindanao – 100.83%; cabadbaran City, Agusan Del Norte ,100.41%; Sogod, Southern Leyte -98.09%;Cordon, Isabela – 94.05%;San Mariano, Isabela – 88.19%;Pinamungahan, Cebu – 87.63%; Cabarroguis, Quirino – 85.49%;Norzagaray, Bulacan – 83.64%;Roxas, Oriental Mindoro – 83.38%; Maimbung, Sulu – 81.50%;Calubian, Leyte – 72.21%; Marawi City, Lanao Del Sur – 71.59%;Tobozo, Negros Occidental – 68.67%;Ubay, Bohol – 68.00%;Tabuelan, Cebu – 66.08%;Manaoag, Pangasinan – 65.69%;San Jose, Northern Samar – 61.95%;Danao City, Cebu – 60.85%;Guimba, Nueva Ecija – 56.16%;Itogon, Benguet – 51.44%; and Tantangan, South Cotabato – 50.41%.

Globe’s efforts align with its mission to provide seamless, inclusive connectivity and life-enabling digital solutions to every Filipino, ensuring that the Philippines stays at the forefront of the digital transformation. (PR)