Globe expands 5G roaming services in USA and Canada
Globe has announced its partnership with USA-based AT&T and Canada-based Telus for its Globe 5G roaming services.
According to Globe, this partnership with AT&T and Telus will provide service to Globe 5G roaming customers in around 14,000 US towns and cities and at least 5 major cities in Canada. They also announced that they had launched 5G with additional roaming partners in South Korea with KT Corp as of May 14, Mobily of Saudi Arabia as of May 20, Italy’s Telecom Italia by June 3, and China’s China Unicom by June 10.
“With our continuous 5G roaming expansion, we want to empower our customers with essential connectivity that’s instant and seamless. While a lot of travel experiences and work opportunities have been put on hold by the health crisis, Globe is there to bridge connections, sustain productivity and help them cope with the demands of this new normal,” said Coco Domingo, Globe Vice President for Postpaid and International.
With the addition of these new roaming locations and partners, this brings up Globe’s 5G roaming globally available for outbound customers in 16 countries and 14 roaming partners: Kuwait and Qatar through Ooredoo; Saudia Arabia through STC and Mobily, Taiwan through Taiwan Mobile; Thailand through AIS Thailand; United Arab Emirates through Du and Etisalat; Hong Kong through CSL; South Korea through SK Telecom and KT Corp; Singapore through Singtel; Turkey through Turkcell; Oman through Omantel, and Finland, Denmark, Sweden, Norway, and Estonia via the Telia Company.
With Globe’s Roam Surf 399, Postpaid customers can get all-day surfing while Prepaid customers receive 1GB of data for 24 hours. To take advantage of 5G, Globe users can activate this promo abroad with their 5G-enabled devices within the range of Globe’s 5G partner locations.
Globe’s partnerships with international telcos also cover inbound roaming and assures visiting foreigners from the following countries and subscribed to the following network’s 5G coverage as long as they have 5G-enabled mobile devices in the Philippines: Thailand through AIS Thailand; Hong Kong through CSL; Kuwait and Qatar through Ooredoo; Singapore through Singtel; Taiwan through Taiwan Mobile; South Korea through SKT and KT Corp; Saudi Arabia through STC and Mobily; Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Lithuania, Sweden and Norway through Telia Company; and Portugal through Optimus.
According to Globe, they aim to provide Filipinos with 5G technology in order to achieve the widest 5G coverage worldwide. For more information on Globe’s Roam Surf 399 and 5G roaming, click here.