Globe users consumed 600 PB of mobile data in 2017
Globe has announced that its mobile data traffic in 2017 amounted to 600 petabytes (PB), based on recent disclosures filed at the PSE and SEC.
Globe says that its mobile data traffic surged 66% from 361 PB registered in 2016 to 600 PB in 2017, more than the competition that registered 275 PB.
The company also announced that at the end of 2017, Globe had a total of 10,300 LTE base stations compared with the competition’s 8,700 base stations, following the company’s deployment of LTE sites using the 700 megahertz (MHz), 1800 MHz, and 2600 MHz band.
“Our LTE mobile data service is getting more pervasive, thus giving our customers a better quality of experience. With more reliable and faster mobile internet, our customers will truly enjoy their digital lifestyle. We intend to continue investing on LTE to meet the demands of our customers for streaming and always-on digital services,” Globe President & CEO Ernest Cu said.