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Globe activates more cell sites in QC with 700MHz coverage




A couple of weeks after it activated its first 700MHz cell site, Globe Telecom has announced that it has activated ten more cell sites in Quezon City using the 700MHz spectrum in an effort to further improve mobile internet experience for its customers.

According to Joel Agustin, Globe Senior Vice President for Program Governance, Network Technical Group, the cell sites equipped with the 700 MHz are located in Quezon City and covers key locations such as Horseshoe Village, New Manila, Tomas Morato, G. Araneta Ave., Talayan Village, North Ave., Project 6, Mindanao Ave., Philam Subdivision, Trinoma and SM City, Culiat, New Era, Commonwealth Ave, Tandang Sora, Tierra Pura, Barangay Holy Spirit, BF Quezon City, Mapayapa, Don Antonio, C.P. Garcia, Katipunan Avenue also covering Ateneo, Miriam, and Loyola Heights.


 

Globe is also planning to fire up its initial batch of around 200 cell sites in the next few months.

“We will continue to build more 700 MHz in Quezon City to further enhance our customers’ mobile internet experience. So far, the 700 MHz layer already account for about 20% of total LTE users in these locations and around 15% of total traffic volume. As we continue to expand our LTE 700 MHz coverage presence, we encourage customers to use LTE 700 MHz capable smartphone devices to obtain enhanced digital customer experience,” Agustin said.



This article was written by Louie Diangson, Managing Editor of YugaTech. You can follow him at @John_Louie.

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3 Responses

  1. Bitter me says:

    Bakit lagi sa QC ang priority in terms of opening the 700mhz cell site? Without the 700mhz site, QC is already doing good in terms of internet speed. Sana naman maging priority ang coverage sa Pasay or Manila area.

  2. Nicko Taasan says:

    Mae-excite na sana ako kaso naalala kong di pala compatible device ko. BTW, which specific band/s gamit nila? Marami kasing bands at sub-bands ang 700MHz unlike others.

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