Globe fires up first 700MHz cell site in Quezon City
A week after the big Globe-PLDT acquisition of San Miguel’s precious low-frequency high-value 700MHz, Globe has just tested the broadcast through the said frequency.
Photo from Globe ICON
Through their Globe ICON Facebook page, the telco has announced that they just turned the keys on for the first cell site in Diliman, Quezon City. Using 700MHz supported devices, initial tests showed around 30 to 100Mbps internet speed. This is about 3x faster than our usual mobile internet speeds when in a good day.
As stated in the post, this is just the first of many areas where Globe will send out faster LTE speeds through the 700MHz band. The question now is, what’s the actual speed when more users started utilizing the new network?