Race to the Gigabit: PLDT Fiber vs. Globe Fiber Compared
With PLDt and Globe finally announcing the availability of fiber internet up to 1Gbps, it will only be a matter of time that more and more locations will be covered by the fiber roll-out.
Globe Platinum offers between 50Mbps to 1Gbps while PLDT Fiber has a Lite version at 8Mbps then starts fiber at 20Mbps right up to 1Gbps. Globe has already announced that the 1Gbps line costs Php9,499 a month while PLDT has not yet made any confirmation (Our source says it’s also around Php10,000).
PLDT offers free access to Cignal, iFlix and Fox content while Globe offers free Spotify, NBA and access to Hooq.
At the moment, Globe’s fiber plans are much more affordable compared to PLDT with the 50Mbps only at Php2,499 compared to PLDT’s Php5,800 for the same speed. PLDT’s 200Mbps is currently at Php20,000 but Globe is offering the same 200Mbps for only Php4,499.
Currently, only around 80 villages and condominiums have the fiber line (see full list here).