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Globe at Home ties Converge as the best for Netflix in the Philippines (January 2021)

According to the latest Netflix ISP Speed Index, Globe at Home scored 3.2 Mbps in January 2021, a top score in the Philippines.
Globe at Home ties Converge as the best for Netflix in the Philippines (January 2021)
Netflix on Globe's network

The best for Netflix in the Philippines

Netflix said the ISP Speed Index is a measure of prime-time Netflix performance on particular internet service providers (ISPs) around the world.

With this score, Globe tied rival Converge ICT Solution. Except for Converge, Globe topped the 3.0 Mbps score of PLDT and 2.8 Mbps of SKYCable. Royal Cable is the lowest in the country with 2.4 Mbps.

This recognition from Netflix shows our commitment to bring highly reliable internet service to our customers. Apart from providing relevant products and services, we strive to improve our customers’ overall experience on our network, said Darius Delgado, VP, and Head of Broadband Business at Globe.

In 2020, Globe had a banner year for its Home Broadband business. The company posted PHP 26.8 billion revenues, a 23 percent hike YoY from PHP 21.7 billion last 2019. Globe's total broadband subscriber base is now 3.8 million, an 88 percent increase versus 2019.

But Globe shared with team GIZGUIDE that they are not stopping there. Globe intends to roll out an additional 1 million fiber lines this 2021 to further improve its service. Globe also had an unprecedented PHP 70 billion capex this year. 80 percent of that budget will be spent on data networks.

Apart from its Home Broadband business, Globe shared that its aggressive build and network expansion program in 2020 allowed it to post a 

According to the National Telecommunications Commission (NTC), Globe now has a total of 10,395 towers as of December 2020, the most in the Philippines. In 6 months (July to December last year), the telco giant was able to install 786 new towers despite the challenges posed by the pandemic.

Source: Netflix

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