Globe’s network consistency score improved nationwide — Ookla

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Globe Telecom’s consistency score nationwide has increased, according to data published by independent analytics firm Ookla.

In its quarterly data, Ookla showed that the Ayala-led telco’s Consistency Score in the Philippines improved to 56.83% in Q3 2020 from 48.56% in Q2 2020. Regional Consistency Score likewise improved across all Philippine regions, registering increases as high as 13.4 PPTs, with scores ranging from 31% and 62% in Q3 2020, including high density and typhoon-prone areas like Central Luzon, Bicol, and Eastern Visayas. The area with the highest consistency score based on “All Technology” is Metro Manila at 61.68%

The recent report underscores the significant improvements in mobile data experience as a result of accelerated cell site builds. The telco’s network infrastructure developments, carried out by expanding its reach through new site builds and network upgrades all over the country, is now being validated by an increase in mobile consistency scores across all regions.

“Filipinos deserve better internet services that deliver consistently, as connectivity has already become a critical need. We are glad that our network improvements are measurable and more importantly, realistically felt by our customers across the country. This is part of our commitment to provide internet access to all Filipinos,” says Gil Genio, Globe’s Chief Technology and Information Officer.

Mobile Consistency Score measures the number of incidences (viewed as a percentage) of a provider’s samples equal or exceeds both a download threshold of 5 Mbps and an upload threshold of 1 Mbps. 

Globe supports the United Nations Sustainable Development Goal No. 9 which highlights the roles of infrastructure and innovation as crucial drivers of economic growth and development. Globe is committed to upholding the 10 United Nations Global Compact principles and 10 UN SDGs.

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