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Globe sweeps recognition in all categories in OpenSignal 5G Global Impact Awards

Further strengthening its status as the pioneer in 5G supremacy in the Philippines, Globe secured all the coveted categories in Opensignal’s 5G Global Impact awards for this year.

5G Global Impact measures the improvement or “uplift” in mobile experience when users connect to 5G compared to 4G technology. The award recognizes the top 30 operators with the greatest improvement in the following categories: Download Speed, Upload Speed, Games Experience, and Video Experience.

In Opensignal’s latest report released this month, Globe leads the Games Experience category as it saw the highest improvement globally with a whopping uplift of 65.2 percent, while the global average stands at just 8.2 percent.

With Video Experience, Globe ranks second globally, with its users reporting a better streaming experience of 32.8 percent with 5G compared to 4G. Meanwhile, the global average for the category is at 8.8 percecnt.

Globe is one of the top 10 operators worldwide for Download Speed as it registered an improvement of 774.4 precent when connected to 5G compared to 4G. The report also stated that users in Globe’s network saw an improvement of 200.7 percent in Upload Speed when connected to 5G compared to 4G.

“The awards are welcome news and show that Globe is on the right track in its 5G roll out strategy in the country. These wins continue to inspire us in providing the best 5G experience for our customers. We will proceed with our expansion plans using our 5G network in areas where they are needed most, even as more customers are slowly adopting this new technology,” said Ernest Cu, President and CEO of Globe.

Opensignal is an independent analytics company recognized across the telecommunications industry as the independent global standard for analyzing consumer mobile experience. It regularly conducts independent research grounded on real-world experiences and scientific analysis. Its industry reports are the definitive guide to understanding the true experience consumers receive on wireless networks.

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