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Globe broadband prices drop 60% in four years

Ayala-led Globe Telecom has seen the price of its fixed and mobile broadband services decline by more than 60% since 2016, among the lowest in Southeast Asia.

From as high as P26 per gigabyte, the Globe At Home postpaid LTE has gone down to P9 per GB or a decrease of 65.38% in the last two years.

Meanwhile, Globe at Home Prepaid WiFi customers are now paying P9 per GB from as high as P23 in 2017, P15 in 2018 and P10 in 2019 or a decrease of 60.87 percent since 2017.

Globe At Home wired customers, on the other hand, now have unlimited data access compared to paying up to P13 per GB in 2016.

“As we widen our footprint for broadband, we likewise make the services more affordable. We have a whole range of broadband offers suited to one’s budget and internet usage,” said Darius Delgado, head of Globe broadband business.

“Investments in the network are done every year to improve internet experience at home. We use the latest technologies such as 4G/LTE and 5G to improve speed and quality of experience. We are also accelerating the deployment of fiber optic cables to provide a seamless experience for multiple internet users inside the home,” he added.

Globe’s Go prepaid promo of P11.25 per GB is more affordable compared to Thailand Indonesia’s P32.76, Singapore’s P35.60 and Thailand’s P190.59.

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