Globe Telecom extends free Wi-Fi service to 500 locations

29 Sep 2016

The Philippines’ second largest communications company Globe Telecom says its free national Wi-Fi network, branded ‘GoWifi’, is now live in 500 areas across the country, offering internet connectivity at speeds of up to 100Mbps. The key focus of the rollout is covering high transit areas such as airports, bus terminals, Manila metro rail stations (13 out of 16 MRT stations are already served), Ayala Malls, Starbucks chains and other convenience stores.

Commenting on the deployments, chief commercial officer of Globe, Albert de Larrazabal, said: ‘This year, the Globe GoWifi rollout project will be having two separate phases; first phase has a target of 478 total sites, which we have surpassed already nationwide, and by year end to have a total of 1,000 sites including, but not limited to, areas such as NCR namely in QC, Manila and the LGUs, Davao, Cebu, Bulacan, Cavite, Cagayan Valley, Cagayan De Oro, Nueva Vizcaya, Dumaguete, Zamboanga and … Boracay.’

Philippines, Globe Telecom (incl. Innove)