Copper switch off: Globe Telecom to migrate all broadband subscribers to fiber by 2022
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Copper switch off: Globe Telecom to migrate all broadband subscribers to fiber by 2022

Globe Telecom aims to upgrade all copper-based services to the latest fiber technoogy by next year as part of its commitment to provide the PHilippines with first-world internet connectivity.

“By 2022, all of our customers will be able to enjoy fast fiber technology capable of handling the present and future needs of the household. We will continue to guide them for an easy and smooth transition,” said Barbie Dapul, Globe At Home vice president for Marketing.

Globe At Home has been migrating its broadband network to to fiber for free for over a year now . This has resulted in a 250 percent jump in upgraded home broadband customers.

It aims to install at least 1.4 million fiber to the home lines this year.

Globe At Home customers on fiber can enjoy maximum speeds of up to 1Gbps. This means they can enjoy more seamless HD video calls during work meetings or virtual classes, or even lag-free gaming, through faster upload and download speeds.

The company has a capital spending program of P76 billion this year, higher than the P50 billion spent last year.

 

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