Sign up | Log in



Home  >>  Daily News  >>  Philippines News  >>  Telecom  >>  Philippines: Globe aims for 1.3 million broadband subscribers in 2010

1 March 2010

Philippines: Globe aims for 1.3 million broadband subscribers in 2010

Related Stories

February 28, 2010
Philippine telecom firm expands local fiber optic capacity

February 17, 2010
Philippines Elections: Globe, PLDT backing out as data centers

January 11, 2010
Philippines to require mandatory registration of sim cards

Globe Telecom Inc. expects broadband subscribers in its network rising to 1.3 million at the end of this year, reported the Business Mirror.

The joint venture between Ayala Corp. and SingTel said the competitive market environment and decreasing prices of personal computers and laptops will influence the performance of the country’s strong broadband market.

The total broadband market in the country is expected to reach about 4 to 5 million broadband users by the end of 2010. Globe estimates there are about 2.5 million broadband users as of 2009.

“The bulk of the subscriber growth will be coming from the nomadic, lower ARPU (average revenue per user) and prepaid segments,” said the cellular firm in a statement.

At end-2009, Globe broadband subscribers reached over 715,000—more than three times that of 2008, which is about 230,000 subscribers. The cellular firm continues to see broadband as a growth area for the telecommunications industry.


Comment on this Article. Send them to
Letters that do not contain full contact information cannot be published.
Letters become the property of AseanAffairs and may be republished in any format.
They typically run 150 words or less and may be edited
submit your comment in the box below 





1.  Verifier

1. Verifier

For security purposes, we ask that you enter the security code that is shown in the graphic. Please enter the code exactly as it is shown in the graphic.
Your Code
Enter Code

Home | About Us | Contact Us | Special Feature | Features | News | Magazine | Events | TV | Press Release | Advertise With us

| Terms of Use | Site Map | Privacy Policy  | DISCLAIMER |

Version 5.0
Copyright © 2006-2017 TIME INTERNATIONAL MANAGEMENT ENTERPRISES CO., LTD. All rights reserved.
Bangkok, Thailand