Globe GoWiFi seals a landmark partnership with the local government of Makati City to provide Free WiFi at Makati City Hall, University of Makati and 27 barangay health centers. The recent partnership signing was led by Globe President & CEO Ernest L. Cu (left) and Makati City Mayor Abigail Binay (right), in line with the city’s efforts in becoming the model digital city in the Philippines.
Globe acknowledged Makati City as way ahead of its counterparts when it comes to adopting digital technologies and solutions. This is due to the city government’s early adoption techniques and strong cooperation with the company’s building of much needed telecommunications infrastructure.
Globe President and CEO Ernest Cu revealed that the digital-first mindset policy of Makati City being implemented by Mayor Abby Binay has paved the way for the company to improve the connectivity to increase the digital adoption in the city.
Globe will provide fast and free WiFi access via GoWiFi to 27 barangay health centers, inside the Makati City Hall and University of Makati as part of the memorandum of agreement between Globe and Makati City government. “Globe Prepaid & TM customers in Makati can enjoy 1GB of free GoWiFi for every registration of GoSAKTO, GoSURF & EasySURF worth P50 and above that they can use in any GoWiFi hotspot in the city,” Cu said.
Globe will install antennas on poles owned by the city government to improve mobile signal in more than 100 strategic sites wherein the processing of permits will be fast tracked based on the Public Private Partnership agreement approved by the city council.
Globe is also in talks with the city government to address the health access concerns of the residents through KonsultaMD which offers 24/7 access to licensed Filipino doctors who are trained, experienced and ready to provide with high-quality health and medical information anytime, anywhere.
GoWiFi is the country’s largest WiFi service in the country that aims to provide customers better WiFi experience with speeds of up to 100Mbps depending on the location–available to all users regardless of network.
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