|GLOBE 4G network capable areas in NCR, Luzon, Visayas and Mindanao.|
As Pinoy consumers turns to 3G Android smartphones/tablets and global and local mobile brand unveiling 4G/LTE capable smartphones, sometimes we are confused what 2G, 3G, 4G/LTE means.
"G" stands for "Generation" of wireless telephone technology.
0G - Mobile Radio telephone
1G - First generation, introduced in 1980's and uses analog networks
2G - Second generation, launched in 1991, uses digital networks and enabled the used of SMS, picture messages and MMS.
3G - Third generation, enabled the use of wireless voice telephony, mobile internet, video calls and mobile TV with speed of at least 200 kbps. Globe 3G offers internet speed up to 384 kbps.
3.5G - upgraded 3G that support up to 21 Mbps speed.
4G/LTE - Fourth generation/Long Term Evolution, Globe LTE supports up to 42 Mbps speed.
If your wondering and asking if your area is covered with GLOBE 4G technology on NCR, Luzon, Visayas and Mindanao, you can check it with Globe 4G spotter.
List of GLOBE LTE Covered Areas for 2014
Makati City, Quezon City, Pasig City,
Taguig City, Manila,
San Juan, Las Pińas,
Metro Cebu, Metro Davao,
Bohol , Batangas,
Negros Occidental, La Union,
Rizal, Aklan, Laguna,
Bulacan, Nueva Ecija,
Nueva Vizcaya, Cavite,
Cagayan, Pangasinan, Ilocos,
Quirino, Tarlac and Boracay
Differences between GLOBE 3G, HSDPA, HSPA+, 3.5G, 4G LTE and WiMax
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