GLOBE Telecom, Inc. announced on Thursday that it is working with Telus Corp. in Canada and AT&T, Inc. in the United States to roll out fifth-generation (5G) roaming services this month.
“The company’s venture to secure North American locations proved successful as they will officially launch the 5G roaming service through Canada-based Telus on June 15 and USA-based AT&T on June 17,” Globe said in an e-mailed statement.
Globe also announced it partnership with Vodafone Group plc, a telecommunications company in Europe.
“Globe roamers in Hungary, Germany, Ireland and Netherlands will get enhanced 5G connectivity experience by July 2021,” the Philippine telco said.
Globe’s 5G roaming is currently available in Finland, Denmark, Sweden, Norway and Estonia through Telia Company; Italy through Telecom Italia; and Hungary, Germany, Ireland, and the Netherlands through Vodafone.
“We will fulfill our commitment to continuously innovate with a purpose so our customers will be prepared to roam the world with 5G technology at their fingertips,” said Coco Domingo, Globe vice-president for Postpaid and International.
Globe’s 5G roaming is also available in Kuwait and Qatar through Ooredoo; Saudi Arabia through STC; Taiwan through Taiwan Mobile; Thailand through AIS Thailand; United Arab Emirates through Du and Etisalat; Hong Kong through CSL; South Korea through SK Telecom; Singapore through Singtel; Turkey through Turkcell; and Oman through Omantel. — Arjay L. Balinbin