This rollout, the first phase of which utilizes the global standard HSPA+ or Evolved High-Speed Packet Access. It means that the theoretical download speeds can reach up to 21 mbps with upgradeability for 84Mbps. In Globe HSPA+ network, subscribers are expected to enjoy browsing at an average speed of 4-6 Mbps with even faster peak speeds. Other 4G technologies include LTE or Long term evolution and WiMax. Last November 2010, Globe completed field trials of 3GPP LTE together with the SingTel Group and NEC Corporation.
Globe has already made 4G available in over 1,500 sites in nearly 60 provinces across the Philippines, which covers 365 cities, including Manila, Caloocan, Cainta, Antipolo, Taytay, Plaridel, Cabanatuan, Dasmarinas, Bacoor, Imus, Tanza, Calamba, Batangas City, Cebu City, Cagayan De Oro, and Zamboanga.