GoWiFi expands coverage to over 2,000 sites nationwide 


GoWiFi expands coverage to over 2,000 sites nationwide 

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In support of national development by providing access to user-friendly and cost-effective internet connectivity to more Filipinos, Globe Telecom announced the expansion of its GoWiFi services to more sites around the country.

As of March 2019, GoWiFi is now accessible in 2,000 sites nationwide, up by 500 sites from the previous year. This translates to 20,000 access points from 15,000 in 2018, and to about 18 million sessions per month.

Among the expansion areas that will be covered by GoWiFi within the year range from health and educational institutions to some of the biggest retail establishments. These include the ff:

CLINICS/HOSPITALS

  • VRP Medical Center along EDSA in Mandaluyong City
  • Qualimed (select branches)
  • Healthserve in Los Baños, Laguna

COLLEGES/UNIVERSITIES:

  • Emilio Aguinaldo College
  • St. Paul University
  • Cebu Doctors University

MALLS/SUPERMARKETS/CONVENIENCE STORES:

  • Araneta Center in Cubao
  • All branches of Robinsons Supermarket
  • Robinsons Department Store (select branches)
  • Puregold (select branches)
  • Shopwise (select branches)

Part of the existing areas already covered by GoWiFi are Ayala Malls, Megaworld Malls, SM Supermalls, Robinsons Malls, Ortigas and Co., and Starbucks. GoWiFi services are also available at major transport points such as the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA), Metro Rail Transit (MRT) and Light Rail Transit (LRT) stations.

Currently, GoWiFi users can choose between GoWiFi ( free service) and GoWiFi Auto (paid service). These two services are available to all users with any WiFi-enabled device (smartphones, tablets and laptops) and select international numbers regardless of network service provider and even international numbers. By subscribing to GoWiFi, users get to enjoy connection speeds as high as 100Mbps depending on location.

To connect to GoWiFi, just open the device’s WiFi settings, connect to the SSID “@FreeGoWiFi” or <partner’s name>_FreeGoWiFi, register and wait for the SMS verification code, then simply choose from the WiFi offers and start surfing.

You can also extend your browsing time beyond the free allocation provided by GoWiFi by subscribing to GoWiFi Auto. Just click on a @GoWiFi_Auto hotspot and enter your mobile number. You will then receive an SMS containing a code in order to verify your identity, input the code and click “GO” and then select the WiFi package depending on your mobile network, confirm the GoWiFi Auto package purchase, and you’re ready to browse the internet.

For more details, visit https://www.globe.com.ph/gowifi.html.

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