Globe Partnership with Lotus F1 Team

Lotus F1 Team (Photo Credit: Lotus F1 Team Instagram)
Lotus F1 Team (Photo Credit: Lotus F1 Team Instagram)

Globe Telecom teamed up with Formula One racing team Lotus F1 Team to bring to life its new and modern network, which has recently rolled-out 100% 3G coverage nationwide, including full 4G HSPA+ footprint by end of third quarter this year,  providing  subscribers  a  faster  mobile  browsing  experience  in  the  age  of smartphone revolution.

With the partnership, Globe becomes the exclusive business partner of the Lotus  F1  team  in  the  country  and  telecommunication  partner  of  3, the first Formula One racer to have placed the Philippines on the F1 radar.

Stockinger’s impressive track performance, particularly his first place finish at the Monaco leg of Grand Prix 3 Series in 2012, earned him a spot in the Lotus F1Junior Team. He and six other promising drivers joined the Junior Team in February2013 to undergo rigorous training that will boost their wellness and performance ontheir journey to competing in Formula One races. Currently, Stockinger is competingin the Renault World Series, a major step towards qualifying for F1 events.

MarlonStockinger of Lotus F1 Team. (Photo Credit to:
Marlon Stockinger of Lotus F1 Team. (Photo Credit to:

To celebrate the partnership, Stockinger will fly to Manila on August 30, 2014 to lead the Globe Speed Day at the Bonifacio Global City (BGC) in Taguig. The event will feature Stockinger showing off his track skills driving his Lotus-Gravity Charouz Formula Renault 3.5 race car around BGC. It is also set to be packed with thrill and excitement  as  Lotus  F1  simulators,  booths,  freebies,  and  games  in  partner-establishments around BGC await racing aficionados.

We are excited to mark another milestone in Globe as we unveil our now 100% 3G-powered  network  and  soon  100%  4G  HSPA+  network  to  provide  our customers the fastest and most seamless browsing experience nationwide. In linewith this, we are bringing together one of the world’s fastest sports headlined bythe one of the fastest-driving young drivers in the world, happening at the country’sfastest-developing business hub powered by the nation’s fastest and most modern network,” said Globe Telecom Chief Operating Advisor Peter Bithos. Globe Telecom is the first telecommunications company in the Philippines to achieve 100% 3G coverage for its entire network, providing its customers with high-speed wireless internet for faster data interchange on their  mobile devices.

Globe also  expects  to  fully  equip  its  network  with  the  more  advanced  4G infrastructure with the HSPA+ technology by end of  the third  quarter  this  year,allowing customers to enjoy faster data connectivity even as they use bandwidth-intensive multimedia data applications such as video and photography.


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