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Globe WiMax Goes Prepaid

Globe Broadband's WiMax 4G service is now available in Prepaid for P60 per day of unlimited surfing with speeds of upto 3Mbps. No documents needed, all you need is to purchase a WiMax modem to access Globe's WiMax network.


Whats new with Globe Wimax?
• PREPAID: Globe Wimax Prepaid 4G is the only Prepaid internet for the home. All other wireless prepaid internet services are for mobile or outdoor use.
• FAST: It is super fast at 3Mbps
• No network congestion
Do I need to submit anything to avail of Globe Wimax Prepaid 4G?
• No, need to submit any documents.
• Just pay P2,900 for the Globe Prepaid WiMAX kit.
What's do I need in order to start surfing?
• You will need at least P60 to be able to avail of the 1-day unlimited surfing.
• You will be given a virtual number just like a prepaid mobile number. This is stickered on the box.
• You can load your device through the following using this virtual number:
• Globe Load retailer or Autoload Max
• Share-A-Load
• ATMs
• GCASH
How does the 1-day unlimited surfing work?
• The 24-hour period starts after you click "Start" in the User Portal. Note that you will only be able to click Start if your unit has at least P60.
Can I load an amount that is worth more than the value of 1-day unlimited surfing, e.g. more than P60.
• Yes, you can. When the first day pass ends, you will have to press "Start" to begin the next day pass.
How do I reload my Globe Wimax Prepaid 4G Kit?
• Globe Load retailer or Autoload Max
• Share-A-Load
• ATMs
• GCASH
Can I use my Globe WiMAX-4G in other places?
• Yes, it is portable. You can use it in other places where Globe WiMAX is present.
I am a current Globe WiMAX Postpaid or Globe DSL subscriber. Can I shift to prepaid?
• Yes, if your contract period has lapsed.
There are 2 types of Wimax modems available, the small and big one, which one is best for me?
• The type of modem you should get depends on your location.
• After checking the coverage maps, if your area is more than 800 meters away from the Wimax cellsite, you should get the bigger modem. If you are less than 800 meters away from the Wimax cellsite, you can get the smaller modem.
How much does the big and small modem cost?
• Small Modem (Model: UH235): P2,900
• Big Modem (Model: BM622): P4,500
What if I am not happy with my Globe Wimax Prepaid 4G kit, can I return it?
• If you are not happy with your Globe Wimax Prepaid Kit, you can return it within 7 days from the date of purchase.
• Requirements:
• Kit must be complete and in good condition
• Official Receipt

"We challenge anyone with a competitive wireless subscription to try out our WiMax-backed plans. We are so confident with our service that we challenge you to try out our connection, risk-free. Should you be unhappy with the connection within one month from installation, we'll give you your money-back, no questions asked", said Menchi Orlina, head of Globe's consumer broadband business group, during the launch of Globe WiMax about a year ago. I wonder if this also applies to subscribers now availing the prepaid modems.

Globe WiMax Prepaid uses the Green Packet UH "Shuttle" modem. It's a WiMax USB modem with fixed and nomadic capability. It’s the world’s first high gain USB modem supporting both fixed and nomadic WiMAX. UH ‘Shuttle’ also has Dual Omni antenna (1Tx,2Rx) with 5dBi Antenna Gain which boasts up to 30Mbps throughput.

The rate of P60/day is more expensive compared to the current P50/day unlimited offerings of the 3G/HSDPA networks of Smart, Sun and Globe. Modem is also expensive at P2900 compared to the P1500+ USB modems of the other 3G networks.

Globe's WiMAX network is considered the first and biggest 2.5Ghz WiMAX 802.16e broadband network in South East Asia.


Disclosure: Author is a forum administrator of myGlobe, a website of Globe Telecom.
Globe WiMax Goes Prepaid Reviewed by Jepoy on 8/14/2010 01:57:00 AM Rating: 5

3 comments:

  1. bat sabi sa yugatech 512kbps lang daw? ano po ba talaga

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  2. good for 1pc only lng ba ito or pwdy sa multi-users?

    ReplyDelete
  3. eto po ba ung kelangan pra mka konek ung ibang user, for example sa pc ko?

    ReplyDelete

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