Affordable internet access now available in Gensan, Koronadal with KonekTayo WiFi

Residents of General Santos City (GenSan) and Koronadal City can now avail of more affordable internet access through Globe Telecom, Inc.’s (Globe) KonekTayo WiFi.

To avail of the service, users need to connect to the KonekTayo WiFi Hotspot, and purchase a package.

KonekTayo WiFi is part of Globe’s continuous efforts to make the internet accessible to Filipinos especially during this time, Globe SVP for Corporate Communications Yoly Crisanto said in a news release.

By partnering with communities, Globe is able to provide equal opportunities and affordable connectivity services for online learning, small online businesses, work-from-home, and critical communication needs.

Crisanto said this has been well underway this year and is targeted to reach more communities in 2021.

“As ICTs and connectivity have become essential in community building and progression, this partnership with Globe Telecom and KonekTayo WiFi enables us to break down barriers and open a new world of opportunities for our constituents here in General Santos,” GenSan Mayor Ronnel Rivera said.

(L to R) Koronadal City Administrator Atty. Rene Jumilla, Wowie Beltran- Globe – Office of the Strategy Management, Solomon “Jun” C. Juada, Jr. – Globe – Cluster Sales Head, FSO Mindanao, City Mayor Atty. Eliordo “Bebot” Ogena and City Legal Officer Atty. Christy Joy Sollesta (CONTRIBUTED PHOTO)

Koronadal City Mayor Eliordo U. Ogena said “With KonekTayo WiFi’s affordable internet service and high-speed networks, there is now accessible, direct and reliable access to education, health and livelihood for our communities in Koronadal City. We are grateful to Globe for making this happen.”

“We are pleased to come up with innovations like the KonekTayo WiFi that empowers students and communities in areas that need connectivity most. We thank our partner LGUs for allowing us to provide this essential service that is vital for education, work and livelihood,” Globe President and CEO Ernest Cu said.

With the new partnership, Globe will power the following areas with its KonekTayo WiFi services:

General Santos City
• Barangay Calumpang
• Barangay Lagao
• Barangay Bula
• Barangay Labangal
• Barangay City Heights
• Barangay Mabuhay
• Barangay San Isidro

Koronadal City
• Gen. Paulino Santos
• Barangay San Isidro
• Barangay Zone 3
• Barangay Zone 4

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