Globe Telecom Uncovers Major Cause of Signal Interference in Makati

Globe Telecom has uncovered another cause of cellular signal interference in Makati that adversely affects its services in the areas of Guadalupe all the way to Magallanes including the stretch of EDSA along these two areas.

Following months of monitoring by the company’s technical team, it was discovered that another source of interference, aside from illegal repeaters, are high-intensity radio frequency identification (RFID) system that have been sold to residential villages intended for security purposes.

Photo shows a radio frequency identification (RFID) system installed in one of the posh subdivisions in Makati, used to monitor vehicles entering or leaving village premises, that causes signal interference for subscribers of Globe Telecom in the area.

RFID is a wireless non-contact use of radio-frequency electromagnetic fields to transfer data, for the purposes of automatically identifying and tracking tags attached to objects. The tags contain electronically stored information.

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