Team Up: League of Legends 101
Get the lowdown on LOL with FREE INTERNET from Globe at Home Prepaid WiFi!
It is an understatement to say that League of Legends (LOL) is popular—over time, it has grown into the symbol of mobile gaming of today’s generation. The game may be pretty daunting for a newbie but have no fear, we’ll walk you through the basics of what LOL is, and how to build a winning team.
What is LOL?
League of Legends is a free multi-player online (MMO) battle arena computer game available for PC. The game is set on the Summoner’s Rift, where teams have their own base that they must guard while attacking the opponent. The two teams are identified by their colors: the Blue team whose base is on the lower left and the Red team whose base is on the upper right.
Each team has turrets in each of their three lanes that will deal damage to any enemy within its range, and protects a central structure called the Nexus. After a team destroys the enemy turrets on the map, the enemy’s Nexus may then be destroyed to achieve victory.
As a player (or summoner as what LOL players are called), you get to choose one from among hundreds of champions, each with unique strengths and abilities. Each champion has at least five abilities (one passive, three main and one ultimate ability) that can grow stronger through experience, or purchasing items and gold. LoL pairs you with live teammates, so devoting time and being present for the duration of the game is a must.
The road to becoming an LOL gamer
- Build the team
As a new player, you have to accept that there is no way to instantly create the perfect team. It is best to look for players who play with synergy—people who work and communicate with each other to emerge victorious.
- Choose your role
Are you the type of player willing to set the pace of the game? You’re a true born jungler! Or perhaps you are the type who likes working on the sidelines? Then the support role is the way to go! Start setting your roles with your teammates, work on your team synergy and you’re sure to be on your way to victory!
- Master the game
The key to any successful professional esports career is to fully master the game. Find time to practice more with your team, experiment with various item builds and try out new champion compositions as well as strategies no matter how wild and seemingly unorthodox they may seem. Remember, the best LoL teams came on top because they did something no other team has ever thought before!
- Shotcalling and Leadership
Shot callers are not a necessity in the team; however, their presence is valuable. This player tells the rest of the team where to go and what to do, asserting leadership and strategy. Deciding who the leader would be in-game is a definite must.
The hierarchy in team building does not suggest one is better than the other, but it serves as a strategy to help the team win more games. Leaders make sure that players understand the team dynamic and make them play their roles to achieve the team’s goal and emerge victorious.
- Fast Internet Connection
Another necessity to building a winning LOL team is having reliable, fast internet to keep the ball rolling. International broadband speed testing authority Speedtest by Ookla reports that with just a speed of 2Mbps, you can enjoy a smooth, lag-free LOL game, and you can easily get this with Globe At Home Prepaid WiFi. More than delivering good connection, Globe At Home Prepaid WiFi offers FREE INTERNET for League of Legends to stay on top of your game! Just load any HomeSurf promo until November 15, 2018.
HomeSurf comes in three promo packages: HomeSurf 15 for 1GB valid for 1 day, HomeSurf 349 for 10GB valid for 10 days and HomeSurf 599 for 15GB valid for 30 days. The free internet access has the same validity as your chosen HomeSurf promo.
With Globe At Home available in more channels, family members can now go home to enjoy surfing at 2x faster speeds, 2x wider coverage and 2x stronger signal vs. pocket WiFi! Buy your own prepaid wifi from Globe stores nationwide. It is also available in Ministop, Home Along, Abenson and via Home Credit in MemoEx.
Be an LOL champion with Globe At Home Prepaid WiFi! For more information, visit broadband.globe.com.ph/prepaid-wifi.
Globe earns recognition as Climate Leader in Asia-Pacific for second year in a row
For two consecutive years, leading digital solutions platform Globe has been recognized as one of Asia Pacific’s Climate Leaders. The list developed by the Financial Times and Global Market Research Firm, Statista honors companies that are making significant strides in reducing their greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions.
Globe is the only Philippine telco company included in this year’s line up. The company sees this recognition as a testament to its commitment to climate action, backed by its energy-efficient technologies and sustainable network operations.
“Being recognized by the Financial Times as a Climate Leader for the second time reaffirms our commitment to make a positive impact to the environment. This inspires us to continue on our path to net zero. We believe that collaboration between us and our stakeholders is key in our roadmap towards a more sustainable, low-carbon future,” said Yoly Crisanto, Globe Group’s Chief Sustainability and Corporate Communications Officer.
Globe’s inclusion in the list was a result of the rigorous process conducted by the Financial Times and Statista, where they examined the carbon footprint of thousands of companies in the region.
The assessment considered factors such as revenues, independent emissions data reporting, adherence to Scope 1 and Scope 2 emissions reporting, and CDP (formerly Carbon Disclosure Project) ratings among others. Globe stood out for its substantial reductions in its core emissions intensity between 2016 and 2021, demonstrating not only its financial growth but its dedication to climate action.
A core part of Globe’s success comes from the implementation of numerous climate action initiatives over the years, from deploying green network solutions, piloting off-grid network technologies in remote and disaster-prone areas, adopting eco-friendly batteries, adopting green, low-carbon optical networks technologies, and shifting to renewable energy consumption in its key sites.
In line with these, Globe has also ventured into engaging its supply chain, establishing sustainability criteria in its procurement and vendor assessment processes, and rallying business partners to support and follow sustainable practices. The move propelled a collective, company-wide journey towards greener operations, in line with its commitment to achieving net zero GHG emissions by 2050.
Coming from the company’s commitment to set science-based targets through the Science Based Targets Initiative (SBTi) in 2021, Globe is set to submit targets to SBTi for validation and approval this year. Ahead of its submission, Globe achieved a 4.42% reduction in its total Scope 1 and 2 emissions driven by the company’s energy management programs and continued shift to renewable energy sources for its high energy sites. This exceeded its interim voluntary reduction target of 4.2% Linear Annual Reduction Rate (LARR) set in 2022, aligned with the SBTi reduction rate for the 1.5˚C global warming scenario.
To learn more about Globe’s sustainability commitments and strategies, visit Globe’s Sustainability page. For the latest Globe Integrated Report, click this link.
Globe leads 5G speeds in key Mindanao cities
Globe dominated major areas in Mindanao in terms of 5G speeds for the first quarter of the year, as it remains firm in its commitment to providing faster and more reliable connectivity to Filipinos nationwide.
Based on Ookla® Speedtest Intelligence® Q1 2023 data, Globe topped the 5G mobile segment in Cagayan de Oro with a median download speed of 159.298 Mbps, Misamis Oriental with 157.795 Mbps, and Zamboanga with 99.916 Mbps. Globe’s 5G outdoor coverage has reached 90.2 percent in key cities of Mindanao.
This latest wireless internet connectivity offers huge advantages over 4G. With speeds up to 100 times faster, higher bandwidth, and a more stable internet connection, 5G can revolutionize the way people live, work, and play, and help bridge the digital divide.
As a 5G pioneer in the Philippines, Globe helps drive the adoption of 5G technology in the country and paves the way for the next generation of digital innovation. This is in line with its commitment to driving economic growth and development through innovation and infrastructure under the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals.
“The importance of 5G connectivity cannot be overstated. It can unlock countless opportunities for growth and development, not just for businesses but also for individuals and communities. 5G can bring new education and health services to remote areas, create new job opportunities, and spur economic development in the region. This is why Globe is committed to bringing 5G connectivity all over the Philippines so Filipinos anywhere can have access to the same opportunities and services,” said Globe Chief Transformation and Customer Experience Officer Rebecca Eclipse.
In the first quarter of 2023, Globe deployed 66 new 5G sites in 74 cities and towns across the country, expanding its 5G outdoor coverage to 97.21% of the National Capital Region and 90.28% of key cities in Visayas and Mindanao. Globe also logged 4.3 million devices in its 5G network as of March 2023.
To learn more about Globe, visit www.globe.com.ph.
Globe donates 100 Home Prepaid WiFi units to DepEd
Reliable and high-speed connectivity has become an essential component of effective education in today’s digital age as students and teachers need access to the internet to engage in various online learning activities and resources.
But many schools in underserved areas still struggle with connectivity issues. To address this challenge, Globe is supporting the Department of Education’s (DepEd) MATATAG Agenda, which aims to improve the delivery of basic education facilities and services in far-flung places in the country.
The company recently donated 100 Home Prepaid WiFi units to DepEd, which have been distributed to various schools in the Cordillera Administrative Region (CAR) and Region 1. Globe Home Prepaid WIFi offers budget-friendly yet fast and reliable internet access.
By bringing technology and the internet closer to teachers and students, Globe is helping facilitate better and more efficient learning. High-speed internet connectivity allows teachers and students to access digital textbooks and multimedia learning resources, as well as engage in collaborative online activities.
This provides students with a more comprehensive and meaningful education and supports the development of critical digital literacy skills that are necessary for success in the 21st century.
“Globe hopes to contribute to the achievement of the MATATAG Agenda and make a positive impact on the lives of students and teachers in CAR and Region 1. Globe is committed to continuing its efforts to improve internet connectivity in schools across the Philippines and provide quality education for all,” said Globe Group Chief Sustainability and Corporate Communications Officer Yoly Crisanto.
The MATATAG Agenda has four critical components, including making the curriculum relevant to produce competent and job-ready citizens, accelerating the delivery of basic education facilities and services, giving support to teachers to teach better, and strengthening partnerships and collaborations of the education sector with other sectors.
This is aligned with Globe’s commitment to the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals, including SDG No. 4 which advocates for equitable access to quality education and tools for digital upskilling.
Globe’s involvement in the DepEd program shows its dedication to ensuring that every student has an equal chance to succeed, regardless of socioeconomic status or geographical location. Through its efforts to enhance internet connectivity in schools, Globe helps create more opportunities for students to access quality education and develop critical digital literacy skills.
To learn more about Globe, visit https://www.globe.com.ph/.
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