Posts Tagged: globe telecom


New study predicts smartphone penetration in the Philippines will triple by next year

Smartphone penetration in the Philippines is rising fast, so enterprising entrepreneurs should take note.

  • August 4, 2014
  • at 2:21 pm
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More social apps, less texting – Philippine data usage on Christmas surges 173%

Philippine telco Globe Telecom has reported a 173 percent year-on-year increase in its subscribers’ data usage this past Christmas Day. Ac...

  • January 6, 2014
  • at 8:35 pm
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iPhone 5S and 5C price drop: one Philippine telco lowers monthly fees, adds prepaid option

The two telcos in the Philippines launched their postpaid plans for the iPhone 5S and 5C earlier this month. But now Globe Telecom is bein...

  • November 27, 2013
  • at 1:30 pm
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Postpaid plan prices and promos for iPhone 5S and 5C in the Philippines revealed

A few weeks back, consumers in the Philippines were given access to pre-order the iPhone 5S and 5C from both Globe Telecom and Smart Co...

  • November 11, 2013
  • at 6:00 pm
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As an early Christmas gift, Philippine telco Globe gives free Facebook access to subscribers

Last year, Philippine telco Globe Telecom launched a free Google search feature for its users. Now it announces another freebie: Globe users...

  • October 22, 2013
  • at 7:30 pm
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Global organization hopes to bring Philippine kids back to school with mobile education

Around 1.5 million children are not in school in the Philippines. It’s a huge problem that needs fundamental solutions, but perhaps techno...

  • September 26, 2013
  • at 5:30 pm
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Philippine telco Globe lets subscribers top-up to competitors’ SIM cards

Competition in the Philippine telco industry is stiff with only two major telecom companies battling for the lead. That’s why it’s surp...

  • September 12, 2013
  • at 9:44 pm
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Will Viber’s Partnership with Globe Telco Increase its Philippine Presence?

Viber partnering up with a telco is a first among chat apps. Sounds like a plan.

  • July 10, 2013
  • at 11:05 pm
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Globe vs Smart: Philippine Telcos Continue Stiff Competition

The competition in the telco space in the Philippines is rather tough. With only two huge leaders in this arena, both grapple to be the top ...

  • June 6, 2013
  • at 5:33 pm
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The battle between Globe vs. Smart in Samsung Galaxy S5 plan prices

Here are the available postpaid plans in the Philippines for the Samsung Galaxy S5.

  • April 11, 2014
  • at 8:00 pm
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Filipino Globe Telecom subscriber charged with a shocking $68,000 bill, what went wrong?

A subscriber of Philippine telco Globe Telecom was surprised to see that his phone bill went up to a whopping Php 3 million ($67,970) for a ...

  • December 11, 2013
  • at 2:00 pm
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In wake of devastating typhoon, one Philippine telco cancels grand iPhone 5S launch

Last year, the two main telcos in the Philippines – Smart and Globe – clashed with a grand head-to-head launch of the iPhone 5. ...

  • November 14, 2013
  • at 7:30 pm
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Philippine telcos start iPhone pre-order

Just last month, we revealed the iPhone 5c has made an early entrance in the Philippines through gray markets. Today, Philippine telcos ju...

  • October 25, 2013
  • at 11:00 am
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The Philippine’s healthcare ecosystem still lags, Philippine telco Globe wants to help

Healthcare in the Philippines definitely needs attention. Apart from the lack of tools and facilities to cure patients in both urban and rur...

  • October 14, 2013
  • at 5:31 pm
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Philippines’ Globe Telecom moves against selling illegal signal boosters

We noted earlier how competition in the Philippine telco space is an ongoing battle. In the most recent service test by the National Telecom...

  • September 25, 2013
  • at 11:00 am
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Philippine telco bundles chat apps with phone plans for free

Chat apps are one of the biggest trends in Asia today. In the Philippines, Globe Telecom recognizes that. Last month, Globe bundled Viber...

  • August 30, 2013
  • at 1:30 pm
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Globe Telecom Partnership Means Traveling Koreans and Filipinos Can Enjoy 4G in Both Countries

Go on a trip abroad and bring the LTE internet speed with you. How cool is that?

  • July 2, 2013
  • at 1:30 pm
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Google’s Free Zone in Philippines and Indonesia underscores search giant’s interest to become global ISP

Google Free Zone lets people access Gmail, Google+, and Google search free-of-charge on their mobile phones.

  • November 27, 2012
  • at 2:13 pm
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