Tag: Globe

  • GCash achieves profitability ahead of sked, now ‘gold standard’ in fintech

    GCash achieves profitability ahead of sked, now ‘gold standard’ in fintech

    With 70% of adult Filipinos having a GCash account, the fintech service has evolved from being an everyday wallet into people’s personal digital life hub, said Martha Sazon President and CEO of Mynt, the company behind the platform. The massive adoption and increase in transactions have made GCash the “gold standard” in financial tech and […]

  • Globe to complete restoration of services in Odette hit areas this month

    Globe to complete restoration of services in Odette hit areas this month

    Rebuilding a network at an accelerated pace is really challenging, said Joel Agustin, Globe Senior Vice President for Program Delivery, Network Technical Group in the company’ 4th Quarter 2021 financial briefing today.

  • Some industries more ready than others for digital transformation: Globe executive

    Some industries more ready than others for digital transformation: Globe executive

    Enterprises of the future will need to fully enable digitization but some industries are better prepared than others to achieve this, according to a telecommunications executive during the 2021 Transformation Summit organized by Cebu’s leading IT BPM organization. “We see the future enterprise as organizations with technology at its core, enabling the transformation of people,…

  • Globe At Home helps improve Filipino homes amid adversities

    Globe At Home helps improve Filipino homes amid adversities

    Do you still remember the first few weeks and months that followed after the government announced the lockdown restrictions following the spread of Covid-19 in the country? What were the biggest challenges that you had to deal with after being forced to turn your home from a space of healing and rest into your office,…

  • Globe, SM team up for seamless GoWiFi digital experience in Supermalls

    Globe, SM team up for seamless GoWiFi digital experience in Supermalls

    Get seamless digital connection while shopping and dining in SM malls nationwide through GoWiFi Auto. The service has been deployed in 34 select SM malls nationwide through the partnership and collaboration between Globe Telecom and SM Supermalls. Ernest Cu, president and chief executive officer of Globe Telecom; Hans Sy, chairman of the executive committee of…

  • GCash launches Scan to Pay QR code payments in Ayala Center Cebu

    GCash launches Scan to Pay QR code payments in Ayala Center Cebu

    You can now pay 50 stores in Ayala Center Cebu just by scanning a code via your phone using the GCash mobile app. The digital and cashless Scan To Code payment system was launched yesterday afternoon by Globe president and CEO Ernest Cu, who bought coffee and pastries in Abaca Baking Company by scanning a…

  • Globe partners with Roku to power Streamwatch device

    Globe partners with Roku to power Streamwatch device

    Globe will launch a new Streamwatch device in November that will be powered by Roku. The company signed a licensing agreement that will allow Globe to tap Roku’s streaming platform, its operating system, channel store, and streaming players. “Globe is one of the leading telecom providers in the Philippines, with millions of cellular and broadband…

  • Innovation, not digitization, is key: Mayor Tomas Osmeña

    Innovation, not digitization, is key: Mayor Tomas Osmeña

    Capitalizing on innovation as the key to digitization, Cebu City Mayor Tomas Osmeña is eyeing an alternative to renewing business permits in the city. Osmeña spoke before an audience at Digitize Cebu held Wednesday at the Cebu City Marriott Hotel. “It takes two weeks to renew business permit. I gathered a team of experts to…

  • Globe rolls out GoWiFi to boost Cebu connectivity for Ironman triathlon event

    Globe rolls out GoWiFi to boost Cebu connectivity for Ironman triathlon event

    When triathletes swim, bike, and run in Cebu tomorrow, spectators will be able to share photos of them in action via fast and reliable internet connection by GoWiFi, the premium public WiFi service of Globe. “Globe supports the triathlon and multisport community, and we want to create an immersive experience for spectators by providing the…

  • Globe myBusiness Academy brings top industry experts to DTI’s Negosyo Fair

    Globe myBusiness Academy brings top industry experts to DTI’s Negosyo Fair

    To support the growing number of Filipino entrepreneurs, Globe myBusiness recently joined the Department of Trade and Industry’s (DTI) Negosyo Fair through Globe myBusiness Academy, a free learning session that educates independent business owners on marketing trends, increasing revenues, and discovering new solutions to stay competitive in the digital age. “Filipinos are naturally enterprising, so…

  • Globe, PAL partnership to benefit OFWs and Philippine tourism

    Globe, PAL partnership to benefit OFWs and Philippine tourism

    Globe Telecom and Philippine Airlines (PAL) have joined forces to provide more benefits to OFWs by offering convenient services unprecedented in both industries. The International Business Group (IBG) of Globe started giving free Globe Traveler SIM cards to all passengers arriving in Manila from other countries. With the free SIM card, OFWs and tourists alike…

  • Globe and Mabuhay Miles give free SIMs to PAL passengers

    Globe and Mabuhay Miles give free SIMs to PAL passengers

    The International Business Group of Globe Telecom partnered with Mabuhay Miles to make it easier for balikbayans, OFWs, and travelers to get in touch with their loved ones when they reach the Philippines via free Traveler SIM cards distributed to passengers on PAL’s international flights to Manila. “We continuously strive to serve the needs of…

  • Globe, PLDT sign agreement to cut interconnection rate for voice calls

    Globe, PLDT sign agreement to cut interconnection rate for voice calls

    Globe Telecom signed a memorandum of understanding with PLDT to reduce the interconnection rate for voice calls between the two operators. The agreement will lead to lower price of domestic mobile and fixed line calls between Globe and PLDT-Smart. The reduction of interconnection rates will not affect Globe to Globe (intra) calls as these are…

  • Get the new Chromecast for P99 a month from Globe

    Get the new Chromecast for P99 a month from Globe

    The Google Chromecast is a device that allows people to “cast” or broadcast content from personal devices like phones, tablets and computers to bigger screens like a TV through an HDMI connection. The content can be movies, TV shows, music, and even games. Globe, in collaboration with Google, is offering the new generation of Chromecast…

  • Globe fires up PH 1st 700 MHz cell site; logs speeds ranging from 60 to 100 Mbps

    Globe fires up PH 1st 700 MHz cell site; logs speeds ranging from 60 to 100 Mbps

    Globe Telecom fired up over the weekend the country’s first cell site that uses the 700 megahertz spectrum, generating speeds that range between 60-100 Mbps. The company expects to deliver performance improvements as it completes ongoing optimization. The move came less than a week after Globe acquired half of San Miguel Corp.’s telecommunication assets that…

  • Globe signs deal with Huawei to expand mobile network, elevate PH internet experience

    Globe signs deal with Huawei to expand mobile network, elevate PH internet experience

    Globe Telecom and Huawei Technologies have signed a 5-year partnership to further enhance and expand the telecommunication provider’s mobile network to elevate the state of Philippine Internet and strengthen its position as purveyor of Filipino digital lifestyle.