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

TECHNOLOGY AT CORE. Globe Business Director Dennis Dumdumaya said the future enterprise are “organizations with technology at its core, enabling the transformation of people, products, and processes to serve customers better.”

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

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

PAID PREMIUM SERVICE. Both prepaid and postpaid users can use the paid premium GoWiFi service and charges can be deducted through their load and postpaid bill.

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

SCAN TO PAY. You can now pay 50 stores in Ayala Center Cebu just by scanning a code via your phone using the GCash mobile app.

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

The Roku-powered Globe Streamwatch stick.

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. Cebu City Mayor Tomas Osmeña said they are tapping innovation to improve services at City Hall. He said the challenge with working in government is that “we are not allowed to innovate.”

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

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

BUSINESS TIPS. Globe myBusiness teams up with “My Puhunan” host Karen Davila (right) to discuss business tips for entrepreneurs with (from left) Globe myBusiness Head of Managed Service Grace Anduiza; DTI Assistant Regional Director Teresita De Lima; Ricca Del Rosario of Half the Price; Globe myBusiness Ambassador and owner of Mercato Centrale RJ Ledesma; and Blade Auto Center President Robertson Sy-Tan.

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

LAUNCHING. Globe SVP for International Business Nikko Acosta, PAL VP for Marketing Ria C. Domingo, Globe Chief Technology and Information Officer Gil Genio, PAL President and COO Jaime J. Bautista, Globe Chief Financial Officer Rizza Maniego-Eala, PAL VP for Ancillary Business Unit Kevin Hartigan-Go.

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

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

AGREEMENT. Signing the interconnection rate cut agreement are (from left) Globe General Counsel Froilan Castelo, Rep. Cesar Sarmiento, Globe Chief Technology and Information Officer Gil Genio, DICT Secretary Rodolfo Salalima, PLDT’s Eric Alberto, NTC Commissioner Gamaliel Cordoba and PLDT’s Ray Espinosa. (Contributed photo)

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

Google Chromecast allows you to display content in your phone on bigger screens like the TV.

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 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

AGREEMENT. Globe chairman Jaime Augusto Zobel de Ayala (2nd from right) and Globe president and CEO Ernest Cu (extreme right) with Huawei Technologies executives Gao Kexin, CEO of Huawei Philippines (extreme left), Zhou Jianjun vice president of CNBG, South Pacific Region of Huawei (2nd from left) and Xu Zhijun, rotating CEO of Huawei (center). The executives signed the 5-year partnership between Globe and Huawei aimed at strengthening the Philippine mobile operator’s position as purveyor of Filipino digital lifestyle.

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.