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May 14, 2014

Globe intensifies effort against Text Spammers

Globe Telecom has really had enough of companies, particularly the Caritas Health Shield Inc., which send unsolicited text advertisements to their subscribers that they’ve asked the National Telecommunications Commission to aid them in putting an end to this issue.

May 12, 2014

Globe switches UnliSurf to GoSurf in MySuperPlan

Last month, we reported that Globe is consolidating its mobile internet plans under the new GoSurf label replacing both PowerSurf and SuperSurf. Globe has denied it will phase out SuperSurf but it looks like they’ve actually started doing so this month.

April 04, 2014

Hearthstone for iPad, now available for download

Just weeks after it exits from open-beta, Blizzard Entertainment has finally begun rolling out the iPad version of their popular online card game, Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft, starting with Australia, Canada and New Zealand and will eventually be available to other parts of the globe.

September 11, 2013

Use GCash to buy Prepaid Load for Smart and Sun

During our trip to Berlin, Germany last week for IFA, I accidentally discovered that my GCash account had an option to buy load for other networks such as Sun or Smart. I totally forgot about it until today when I had to quickly reload my other Smart prepaid number.

July 19, 2013

Globe and Smart pass NTC’s QoS tests for Q2

The country’s top telcos, Globe Telecom and Smart Communications, recently passed NTC’s Quality of Service (Qos) Benchmarking Tests for the second quarter of this year.

February 12, 2013

Globe Prepaid unveils GoSakto, create your own promo

Just recently, for Globe Prepaid subscribers, you can now dial *143# and you’ll be able to spot GoSakto, which allows you to basically avail any combo of promos you want.

November 14, 2012

Smart, Globe still fail NTC test for “dropped calls”

Two of the country’s top telcos, Smart Communications, Inc. and Globe Telecom, Inc., both failed NTC’s test for “dropped call” rate in the third quarter.

September 09, 2012

Globe Tattoo Black is 42Mbps LTE, starts at Php1,799

So Globe Telecom came out today with another teaser for their LTE service. Dubbed, Globe Tattoo Black, the soon-to-be-launched LTE service also promises speeds of up to 42Mbps with a monthly service fee that starts at Php1,799.

September 08, 2012

Globe retracts Php50 late bills payment fee

We got a call from Globe’s Head of Corporate Communications today regarding our story about the late payment fees that they intend to implement to all postpaid subscribers.

August 24, 2012

Globe to launch 42Mbps LTE service this September

Earlier this week, Globe Telecom had a press conference announcing their own version of Tattoo LTE service which will go live this September.

August 09, 2012

Globe suffers interconnection issues with Sun

We received a public advisory from Globe Telecom earlier today stating that they are experiencing inter-connection problems with Sun Cellular.

April 09, 2012

Winners: YugaTech-Globe MyApps Blogger Contest

There’s been a delay in the announcement of winners for our first round of winners in the Globe MyApps Blogger Contest due to audits we had to do to finalize the rankings. So here they are…

March 27, 2012

Nokia Lumia 710 on Smart vs. Nokia Lumia 800 on Globe

Two of Nokia’s most anticipated smartphones to run Windows Phone 7.5 Mango, the Nokia Lumia 710 and Lumia 800, is now coming to the Philippines’ top telcos under exclusive deals.

January 09, 2012

Globe cuts off service on Black Nazarene due to security

If you are wondering why there’s no cellular signal around Quiapo and neighboring areas from Globe and other telcos today, it’s because they’ve cut off signal for security reasons as we celebrate the Black Nazarene.

December 15, 2011

Globe or Smart: Where are you camping out tonight?

Both Smart Communications and Globe Telecom are holding a launch party for the iPhone 4S tonight. Globe with hold their event at Ayala Museum while Smart rented out the Rockwell area.

September 04, 2011

Globe continues sale of Tattoo Tonino Lamborghini

A report from Interaksyon that Globe Telecom has pulled out the sale of the Tattoo 4G Tonino Lamborghini stick from the market prompted me to follow up on the story.

August 24, 2011

The Globe Tattoo Tonino Lamborghini mix-up

Tonino Lamborghini published a press release yesterday claiming that Globe Telecom used the brand for their Tattoo stick without permission and labels the Tonino Lamborghini Tattoo as counterfeit product (see running updates at the bottom).

August 13, 2011

The Hunt for a Globe HSPA+ Cell Site

After getting that list of Globe HSPA+ sites within Metro Manila, I took the task of finding out one and do some tests of my own.

May 18, 2011

So did you get the rebates Globe promised?

After the May 9 network outage, Globe Telecom sent out notices to subscribers that were affected that they will be given free texts, calls and and 3G internet credits no later than May 17. That was yesterday.

April 27, 2011

Globe rolls out HSPA+, LTE delayed til 2012

In a press conference earlier today, Globe demonstrated their upgraded mobile internet service using the HSPA+ network which promises to offer an average 4Mbps to 6Mbps to mobile handsets (saw it burst up to 16.4Mbps).

September 26, 2010

Globe iPhone 4 Public Launch

Globe Telecom started handing out the new iPhone 4 to the public at 9am today with hundreds (and going to the thousands) lining/waiting to pick-up their handsets.

August 16, 2010

Globe now accepts iPhone 4 Pre-Orders

The wait is, almost, over. Globe Telecom has opened iPhone 4 pre-orders in the Philippines this early. Now you can reserve your own iPhone 4, both the black and white models.

July 07, 2010

Globe My Fully Loaded Plan

Had a short meeting with reps of Globe this afternoon to talk about their My Fully Loaded Plan, a new postpaid scheme that allows subscribers to choose consumable amount, up to 9 freebies and a selection of handsets.

June 10, 2010

Guesstimate: iPhone 4 Price on Globe

People have been asking me how much would the newly announced iPhone 4 will be priced once it arrives in the Philippines. There’s no exact answer to that but it doesn’t mean we can’t make a guesstimate.

May 28, 2010

Globe’s micro-SIM card is here!

Was just talking to Globe Telecom‘s head of corporate communications, and after showing her the iPad, she told me that Globe’s micro-SIM is already here.

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