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June 10, 2014

How to report spam and scam SMS to Globe and Smart

Still getting those pesky spam and scam text messages on your mobile phones? One of the ways you can do to get rid of them is to report those numbers to your telecommunications service provider for deactivation. Read on to learn how to do it.

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.

August 09, 2011

What is Globe’s Magic IP and why is it free?

Been getting a lot of comments from readers regarding this certain Magic IP from Globe which allegedly allows users to be able to still surf the net even with zero load. So I sent out a message to @talk2globe if they knew anything about it.

May 11, 2011

Globe to compensate subscribers due to outage

Last May 9, Globe Telecom suffered a temporary network outage that affected subscribers in the Visayas and Mindanao region {see full story here}.

May 09, 2011

Globe network outages due to damaged fiber

Been getting a number of emails/reports that Globe Telecom users are having a hard time connecting to the network. The problem seemed to have started since this morning and complaints are still pouring in ’til now.

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 16, 2010

Globe Duo Expands Nationwide

Just got an SMS alert from Globe and it says that their Duo service has expanded nationwide. See the whole copy of the alert below.

April 03, 2008

OFW woes with Globe’s Kababayan SIM Card

An old friend sent me an email about his problems with Globe’ Kababayan SIM card when using it in Singapore. He tried to reach Globe CSR to no avail and requested if I could publish his letter here.

June 27, 2014

NTC bans two companies from sending spam messages, seeks to fine them

The NTC or National Telecommunications Commission has ordered health insurance Caritas Health Shield Inc. and training provider Center for Global Best Practices to stop bombarding Globe Telecom users with spam messages. This is due to the complaints filed by Globe itself regarding unsolicited text messages sent to its subscribers urging them to avail of the […]

October 10, 2012

This is what you get if you’re a Platinum Subscriber

So this is just a really quick giveaway since the David Guetta Concert is happening tonight. What we have here are two free tickets to the concert (we hear it’s a hot item this week).

August 05, 2012

Sun Cellular now offers micro-SIM card

Sun Cellular is now offering micro-SIM cards to all its postpaid and prepaid subscribers. This could be in anticipation of upcoming handsets in their network.

September 07, 2011

A first step to Prepaid SIM Registration

Earlier this week, while talking to some executives of a local telco, I opened up the topic of prepaid SIM registration and asked why they’re not keen on implementing it on their own (without government mandate).

August 29, 2011

Samsung Galaxy S II LTE bumps up size and CPU

Samsung is set to unveil the new Galaxy S2 4G LTE smartphone this week at the IFA in Germany. The LTE version will have a bigger 4.5″ Super AMOLED Plus screen and a faster 1.5GHz dual-core processor.

December 29, 2010

Bandwidth caps explained, NTC endorsed

A recent draft memorandum by the NTC indicates some sort of service level agreement where ISPs are required to provide a minimum guaranteed speed on subscriptions as well as allow for daily bandwidth capping on subscribers.

November 28, 2009

Sun 1-Day Unlimited Internet for Php50

Nothing beats Sun Cellular when it comes to mobile promos. I guess that’s because if you’re at the bottom of the heap, you get to shake things a bit if you want to seriously compete. Just take a look at this 1-day unlimited internet for only Php50.

September 06, 2008

How to unlock SIM Card PUK PIN codes?

The mobile SIM card comes with a PUK (Personal Unblocking Key) code or PIN (personal identification number). The main purpose of these codes is to provide a security. These codes are normally used to prevent your SIM card from unauthorized use, theft or loss. The PUK is enclosed in a machine-generated security paper. Make sure […]

July 01, 2008

Check SSS Account Online for Contributions

Philippine Social Security System: SSS Online Philippines You can check your SSS contributions online by ff. these simple instructions: Text SSS Text-SSS is a short messaging service (SMS)-based information service system that allows members to inquire about their number of contributions, status of loan applications, salary loan payment period and loan balances using text messaging. […]

April 19, 2007

100,000 Mobile Bloggers in the Philippines

Ok, all this discussion about what makes mobile blogging not yet popular in the Philippine landscape may have now been answered. According to a very reliable source, there used to be more than 100,000 active/registered mobile bloggers in the Philippines and that’s just for Smart alone (both text and photos). Even if we don’t count […]

March 28, 2006

Dear Sun Cellular

An old friend asked me to post this on my blog, hoping Sun Cellular would listen and read: Opening a New Sun Cellular Account To Whom It May Concern: Last 18MAR06 I applied for a new Sun Cellular account. I have passed the necessary requirements as stated in your website. 1. Completely filled-up application form. […]

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