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March 28, 2015

Globe extends Free FB through Internet.Org

Globe Telecom recently announced that it extends its current Free Facebook promo, now accessible through the Internet.Org website or app, until May this year.

March 22, 2015

Globe opens pre-orders for Samsung Galaxy S6, S6 Edge

Getting the newest Samsung Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge on a postpaid plan? Globe Telecom opened its website for pre-orders of the newest Samsung Galaxy flagship devices, and it’s not going to be as affordable as the previous models.

March 17, 2015

Globe clarifies details on new broadband plans

In an press release sent to us by Globe Telecom, the company has clarified that existing subscribers will not be affected by the changes introduced in their broadband plans. This is in response to our report yesterday about the new data scheme.

March 16, 2015

Globe DSL switches from daily to monthly data caps

New subscribers of Globe Tattoo DSL will have a new subscription offering which puts the daily data cap to a monthly cap. Old subscribers will continue to follow the old plans while renewals or new subs will be offered monthly caps ranging from 10GB to 500GB per month.

March 06, 2015

Globe to provide Android One devices with free data

Globe has announced that it will provide its customers purchasing the new Android One devices – Cherry Mobile One and MyPhone Uno, free mobile data for 6 months.

February 26, 2015

Battle of the Flagship Stores: Globe Gen3 vs. Smart Hip Lifestyle Cafe

As telecom companies strive to improve their wireless and connectivity services everyday, so does their flagship stores which got facelifts in the recent times. We take a look at each of arch rivals Globe Telecom and Smart Communications’ newly-designed service centers.

February 20, 2015

Globe Prepaid Subs Can Now Call, Text, Surf and Enroll to Promos Even w/o Load

Prepaid load, or the insufficiency or lack of one, has always been the main hurdle for continuous communication with our friends and loved ones. This is the reason why Globe Telecoms, in partnership with its sister company Touch Mobile (TM) launched a new initiative that will limit, if not eliminate these situation, by allowing prepaid […]

February 04, 2015

Globe upgrades network capacity, adds over 4000 new LTE cell sites

Mobile network giant Globe Telecom announced that it had activated 4,300 new LTE-TDD and LTE-FDD cell sites around the country as part of their current infrastructure upgrade program.

January 06, 2015

Globe offers free Viber to all subscribers

Globe’s Peter Bithos has has made a video announcement declaring the extension of their free Facebook promo starting January 13 for an entire month and on top of that they’re also giving free Viber messaging to all subscribers.

November 23, 2014

Over 50,000 Spam Text goes thru Globe every day

A recent press release posted on Globe’s website indicated that over 2 million spam messages were blocked/filtered by the telco after they’ve implemented an automated filtering system in their network.

November 20, 2014

Cherry Mobile partners with Globe for free 150MB/mo for 1 year

Cherry Mobile has announced that they are teaming up with Globe Telecoms to provide consumers with free 150MB worth of data every month for twelve (12) months when they buy any of the three participating Cherry Mobile Android handsets.

November 19, 2014

Globe responds to iPhone 6 delivery delays

In response to yesterday’s story on the shipment delays of pre-ordered iPhone 6 by customers, Globe has sent us their official press statement.

November 18, 2014

Globe iPhone 6 shipments delayed due to courier problems

Last November 14, Globe shipped out orders of the new iPhone 6 and 6 Plus to subscribers nationwide. There were a lot of people who pre-ordered the new Apple devices and while the first 200 customers who lined up at midnight for the release, the remaining units were scheduled for shipping that very same morning.

November 15, 2014

Globe Prepaid LTE SIM now available

The long wait is over: Ayala-led telecommunications giant Globe Telecom now offers prepaid LTE SIM cards for its subscribers who want to speed up their mobile internet speeds across the nation.

November 15, 2014

Globe Carrier Billing now supports purchases in iTunes

Perhaps the first time we’ve seen this — Globe now allows you to buy apps in the iTunes Store which will be charged along with your postpaid bill.

November 14, 2014

Globe ships 100k units, 128GB Gold iPhone 6 still most requested

The 128GB Gold version of the iPhone 6 is still the most requested SKU of Apple’s smartphone this year, according to Globe representatives during the official launch at midnight last night.

November 07, 2014

Prepaid Kit Price of iPhone 6, 6 Plus with Globe

If you think the postpaid plans for the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus are expensive and beyond your budget, you should check out the prepaid kit prices of the devices below.

November 07, 2014

Globe iPhone 6 and 6 Plus Postpaid Plans

Globe has started offering the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus on their postpaid plans and we now have the details on how much you’ll be able to get it.

October 25, 2014

Globe releases postpaid plans for Galaxy Note 4

Following Smart’s postpaid plan unveiling, Globe has also released their postpaid plans for the Samsung Galaxy Note 4, from an All Unli Plan to Plan 10000 at 6 months to 30 months contract periods.

October 24, 2014

OpenSignal compares Globe and Smart’s LTE speed

OpenSignal, a company specializing in wireless coverage mapping, released a report that focuses on Philippine Internet – particularly our LTE speed. They compared two of our telecoms (Globe and Smart) to show where they stand in terms of download speed, upload speed, and latency.

October 24, 2014

Globe iPhone 6 pre-registration now up!

Globe Telecom has just opened their iPhone 6 microsite for those who are interested to order an iPhone 6.

October 15, 2014

Globe opens pre-order for Samsung Galaxy Note 4

A week after Smart launched its pre-order page, Globe Telecom has finally opened its pre-order page for the Samsung Galaxy Note 4 along with the Gear S smartwatch.

October 09, 2014

What’s wrong with Globe’s 100% 4G HSPA+ coverage?

Globe Telecom proudly announced the completion of rolling out its HSPA+ technology and that its entire network has already been equipped with 4G coverage. Although that may be the case, subscribers in different parts of Philippines are still complaining of poor connectivity from the telco. Here’s why it’s hard to verify if Globe indeed has […]

October 08, 2014

Globe Telecom network is now 100% 4G HSPA+

The Ayala-led telecommunications company, Globe Telecom, has announced that its entire network is now equipped with 4G HSPA+.

September 28, 2014

Globe Free FB

Globe offers free all-day access to Facebook Mobile.

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