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November 17, 2014

US Gov’t sue carriers who promise unlimited data

They say that you ought to fulfill everything that you promise, and that’s what the FTC (Federal Trade Commission) over in the United States is doing: suing telecoms who can’t keep up with their ‘Unlimited Data’ promises to their consumers.

November 09, 2014

Smart starts capping Data Plans from Unli to 18GB

With the introduction of the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus on Smart’s postpaid plans, the telco has also imposed data caps on mobile internet. This was recently revealed during their announcement of the new postpaid plans.

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.

January 24, 2014

Globe ramps up 1GB/day or 3GB/month Fair Usage Policy

Recently, Globe has been sending out reminders via SMS to some of their subscribers about the Fair Usage Policy that they are enforcing. A number of our readers have sent us reports about the daily bandwidth allocation and throttling regulation.

December 18, 2013

iPad Air and iPad mini 2 now available on Globe

Globe has recently announced that they are now offering the WiFi + Cellular (4G LTE) variants of the iPad Air and iPad mini with Retina display is now available through their Prepaid kits and Postpaid plans.

November 08, 2013

Globe launches iPhone Forever Plans for iPhone 5S & 5C

Globe has just unveiled their postpaid plans for the iPhone 5S and the iPhone 5C. Along with it is their new plan offering and exclusive upgrade program called Globe iPhone Forever.

October 06, 2013

Globe offers 1st Unlimited Call and Text to All Networks

Globe Telecom is now offering its Platinum subscribers unlimited calls and texts to all networks and unlimited mobile surfing starting at Plan 5000.

May 30, 2013

Globe offers BlackBerry Q10 free on Php1499 plan

Last night Globe has announced that it will exclusively (at least until July 7) offer the new BlackBerry Q10 on their network for only Php1,499 monthly service fee.

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.

October 02, 2012

Globe bares LTE smartphone line-up

Globe Telecom earlier reported that they will soon launch new LTE smartphones once their new network is up and running. The line-up includes handsets from ZTE, Samsung, Huawei and HTC.

May 31, 2012

Globe now offers new iPad 3 with Postpaid Plans

Globe Telecoms has officially launched their postpaid offerings that will come bundled with the new iPad 3. As expected, the Apple tablet is being offered at discounted prices when you subscribe to a Tattoo Broadband plan.

May 16, 2012

Globe Galaxy S3 pre-order starts on May 23

Globe Telecom has just announced that it will start accepting pre-orders of the Samsung Galaxy S3 on May 23, 2012 and will offer it on various postpaid plans.

December 16, 2011

Official Globe iPhone 4S Postpaid Plans and Pricing

Globe Telecom hosted the Apple iPhone 4S launch at midnight at the Ayala Museum where the postpaid plans were revealed on the night itself with the first Globe iPhone 4S subscriber being The Philippine President himself.

October 11, 2011

Globe PowerSurf vs. Smart Always On

Smart first introduced the volume-based pricing plan for mobile phones with the Always On and was followed by Globe with their PowerSurf plans. Both might seem to offer similar packages but allowed for some differences depending on consumers’ usage patterns.

May 06, 2011

Globe to release White iPhone4 this week-end

Got word from one of the reps from Globe last night that the white variant of the iPhone 4 will be available in the Philippines this week-end. Now that’s fast.

July 24, 2010

Confirmed: Globe MyFi Router

A Globe Telecom representative sent an email confirming that their MyFi Router is already being sold in selected Globe Business Centers.

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.

May 27, 2010

BlackBerry Max on Globe Super Surf

When I first got the news about Globe’s Super Surf on BlackBerry Max, I was a bit confused since there’s already Super Surf for BlackBerry for some time now, just like on any other handset.

March 21, 2010

Globe My Super Plan: The Ultimate Unlimited

Saw this poster at a Globe Business Center the other day and it says I can pick any unlimited plan (call, text, web) and just mix and match them according to my needs. I’m already on Super Duo so the Globe My SuperPlan seems to be an interesting offer.

October 28, 2009

Globe Super Surf Unlimited Mobile Internet

Looks like Globe Telecom has finally brought back unlimited 3G internet with a the rebranded service called Globe Super Surf.

May 30, 2008

New Globe Visibility Plans: 799, 999 and 1499

Bumped into someone from Globe this evening and she quickly tipped me about their new Globe Visibility plans – Plan 799, Plan 999, and Plan 1499. Still postpaid but they’ve made it more affordable, obviously following the move by the competition.

December 15, 2014

Why Your Telco Needs to Cap Your Mobile Internet

This year, we see both telcos started admitting that there needs to be a cap on our mobile internet. Globe is sunsetting SuperSurf into GoSurf while Smart has recently introduced All-Month Surfing.

September 28, 2014

‘Free’ internet: Is it worth it?

Telecom rivals have announced their aces for all their prepaid subscribers this week: Smart with free 30MB mobile internet everyday until November 30, and again Globe with free Facebook starting next week. The next question that comes to mind: Are these really beneficial, or are they charge-bait promos that will give us more headaches?

July 29, 2013

Nokia Lumia 925 PureView Review

Owners of the recently released Nokia Lumia 920 might be a bit disappointed to learn that the Lumia 925 is the better-looking sibling. Same hardware, different design. What was Nokia thinking? Check out our full review of the Nokia Lumia 925 below to find out.

May 23, 2013

What happens after you reach the Data Cap?

Using multiple internet services has its benefits. I have 2 DSL providers at home, a postpaid mobile WiFi plan, and 2 smartphone subscriptions with mobile internet plans. As such, I am able to dedicate one line to a specific task or purpose.

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