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July 02, 2014

Globe claims 100% 3G coverage, 4G/LTE in 3 months

Yesterday, Globe Telecom boasted the fruition of their recent efforts (not to mention investments) in expanding their network’s reach in the country. In the press conference, Globe President Ernest Cu stated that the Ayala-led telco now has 100% coverage for 3G and is looking to do the same feat for 4G/LTE in the next 90 […]

June 19, 2014

Globe’s iToolbar re-appears once more

Just tonight we were surprised to see the Globe iToolbar re-appear in our laptop browser. The last time we saw it was back in March 2013.

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.

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 26, 2014

Globe Free Facebook will expire in April 30

Globe and Facebook partnered 6 months ago to offer Free FB on all Globe/TM subscribers a service which, according to Mark Zuckerberg, doubled the number of people who are using internet and data in the Philippines.

April 25, 2014

Globe kicks off Prepaid On-The-Go Great Gadget Sale

Globe Telecoms is holding the Globe Prepaid On-The-Go Great Gadget Sale wherein subscriber can get as much as 90% when they trade their old gadgets or use Globe Reward Points to purchase their new device.

April 20, 2014

How much did PLDT & Globe make from subs in 2013?

Back in March, both Globe and PLDT submitted a report to the SEC regarding the financial state of their respective companies. We reviewed the SEC filing, investor reports and disclosure documents to see how much they made from their subscribers.

April 11, 2014

Globe launches Galaxy Forever Plan

In addition to the postpaid plans we’ve previously reported, Globe Telecoms has announced the Galaxy Forever Plan which entitles subscribers to a new flagship Galaxy smartphone every year without having to finish the usual 24-month lock-in period.

April 10, 2014

Globe offers free access to Spotify for GoSURF subs

In line with its successful local debut, Globe Telecom, Spotify’s exclusive partner in the country, will give GoSURF postpaid subscribers free access to Spotify Premium starting on Sunday, April 13.

April 10, 2014

Globe to drop PowerSurf for GoSurf

Some of the initial releases (Galaxy S5 and Spotify press releases) and sources close to Globe have confirmed that the telco will be overhauling their data plans — completely dropping both SuperSurf and PowerSurf promos in exchange for a unified GoSurf data plans.

March 24, 2014

Globe vs Smart: Samsung Galaxy S5 plans compared

Last week, both Globe and Smart released their respective offerings on the upcoming Samsung Galaxy S5. We’ve compiled them both and compared them against each other in case you’re thinking of getting one.

March 22, 2014

Globe bares GoSurf at 5GB Mobile Internet + LTE

Due to that Unli-LTE or Unli-Data brouhaha from the last couple of months, there has been a lot of complaints regarding the Fair Use Policy implemented by Globe. To address this mis-information, it looks like they’re now calling it the way it should be.

March 21, 2014

Globe outs complete list of Galaxy S5 plans

In addition to the postpaid plans with 24-month lock-in period we’ve previously reported, Globe has also released their other postpaid offerings for the Samsung Galaxy S5.

March 10, 2014

Samsung Galaxy S5 free on Globe Plan 2499

Globe Telecom will start accepting pre-orders of the new Samsung Galaxy S5 today with the Platinum Subscribers getting first dibs on the handsets which will be offered in various plans.

March 08, 2014

Globe opens pre-order for Galaxy S5, arrives next month

Globe Telecom has already put up their pre-order page for Samsung’s latest flagship smartphone, the Galaxy S5, and it looks like it is set to arrive next month.

February 17, 2014

Globe plans to offer tiered pricing, top ups amid FUP

Globe Telecom, in a response to the NTC last week, has revealed that they are planning to offer tiered pricing to their data plans in order to address the concerns regarding data caps imposed in recent weeks.

February 01, 2014

Globe breaks silence, explains Fair Usage Policy

It seems Globe is the only one actively defending the telco’s Fair Usage Policy. In a recent release they sent out via Twitter, they explained the FUP in a nice little infographic.

January 29, 2014

Nokia Lumia 1320 free on Globe Plan 1299

Globe is now accepting pre-orders for the upcoming Nokia Lumia 1320. The 6-inch handset comes free under Plan 1299.

January 25, 2014

Fair Use Policy: Globe vs. Smart compared

The idea of a Fair Use Policy is nothing new and has been enforced, albeit discreetly, by telcos on a case to case basis. Both Smart and Globe have their own version of the Fair Usage Policy for their network services, be it SMS, calls and mobile internet.

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.

December 09, 2013

Globe to offer iPad Air and Mini Retina on Dec. 19

Globe Telecom has announced that it will start offering Apple’s latest tablets, the iPad Air and the iPad Mini with Retina display, starting December 19, 2013.

November 12, 2013

Smart, Sun & Globe offer 25 free SMS per day to Visayas victims

While cellular service are being slowly restored in typhoon Yolanda affected areas in the Visayas (specifically Samar, Leyte and Cebu), all the national carriers have banded together to offer free local and international SMS to subscribers in those areas.

November 10, 2013

Globe restores signal in Tacloban, Smart to follow

The country’s leading mobile service providers are keen on restoring their services in Tacloban after the devastation brought by Super Typhoon Yolanda.

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