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November 24, 2011

Leaked iPhone 4S Pre-order Page from Globe Telecom

An anonymous source gave us this link of the pre-order page for the iPhone 4S from Globe Telecom. This could mean we’re really almost close to the launch of the iPhone 4S in the Philippines (but we already knew that from Globe’s CEO a couple days ago).

August 05, 2008

Globe Telecom acquires EGG for Php351 Million

Just got a copy of Globe’s disclosure to the SEC announcing the 100% buyout of Entertainment Gateway Group and all its affiliated companies (EGGstreme of Hong Kong) for a total cash amount of Php351 Million.

May 12, 2008

Globe Telecom nabs Apple iPhone deal

An email just this afternoon pointed me to the press release that Globe Telecom has agreed with Apple to exclusively offer the iPhone in the Philippines. Announcement was made at 1PM this afternoon.

September 03, 2014

Globe to roll-out LTE eMBMS and LTE-CA in 2015

Just three weeks after Smart announced the arrival of LTE-Advanced in the country, Globe Telecoms expressed its plan to launch two new LTE technologies in the country, namely LTE-CA (Carrier Aggregation) and LTE eMBMS (enhanced Multimedia Broadcast/Multicast Service) aka LTE Broadcast, that will further enhance the mobile internet experience of their subscribers.

August 26, 2014

How to purchase apps on Google Play using your Globe prepaid credits

Globe Telecom rolled out a new feature called Direct Carrier Billing that allows its subscribers to directly purchase from the Google Play Store and charge it to the customer’s postpaid account or prepaid load. If you still haven’t tried it out using prepaid, here’s how to do it.

August 24, 2014

Huawei Ascend P7 now on Globe, free at Plan 1299

Globe Telecoms has recently added the Huawei Ascend P7 to its listing and it comes at no charge when you subscribe to Plan 1299 which comes with a 2-year contract.

August 15, 2014

Giveaway: Win a Samsung Galaxy S5 with Globe GDeals

YugaTech and Globe GDeals are giving away a brand new Samsung Galaxy S5 to one lucky winner who downloads the GDeals app from the Google Play or iTunes App Store. Just follow these 10 easy steps in order to join.

July 28, 2014

LG G3 now available under Globe’s MySUPERPLAN 1799

LG Electronics’ new flagship smartphone, the LG G3 is now being offered by Globe Telecom and comes free of charge when users subscribe to MySUPERPLAN 1799 with a 30-month contract.

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.

May 08, 2014

SMS should be at Php 0.80 only – NTC

Rejoice! Well at least it is now finally clear, Short Messaging Service (SMS) rates should be at Php 0.80 only since December 2011. How many regular SMS did you send since then?

April 28, 2014

Akamai reports Philippine internet now at 2.0Mbps

In July 2013 we reported that Akamai, an Internet content delivery network, indicated that the average connection speed in the Philippines is 1.4Mbps with an average peak of 13.8Mbps. By end of 2013, they’ve reported that the Philippines average has increased to 2.0Mbps with a 42% year-on-year increase.

April 23, 2014

Call to Action: How we can push for faster PH internet

The Philippines was reported to hold the title of having the slowest internet in the ASEAN, and a lot of people are not happy about it. Following Sen. Bam Aquino’s call for investigating why we have slow and expensive internet in the PH, we thought of things that we can possibly have to improve the services that […]

April 22, 2014

Sen. Bam Aquino calls for investigation of slow internet in the Philippines

Senator Paolo Benigno “Bam” Aguirre Aquino IV expressed his dismay at the current state/cost of internet connection in the country on his official Facebook account and vowed that he will conduct further investigations to know why the Philippines is lagging behind other neighboring countries.

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.

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

Funny and amazing stuff about tech in the Philippines

From being the text messaging capital of the world to becoming one of the top IT outsourcing hubs in the planet, the Philippines has certainly achieved a lot especially when it comes to anything that involves tech. For that we’re going to list some of the funny and amazing stuff about the technology industry in […]

March 10, 2014

Samsung Galaxy S5 prepaid kit price — Php34,990

The Php34,990 price is the prepaid kit price from Globe. It is possible that the suggested retail price by Samsung for the Philippines is different (hopefully lower).

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 21, 2014

OpenSignal ranks US, Philippines slowest in 4G Speed

OpenSignal has just released a report that the Philippines is the slowest in 4G speed around the globe, closely followed by the United States.

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