If text messaging, calls and data services are disrupted by typhoon Yolanda, it will not be for long assured telecommunications companies. In press statements, Smart & Sun Cellular as well as Globe Telecom said they have disaster-preparedness programs in place that will facilitate continued services during the storm. Smart Communications, with affiliate companies Sun Cellular [...]
By Julie S. Alipala
Despite being shot at, a locally hired guide walked a considerable distance and reported to military authorities that two men had been kidnapped in Sulu on Tuesday, the authorities said.
Globe Telecom said it sealed a partnership that would allow it to bundle offerings for prepaid subscribers with technology firm Viber, a service that allows users to send free texts and calls granted they have access to Wi-Fi or 3G networks, a statement yesterday showed.
TWO years ago, Globe Telecom took the initiative to promote and support media excellence and press freedom, giving fruition to Cebu Media Excellence Awards.
Security guards don’t have to worry about not being able to report to the police when they ran out of cellphone load.
By Jaymee T. Gamil
A Korean woman and her alleged Filipino accomplice were arrested in separate police operations against an international syndicate that caused a telecom giant to lose millions of pesos in revenues by making overseas calls register as domestic calls.
By Ramon Tulfo
The late Interior Secretary Jessie Robredo is Inquirer’s Filipino of the Year for 2012.
By Tweeny M. Malinao
A 25-year-old insurance agent was arrested for allegedly using fictitious names to get a free cell phone from Globe Telecom.
TELECOMMUNICATIONS giants Globe Telecom and Smart Communications will file motion for consideration on the recent memorandum issued by the National Telecommunications Commission (NTC) lowering interconnection rates and requiring mobile operators to give refund to their subscribers for the alleged excess charge for text messages.
By Paolo G. Montecillo
Ayala-led Globe Telecom is offering rebates to its prepaid and postpaid subscribers who were affected by a technical glitch that crippled its network in the southern part of Metro Manila last Saturday.
GLOBE Telecom announced that the first Cebu Media Excellence Awards ceremonies will be moved to Sept. 18 from Sept. 21 to coincide with the election of new officers of the Cebu Federation of Beat Journalists (CFBJ).
Globe Telecom volunteers in Metro Manila, Cebu and Cagayan de Oro trooped to various schools on May 26 to join the Department of Education’s (DepEd) annual school maintenance program called Brigada Eskwela.
PAG-IBIG Fund reminds all housing loan borrowers who have been delinquent in paying their loan amortization for at least 3 months to avail of the loan restructuring and penalty condonation before June 30.
Likewise, employers who did not collect Pag-IBIG Fund membership contributions from their employees are also advised to avail of the penalty condonation.