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Telcos assure mobile services will keep going

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 [...]

Posted: November 7th, 2013 in CDN - News,Cebu Daily News | Read More »

Abu Sayyaf abducts 2 men in Sulu

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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.

Posted: November 6th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Globe Telecom signs partnership deal with Viber

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.

Posted: July 11th, 2013 in Editors' Picks,Headlines | Read More »

Telco announces Cebu Media Excellence Awards

TWO years ago, Globe Telecom took the initiative to promote and support media excellence and press freedom, giving fruition to Cebu Media Excellence Awards.

Posted: May 11th, 2013 in CDN - Community,Cebu Daily News | Read More »

Texting facility allows security guards to report crimes to police for free

Security guards don’t have to worry about not being able to report to the police when they ran out of cellphone load.

Posted: March 26th, 2013 in CDN - Community,Cebu Daily News | Read More »

2 nabbed in crackdown on telecom syndicate


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.

Posted: February 8th, 2013 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »

Bringing down prices of vegetables


The late Interior Secretary Jessie Robredo is Inquirer’s Filipino of the Year for 2012.

Posted: January 28th, 2013 in On Target | Read More »

Man uses fake names to get free Globe phones


A 25-year-old insurance agent was arrested for allegedly using fictitious names to get a free cell phone from Globe Telecom.

Posted: December 15th, 2012 in CDN - Metro,Cebu Daily News | Read More »

Telcos to buck lower interconnect rates, refund order

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.

Posted: November 23rd, 2012 in CDN - Enterprise,Cebu Daily News | Read More »

Globe offers rebates to affected subscribers


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.

Posted: September 3rd, 2012 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »

Cebu media excellence awards moved to Sept. 18

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).

Posted: August 24th, 2012 in CDN - Community,Cebu Daily News | Read More »

Telco volunteers refurbish schools

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.

Posted: June 23rd, 2012 in CDN - Community,Cebu Daily News | Read More »


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.

Posted: June 23rd, 2012 in CDN - Community,Cebu Daily News | Read More »

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  2. Filipinos, Dane re-enact crucifixion of Christ
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  4. Henares on Pacquiao bashing: I did not start this
  5. ‘No real progress in PH if dynasties not dismantled’
  6. More legal woes for Cedric Lee
  7. Massive infra spending set
  8. Easter crucifixions draw huge crowds
  9. ‘Mom, I love you,’ says text from student on sinking ferry
  10. Kim Henares needs a reprimand, says Cayetano
  1. Kim Henares needs a reprimand, says Cayetano
  2. Suspect in Vhong Navarro mauling tries to leave PH
  3. More legal woes for Cedric Lee
  4. Fr. Suarez says last Mass on Easter before returning donated land to San Miguel
  5. ‘Mom, I love you,’ says text from student on sinking ferry
  6. MH370 co-pilot made mid-flight phone call – report
  7. ‘No real progress in PH if dynasties not dismantled’
  8. I’ll follow my conscience on Estrada, says JV Ejercito
  9. Massive infra spending set
  10. OFW brings MERS virus to Philippines
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  2. MRT passengers pass the hat for 6-year-old Ashley
  3. Rookie, lady cops lauded for quick response to MOA heist
  4. Model Helena Belmonte wished ‘to slash her wrist and hope to die’
  5. Malaysia averts another air tragedy; pilot lands troubled plane safely
  6. Revilla says he was joking; Lacson stands by his story
  7. Revilla ‘consulted’ Lacson on how he evaded arrest
  8. Police rule out foul play in Helena Belmonte’s death as boyfriend is ‘traumatized’
  9. Cudia, dismissed for lying, got 99% in conduct
  10. Hammer-wielding robbers cause chaos at Philippines’ Mall of Asia


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