Glob-CreateCourage Campaign

Globe #CreateCourage” Campaign shortlisted in Tangrams Effectiveness Spikes Awards

The branded film tells the story of a young Star Wars fan named Alex who wears her Stormtrooper helmet everyday at home, in school, or out and about, piquing the curiosity of people around her. As the story unfolds, her tear-jerking reasons for wearing the mask are revealed, and the reactions to the revelation are equally emotional. Beautifully demonstrating a child’s resilience and triumph over challenges, the heartwarming video went viral in a matter of days after its release by Globe, and soon received praise from all over the world, especially from the legions of Star Wars fans. It garnered over 45 million views and has been recognized by top online news channels such as CNN International, Mashable, Huffington Post, Upworthy, among others. The video was also produced to raise awareness for the plight of the Philippine General Hospital (PGH), which needed to raise funds for the rehabilitation of its […]

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Globe launches eLibrary for K-12 students and teachers

Globe Telecom has launched Global Filipino School (GFS) program which brings more than a thousand educational e-book appropriate for  k-12 learning. This will be made available to over 15 million public elementary and high school students and some 500,000 public school teachers nationwide beginning September 30. The GFS Library launch coincides with the National Teachers Day celebration of the Department of Education (DepEd) at Ateneo de Manila University in Davao City where Globe is one of the participants. “With the expansion of the Global Filipino Schools Program and awareness of the GFS Library around the country, public schools can more effectively make use of reading resources and promote digital learning to more students and teachers nationwide, particularly in schools where access to quality books is limited and usage of technology for learning is not maximized,’ said Fernando Esguerra, Globe Director for Citizenship. GFSLibrary.com is a web-based platform that provides free […]

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Globe postpaid reaches out to more than 2M subscribers in 2013

Globe Telecom has once again proven its leadership in the postpaid segment after ending 2013 with double-digit growth both in postpaid revenues and subscriber base amid the aggressive switching campaigns and attractive price offerings of its competitors. Postpaid base has reached 2.03 million, a 17% increase from previous year’s 1.7 million. Gross subscriber additions reached over 711,000 as of end-December 2013, 21% higher than a year ago. This has brought total mobile subscriber base to 38.5 million, up 16% from 33.1 million subscribers last year. Full year acquisitions also reflected the improving quality of acquired postpaid subscribers with 51% of gross additions signing up for postpaid plans with monthly service fees of P999 and above, compared to 44% in 2012. With the robust growth and continued expansion of the company’s postpaid customer base, postpaid revenues have swelled to P27.1 billion, an 18% improvement year-on-year. According to Raul Macatangay, Head of […]

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Globe Nurtures the Right Talents

Much of Globe Telecom’s encouraging performance over the past several years could be attributed to the contribution of high potential and engaged employees amid company efforts to strengthen its talent development programs. Strongly believing that employee engagement will further drive company growth and performance in the future, the leading telecommunications company is bent on developing key talents within the organization into future leaders of the company.  “Our objective is to build a surplus of leaders so that Globe is ready for the future whether for business sustainability or for new areas that we are resolved to conquer next,” said Tina Palmario-Sioson, Globe Vice President for Leadership and Talent Management at a recent forum on talent assessment. Globe Telecom’s talent development program is anchored on The Globe Way, which espouses the telecommunication provider’s culture, values and ideals based on the premise that “people make the difference”. Such thrust has prompted the company to […]

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Globe and UNICEF: helping each other to provide quality health services to mothers and their newborn through Real-time Community Health and Information Tracking System or rChits.

Globe Gives ICT tools to UNICEF for Quality Maternal and Child Care

Globe Telecom has donated P1 million worth of prepaid load and 200 mobile phones to the United Nations International Children’s Fund (UNICEF) for the provision of quality health services to mothers and their newborn children particularly those in geographically-isolated and disadvantaged areas. The donation will be used for the Real-time Community Health and Information Tracking System or rChits which was initially launched in 10 off-grid areas to aid in information management and treatment response efficiency.  Globe is the official telecom and ICT (information communications technology) partner of the rChits program led by UNESCO, Australian Aid, and UP Manila National Telehealth Center. rChits is an ICT innovation made up of three components:  Chits, an electronic medical record system for maternal care; mReports, a software installed in mobile devices which serves as a portable medical reporting system; and LGU Dashboard, a graphical web interface that allows local chief executives to make evidence-based decisions […]

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Globe boasts of a double-digit growth in broadband revenues, subscriber base

Globe Leads With The Highest Industry Growth in the Broadband Business

Globe Telecom, through its broadband brand Tattoo, maintained its leadership in the Philippine broadband industry with its flagship on-the-go and home broadband services after posting double-digit increases in both revenues and subscriber base as of end-September 2013. Broadband revenues leapt 22% from P6.3 billion to P7.8 billion year-on-year, the highest in the industry, on the back of the market’s positive response to Tattoo’s wide portfolio of wireless and wired broadband products that were made more affordable and relevant to subscribers. Tattoo closed the first nine months of the year with 1.9 million broadband subscribers, up by 15% from last year’s 1.6 million, with both wired and wireless subscriber bases registering growths of 17% and 14% respectively. “We are happy to sustain momentum of our broadband business with game-changing offers that provide fast internet connectivity, may it be mobile or at home broadband services,” said Gilbert Simpao, Head of Broadband Business […]

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Online And Mobile Convenience With Globe Gcash

Now that a lot of businesses sell their goods and services online, ways and means have been innovated to make the lives of sellers and their customers much easier. And we are not just talking about big time businesses here. As we know, there are already thousands (and counting!) of active online sellers sprawling across social media networks most especially in Facebook and Multiply. From lesser known pre-loved stuff (slightly used/vintage clothing and other re-usable items) sellers to famous multinational brands, they all share same goal now, and that is to capture their target market with their attractive social media presence. One way to maintain a steady online following is by being flexible enough to accept various modes of payment. These include bank deposits and many types of money transfers. But I noticed that all this time, Globe Telecom’s Gcash, as a mode of transferring cash has become more popular […]

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