Globe Telecom Inc - updates

Rappler's latest stories on Globe Telecom Inc


Heeding gov't, Globe to charge P5 for 911 calls

Jul 28, 2016 - 9:03 AM

UPDATED As mandated by government Globe s general counsel says the telecommunication company is prepared to relay voice calls for the 911 and 8888 hotlines starting August 1

Metrobank extends P7B worth of loans to Globe

Nov 23, 2015 - 4:21 PM

The loans will be used to finance Globe s capital expenditures aimed at further expanding enhancing its network

LOAN. Metrobank inks a 10-year loan facility worth P5 billion ($105.95 million) and another $45 million (P2.12 billion), 7-year facility with Globe, the bank says on Monday, November 23, 2015. Image from Shutterstock

Globe-Brastel to provide affordable calls to OFWs in Japan

Feb 04, 2015 - 1:23 PM

The Globe Brastel partnership is seen to benefit overseas Filipino workers as rates for calls to Globe and TM in the Philippines would be half the cost of other offers in Japan

Network disruptions to continue as Pope concludes PH visit

Jan 17, 2015 - 7:00 PM

UPDATED Smart advises subscribers that the government might order them again to temporarily suspend services as Pope Francis winds down his visit Sunday and Monday

Papal visit: Netizens react to disrupted telco services

Jan 16, 2015 - 8:55 PM

Netizens say it would have helped if disruptions were communicated to them earlier

No network service? It's for Pope's safety, say telcos

Jan 16, 2015 - 3:46 PM

UPDATED Telco operators disrupt mobile services in Metro Manila following a government order

Globe secures operations license in Singapore

Jan 12, 2015 - 4:18 PM

The license will enable GlobeTel Singapore to provide international cable and other telecommunication services in the city state

Globe revives free Facebook offer starting January 13

Jan 08, 2015 - 1:25 PM

The extended promo comes with free Viber offer for its mobile subscribers

Telcos: Cellphone signal in Ruby-hit areas back Monday

Dec 08, 2014 - 6:50 PM

Local telecommunication networks commit to finish restoration of their mobile network services in areas hit by Tropical Storm Ruby by Monday December 8

Globe shuts down services in Eastern Samar due to Ruby

Dec 07, 2014 - 9:17 PM

The service interruption Globe says was approved by the National Telecommunications Commission as a preemptive measure to minimize damage to the telco s network infrastructure

Free long distance calls between Globe, PLDT in 4 more provinces

Nov 19, 2014 - 7:33 PM

The giant telcos are expanding their interconnection agreement in Ilocos Norte Ilocos Sur Zambales and Misamis Occidental by the end of 2014

Higher capex, lower profit for PLDT, Globe in 2015 – Fitch

Nov 11, 2014 - 6:12 PM

The telecommunication rivals are seen to invest heavily in their fiber networks expansion and cope with fast growing demand for data services says Fitch Ratings

Globe infuses $80M in Southeast Asia, US undersea cable

Aug 29, 2014 - 3:05 PM

The 250 million cable system is expected to provide more efficient connectivity to 1 5 billion people and avoid earthquake prone areas in East Asia

No more long distance charges for calls between Globe, PLDT users in Albay

Aug 18, 2014 - 3:37 PM

Globe and PLDT sign a new interconnection agreement

Globe, PLDT expand interconnection arrangements

Jul 09, 2014 - 10:12 AM

The telecom companies are further exploring possibilities of interconnecting in more provinces in the country

Globe to set up cell sites in posh villages

Nov 04, 2013 - 12:51 PM

The telecommunications firm gets support from upscale subdivisions for the installation of cell sites within their communities

EXCLUSIVE. Globe Telecom gets support from upscale subdivisions for installation of cell sites within their communities. Photo from Globe's Facebook page

Ayala's Globe completes takeover of Lopez's Bayantel

Dec 27, 2012 - 3:42 PM

Gobe says it has assumed 98 26 of Bayantel s debt and 100 of RCPIs debts

Globe, PLDT post lower H1 profits

Aug 07, 2012 - 5:05 PM

The largest phone firms in the Philippines book profit drops as analysts question if their industry can remain profitable this year

Coming soon: Blackberry apps, charged to your phone bills

Feb 28, 2012 - 3:50 PM

Globe users will soon be able to charge Blackberry application purchases to their phone bills