Telecommunications

Leading telecommunications company Globe Telecom has tapped global electronic waste recycling specialist TES-AMM for Project 1 Phone, a nationwide campaign to create awareness on proper disposal of old and obsolete electronic items and to promote sustainability.

Mobile health technology company mClinica announced a recently-closed round of funding from Kickstart Ventures, Inc., and foreign venture capitalists 500 Startups from Silicon Valley and IMJ Investment partners from Japan. 

The amount of investment remains undisclosed, but founder Farouk Meralli said the capital will be used to fuel mClinica’s SEA expansion, starting with Indonesia, Vietnam and Thailand.

Globe Telecom will continue to lead the industry in terms of revenue growth on expectations of steady subscriber increase amid robust demand for data connectivity on growing customer preference for the use of data-capable mobile devices.

GCash, the mobile money service of Globe Telecom, is changing the crowd funding landscape in the Philippines by partnering with Kiva, a global non-profit organization that uses its online platform to generate donations that are directly matched with lending opportunities. The partnership with Kiva will propel GCash as another donation service that is closer to the hearts of Filipinos and address the needs of those who are currently at the base of the pyramid for sustainable livelihood and income opportunities.

Globe Telecom has aggressively expanded the country coverage of its P599 daily standard rate for data roaming to 40 countries, bringing its data roaming network to a total of 75 countries worldwide. 

The leading telecommunications company is effectively empowering more Filipino travelers who fly around the world with its widest coverage for affordable and worry-free data roaming services, which now includes popular tourist destinations like Japan, France, Brazil, Greece, and the Netherlands.

Globe Telecom is resolved to pursue customer centricity in a fast-paced evolution of digital technologies through its talent management practices. 

“The industry now is more challenging and is changing at a much faster rate. We need to go and try new things to continuously respond to our customer needs. This means we need leaders who can think differently, drive innovative solutions and more importantly, deliver results the Globe Way,” Globe President & CEO Ernest Cu said.

Globe Telecom bagged People’s Choice Stevie Awards for Telecommunications after getting the highest number of votes cast through online voting.

“The award proves once again that Globe Telecom is a trusted global brand which our customers and stakeholders are proud of. This also shows we are on the track in pursuing a business strategy of providing innovative products and services most relevant to our customers,” Globe President & CEO Ernest Cu said.

Globe myBusiness powers top local franchising conference

Globe Senior Vice President and Head of myBusiness Martha Sazon (fifth, second row) was among government luminaries, including Senators Franklin Drilon and Cynthia Villar (fifth and sixth, front row, respectively) as well as officials from the Association of FIlipino Franchisers, Inc.’s (AFFI) who led the ceremonial ribbon cutting for the 2014 Filipino Franchise Show. Globe myBusiness as the event’s co-presentor provided insights to local franchisers through various talks featuring key officials as well as its brand ambassadors.

Technological changes in the field of telecommunications are happening in a rapid pace.    Continuous popularity of social networking sites, the high demand for mobile browsing, and the availability of very affordable communications gadgets encourage more people to replace or upgrade their mobile phones almost yearly.

Paris, France - September 17, 2014 - Alcatel-Lucent (Euronext Paris and NYSE: ALU) and Globe Telecom (PSE: GLO)have today signed a confirmation of award for the transformation of wireless network infrastructure in the Philippine regions of Visayas and Mindanao, upgrading it from WiMax to LTE-TDD and LTE-FDD ultra-broadband access technologies.

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