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Coldplay Announce Asian Tour for April 2017

Coldplay finally rocks Manila! Pre-sale reservation of tickets for Globe customers starts Nov. 18!

 

 “Tell me your secrets and ask me your questions…” Almost all the music-minded people in the world have been preparing for this awesome news. And when the headline broke out, everyone just went “Yellow”! Coldplay have announced last Nov. 16 a run of Asian stadium shows for the acclaimed A Head Full Of Dreams Tour, including the band’s first ever concerts in Taiwan, the Philippines, and South Korea (they last played Japan in 2014 and Singapore in 2009). Tickets for the Asian dates go on sale on 17 Nov (Seoul), 18 Nov (Singapore, Tokyo) and 24 Nov (Manila, Taipei). “Look […]

HOPE IN 40 SECONDS

Dial 0917-558HOPE to save a life in 40 seconds

 

 Do you know that the second leading cause of death among the youth (15-29 years old) globally, is suicide? That is according to the World Health Organization. To add, depression is the predominant cause of illness and disability for both boys and girls aged 10 to 19. At present, life is lost to suicide every 40 seconds. The hotline 0917-558HOPE(4673) is just one of the HOPELINE numbers from Natasha Goulbourn Foundation (NGF). HOPELINE is a 24/7 suicide hotline which can provide proper intervention to those who need assistance. Other numbers are 804-HOPE and 2919 (toll free from TM and Globe). […]

YOUTUBE LOUNGE GREENBELT MAKATI

Meet your idols at the YouTube Lounge in select Ayala Mall locations

 

 Meet your favorite YouTube creators when you visit that newly installed YouTube Lounge sponsored by Ayala Malls in key locations in Metro Manila. Catch your idols like Janina Vela and Wil Dasovich (Oct. 8) at the UP Town Center; Team Kramer at TriNoma (Oct. 15); beauty bloggers Kristine Roces, Say Tioco, and Clara Benin at Glorietta (Oct. 29); erwan Heussaff, Mikey Bustos, and Chris Cantada at Greenbelt (Nov. 12); Lloyd Cadena, Anne Clutz, and Boogieboy at Market! Market! (Nov. 26); and lastly, Bogart the Explorer, Ralph Jay, and Joyce Sola at Alabang Town Center (December 10). “Filipinos watch videos at […]

GLOBE DIGITAL THUMBPRINT PROGRAM

How strong and secure is your online password?

 

 If you’re not sure if your internet online password is not strong, safe, and secure, hook on this site first before you proceed below. For many, and that include us, think that our choice passwords are already strong and safe. But wait until you try and test it on the site we just gave you. High school students of Manila Science High School know very much than we do. At their tender age, they knew the danger that lurks beneath the world wide web and that there is someone who’s out to steal their online information and use it without […]

GREEN DAY'S AMERICAN IDIOT IN MANILA BY GLOBE AND 9 WORKS THEATRICAL

That Time of My Life… As An Idiot

 

 I’m grateful for my concert-like theater experience with American Idiot just recently at the Globe Iconic Store, Bonifacio High Street Ampitheater. Why I got so interested in being an Idiot ready to rock for one night? I’m a 90’s kid and f***ing proud of it! Green Day has been one of my favorite bands since my student years and it all started with their hit track Basket Case. Other songs of this legendary rock band on my playlist are Minority, Wake Me Up When September Ends, and Time of Your Life. Another 90’s-kid factor that convinced me to be there and […]

GLOBE TELECOM CHANGES PHILIPPINE ENTERTAINMENT LANDSCAPE WITH GLOBE STUDIOS, GLOBE LIVE, AND NEW CONTENT PARTNERS

Globe presents stellar partners that will shape the future of entertainment and mobile lifestyle

 

 Globe has been in the journey to create a wonderful world for consumers, businesses, and the nation, pioneering new ways for the subscribers to enjoy their mobile lifestyle with the rapid pace of digital technology. Last night, Globe Telecom unveiled their newest services that are set tor transform the digital landscape of the country. And when it comes to content, Globe is the purveyor of digital lifestyle. Dubbed as ‘The Next Attraction’, Globe presented the new, improved, and much faster internet mobile handset experience that will go hand-in-hand with the evolution of entertainment that Globe has to offer. The country’s no. […]

HAPPY BIRTHDAY HOOQ PARTY WITH HOOQ EXECUTIVES AND AMBASSADORS JESSY MENDIOLA AND XIAN LIM

GSMA GLOMO 2016 Best Mobile App (Media, Film, TV, or Video) awardee, HOOQ turns 1

 

 The recently awarded Best Mobile App (Media, Film, TV, or Video) at the GSMA’s Global Mobile (GLOMO) Awards Night in Barcelona, HOOQ celebrates this month its first year anniversary in the Philippines, where it first launched before its expansion to Thailand and India. HOOQ is very proud to be the number one paid video OTT service in the country with over 100,000 paying subscribers. Getting HOOQd means having over 35,000 hours of the latest and exclusive episodes from Hollywood such as Supergirl, Mad Dogs, Mad Men, as well as other titles like The Flash, Arrow,  and a lot more plus top […]

GLOBE TPB TIE-UP

Globe Telecom renews partnership with Tourism Promotions Board to offer FREE Traveler SIM to millions of tourists and OFWs

 

 Philippine tourism saw a boom in in-coming travelers from around the world when we hit a 5 million benchmark of visitors in 2015, as Tourism Promotions Board, COO, Domingo ‘Chicoy’ Enerio III has previously mentioned during the 23rd PTAA TravelTour Expo 2016 which happened last February 5-7, 2016 at the SMX Convention Center at the SM Mall of Asia. Enerio announced this again during the renewal of partnership between TPB and Globe Telecom last February 9 that highlighted the MOA and the return of Globe Traveler SIM which will be offered to millions of tourists and returning OFWs for affordable and […]

Written and directed by Maricel Cariaga of Center Stage Productions, Lapis tells the story of a man hoping to get a job as a graphics artist

Get HOOQd with Metro Manila Film Festival 2015 shorts and animated film entries on your device

 

 Did you know that it has been 41 years since Metro Manila Film Festival is around giving holiday season entertainment for the whole family every time this month of December comes? And for the first time, MMFF, with a groundbreaking deal with Asia’s largest video-on-demand service HOOQ, will feature this year’s finest entries for the New Wave category which will be simultaneously available in theaters and online, exclusively through HOOQ. The partnership deal is geared towards promoting quality Philippine entertainment  and to screen a selection of the official entries on the app. HOOQ is the exclusive presenter for the 41st MMFF this year. “Some […]

GCASH BEEP MASTRECARD EVERYDAY ALL-IN-ONE CARD

GCash beep MasterCard, one step forward to safe, fast, and secure payment solutions

 

 People will no longer carry wallets with different payment cards and with no more loose change in their pockets. That and more are what Globe and MasterCard‘s visions through the network’s GCash mobile payment service, to provide safe, fast, and secure way of mobile spending and people to store their hard-earned cash. The partnership of Globe GCash and MasterCard also allow the integration of beep card, a reloadable electric payment platform, into its system providing an everyday all-in-one tap, swipe, and shopping experience for those who will avail of GCash beep MasterCard. For only PhP 150, people can avail the GCash […]

IPHONE 6S FIRST-HAND EXPERIENCE

Excited Apple fans waited for midnight for the Philippine launch of iPhone 6s

 

  After the clock strikes midnight, people who lined up waiting for the new iPhone had their first-hand experience as they got to see, touch, and hold for the very first time the new iPhone 6s as it was unveiled on November 6, 12:01 MN in the Philippines. Fans of the Apple product camped beside Beyond The Box store in Century City Mall in Makati hours before midnight as it opened to the over enthusiastic crowd. While waiting, buyers were already thinking of what color should they pick. Majority of them wanted the Rose Gold iPhone 6s and we’re not surprised […]

GLOBE TELECOM TATT AWARDS 2015

Tatt Awards 2015 search for The Great Ten starts now

 

 Tatt Awards 2015 goes beyond the usual search for recognizing this year’s top social media movers and shakers, defining each individual, group, and communities who made impact on the Internet. Tatt Awards 2015 theme ‘Greatness Amplified‘ removes the labels by pushing without limits the greatness of each nominees. “No spoilers. But you will witness something new tonight,” said Dan Horan, Senior Advisor for Consumer Business at Globe, who engaged with us in a conversation as we waited for the official announcement of the Tatt Awards 2015 launch last night at The Globe Tower. Currently on its fifth year, Globe Telecom mobile brand […]

#PROTECH101 PART 4 WHAT YOU SHOULD KNOW ABOUT STAGEFRIGHT

#ProTECH101 (Part 4)! What is Stagefright?

 

 Last July, Globe Telecom, the No. 1 in mobile network,  launched an online security campaign aiming to inform and protect the public from online crimes that are rampant in this cyber age. You may ask yourself, “Are you safe and protected online?” From targeting and shooting down common mistakes that users make such as weak passwords, information sharing and autosaving information. Today, we bring you Part 4 of the #ProTECH101 series. #ProTECH101 Part 4 locks on the Android flaw called Stagefright. Disguised in the form of an MMS, Stagefright can easily access your device’s data even without you opening the message. […]

#PROTECH101 PART 3 THINK BEFORE YOU CLICK

#ProTECH101 (Part 3)! Think Before You Click

 

 As the online saying goes, ‘Think Before You Click‘ when you share vital information on the world wide web. On the first and second part of #ProTECH101 (Part 1 and 2), we shared with you the risks of disseminating personal information to the public, how to strengthen your passcodes, and secure accounts by disabling the autofill feature decreasing the risks of hacking and online fraud. This time, #ProTECH Part 3 focuses on online sharing discrepancies, what information we should avoid and what is safe for public sharing. Information such as birthdates, education and current location are things we should avoid sharing […]

GMOVIES HAS GONE VIBER WITH FREE GARY STICKERS

Buy and reserve movie seats with GMovies plus get loads of fun with FREE Viber Gary stickers

 

 GMovies, the first and the only one of its kind mobile application in the country developed by Globe Telecom, recently entered into a partnership with Power Plant Cinemas, allowing more users to experience the convenience of an all-in-one app solution of buying tickets and reserving seats right on their mobile phones. With GMovies, moviegoers can stay updated on the current and upcoming movie releases in cinemas nationwide, check daily movie schedules, reserve the best seats, and purchase movie tickets straight from their smartphones. And that’s not all. GMovies has Gone Viber too bringing you FREE Gary at the Movies Viber stickers for […]

#PROTECH101 PART 2 ONLINE SECURITY CAMPAIGN

#ProTECH101 (Part 2)! Keep your online accounts more secure

 

 A week ago, we shared with you some information how to protect yourselves from online fraud and identity theft through Globe Telecom‘s #ProTECH101, an online security campaign which serves as an information drive reminding netizens to keep vigilant in sharing personal information online. We shared three (3) basic tips focused on restricting the dissemination of personal information online as well as strengthening passcodes to avoid hacking incidents: Keeping personal information private Protecting our smartphones with pass codes Promoting the use of stronger pass codes That was the first part. #ProTECH101 Part 2 focuses on making accounts more secure by restricting certain features […]

GLOBE, PNP, NBI COLLABORATION YIELDS SERIES OF ARRESTS

Globe, PNP, and NBI collab yields series of arrests; 65 cable thieves and fraudsters charged

 

 This just in! As we keep ourselves vigilant from online fraud and identity theft, a breaking update from Globe Telecom reached our work table. Sharing with you now the recent developments from Globe‘s collaboration with the Philippine National Police (PNP), and the National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) in combating illegal activities. Globe, PNP, and NBI have arrested and charged 65 alleged cable thieves and fraudsters as the drive against such illegal activities continues to intensify. Twelve individuals were apprehended and are now facing prosecution for Estafa due to illegal recontracting and subscription fraud, 31 for illegal sale of WiMax Modems, and […]

BE PART OF #PROTECH101 CAMPAIGN

#ProTECH101 (Part 1)! Is your password safe enough to protect you from online fraud and identity theft?

 

 In response to current issues of online fraud and identity theft, Globe Telecom recently launched its online security campaign to serve as an information drive reminding netizens to keep vigilant in sharing personal information online. Globe encourages everyone to be vigilant at all times, especially when sharing information in public profiles such as birthdays, mobile numbers, pet names, etc., because someone, somebody out there is lurking to get a piece of information about you to hack your accounts, steal your identity, transfer bank deposits without your knowledge, and many more. Globe’s #ProTech101 campaign aims to further promote online security and online crime prevention […]

NTC APPROVES GLOBE AND BAYANTEL JOINT APPLICATION

Globe acquires 54% majority shareholder in Bayantel

 

 If you were experiencing poor signal subscription services in the past from your Bayantel-hosted landline or broadband connections, listen to this. Those days will soon be over now that the National Telecommunications Commission (NTC) approved the green light for the conversion of Lopez-owned Bayan Telecommunication‘s debt-to-equity to Globe Telecom. “The company (Bayan) can now concentrate on delivering better service to its customers,” said Salvador Tirona, president and CEO, Lopez Holdings. Records show that Bayan has been under a court-assisted corporate rehabilitation for nearly 23 years. In August 2013, “the regional trial court Branch 158 in Pasig City confirmed the amendment […]

STUFF TOY DEPICITNG PANAM, THE PHILIPPINE EAGLE #FLYFREEPAMANA ON JUNE 12, 2015.

#FlyFreePamana, Globe Business and Philippine Eagle Foundation to set free Pamana on Independence Day

 

 Just in time for the celebration of the 117th Philippine Independence Day, Globe Business and Philippine Eagle Foundation (PEF) join together for an environmental consciousness and firing up the spirit of national pride by setting free our national symbol, Pamana, Philippine eagle, to its natural habitat in Mt. Hamiguitan, Davao Oriental. Pamana was rescued in 2012 in Iligan City and turned over to PEF after suffering two gunshot wounds; one on its left breast and another on its left wing. Pamana was immediately brought to the Philippine Eagle Center in Davao City where it was treated until full recovery for […]

Philippines' very own Ms. Lea Salonga as she sings famous songs from animated Disney Movies

Globe Telecom and Walt Disney share a whole new world of magic closer to Filipino fans and subscribers

 

 Globe Telecom, Philippines’ No. 1 mobile brand, already made its name through successful collaborations with different tie-ups. Among these are Facebook, Google, Viber, Spotify, NBA, Hooq, and recently WhatsApp. To the extreme demand of people, Globe thought of something new for their customers and this is why they came up to the idea of having a partnership with a wonderful company. As a result, the said telecommunications company sealed its partnership with no other than Walt Disney Company Southeast Asia this 6th of May, 2015. To entertain the guests present during their sealing of partnership, they have invited the voice behind Jasmine […]

GLOBE WHATSAPP PARTNERSHIP.

Globe, WhatsApp partner for free access on prepaid promo and postpaid plan subscription

 

  To sustain its leadership in the mobile data business, by a revolutionary move, Globe Telecom has signed partnership with WhatsApp to allow their subscribers to enjoy free access to the mobile messaging app with a prepaid promo or with a subscription to their postpaid plan. Free WhatsApp will be available to prepaid and postpaid customers, this will give users access to real-time messaging and voice calling without data charges on any Globe prepaid promo or myLifestyle Plan subscription starting on Thursday, April 30. When subscribed to any of their favorite text, call, or surf promos such as GoSakto, GoUnli25, […]

GLOBE MYLIFESTYLE PLAN SAMSUNG GALAXY S6 AND S6 EDGE.

Get FREE 3-month subscription to HOOQ and Spotify when you pre-order Samsung Galaxy S6 or S6 edge with Globe myLifestyle Plan

 

 Globe offers 3-month subscription to HOOQ and Spotify for free when you pre-order online Samsung Galaxy S6 or S6 edge with myLifestyle Plan until April 5, 2015. Get these first with Globe and enjoy the best movies and music with HOOQ and Spotify, plus a Samsung wireless charger. Aside from 3-month free subscription on HOOQ and Spotify, subscribers will get up to 15% discount on S6 an S6 edge accessories. GoSURF 299 must be part of your Postpaid Plan. Regular processing will apply to those who availed of the promo. Application is still subject to verification and approval. Those who will cash-out or […]

GLOBE SETS GLOBAL TREND. Globe President & CEO ErnestCu joins leaders around the world during a dinner hosted by Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg. Kneeling from left to right: Mario Zanotti, Senior EVP, Latin America, Millicom; Augie Fabela II, Vimpelcom; Javier Olivan, VP of Growth and Analytics, Facebook; Ernest Cu, CEO, Globe Telecom; Daniel Hajj Aboumrad, CEO, Telcel; Jon Fredrik Baksaas, CEO, Telenor; Dan Rose, VP for Partnerships, Facebook; Chris Daniels, VP of Business Development, Facebook.

Globe Telecom sets global trend with Free Facebook campaigns

 

 In support of the objective of internet.org, a Facebook-led initiative to provide data connectivity to two-thirds of global population, Globe Telecom sets global trend to promote internet adoption through the Free Facebook campaigns over the past two years. This initiative encouraged other telco providers to promote and increase data connectivity among mobile customers. Globe generated a data customer growth of 110% over the telco’s two Free Facebook campaigns, indicative that the campaign has been an effective tool in enhancing internet adoption in the country, Daniel Horan, Globe Senior Advisor for Consumer Business Group, said. “Our partnership with Facebook enabled more Filipinos to […]

GLOBE MYBUSINESS POSTPAID PLAN.

Globe myBusiness offers new Postpaid Plans for SMEs

 

 Starting a new business takes a  lot of effort and requirements to fill in. Aside from coming up with a great name, business should now have an online presence, a website for everyone to know that the business exists. There are step-by-step and guidelines on how to open and register a business to follow. RJ Ledesma, co-founder, Mercato Centrale, believes that great business ideas were created when something wrong or problems arise. Lots’A Pizza president Teresita Ngan Tan also agreed to that. See related Lots’A Pizza article here. Ledesma and Tan were both part of Globe #MyBusinessPOSTPAID launch which was held earlier today […]