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Strategic Partnerships To Elevate Video And Social Media Content And Analytics Of Digital Advertising Emerged From Globally Renowned Companies

 

 Strategic alliances arise when needs to strengthen core of a company become more evident, especially now in a digitally driven and social media-based market analysts in the world of advertising. AdSpark, a digital marketing solutions firm of Globe Telecom, opens its door to a strategic partnerships with Wootag and Tracx, two of globally renowned digital companies, to help change the landscape of digital advertising in the Philippines. This Thurday afternoon, June 22, AdSpark, Wootag, Tracx, and Globe Telecom officially signed the memorandum of agreement (MOA) held at the AdSpark Philippine headquarter in BGC, Taguig. “We have a vision for a […]

MAKATIZEN CARD

Makati citizens go digital with Makatizen Card

 

 A local ID  and pay system was launched in time for the 347th Foundation Day in Makati and the MOA signing was held last May 30, 2017 at the 22nd floor of the Makati City Hall. Present during the signing were Globe Telecom President and CEO Ernest Cu and Makati City Mayor Abigail ‘Abby’ Binay. Powered by GCash, the new and multi-purpose ID covers Makati city residents’ health and social benefits as well as other services allowing Makatizen Card to be used in replacement of other numerous cards. Makatizen Card is only available to Makati city residents. It’s a valid […]

GMOVIES ROBINSONS MOVIEWORLD PARTNERSHIP

GMovies and Robinsons Movieworld brings movie watching experience more convenient and hassle-free

 

 There are times when going to the movie theater becomes a hassle when you have to fall in line to buy ticket(s). Then you’ll have to wait outside or within the theater lobby until the next screening hour starts. But if you have an access to online movie bookings, you can watch your favorite movie conveniently and enjoy your time with your friends, family, and love ones. Making movie watching more convenient is what GMovies, a product of Globe Telecom’s Digital Ventures division, and Robinsons Movieworld when they put up this innovation for their respective brands. Both GMovies and Robinsons Movieworld made a smart decision […]

ANDROID TV GLOBE AT HOME PLAN 1299

Android TV changing the way of watching TV

 

 Modern technology has brought upon us the birth of Smart TVs and for those who own one, it’s like having free cable subscription because of the built-in TV apps that comes with the system. And if you’re bored playing around with the apps or you want your mobile phones to access more videos and shows straight from your smartphone, all you have to do is get a Google Chromecast, download and install a casting app, and that’s it, enjoy 24/7 video-on-demand, just like the rest of the millennials around the globe. But what if you’re still stuck with a dumb […]

GLOBE AND HABITAT FOR HUMANITY TURNED OVER 21ST CENTURY CLASSROOM TO MANILA SCIENCE HIGH SCHOOL

Globe and Habitat for Humanity unveiled Manila Science High School’s 21st century classroom

 

 Last March 17, Globe Telecom and Habitat for Humanity officially turned over to Manila Science High School (MaSci) over the weekend a multi-functional Information and Communications Technology (ICT) laboratory with a collaborative working space that is fit for 21st century learning. Keynote speaker Eva Nacion, MaSci Prinicipal, Batch ’91 Representative, Marga Uy Baula, and 5th District Manila Congresswoman Cristal Bagatsing gave congratulatory words to this momentous occasion. If you’ll remember, MaSci, the first pilot science high school in the Philippines, joined the Global Filipino School (GFS) Program, a long-term educational initiative of Globe to transform select public schools into centers […]

GLOBE TELECOM PRESIDENT AND CEO ERNEST CU

Globe Business unveils cybersecurity center to fight cybersecurity threat

 

 Globe Telecom President and CEO Ernest Cu, in his keynote, welcomes the newly-operational Globe Advanced Security Operations Center (ASOC) through the company’s information and technology arm Globe Business as it strengthen its position to best aid the Philippines in its fight against cybersecurity threats that continually put the operations of both businesses and government agencies at risk. Cu gave the example of another industry threaten with a ransom by cyberhackers that they’ll attack on their facilities if they don’t pay up. This kind of threat gave way to fully mobilize Globe Business “to put itself in the best position to […]

TARA HYA LEONARDO DISNEY PRINCESS I DARE TO DREAM

Disney Princess: I Dare To Dream aspirant Hya’s story will truly melt your hearts

 

 Inspired by Disney’s iconic princesses and their incredible stories and qualities, Disney Princesses: I Dare To Dream will bring viewers on a magical journey of six young Filipino girls as they pursue their dreams with the help of various mentors headed by Disney legend Lea Salonga with theater actress Menchu Lauchengco-Yulo, social educator Efren Penaflorenda, veterinarian Dr. Nielsen Donato, animator Tito Romero, chef Jessie Sincioco, and YouTuber and host Charisma Star. One of the aspiring Disney Princess is Hya Tara Leonardo, who is the eldest among the 6 girls performing from this 12–episodic web series, a first-of-its-kind digital reality-series produced […]

GCASH X PAYPAL PARTNESHIP

You can now withdraw and transfer PayPal balance to your GCash account

 

 In line with Globe Telecom’s commitment to ‘financial inclusion’  enabling Filipinos to innovative and disruptive products, and provide freelancers easy access and convenience when it comes to fund transfers in the Philippines, the leading mobile network company announced the partnership of GCash and PayPal, a global leader in digital payments. Micro and small to medium-seized enterprise (MSME) business owners and freelancers can now transfer and withdraw their PayPal funds at no additional charge by simply linking their PayPal accounts to their GCash accounts. Funds can then be withdrawn from their GCash account within a day through their GCash MasterCard at over 20,000 […]

GLOBE PRISM DIGITAL LITERACY PROGRAM

Globe launches PRISM, a digital literacy program and education solutions

 

 PRISM is an interactive showcase of digital projects powered by Globe Telecom to help Filipino educators from private high schools, particularly those teaching the new Media and Information Literacy (MIL) subject in Senior High School, to become proficient in technology-enabled instruction and content development. 1,ooo private schoolteachers from all over the country participated in a three-week digital literacy program, which includes a two-day immersive boot camp, blended project-based learning, and personal coaching. There will one boot camp each in Metro Manila, Naga City, Pampanga, Cebu City,a nd Cagayan de Oro City, running from January to June this year. “The Filipino education […]

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 […]