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May 13, 2014, 10:00 ET
Globe Chief Executive Officer & Executive Vice President for International and Business Markets Gil Genio and Globe Senior Vice President for International Business Rizza Maniego-Eala formalize Globe Telecom's partnership with Ingenium Outsourcing Services, S.L.U. through its CEO Sergio Cano Ferrer. (PRNewsFoto/Globe Telecom, Inc.)

Globe Widens International Presence with Establishment of Operating Company in Spain

Globe Telecom further expands its footprint in Europe with the establishment of Globetel Internacional European Espana S.L. (Globetel Espana), the...

Apr 02, 2014, 03:49 ET

Globe Telecom welcomes SUITS star Gabriel Macht to the Philippines for Project Wonderful

Sustaining its nation-building efforts under its Project Wonderful program, Globe Telecom hosted a visit for U.S. actor Gabriel Macht of the hit TV...

Feb 25, 2014, 22:52 ET

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg: Philippines a successful test bed for internet.org initiative with Globe Telecom partnership

Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg keynotes this year's Mobile World Congress with the theme "Creating What's Next". Zuckerberg is joined by...

Jan 27, 2014, 00:01 ET

Leading Asia Pacific Mobile Operators from Bridge Alliance Form Region's Largest M2M Alliance

Eleven leading Asia Pacific mobile operators under Bridge Alliance formed the region's largest Machine-to-Machine (M2M) alliance today, offering a...

Sep 27, 2013, 10:26 ET

Globe-SJC Link-up Heralds High-Point in Telecommunications for PHL, Southeast Asia

Globe Telecom has recently launched the South-East Asia Japan Cable (SJC), its fifth major investment in submarine cable systems. Operated by...

Aug 23, 2013, 08:27 ET

Globe Telecom Unveils First Unlimited Bundle in the World with Unlimited Calls, SMS and OTT Messaging Apps for 30 Pesos (~70 US Cents) Per Day

Globe Telecom (PSE: GLO) becomes the first telecom company in the world to offer all major global over-the-top (OTT) messaging services...

Jul 05, 2013, 09:00 ET

Southeast Asia-Japan Cable System Strengthens Globe Regional Connectivity

The Southeast Asia-Japan Cable (SJC) submarine cable system is now fully operational, strengthening Globe Telecom's connectivity with the...

Jun 04, 2013, 22:09 ET
Globe strengthens leadership in postpaid with best-ever MySuperPlan.  (PRNewsFoto/Globe Telecom, Inc.)

Globe Unveils Next-generation Postpaid Plan in Best-ever MySuperPlan

Taking product customization to the next level, Globe launches the best-ever MySuperPlan, a next-generation postpaid plan with new features...

Apr 19, 2013, 07:40 ET
Receiving the trophy from presenter Amrish Kacker (left) during the awarding ceremonies held at the Grand Hyatt Hotel is Globe Telecom Head of Postpaid Martha Sazon.  (PRNewsFoto/Globe Telecom)

Globe mySUPERPLAN Propels Country's Mobile Postpaid Industry to New Heights

Globe Telecom's fully-customizable postpaid plans mySUPERPLAN has propelled unprecedented growth and undisputed leadership in the postpaid segment...

Apr 05, 2013, 05:12 ET

Globe Successfully Attracts 49% Switchers from Rival Networks

The full year 2012 financial performance of Globe Telecom (Philippines Stock Exchange: GLO) saw the company increasing its base and attracting...

Mar 22, 2013, 07:28 ET
L-R: Marc Valencerina, Globe Business Head of Services Planning and Technical Product Development; William Radovan, Head of Data Network Planning and Engineering; Maxi Bernales, Head of Service Operations; Ferdinand Agida, Product Manager for Domestic Data Products; Gian Ortega, Head of Data Network Buildout and Optimization; Gerry Soler, Head of Product Marketing; Francisco Claravall, Head of Business Products and Services; Harry Florendo, Head of Customer Systems; Ralph Candiloro, Vice President and General Manager of Tellabs Asia Pacific; Jesus Romero, Head of Globe Business;  Jimmy Alcala, Head of Core Data Products; Dion Asencio, Country Manager and Director for Sales of Tellabs, Inc.  (PRNewsFoto/Globe Telecom)

Globe Business is First in Asia to Achieve MEF CE 2.0 Certification

Globe Business has established yet another industry milestone as it becomes the first in Asia to earn the significant Metro Ethernet Forum...

Mar 21, 2013, 07:56 ET

Globe Prepaid and TM Segments Outperform Competition in 4Q 2012

Globe Telecom's (Philippines Stock Exchange: GLO) prepaid segment was in full-swing during the last quarter of 2012 as it gained subscribers...

Mar 19, 2013, 05:52 ET

Globe Nets Phenomenal Growth in Subscriber Base, Revenues for Postpaid

Globe Telecom (Philippines Stock Exchange: GLO) has once again proven that the postpaid segment is one of its strongest businesses after posting...

Mar 15, 2013, 08:18 ET

Globe Broadband Segment Outperforms Competition in 4Q 2012

Globe Telecom (Philippines Stock Exchange: GLO) announced that its broadband brand Tattoo posted P2.4 billion in revenues for the 4th quarter...

Dec 19, 2012, 08:45 ET

Globe Announces Successful Completion of its Tender Offer for All Outstanding 13.5% Senior Notes Originally Due 2006 Issued by Bayan Telecommunications, Inc.

 Globe Telecom, Inc. ("Globe") announced today that it has successfully completed its previously announced tender offer to purchase for cash...

Nov 27, 2012, 20:01 ET

Globe Intensifies Network Coverage in Boracay

Globe Telecom recently announced that it has achieved a major milestone in its nationwide network modernization by successfully interconnecting the...

Nov 20, 2012, 08:56 ET

Globe Announces Extension of the Early Tender Date and Early Tender Date Results for its Tender Offer for All Outstanding 13.5% Senior Notes Originally Due 2006 Issued by Bayan Telecommunications, Inc.

Globe Telecom, Inc. ("Globe") announced today that it has extended the Early Tender Date of its previously announced tender offer (the "Amended and...

Nov 09, 2012, 06:47 ET

Globe First in the World to Launch Charge-free Access to the Web and Google on Mobile

Globe Telecom marks another milestone as the world's first telecom operator to offer access to the World Wide Web and select Google services...