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May 07, 2015, 13:21 ET
The no. 1 mobile brand in the country Globe Telecom is now officially the proud partner of Disney Family Entertainment with brands including Pixar, Star Wars, Marvel and global leader in short-form video, Maker Studios. Celebrating the partnership are (L-R) Globe Senior Advisor for Consumer Business Dan Horan, Globe President and CEO Ernest Cu, Disney’s Minnie Mouse and Mickey Mouse, special guest and Disney legend Lea Salonga, and Managing Director, The Walt Disney Company Southeast Asia, Rob Gilby.

Disney Expands SEA Presence, Signs Multiyear Collaboration with PH Telco Globe Telecom

The Walt Disney Company Southeast Asia is set to further boost its presence in the region with its multiyear collaboration with Philippines' number...

Apr 28, 2015, 01:33 ET

Globe Partners with WhatsApp, Offers Free Access With a Prepaid Promo or Postpaid Plan Subscription

In another revolutionary move to sustain its leadership in the mobile data business, Globe Telecom has forged a partnership with WhatsApp to allow...

Apr 08, 2015, 08:08 ET
Globe Telecom catapults to leadership in the Philippine telecommunications industry after posting record-breaking business results in its mobile business in 2014, resulting to dominance in postpaid and mobile data businesses in revenue market share, making the telco the number 1 mobile brand in the country. In photo are from (L-R) Globe Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer Gil Genio, Globe President and CEO Ernest Cu, and Globe Senior Vice President for Consumer Mobile Marketing Issa Cabreira

Globe Catapults to Industry Leader in Philippine Local Telecommunications

On the strength of a remarkable company performance in 2014, Globe Telecom has established leadership in the Philippine mobile industry on multiple...

Mar 18, 2015, 07:54 ET
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 for Internet Adoption thru Free Facebook Campaigns

Globe Telecom set a global trend to promote internet adoption through the Free Facebook campaigns it has implemented over the past two years, in...

Mar 03, 2015, 07:47 ET

Mark Zuckerberg Cites Mobile Operators' Support to Expand Global Internet Access

Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg acknowledged the support provided by mobile operators worldwide in pursuing the goal of...

Mar 02, 2015, 09:58 ET

Globe Is First Operator in the World to Adopt the Huawei SingleSON Solution

Leading Philippine telecommunications company Globe Telecom is the first operator in the world to deploy Huawei's SingleSON (self-organizing...

Feb 17, 2015, 08:46 ET

Globe Ties Up with Japan's Brastel on Co-Branded Call Card

Globe Telecom marked the launch of its partnership with leading Japanese telco Brastel with the introduction of their co-branded reloadable calling...

Feb 09, 2015, 08:57 ET
Filipinos first in Asia to get access to extensive Hollywood and local content with Globe Telecom and HOOQ

HOOQ, Asia's Video-on-Demand Service, Debuts in the Philippines in Partnership With Globe Telecom

 Just one week after its establishment, HOOQ, Asia's video-on-demand service, announced that it will kick off in the Philippines from late...

Dec 02, 2014, 09:00 ET

Globe Telecom Extends Smartphone Ownership to Prepaid Customers in the Philippines

 Globe Telecom, one of the Ieading telecommunications networks in the Philippines, is extending ownership of smartphones to each and every...

Oct 21, 2014, 08:06 ET

Globe stellt Telefonie-Service mehr Filipinos über ein günstigeres Angebot zur Verfügung

- Globe DUO International jetzt in 24 Ländern für nur 1 US-Dollar im Monat erhältlich Globe Telecom gibt Filipinos aus aller...

Oct 21, 2014, 06:40 ET

Globe étend son service d'appel international à plus de Philippins avec une offre plus abordable

- Globe DUO International est dorénavant disponible dans 24 pays pour seulement 1 USD/mois MANILLE, Philippines, 21 octobre 2014...

Oct 20, 2014, 14:09 ET

Globe amplía el servicio de llamada internacional a más filipinos

-Globe amplía el servicio de llamada internacional a más filipinos con una oferta más asequible  - Globe DUO...

Oct 20, 2014, 09:00 ET
Leading the announcement for Globe Duo International $1 promo are Globe Executive Vice President and Chief Operations Officer Gil Genio and Globe International Business Group Marketing Director Carmina Villo.

Globe Extends International Calling Service to More Filipinos with More Affordable Offer

Globe Telecom is giving more reasons for Filipinos from around the world to stay connected to their loved ones back home with its affordable...

Sep 22, 2014, 11:12 ET
Globe President CEO Ernest Cu (center) led the opening of the Globe Store in Milan, the telco's first commercial establishment overseas, together with the company's top officials (from left): Chief Operating Advisor Peter Bithos, SVP for International Business Rizza Maniego-Eala, EVP & Chief Operations Officer for International and Business Markets Gil Genio, Consul General of the Philippines in Milan Marichu Mauro, Globe Mobile Italy General Manager Eugenio Barbieri and Globe Chief Finance Officer Albert de Larrazabal (PRNewsFoto/Globe Telecom, Inc.)

Globe étend son réseau mondial en ouvrant son premier magasin à Milan

Globe Telecom, premier opérateur philippin, a franchi une étape supplémentaire de son développement en étendant ses...

Sep 22, 2014, 09:05 ET
Globe President CEO Ernest Cu (center) led the opening of the Globe Store in Milan, the telco's first commercial establishment overseas, together with the company's top officials (from left): Chief Operating Advisor Peter Bithos, SVP for International Business Rizza Maniego-Eala, EVP & Chief Operations Officer for International and Business Markets Gil Genio, Consul General of the Philippines in Milan Marichu Mauro, Globe Mobile Italy General Manager Eugenio Barbieri and Globe Chief Finance Officer Albert de Larrazabal (PRNewsFoto/Globe Telecom, Inc.)

Globe erweitert die globale Präsenz und eröffnet den ersten internationalen Laden in Mailand, Italien

Die führende philippinische Telefongesellschaft Globe Telecom hat einen weiteren unternehmerischen Meilenstein durch die Ausweitung seiner...

Sep 22, 2014, 09:00 ET
Globe President CEO Ernest Cu (center) led the opening of the Globe Store in Milan, the telco's first commercial establishment overseas, together with the company's top officials (from left): Chief Operating Advisor Peter Bithos, SVP for International Business Rizza Maniego-Eala, EVP & Chief Operations Officer for International and Business Markets Gil Genio, Consul General of the Philippines in Milan Marichu Mauro, Globe Mobile Italy General Manager Eugenio Barbieri and Globe Chief Finance Officer Albert de Larrazabal (PRNewsFoto/Globe Telecom, Inc.)

Globe expands global footprint; opens first international retail store in Milan, Italy

Leading Philippine telco Globe Telecom marked another corporate milestone by expanding its business operations overseas with the recent opening of...

Aug 28, 2014, 11:54 ET

SEA-US: Global Consortium to Build Cable System Connecting Indonesia, the Philippines, and the United States

A consortium of seven global telecommunications companies agreed today to cooperate in the construction and operation of a new submarine cable...

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...