GCash, operated by Globe Fintech Innovations Inc. (Mynt), is enticing the prepaid mobile subscriber market in the Philippines to participate in the digital economy through its e-money platform, as it aims to bring the benefits of financial technology (fintech) to more Filipinos.
Globe Telecom’s commercial deployment of massive MIMO (multiple input, multiple output) technology is accelerating its bid to roll out 2 million home broadband lines, with speeds of at least 10 Mbps by 2020. This greatly enhances customer experience on Globe LTE network.
Globe Telecom President & CEO Ernest Cu kept his position as one of the most powerful telecommunication executives in the world with his inclusion in the elite list of Global Telecoms Business Power 100 for 2017.
Globe Business, the corporate information and communications technology (ICT) arm of Globe Telecom, is once again gathering the country’s top business and enterprise leaders for a day of insightful learning, discussion, and sharing of best practices on how innovation and disruption can help sustain a corporation’s competitiveness and relevance in the digital age.
Almost half of Filipinos are now online. Approximately, 55% of the online population use smartphones, 43% use their laptops or personal computers, and 24% use tablets approximately 8 hours a day. Evident on the evolving digital lifestyle of Filipinos, Internet access is very important when choosing a mall or a cafe and prefer using the free wifi than consume their existing data coverage.
Globe Telecom’s campaign against the use of illegal repeater has led to the arrest of an individual suspected of selling such equipment.
The online community is getting bigger and wider nowadays, and with the help of the rampant pace of social media and technological enhancements such as hi-tech gadgets and online apps to simplify business, it comes to no surprise that even online shopping is now a trend. Entrepreneurs that delved into the eCommerce industry are currently trying to market their brand and products or services they offer the best and most efficient way they can.
Going beyond achieving business success as the Philippines leading mobile communications provider, Globe Telecom is embarking on a purpose-led transformation for a more sustainable organization, steps that admirable companies globally have likewise taken.
The partnership will see AirAsia BIG, the loyalty program for AirAsia and the Tune group of companies, leverage on ZAP’s platform to allow BIG members to earn and redeem points from daily purchases at physical stores with just a mobile number. It aims to launch in the third quarter of this year with plans of having over 100 partner establishments in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia before expanding to neighboring countries in Southeast Asia. Partners will include restaurants, services, and retail shops in commercialcenters.
Globe Telecom said interconnection of its landline service Globelines with its competition continue to expand as the two parties recently agreed to extend the collaboration to include the provinces of Leyte, Southern Leyte and Biliran.