Tag Archives: Philippines

Big crowd expected at FIBA Olympic qualifier

SBP executive director Sonny Barrios said yesterday he expects an overflow crowd for the five playing days of the FIBA Olympic qualifier that will be held at the Mall of Asia (MOA) Arena on July 5-10 and to make the games accessible to a wider audience, there are plans for a closed-circuit coverage in movie theaters across the country and to set up giant screens in town plazas and open parking lots.

Philippines is one of only 2 countries in the world that have unused 700 MHz frequency

The Philippines has yet again made a record for itself, this time belonging to a list of countries in the world that has not used its 700 MHz spectrum frequency. And this time the list is very short, only 2 countries in fact made it to this list – Philippines and Thailand – both in the ASEAN region. If this new technology was opened up globally to reduce the cost of broadband in many countries, the question many people are asking is, why have we not used this asset for the benefit of Filipino consumers and netizens?

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Sonny Barrios, FIBA execs hold crucial talks

Three hours before the FIBA Olympic Qualifying Tournament draw ceremony on Tuesday at the House of Basketball in Mies, Switzerland, Sonny Barrios, executive director of the Samahang Basketbol ng Pilipinas, will sit down with Predrag Bogosavljev, FIBA sport and competitions director, to discuss various concerns regarding the country’s hosting of one of the forthcoming OQT competitions.

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Globe readies PH education sector for 21st century

De La Salle-College of Saint Benilde chooses Globe as ICT education solutions provider for its Brightspace Learning Management System

Globe kicks-off exciting festival season in PH

It’s the season of the most colorful festivals in the Philippines, and tourists have started travelling from one province to another to witness the unique activities every destination showcases. As one of the most sought after festivals in the country, the Sinulog Festival in the queen city of the south, Cebu, has already garnered local and international attention with its unforgettable parades that highlight the Cebuano heritage and way of life.

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Globe boosts growth of PH outbound travels

Globe Telecom is looking to support the growing number of Filipinos travelling abroad either for business or leisure purposes with its partnership with the Philippine Travel Agencies Association (PTAA) for the 23rd Travel Tour Expo, with Globe as official telecom partner. Globe will be showcasing its flagship data roaming service Roam Surf which offers full 24 hours of unlimited data roaming service that enables worry-free internet connectivity from over 80 countries around the world for its postpaid and prepaid customers.

Globe welcomes arrival of Netflix in PH

Globe Telecom is gearing up for the arrival of Internet television network Netflix in the Philippines with its roster of home broadband plans which come with free access to Chromecast, allowing customers to enjoy Netflix from any mobile device to a bigger screen.

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President Aquino encourages Filipinos to be heroes in their own way

President Benigno S. Aquino III, in his Rizal Day message, called on the Filipino people to become heroes in their own way and reaffirm their commitment to the righteous path agenda that he champions for the common good.

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Users Still Use Only One Password for All Accounts

Testing of user cyber savviness carried out by Kaspersky Lab has demonstrated that many people are still not sufficiently careful about their passwords.

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