Globe partners with OPPO anew to boost mobile Internet penetration in PH

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Customers availing of the OPPO R7 Lite prepaid bundle get a free Globe Prepaid SIM with 100MB data per month for 2 months

Globe Telecom is partnering with global phone manufacturer OPPO as part of its commitment to boost mobile Internet penetration in the country, giving customers full data connectivity with their newly purchased OPPO camera phones for free.

Customers availing themselves of the 5-inch screened, metal-clad OPPO R7 Lite in a prepaid kit get a free Globe Prepaid SIM loaded with 100MB data per month for two months.

“This partnership with OPPO is part of our commitment to enable the Filipino digital lifestyle by offering customers, especially the youth, free access to the Internet with their OPPO R7 Lite devices. With every purchase of the new OPPO R7 Lite, customers get free access to top-notch content, apps, and sites for two months, allowing them to fully enjoy and maximize the features of the device with blazing-fast Internet speeds powered by the Globe network,” shares Issa Cabreira, Globe Senior Vice President for Consumer Mobile Marketing.

The partnership between Globe and OPPO began with the launch of the OPPO Mirror 5 which was also offered with a free Globe Prepaid SIM plus 100MB data per month for two months.

The R7 Lite camera phone runs on OPPO’s newest OS, the ColorOS 2.1, which is based on Android 5.1. It features a metal unibody design and a 2.5D arc edge screen for a premium look and feel. Taking high-quality photos is a breeze with its 13MP Schneider-verified rear camera with PDAF auto focus system, capable of taking 50MP-quality photos with its Ultra-HD mode. The OPPO R7 Lite is equipped with flash-shot technology, which enables crisp and clear images of fast-moving objects. Selfies are vibrant through its 8MP front camera and beautify option.

R7 Lite Specs:
Operating System:
ColorOS 2.1, based on Android 5.1
Qualcomm Snapdragon 615, Octa-core 1.5 GHz with Adreno 405 GPU
16GB internal storage (Expandable up to 128GB)
2,320mAh battery
SIM Card:
Dual SIM with LTE support (Micro-SIM Card and Nano-SIM Card)
5-inch AMOLED display with curved-edge Corning Gorilla Glass (720 x 1,280 resolution)
Rear Camera:
13-megapixel rear camera with LED flash
Front Camera:
8-megapixel front camera

To avail themselves of this offer, customers can simply visit authorized OPPO stores and retailers nationwide.

Globe continued to dominate the country’s mobile-data segment after posting mobile-browsing and other data revenues of P9.5 billion in the first six months of the year, a 53% growth from previous year’s level of P6.2 billion. On a quarterly basis, second-quarter 2015 revenues reached P5.1 billion, up 16% from the previous quarter at P4.4 billion.

This achievement brought the contribution of mobile-data revenues to total mobile revenues by 23% as of 1st half of 2015, coming from 16% the previous year.

With mobile data business growing at a rapid pace, data users from Globe’s overall mobile customer base have grown to 37% during the same period, a substantial increase from previous year’s 17%. Wireless data traffic on the Globe network has also increased by 82% year-on-year with the growing number of smartphone users and applications that leverage the Internet.