GCash to raffle off 10 iPhone X for The SM Store shoppers

The SM Store shoppers nationwide are in for a treat as GCash mobile wallet is set to raffle off 10 iPhone X from February to April this year. To qualify, existing and new GCash App users just need to pay their The SM Store purchases using the GCash scan to pay feature which all The SM Stores in the country started accepting last December.  Each single receipt value of at least P500 is equal to one raffle entry.  Promo is valid on a monthly basis from January 15 to April…

Globe blocks nearly 2,500 illegal sites with #PlayItRight

Globe Telecom stepped up its drive versus illegal content by blocking a total of 2,471 domains or sites in 2017 that hosted lewd content and child pornography as part of its #PlayItRight advocacy campaign. The company has taken a stronger stance to combat child pornography by blocking websites and related content as stipulated in the implementing rules and regulations of Republic Act 9775 or the Anti-Child Pornography Act of 2009.   “As a purpose-led organization, we have a responsibility to ensure that our products and services will not be used for…

Globe: over 1,200 cell sites affected by mobile service interference caused by illegal signal transmitters

Since the start of 2017,  Globe Telecom has detected mobile service interference in more than 1,200 cell sites caused by illegal signal transmitters such as signal boosters, repeaters and RFIDs (radio frequency identification), which are commonly used for car parking or security systems in subdivisions, tollways and in residential, office and commercial buildings. Around 60% of the affected sites are located in Metro Manila, resulting in mobile customers within the affected sites’ area of coverage to experience dropped calls, garbled lines, weak signal and slow browsing.   As of last…

Voyager brings the biggest online deals to Filipinos for Singles’ Day

[08 NOVEMBER 2017] – Pinoy online shoppers will have a blast this month picking out their Singles’ Day wish lists and purchasing them at huge discounts with the help of various digital apps and platforms from Voyager Innovations and its business arms which includes PayMaya Philippines, FINTQnologies, Inc. (FINTQ), hatch, and Takatack Technologies. To kick things off this November, PayMaya is giving its users an exclusive 11% rebate from all their purchases on November 11, also known as Singles’ Day. Originating from China, Singles’ Day was established as a way…

Mobile Internet Improved Under President Rodrigo Duterte

Fixed line and Mobile internet speeds have greatly improved in the Philippines in the term of President Rodrigo Duterte since his call to the Telecommunications companies in the Philippines to start making improvements to their infrastructure to be able to better serve the Philippine customers. According to Speedtest Global and even the Akamai reports, the speeds for both fixed line and mobile internet has greatly improved continually in the last few quarters. From a world ranking of 99th, the Philippines has moved up to the 94th place with download speeds…