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…

Qihoo 360 Smart Camera: your digital third eye – a review

Several security measures are being implemented and used to ensure the safety of a person or an establishment. Companies are now considering innovative ways to improve such measures. Today, the 360-degree camera is being used to ensure full security without using several cameras in one area. The 360 Smart Camera D503 model was manufactured in Chaoyang, Beijing by Qihoo 360, a Chinese internet security company that also specializes in antivirus, web browsers, and mobile app store. The user manual my unit came with is in English, while the text at…

Globe Business helps corporations transform into customer-centric enterprises through ICT

The customers took center stage as key officers and executives from various local enterprises gathered for the Globe Business Customer Experience (CX) Forum 2017 where companies which wish to be ahead of the pack learned how customer-focused experience can provide them with much-needed competitive advantage.   The forum was meant to educate enterprises that in-store experience will eventually become the primary differentiator of brands, how they can remain a top-of-mind brand by reinforcing loyalty and brand love through transforming customer journey experience, and how being a partner of Globe Business…