Sunday, November 30, 2014

Globe myBusiness Launches World-class Education Solutions for SMBs

(from left) Globe Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer for International and Business Markets Gil Genio (leftmost), Globe Senior Vice President for myBusiness Martha Sazon (center), Globals CEO & President Suhas Gopinath  (Sazon’s right), Desire2Learn President & CEO John Baker  (Sazon’s left), Flipside Publishing, Inc. President & CEO Anthony de Luna and General Manager James Pacaba, with other Globe myBusiness executives 

Globe myBusiness launches its world-class education solutions portfolio which includes of integrated learning program Brightspace from Desire2Learn, school management system Educube from Globals Inc, and eBooks from Flipside Publishing.

This milestone are part of Globe myBusiness' thrust of enabling success among small and medium businesses (SMB), especially in the education sector. This will in turn give Philippine education system enough access to the latest technologies, tools, and content for students' benefit.

Education businesses such as schools and content publishers can benefit from these technology-based offers as the products ensure cost efficiency as well as more effective and streamlined processes aligned with global standards. These include Integrated Learning Programs which enable teachers to deliver quality instructions and create learning experiences tailor-fit to students’ individual needs and objectives, and track progress and improve learning.

Moreover, there are also School Management Systems which offer easier and better control on various processes ( student admission, fee billing, curriculum setting, timetabling, academic achievements, etc.) in the education institution. Aside from this,  eBook Solutions  provide schools with relevant and updated content, and aid local publishers and independent authors meet international standards in eBook production and retailing.

For more details about Globe Education Solutions, you may send an email to educationsolutions@globe.com.ph.

Tuesday, November 25, 2014

Piso Mall: A One-stop Shop Virtual Video Store

Prepaid Globe and TM customers get access to over 200, 000 videos on their mobile phones for as low as P1 each

Prepaid customers enjoys an upgrade on their mobile experience with the launch of Piso Mall, a one-stop shop virtual video store. This enables Globe prepaid and TM customers to watch videos on their mobile phones with a selection of more than 200,000 video content, with each video available for as low as P1.

Globe prepaid and TM customers can enjoy their favorite TV shows, movie trailers and clips, music videos and video tutorials at a pocket-friendly price, anytime, anywhere via their mobile phones. Videos can be chosen from over 12 channels including VIVA, ABS-CBN, GMA, Hollywood and news, Music, Kids, For Men, Lifestyle, Sports, Extreme, Technology, Cooking and Web Series.

Piso Mall also features music and lyric videos from VIVA Entertainment featuring music icons such as pop star Sarah Geronimo, video clips from broadcast giant ABS-CBN headlined by its top celebrities, and popular videos starred by international pop icons and local celebrity couples.

Prepaid customers need not worry about additional charges from data usage because video browsing on Piso Store is free and does not require maintaining balance. Prepaid customers will only be charged upon video viewing.

Globe and TM customers may get Piso Mall by texting PISO to 8888 or by visiting http://m.pisomall.com.ph on their mobile browser.

Thursday, November 20, 2014

Exclusive Privileges for Globe iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus Plan Subscribers


 The Reset program for recontracting customers is back!
With the recent launch of the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus plans from Globe Telecom, it came with it premium offers and exclusive privileges for a total digital experience for Philippine consumers.

Reset program
The highly-successful Reset program is here once again! Originally offered by Globe, it allows existing postpaid customers to renew or extend their existing account to get the iPhone 6 or iPhone 6 Plus. This means that if a subscriber’s 24-month contract is still not up for renewal to get a new device, a corresponding “reset fee” can be settled to get the latest devices under the same postpaid line. The Reset program is available until December 31, 2014.

iTunes apps purchase
Cheers to another exclusive offer: the easy apps purchase from the US iTunes Store using GCASH American Express Virtual Card, enabling customers to download and purchase apps, media, and games and charge it to their postpaid bill or prepaid load without using a credit card. The GCASH American Express Virtual Card is a prepaid virtual card connected to a user’s GCash mobile wallet which allows the user to shop conveniently online from local and international sites. It also provides users with added security in the form of a card that won't get stolen, and a security code that can be renewed easily.

Discounts on iPhone accessories
New and existing customers availing of the iPhone 6 or iPhone 6 Plus from Globe are also entitled to get 35% discount on Speck, Ballistic and Tech 21 products, and 25% discount on all powerbank brands at Beyond the Box and Digital Walker stores. Customers can also get 30% discount on Moshi, Lab C and Opt cases, Belkin accessories, Milli powerbanks, Divoom and Doss Bluetooth Speakers at Switch stores. The offer is available from November 14-16, 2014, with redemption until March 31, 2015.

Complete suite of Globe Apps
Customers can also enjoy the complete digital experience with Globe Apps, where they can store and access photos, videos, music, documents, contacts, and messages in one place with Globe Cloud; book seats and buy movie tickets with GMovies; enjoy great discounts and deals, membership privileges and redeem offers with GDeals; and check load balance, subscribe to promos, share load and manage account with GServices. Exciting perks and freebies are up for grabs for customers getting the iPhone 6 or iPhone 6 Plus from Globe on November 14.

Here are the plans being offered:

 iPhone 6 (16GB) at Plan 1299 with P800 monthly cashout good for 24 months, 
 iPhone 6 Plus (16GB) at Plan 1299 with P1,000 monthly cashout also for 24 months, (payable through major credit cards at 0% interest)

Both plan offers come with 3GB of GoSURF mobile data monthly, Photo Bundle for unlimited access to Instagram, Photo Repost, Photo Grid, and Instasize, 20 minutes of calls to all networks, 400 texts to all networks, free 3 months of access to Spotify Premium, and free Gadget Care coverage for 1 month.

The iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus is now available in Globe Stores nationwide, and via online at www.globe.com.ph/iphone6.

Saturday, November 1, 2014

Samsung Galaxy Note 4 Now Available from Globe Postpaid for 1899 Monthly!


The newest smartphone from Samsung, the Galaxy Note 4 is now up for grabs from Globe Telecom. This is through the postpaid subscription which gives the customers to chance maximize the features of the device with a complete postpaid plan bundled with access to lifestyle suites. 

Customers pay only P1,899 a month at Plan 999 (with P900 monthly cashout). The Samsung Galaxy Note 4  plan includes Photo and Chat Bundles, giving them access to a set of lifestyle apps that connect them to mobile internet anytime, anywhere. The postpaid plan bundle also comes with additional 1.5 worth of GoSURF data monthly, free 3-month subscription to Spotify Premium, and free 1-month subscription to Gadget Care. 

With the Photo Bundle, customers can access Instagram, InstaSize, PhotoGrid, and Photo Repost, allowing them to take and edit photos, make collages, as well as add captions and filters using the 16 megapixel rear camera, 3.7 megapixel front-facing camera, and wide selfie mode of the Samsung Galaxy Note 4.

The Chat Bundle, on the other hand, gives customers access to the world’s top messaging apps FB Messenger, KakaoTalk, Line, Viber, WhatsApp, and WeChat, connecting them to their contacts not just from other networks but also from around the world. Using the S Pen’s Elaborate Brush Effect with calligraphy feature, Note 4 users can share their notes, scribbles, and photos to their contacts all over the globe with the Chat Bundle. 

Globe has recently launched the Lifestyle Bundles so customers can choose data plans which perfectly suits their preference. These give them differentiated browsing experience and value for money.  Postpaid customers are then given the best access to a specific set of applications or apps depending on their needs and interests. 

The Navigation Bundle, available for only P99 a month, gives customers month-long access to apps such as Waze, GrabTaxi, Google Maps, MMDA, and Accuweather for a hassle-free transport experience around the city. 

The Chat Bundle, which gives customers access to messaging apps such as Facebook Messenger, Viber, KakaoTalk, Line, WhatsApp, and WeChat is available for only P299 a month.

Those who use their devices for work and productivity can avail of the Work Bundle, available for P299 a month, which provides access to Evernote, Gmail, and Yahoo Mail, plus free 10 GB Globe Cloud storage that will let them back up and access their messages, contacts, presentations, and other files from any device.

Customers into shopping and e-commerce can subscribe to Shopping Bundle, which extends access to sites such as OLX.ph, Ayosdito.ph, eBay, and Zalora, also for P299 a month. These subscribers also get an extra 5% off with their purchases from Zalora. Finally, customers into taking photos and images can avail of the Photo Bundle, which offers access to Instagram, Photo Repost, Photo Grid, and Instasize for only P299 a month. 

The navigation, chat, work, shopping, and photo bundles can be availed as a combo service charged to consumables, or as an add-on booster service charged on top of the monthly service fee (MSF). 

Postpaid customers can also avail of month-long access to Facebook for P199 a month, Twitter for P199 a month, and Spotify Premium for P299 a month, all charged as add-on booster services on top of the plan MSF.