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In 2013, Globe revenue up 9% to P90.5B


Globe Telecommunications Inc., the country’s second-biggest telecommunications provider, reported that its core earnings rose in 2013 as revenues across its business segments grew, but the company noted challenges in the coming year.

Posted: February 12th, 2014 in Latest Business Stories | Read More »

Globe sees sustained growth for home Internet brand

Globe Telecom anticipates sustained growth for its home Internet brand, Tattoo Home, following strong results last year.

Posted: January 20th, 2014 in Headlines | Read More »

Biz Buzz: Oops … ABS-CBN telco goes live


The final launch date for ABS-CBN’s telco service, which is expected to create a third industry player after rivals PLDT and Globe, has been a closely guarded secret since the plan was announced months ago.

Posted: November 20th, 2013 in Headlines | Read More »

Nokia in Q3 net loss as sales plunge

An aerial view taken on June 14, 2012, shows the headquarters of Finland's Nokia, one of the world's biggest mobile phone makers, in Espoo. AFP FILE PHOTO

Nokia reported Tuesday a third-quarter net loss as sales at the handsets unit it is selling to Microsoft continued to plunge.

Posted: October 29th, 2013 in Latest Business Stories | Read More »

BlackBerry loses $965 million in 2nd quarter


Canadian tech pioneer BlackBerry, which earlier this week agreed to a $4.7 billion buyout, said Friday that it lost $965 million in the second quarter.

Posted: September 27th, 2013 in Latest Business Stories,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Bayan teaming up with Indonesia’s Telin


Bayan Telecommunications Inc., a debt-ridden telecommunication company that is being backed by Globe Telecom Inc., is expanding to Indonesia.

Posted: September 2nd, 2013 in Headlines | Read More »

PLDT posts 2% increase in H1 net income to P19.7B

PLDT chairman Manuel V. Pangilinan: Signs of growth.   INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

Philippine Long Distance Telephone Co. (PLDT) booked a 2-percent increase in net income to P19.7 billion in the first six months of the year, officials said during a briefing on Wednesday. The country’s biggest telecommunications firm said consolidated service revenues hit P81.1 billion, up 2 percent.

Posted: August 8th, 2013 in Latest Business Stories | Read More »

Globe unveils next-generation postpaid plan in MySuperPlan

Raul Macatangay, head of Globe Postpaid, explains the features of Globe's latest postpaid plan, MySuperPlan.

Taking product customization to the next level, Globe on Thursday night launched the best-ever MySuperPlan, a next-generation postpaid plan with new features that will allow subscribers to further customize and personalize their postpaid plans.

Posted: May 24th, 2013 in Latest Business Stories | Read More »

PLDT losing interest in Myanmar project

PLDT chairman Manuel V. Pangilinan: Signs of growth.   INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

Dominant network Philippine Long Distance Telephone Co. (PLDT) is cool to the idea of investing in Myanmar’s telecommunications industry, citing the high cost of entry and a competitive landscape that heavily favored locals.

Posted: April 8th, 2013 in Latest Business Stories | Read More »

Globe Telecom gets Anvil Award for 2011 sustainability report

Receiving the Globe Annual & Sustainability Report's Anvil Award from Anvil Committee Member Leah Caringal are Corporate Brand Management Head Cris Lacuna (center) and Sr. Specialist Kristel Or (far left).

The Globe Telecom 2011 Integrated Annual & Sustainability Report (ASR) has been conferred an Anvil Award by the Public Relations Society of the Philippines (PRSP).

Posted: March 26th, 2013 in Latest Business Stories | Read More »

Smart reports 132% jump in broadband postpaid base

Smart Communications, a unit of Philippine Long Distance Telephone Co., will deploy the Antenna-Integrated Radio (AIR) solution built by Ericsson, the first such installation in Southeast Asia.

The broadband postpaid business of Smart Communications Inc. grew by 132 percent last year from year-before level, according to broadband Internet and data services head Lloyd Manaloto.

Posted: March 13th, 2013 in Latest Business Stories | Read More »

Globe secures $75-M loan to fund growth


Ayala-led Globe Telecom has tapped a Japanese bank to fund part of its nationwide network modernization for 2013, the company said on Thursday.

Posted: March 7th, 2013 in Headlines | Read More »



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