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Globe partners with Bacoor for WiFi, vaccination alerts

/ 04:30 PM September 11, 2021

Globe Telecom has partnered with the city government of Bacoor to launch WiFi internet in government facilities and housing communities.

The company also launched a text messaging alert service to help in the city’s COVID-19 vaccination efforts.

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“This partnership with the City Government of Bacoor is in line with Globe’s commitment to spearhead the country’s digital transformation and enable a more resilient future,” Issa Guevarra-Cabreira, Globe chief commercial officer, said in a statement.

“We have continuously moved forward with our efforts despite the global health crisis, enabling many communities, businesses and individuals to cope with the effects of the pandemic,” she added.

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Globe said its GoWifi service had already beenn deployed at the Bacoor City Hall. Moreover, its affordable KonekTayo WiFi service has been rolled out in the housing project Ciudad de Strike.

On the other hand, the company’s text alert service was launched via Globe Labs’ SMS API.

“The SMS API can be easily integrated into a website or an app to send branded messages in bulk and engage with intended audiences from all networks,” Globe said.

Globe’s GoWifi is accessible in over 3,100 locations nationwide such as hospitals, malls, coffee shops, restaurants, convenience stores, transportation hubs and more.

The company had previously installed GoWifi in other locations across Bacoor.

Meanwhile, KonekTayo aims to provide households with low-cost internet. Community residents can use KonekTayo on their wireless devices like mobile phones, tablets, or laptops to access the internet with speeds of up to 20 megabits per second at any KonekTayo hotspot.

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