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Globe Launches 4G mobile

In a Philippine first, Globe announces a major expansion of its current 4G footprint by becoming the first carrier in the Philippines to launch the commercial roll out of 4G mobile technology. This rollout, the first phase of which utilizes the global standard HSPA+ or Evolved High-Speed Packet Access, will complement Globe Telecom’s existing 4G WiMAX (Worldwide Interoperability for Microwave Access) network. The rollout of Globe 4G mobile network will provide its subscribers high speed broadband access with the added convenience of full mobility.

To date, Globe 4G mobile technology has been deployed covering sites across Metro Manila, which includes Marikina, Quezon City, Makati, Pasay, Las Pinas, Taguig and the City of Manila. By end-2011, Globe expects to increase its 4G presence dramatically with continued expansion planned into 2012.
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Globe joins list of Southeast Asia’s Top Companies

Globe Telecom was recently recognized as of Southeast Asia’s top companies for its investor relations and dividend policies by the Institutional Investor Corporate Awards organized by institutional investment publication Alpha Southeast Asia.

Globe was lauded for Best Senior Management Investor Relations (IR) Support and Most Consistent Dividend Policy based on the results of the annual poll conducted by Alpha Southeast Asia, the first and only institutional investment magazine focused on Southeast Asia.
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First Pinoy Online Game Takes the World by Storm

Over 400,000 kids across the US, Canada, and Australia are crazy about the cute characters and fun games inside Sqwishland.com, a virtual world where they can create their own avatars, safely make friends, and earn points as they successfully take the challenges online.

Unknown to many, this safe virtual world for kids was created and continuously developed in the Philippines by Funguy Studio, a team of creative game designers led by Project Designer and Entrepreneur Darwin Tardio.

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