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MEF recognizes Globe as the first PH telco to achieve MEF Certifications

MEF President Nan Chen (middle) presents the MEF 9 and 14 certifications of Globe Telecom to Jimmy Alcala, Globe Business Head for Core Data Services and William Radovan, Globe Business Head for Data Network Planning and Engineering, at the MEF Quarterly Members Meeting in Singapore.

The Metro Ethernet Forum (MEF) recently gave recognition to Globe Telecom as the first telecommunication company to achieve MEF certifications in the Philippines. The certification establishes that Globe is capable of delivering E-Line and E-LAN services that meet the most stringent global standards.

MEF is the defining body for Carrier Ethernet, which aims to accelerate its adoption globally. The program verifies compliance of vendor equipment and service provider services to MEF technical specifications through a rigorous series of tests based on MEF approved Test Suites. Globe was the first Philippine carrier to join MEF back in 2009, joining a roster of 150 members that includes the world’s top service providers and major equipment vendors.
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Caltex Runs with Red Cross for Training of 1 Million Volunteers

Chevron Philippines Inc (CPI), marketer of high-quality Caltex brand of fuels and lubricants, donated P1 million to the Philippine Red Cross (PRC) recent Million Volunteer Run (MVR) to raise a million volunteers from each barangay in the country and train them in disaster response.

With training cost of P1,000 per volunteer, CPI’s donation will be able to send a thousand PRC volunteers to disaster response training. Also, CPI employees joined the fun run to be able to sponsor more Red Cross volunteers.
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Get a ZTE V9 Tablet with Smart Bro

Can’t decide what to buy with your Christmas Aguinaldo? Then check out Smart Bro’s best bundle yet. For only P200 a month, you can now get your very own ZTE V9 Android tablet when you avail of a Smart Bro postpaid Plan 999.

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The ZTE V9 Tablet is easily the most feature-packed tablet in its class. Powered by Google’s Android mobile operating system (version 2.2 “FroYo”), this affordable slate is a great mobile Internet device that lets you view full versions of websites on its 7-inch screen. And with full WiFi and 3G connectivity plus a Smart Bro SIM, you can stream high quality videos much like you would on a laptop or your home PC.
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Samsung and Sony shift to new LCD Panel Business Alliance

Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. (“Samsung”) and Sony Corporation (“Sony”) today announced that the two companies have signed agreements to transition the current business relationship with respect to LCD panels.

Under the agreement, Samsung will acquire all of Sony’s shares of S-LCD Corporation (“S-LCD”), the two companies’ LCD panel manufacturing joint venture, making S-LCD a wholly owned subsidiary of Samsung. In consideration for the share transfer, cash consideration of approximately KRW 1.08 trillion* will be paid to Sony by Samsung. Concurrently, the two companies have entered into a new strategic agreement for the supply and purchase of LCD panels with a goal of enhancing the competitiveness of both companies. The agreement also allows Samsung and Sony to continue cooperative engineering efforts focused on LCD panel technology.
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