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Globe cites increasing importance of IT execs in PH firms to drive innovation

Globe Business backs the Association of SEIPI IT Executives and Professionals (ASITEP) anew, partnering with the group for its programs and activities for the year. The renewal of the partnership was done during the group’s year-end membership meeting. Greg Romero (4th from left) headed the representatives from Globe. He is joined in the photo by (from left) ASITEP Board of Directors: Art Rayo of Analog Devices, Richard Parcia of Triquint Semiconductor, Rhett Ramos of Remec Broadband, Karen Salgado of Amkor, Lito Nepomuceno of TDK, John Jimenez of Emerson Network, Jerric Ferrer of Pricon, Gilbert Virtucio of Globe Business and Francis Capili of Moog.

Globe Telecom reinforced its support for IT professionals in the Philippines as the company, through unit Globe Business, renewed its support for the Association of SEIPI IT Executives and Professionals (ASITEP), the umbrella group of IT experts in the Philippines working under the Semiconductor and Electronic Industries in the Philippines (SEIPI).

Business executives and CIOs around the world and across industries agree that information technology is a valued investment in achieving an effective business strategy and vision. The 2011 Global CIO Study by IBM also showed that CIOs from different-sized companies across the globe have become more aligned to CEOs, and are using IT innovation to drive real business results.
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Chikka, Wolfpac unite

L-R: Orlando B. Vea, Smart Communications Chief Wireless Adviser; Alfie Diaz-Zuniga, Chikka Business Development Director; Dennis Mendiola, Chikka Founder and Chief Imagination Officer; Jojit Alcazar, Wolfpac General Manager; and Chito Bustamante, Chikka Chief Executive Officer

Mobile app trailblazers and former rivals Chikka and Wolfpac have merged. Chikka, whose flagship Chikka Text Messenger is installed in millions of computers and mobile devices around the world, will be the surviving entity.

“The resulting powerhouse now serves as an incubator for new technologies and innovation, producing telco-grade platforms and systems, and real value-added services for the new digital consumer, including corporate partners,” said Chito Bustamante, Chikka chief executive officer.
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SMART and Ericsson announce partnership to create “SpeedLab”

Smart Communications and Ericsson recently announced that they have formed a partnership to create the “SpeedLab”, which will focus on creating SMART’s “Super Broadband” offer. This is envisioned to be the fastest and most reliable broadband service in the country, with the widest coverage and most innovative plan features.

“We will deliver broadband speeds never before seen in the country,” SMART Chief Wireless Advisor Orlando Vea revealed. “In line with our Internet for All advocacy, we also want to provide the best customer experience possible.”
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