Daily Archives: July 20, 2012

Aegis honored as the “Outsourcing Service Provider of the Year” at the Asia Communication Awards 2012

Sanjeev Verma, President, AGC Networks (third from right), received the “Outsourcing Service Provider of the Year” Award for Aegis during the Asia Communication Awards ceremony held in Singapore

Aegis, a global business services and experience management company, has been announced as the Winner of the ‘Outsourcing Service Provider of the Year’ award at the Asia Communication Awards 2012 held in Singapore recently. The Asia Communication Awards recognize Asian telecommunication companies and individuals responsible for innovations, achievements, and new services that are helping build tomorrow’s industry.

Aegis was selected by a panel of 11 expert judges, representing some of the largest and most respected telecom brands in Asia. Aegis was honored with this prestigious award for its customer experience focus on the telecom vertical, and also for helping telecom providers redefine the success criteria over the end customer’s lifetime. The company also offers a differentiated set of services in the telecom space on a unified platform, and its vertical-based outsourcing, technology, and consulting services backed by decades of leadership in customer lifetime value management mark it a telecom leader.
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Posted by on July 20, 2012 in Aegis, Technology


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Microsoft unveils the new Office

Microsoft Corp. CEO Steve Ballmer recently unveiled the customer preview of the new Microsoft Office, available at The next release features an intuitive design that works beautifully with touch, stylus, mouse or keyboard across new Windows devices, including tablets.

The new Office is social and unlocks modern scenarios in reading, note-taking, meetings and communications and will be delivered to subscribers through a cloud service that is always up to date.
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Smart pushes data usage innovation to drive cellular growth

Rising mobile data usage will power continued growth for leading wireless operator Smart Communications even as the cellular penetration rate approaches 100 percent in the second half of 2012. But this surge will come in the form of many “tiny bites of the Internet,” top Smart officials say.

In the first quarter of this year, mobile Internet usage of Smart subscribers surged by 71 percent versus a year ago.
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Posted by on July 20, 2012 in PLDT, Smart Communications, Technology


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Travel a great distance with Nokia

Nokia Maps comes preloaded in the Nokia Lumia, Nokia N9, and Nokia Belle smartphones, such as the Asha 311, which is available at the end of July 2012.

How far can a mobile phone go? From just being a means of communication, mobile phones have evolved to a multi-functional device that provides information, entertainment, business-related apps, and social networking. But, Nokia took its smartphones to a higher level as these can be your personal navigation whenever and wherever you go with its preloaded maps that are available offline!

Nokia has been using vector maps since 2006, and for the past six years the brand has been developing its navigation offering. At the core of this service innovation are the offline maps and Nokia Drive, which aim to deliver a complete navigation experience.
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Oldest Chinatown welcomes newest Globe concept store

The Globe store in Binondo has Chinese speaking in-store specialists like Melissa Sy-Ortega who provides consultations on various Globe products and services to Filipino-Chinese customers living in the area.

Globe recently opened its latest concept store in Binondo, bringing the pioneering one-stop telco experience to the district of Manila that houses the oldest Chinatown in the world.

Located at the 2nd Floor of the newly opened Lucky Chinatown Mall in Binondo, the full-service concept store showcases the unique store concept of Globe, providing a one-of-a-kind shopping environment for its customers. With its distinctive two-section layout, the Globe store offers top-of-the-line gadgets and accessories, as well as superior customer service and after-sales support.
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Posted by on July 20, 2012 in Globe Telecom, Technology


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