Daily Archives: January 24, 2013

Globe welcomes NTC probe on interconnection issues

Globe Telecom welcomed news that the National Telecommunications Commission (NTC) would look into reports of mobile phone users experiencing delays in receiving text messages, specifically between Sun Cellular and Globe networks.
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Posted by on January 24, 2013 in Globe Telecom, Technology


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Globe is exclusive PH carrier of the Samsung Galaxy SIII mini

Globe Telecom gets first dibs on the Samsung Galaxy SIII mini as the first Philippine telco to carry the latest device from Samsung’s roster of Galaxy S smartphones.

Exclusively offering the device from January 23 to February 28, Globe empowers subscribers with various plan options to get the Samsung Galaxy SIII mini for as low as P999 monthly depending on their budget, needs and lifestyle.

Under Unli Surf Plan 999, subscribers get the Samsung Galaxy SIII mini for free with unlimited mobile surfing and one (1) call and text freebie changeable monthly.

Subscribers can also opt to get the device for free under My Super Plan 999 with P900 worth of monthly consumable amount for calls and texts, free 50MB data for mobile surfing, and two (2) call and text freebies that are changeable monthly.

Finally, subscribers can avail of the Platinum Plan 3799 which gives them the Samsung Galaxy SIII mini and the Samsung Galaxy SIII for free, complete with unlimited mobile surfing, P2,800 worth of monthly consumable for calls and texts, and seven (7) call and text freebies that are changeable monthly.

Subscribers availing of the Platinum Plan 3799 are also eligible to get the Platinum Blue membership, which includes access to the 24/7 Globe Platinum Hotline for after-sales support, nationwide assistance from the Platinum Concierge Service, exclusive offers and privileges from partner establishments, and priority lane access in Globe Stores nationwide.

“We cement our leadership in postpaid with our opening salvo for 2013 – the Samsung Galaxy SIII Mini. Our one-month exclusivity with the device testifies to our strong and robust partnership with Samsung. Get the best smartphone experience from Globe with the new Samsung Galaxy SIII mini, headlined by our roster of customizable postpaid plans and exclusive offers, powered by a faster Globe network, now with more pervasive 3G and 4G coverage nationwide,” said Martha Sazon, Head of Globe Postpaid.

Sazon added, “The components of our plan offers are perfect for users to enjoy the features of the new Samsung Galaxy SIII mini – from unlimited surfing to upload multimedia content and update social networking sites worry-free, to free calls and texts to connect with one’s social circles anytime, anywhere.”

The Samsung Galaxy SIII mini resembles Galaxy SIII’s minimal and organic design inspired by nature. Its beautiful 4.0-inch Super AMOLED display offers a generous viewing experience that lets users view multimedia and Web content in brilliant color and clarity. It is powered by Samsung’s own 1 Ghz dual core processor, 4-inch AMOLED touchscreen, 5 megapixel camera, and Android 4.1 Jelly Bean operating system, complete with Bluetooth, WiFi and WiFi hotspot. Its human-centric nature provides an ergonomic and comfortable experience with enhanced usability, while its comfortable grip and gentle curves deliver a natural feel and design.

Pre-order starts from January 23 until January 31 on the Globe website via Subscribers who pre-order online get a free Samsung Galaxy SIII mini flip cover, valued at P1,000. Starting February 1, subscribers who wish to purchase the device can go to a Globe Store nearest them to apply.

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Posted by on January 24, 2013 in Globe Telecom, Samsung, Technology


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NBA Superstar Kobe Bryant and Lenovo Partner on Smartphones

Marketing Agreement Brings Power of Sports and Technology Together


Lenovo (HKSE: 992) announced recently that the company and Kobe Bryant, NBA and L.A. Lakers superstar shooting guard, have entered into a strategic marketing partnership to launch Lenovo smartphones and tablets and to enhance the Lenovo brand in China and Southeast Asia.
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Posted by on January 24, 2013 in Lenovo, Technology


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Musical treat from TicketWorld and Citibank


Experience a one-of-a-kind musical that is close to every Filipino’s heart and enjoy 20% discount on tickets from TicketWorld using your Citibank Credit Card.

Don’t miss this chance to witness the music and drama of “Rivalry: The 2nd Round”, a musical based on the long-standing feud between Ateneo de Manila University and De La Salle University in basketball, academics and other areas. Winner of “Best Music for a Filipino Musical (New/Revival)” in the 2012 Broadway World Awards, the show runs from January 25, 2013 at the Meralco Theater.


Avail of this promotion until February 17, 2013 by simply giving the promo code, CITI4WRIV upon purchase of your tickets made with your Citibank Credit Card at any TicketWorld outlet.

Not yet a Citibank Cardholder? Apply now by simply contacting the CitiPhone Hotline at 995-9999 (Metro Manila), 234-9999 (Metro Cebu), and 1 800 10 995-9999 (toll free), or through Citibank Online ( You can also apply via SMS; just text CITI <space>CARD <space>Name/Phone and send it to 2600.

To know more about this amazing musical treat, log on to or call 24-hour CitiPhone at 995 999.

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Posted by on January 24, 2013 in Business, Citi Bank, Citibank


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Be the First to own HTC Butterfly

HTC, a global leader in mobile innovation and design, offers people two compelling reasons to flock to HTC Concept Stores recently. One, you get to experience the awesome performance, authentic sound, and amazing design of HTC Butterfly ahead of everyone else. Two, you can buy it right there and then, before it hits other retail shelves.

The sophisticated design and slim body packs an amazingly fast 1.5 GHz Quad-Core Snap Dragon s4 Processor that ensures powerful performance for all multitasking needs. It features a 5-inch, 440 ppi full-HD “Super LCD 3” panel that gives images maximum definition paired with authentic sound from the built-in Beats Audio Technology ensures a rich multimedia experience for people who live to be entertained. The amazing front and back cameras that allow users to capture high-quality photos, regardless of lighting conditions, lets you capture photos like a pro.

Head to the nearest HTC Concept store now and be the first to own the HTC Butterfly.

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Posted by on January 24, 2013 in HTC, Technology


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