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Globe welcomes NTC approval of Globe-Bayantel joint use agreement

Globe Telecom announced that it has received approval for the joint use by Globe and Bayan Telecommunications Inc. (BTI) of the frequencies 1750-1760MHz/1845-1855MHz assigned to Bayantel. Atty. Froilan M. Castelo, Head of Globe Corporate and Legal Services Group said, “We are pleased with the decision of the NTC and rely on the validity and legality of the NTC order with regard to the joint use agreement with Bayantel.”
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Posted by on October 3, 2012 in Globe Telecom, Technology

 

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Smart’s official reaction to the NTC press statement

Yesterday, the National Telecommunications Commission (NTC) confirmed the network superiority of Smart Communications, Inc. (Smart) following the release of the results of its network quality tests for the second quarter of this year which showed Smart posting significantly better test results than Globe Telecom.

Globe, however, issued a statement that attempted to turn the results of the NTC’S Quality of Service Benchmarking Test upside down.
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Posted by on September 20, 2012 in Smart Communications, Technology

 

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Globe legacy network better than Smart’s upgraded network

A recent network benchmark test conducted by the National Telecommunications Commission (NTC), comparing the Grade of Service and overall signal quality of both Globe Telecom and Smart Communications against NTC Cellular Mobile Telephone System (CMTS) standards showed the Globe legacy network outperforming competition’s recently modernized network in terms of grade of service. The Globe legacy network also performed at parity with the upgraded network of Smart in almost all other metrics.
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Posted by on September 20, 2012 in Globe Telecom, Technology

 

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Globe to launch more competitive Unli offers

In support of the NTC Memorandum Order directing all telcos to lower sms interconnect access rates, Globe will soon release new unli offers with lower rates and the inclusion of more packages complimenting their unli voice or sms services.

Globe said that over 90 percent of its prepaid customers are using unli services. The new unli offers will benefit the larger base of Globe customers, true to the spirit of the NTC order.
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Posted by on December 9, 2011 in Globe Telecom, Technology

 

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NTC lauds completion of Globe-PLDT interconnection in Bulacan

The call of the National Telecommunications Commission (NTC) to activate network interconnection services in more areas in the country is gradually coming to fruition after the successful activation of local interconnection services between Globe Telecom and Philippine Long Distance Telephone Co. (PLDT) in Bulacan.

The interconnection between the two operators in areas of common presence in the province took place after NTC Commissioner Gamaliel Cordoba announced that the regulatory body “expects local interconnection between Globe and PLDT to be fully activated in 7 areas in the country, which includes Bulacan, before the year ends.”
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Posted by on October 14, 2011 in Globe Telecom, PLDT, Technology

 

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Globe proposes 3-year plan to reduce interconnection rates

In support of the National Telecommunications Commission’s (NTC) request for telecommunication companies to lower interconnection charges, Globe Telecom submitted a position paper detailing its proposal on reducing fees for subscribers calling and sending texts outside their respective networks.

In the position paper, Globe proposed a 3-year “glide path” implementation method beginning January 31, 2012 to allow mobile operators more time to restructure business plans and models given changes in pricing schemes, as well as to help cushion possible losses in revenues.
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Posted by on July 13, 2011 in Globe Telecom, Technology

 

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