Globe Telecom bagged a Stevie Award in the recently concluded 2012 International Business Awards held last October 15 in Seoul, South Korea.
Globe won a Bronze Stevie Award in the Communications or PR Campaign of the Year – Issues Management category for its entry Rebirth of Telecom Monopoly: Globe Advocacy Campaign against anti-consumer implications of the PLDT-Digitel Merger. Globe is one of only four Philippine companies which competed against organizations from over 30 countries.
The entry raised the issue of Philippine Long Distance Telephone Company’s (PLDT) acquisition of Digital Telecommunications Philippines (Digitel) and how the merger would affect the consumers. It can be recalled that Globe raised its opposition to the impact of the merger that “done so without any conditions, the nation will see the rebirth of PLDT’s monopoly”.
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