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Globe ICT solutions can help SMEs to stay in business and succeed

A study commissioned by Globe Business showed that about 50% of small and medium-scale enterprises (SMEs) run the risk of experiencing financial or operational difficulties and may close-shop within three years. The study cited limited capacity-building in running the various facets of a business as the main reason behind the difficulties encountered by entrepreneurs.

Manny Escosa, Head of Marketing for the Small and Medium Business (SMB) segments of Globe Telecom, said that about half of the country’s small and medium-scale businesses are likely to go bankrupt or close-shop by their third year of operation.
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Posted by on September 5, 2012 in Globe Telecom, Technology


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PIA partners with Globe Telecom for SMS broadcast facility

President Benigno Aquino III (center) sends the first text message from the PIA Text Blast service, which was launched Wednesday during the 25th anniversary celebration of the Philippine Information Agency. The PIA utilized Globe Business' TxtConnect service, in partnership with Globe Telecom. Flanking the Chief Executive are Sec. Herminio "Sonny" Coloma, Jr (left) of the Presidential Communications Operations Office and Atty. Jose A. Fabia, PIA Director General

The Philippine Information Agency (PIA), the official information arm of the government, partners with Globe Telecom for a Short Message Service (SMS) broadcast facility that aims to use text messaging as a faster means to disseminate relevant advisories, news and updates nationwide.

“The use of text messaging as a tool for keeping our citizenry informed and aware is timely, given that cellphones are now the most pervasive form of communication,” said Atty. Jose A. Fabia, Director General of the Philippine Information Agency, “Our partnership with Globe Telecom shows that the government and the private sector can work together and maximize resources to deliver public service to Filipinos from all walks of life.”
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Posted by on February 2, 2012 in Globe Telecom, Technology


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