For the 5th straight year, Globe Telecom’s Ernest Cu among most powerful telecom execs worldwide


Globe Telecom President & CEO Ernest Cu kept his position as one of the most powerful telecommunication executives in the world with his inclusion in the elite list of Global Telecoms Business Power 100 for 2017. Getting this recognition for the fifth straight year, Cu is the only Filipino executive to make it to the Power 100 and among the top 12 in Asia.

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Duterte says he told Salalima to resign

Duterte says he told Salalima to resign

President Duterte said it was he who asked Rodolfo Salalima to resign as secretary of the Department of Information and Communications Technology (DICT) over complaints of being partial to a private company.

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Salalima was asked to quit for favoring Globe Telecom, says Duterte

Salalima was asked to quit for favoring Globe Telecom, says Duterte

President Duterte has revealed that he had asked former Department of Information and Communications Technology secretary Rodolfo Salalima to resign from his post for favoring Globe Telecom.

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Globe holds SEA-US cable system ceremonial launch in Davao City


Globe Telecom held over the weekend the ceremonial launch in Davao City of the $250-million Southeast Asia-United States (SEA-US) submarine cable system which is part of Globe Telecom’s commitment to provide faster transmission, more efficient connectivity and greater network resiliency in Mindanao and the rest of the country.

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Palace commends Globe for contributions to telecom industry, internet connectivity


President Rodrigo Roa Duterte on Friday, September 22, commended Globe Telecom for their invaluable contributions to the telecommunications industry and for improving the internet connectivity.

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Gov’t red tape holding back process

THE Philippine government’s move to spread Wi-Fi Internet access all over the country shows the great importance it attaches to the Internet’s role in the national life. Among President Duterte’s proud announcements in his State-of-the-Nation Address last July 24 was that the government has now established 400 public “hotspots” nationwide where Filipinos can gain access to the Internet.

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At the bottom of the Internet list

PHILIPPINE Internet users have long complained of the very slow Internet speed in this country. The latest affirmation of this fact came the other day when the State of the Internet Report for the last quarter of 2016 said the Philippines has the lowest Internet connection speed among Asia-Pacific countries with 4.5 megabits per second (mbps). A bit higher in the list was India with 5.6 mbps.

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Globe to suspend mobile services in Quiapo for 48 hours

Globe to suspend mobile services in Quiapo for 48 hours

Globe Telecom on Sunday said it will temporarily suspend for 48 hours mobile services in the Quiapo district in Manila which was rocked by two bomb explosions late Saturday and neighboring areas effective immediately. In a statement, the company said the move was “in compliance with a directive from the National Telecommunications Commission upon the […]

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