PH’s longest domestic submarine cable reaches Siargao 

The Philippines’ longest domestic submarine fiber cable project has landed on the shores of Siargao, ready to deliver faster and reliable connectivity on the island as it paces through recovery in the wake of Typhoon Odette and the prolonged pandemic.  The Philippine Domestic Submarine Cable Network (PDSCN), a project by digital solutions platform Globe, premier… Read More PH’s longest domestic submarine cable reaches Siargao 

Globe seeks unified front vs cybercriminals as worsening online scams threaten to stifle digitalization efforts

As the Philippines’ leading digital solutions platform, Globe has been at the forefront of clamping down on scammers accessing personal data of mobile phone users in their ever evolving modus operandi to dupe people out of their hard-earned money. Globe reiterates that it has long put in place stringent measures to ensure the sanctity of… Read More Globe seeks unified front vs cybercriminals as worsening online scams threaten to stifle digitalization efforts

Globe blocks 784M spam, scam texts in the first seven months of 2022

Globe Telecom has blocked 784 million scam and spam messages in the first seven months of the year amid rise of new variant of text scam.  The Ayala-led company also  deactivated 14,058 scam-linked mobile numbers and blacklisted 8,973 more. “We have coordinated with our industry partners to ensure that we can jointly protect the public… Read More Globe blocks 784M spam, scam texts in the first seven months of 2022

Globe starts to reap gains from strategy to go beyond telco

Globe has started reaping gains from its strategic shift to go beyond telco to empower the Filipino digital lifestyle. Globe President and CEO Ernest Cu reported that the rapid growth of its non-telco businesses is complementing the company’s strong revenue performance from telco core products and services in the first half of the year. “When… Read More Globe starts to reap gains from strategy to go beyond telco

GCash supports gov’t measures to penalize ‘loan and sale’ of e-wallet accounts

The Philippines’ top mobile wallet GCash is ready to support proposed legislation that will criminalize the loan and sale of mobile wallet accounts. This development came after authorities were able to successfully trace and apprehend suspects who attempted to extort money from Senate President Juan Miguel Zubiri. Seized from these fraudsters were marked money, identification… Read More GCash supports gov’t measures to penalize ‘loan and sale’ of e-wallet accounts

Expedock raises $17.5M funding to modernize freight forwarding

Tech startup Expedock, one of the portfolio companies under Kickstart Ventures, Inc., has raised a total of $17.5 million for the modernization of its freight forwarding process and the reduction of inefficiencies. The funding round was led by global software investor Insight Partners, with participation from existing investors Neo and Pear and executives from Salesforce,… Read More Expedock raises $17.5M funding to modernize freight forwarding