Expands to 49 areas, targets nationwide coverage by 2012

Globe DUO, the breakthrough mobile and landline service in one that allows subscribers to make unlimited calls to landlines and other DUO users with only one phone, one SIM and one billing, has expanded coverage to 49 key areas in the country, staying close to its target of nationwide coverage by end-2012.

The combined mobile and landline service is now available in Iloilo, Misamis Oriental, Ilocos Norte, Albay, Cagayan, Camarines Norte, Camarines Sur, Davao del Norte, Davao Oriental, Nueva Ecija, Tarlac, Aklan, Biliran, Compostela Valley, La Union, Occidental Mindoro, Saranggani and Sorsogon.

Globe DUO has also strengthened its coverage in Metro Manila, Cebu, Cavite, Bulacan, Laguna, Pangasinan, Negros Oriental, Leyte, Antique, South Cotabato, rizal, Bohol, Negros Occidental, Capiz, Batangas, Quezon, Northern Samar, Davao del Sur, Pampanga, Isabela, Ilocos Sur, Zambales, Nueva Vizcaya, Palawan, Marinduque, Oriental Mindoro, Southern Leyte, Eastern Samar, Western Samar, North Cotabato and Sultan Kudarat.

The old Globe corporate logo.

Globe is the first to offer unlimited calls to landline through Globe DUO in April 2009. Further strengthening the service, Globe subsequently launched Globe SUPERDUO, which allows subscribers to make unlimited calls to all local exchange landlines and all Globe DUO, Globelines as well as Globe and TM mobile phones nationwide. Globe DUO was named as a finalist in the Best Mobile Service Category in the 2010 Mobile Excellence Awards.

“Globe DUO is an innovative service that has dramatically changed the way people communicate by providing subscribers with a more convenient and more affordable calling service. Globe is extremely proud to say that as Globe DUO expands to more areas nationwide, we are able to bridge more people and provide them with better value services,” said Peter Bithos, Globe Senior Advisor for Consumer Business, “Globe DUO has also effectively helped small and medium enterprises to grow and become more productive partners towards nation-building. And as we continually beef-up our network capacity, we also look forward to increasing coverage for both Globe DUO and Globe SUPERDUO across the Philippines.”

“Globe DUO is a testament of the company’s commitment to continuously provide our customers with the most affordable and most convenient ways of communication using only the latest wireless services. With Globe DUO, a subscriber enjoys the world’s first fully convergent solution that works across both fixed and mobile networks, using only one SIM, one phone and one billing statement,” he adds.

Globe DUO/MY DUO allows subscribers to make unlimited calls to any Globe DUO or MYDUO number, Globelines nationwide and local area landlines for P450 for 30 days. For Prepaid users, Globe DUO is available at P350 for 14 days. To register, prepaid subscribers may text DUO <area> 450 to 8888 while postpaid subscribers can text MYDUO <area> ON to 8888.

On the other hand, SUPERDUO, which is a combination of Globe DUO plus unlimited calls to Globe and TM mobile numbers, is available at P599 a month. Text SUPERDUO <area> 599 to 8888 for prepaid and MYSUPERDUO <area> ON to 8888 for postpaid. To get the complete list of DUO coverage areas, text MYDUO AREA to 8888.

You may also register through the newest and easiest self-service menu of Globe by simply dialling *143#.

To know more about Globe DUO and SUPERDUO, visit www.globe.com.ph.

FOR MORE INFORMATION, PLEASE CONTACT:

Yoly C. Crisanto
Head, Corporate Communications
Globe Telecom
Tel. No. 730 2627
Fax no. 739 3075
E-mail: globe.corpcomm@gmail.com

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