Kickstart, Echelon promote Asia’s tech startup community

Echelon 2014 comes to the Philippines again, and Kickstart Ventures, Inc. reprises its sponsorship role, throwing its support behind Asia’s largest tech conference and the cornerstone of the region’s startup community.

“By helping startups get onto the Echelon main stage in Singapore, Kickstart will be giving startups a chance to get the attention of decision makers in the international technology industry.

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Globe powers Dinagyang 2012 with free WiFi

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FRESH from the success of the Sinulog activities, Globe Telecom gears up for the Dinagyang 2012 Festival in Iloilo this weekend, upping the ante by providing free WiFi and providing telecommunication support for the different committees involved in the celebration.

Globe, the official telecommunication outfit for the Dinagyang festivities, has set up WiFi routers at the Freedom Grandstand for the VIPs and judges;

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Globe future-proof network LTE and IPv6 ready

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Globe Telecom’s latest network build, touted to be the most significant investment the company has done in the past 2 decades, is designed to be future-proof, capable of using the most advanced 4G technologies such as HSPA+ and long term evolution (LTE).

It is IPv6 ready and boasts of an all-IP infrastructure for business customers.

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Jesuit-led group taps Globe for quick disaster response

With numerous typhoons hitting the country every year, quick and efficient response before, during and after emergency situations becomes a necessity.  In view of this, Globe Telecom has decided to partner with Simbahang Lingkod ng Bayan (SLB), a Church-based, Jesuit-led organization, in tapping the power of mobile phones and the internet to reach out to Filipinos affected by disasters.

Through SLB’s E-Ugnay Disaster Management System, both Globe and SLB are able to take advantage of the next-level convergence of mobile and internet capabilities in consolidating information from all over the country, thereby, allowing on-ground personnel to act immediately whenever calamities

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Globe launches Cebu Media Excellence Awards

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Globe Telecom launched the first Cebu Media Excellence Awards, as a means to pay tribute and give recognition to print, broadcast and digital media practitioners who have excelled in the profession and practice of journalism.

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Cebu Media Excellence Awards (Yoly’s Message)

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vdLpQ44JgxY]Prepared text of the message of Yoly Crisanto, head of Globe Telecom's Corporate Communications, during the unveiling of the Cebu Media Excellence Awards (CMEA) on September 21, 2011 at the Harold's Hotel in celebration of the Cebu Press Freedom Week:

Good evening friends!

I am very happy to be able to spend an evening and celebrate Press Freedom Week with all of you.

At this point, I want to share just a few words.

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GLOBE GCASH your way to the movies

SM Cinema, the largest local chain of movie theatres today, in partnership with Globe Telecom is introducing the first mobile ticketing in the country or that will enable moviegoers to purchase tickets from the SM Cinema website, conveniently pay for it online using GCASH and redeem it at the cinemas using a mobile phone.

To access SM Cinemobile just log on to www.smcinema.com, create an account, purchase tickets and choose the “Via GCASH” payment option.

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