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Western Union Expands Digital Distribution: Money Transfers Now Paid into GCash Mobile Wallets in the Philippines

2018-03-23 bworldonline
Western Union, a leader in cross-border and cross-currency money transfer, and G-Xchange, Inc. have enabled consumers to receive Western Union® international or domestic money transfers into their registered GCash wallets 24/7– providing consumers with convenient access at their finger-tips. (10-0)

PT&T eyes Transco asset for telco plan

Philippine Telegraph and Telephone Corp. (PT&T), one of the companies vying to become the country’s so-called third telco player, is moving to close a final deal to use the fiberoptic assets owned by state-run National Transmission Corp. (Transco). (18-0)

PT&T considers use of TransCo assets for broadband network

2018-03-22 bworldonline
PHILIPPINE Telegraph and Telephone Corp. (PT&T) is exploring the possible use of National Transmission Corp.’s (TransCo) “dark (unused) fiber” for its planned nationwide broadband network. (13-0)

Globe ties up with Shakey’s for mobile payment, toll-free delivery

2018-03-22 bworldonline
Globe Telecom Inc. has partnered with Shakey’s Pizza Asia Ventures Inc (SPAVI) for toll-free delivery calls and for the use of Globe’s in-store mobile payments and deliveries. (9-0)

Globe and Hineleban Foundation “rainforestation” efforts underway in Bukidnon

Globe is stepping up its “rainforestation” efforts in partnership with Hineleban Foundation, which now covers 34 hectares in Bukidnon. The leading telecommunications provider committed to donate P30 million within a 5-year period to cover 300 hectares of denuded primary rainforests in Bukidnon and Lanao del Sur. (9-0)

VIU supports Globe #PlayItRight anti-illegal sites advocacy

VIU, a leading Asian digital content provider popular for its online distribution of K-Drama and K-Pop shows, recently announced its full support for Globe Telecom’s anti-illegal site advocacy, #PlayItRight. (9-0)

PLDT, Globe neck and neck in LTE game

PLDT Inc.’s Smart Communications maintained its edge in 4G internet speed while main rival Globe Telecom was ahead in availability, the latest crowdsourced survey by OpenSignal showed. (28-0)

PLDT leads in LTE speed, while Globe beats rival in availability — report

2018-03-15 bworldonline
PLDT’s Smart Communications, Inc. provides faster long-term evolution (LTE) speeds than Globe Telecom Inc, a UK-based company said. (9-0)

Internet-savvy? Filipino youth more at risk to pitfalls of digital media

International think tank DQ Institute has revealed the initial results of a new study that showed young Filipinos scoring below the global average in terms of discipline in using the internet. (9-0)

Globe signs loan deal with Mizuho Bank

2018-03-13 bworldonline
GLOBE Telecom, Inc. has sealed two loans from Mizuho Bank Ltd. to finance its capital expenditure program this year. (33-0)

Beauché boosts operations by tapping Globe Business for connectivity solutions

Globe Cluster Sales Head Robie Reyes and Beauché Chairman Conchita Toribio-Delos Reyes showcase the various products of Beauché. (9-0)

Ayala to spend record P249B for capex in 2018

2018-03-12 bworldonline
THE AYALA GROUP is ramping up its capital expenditure budget by nearly half this year to support the expansion of its business units after sustaining double-digit profit growth for the sixth consecutive year. (16-0)

Ayala nets P30B

Conglomerate Ayala Corp. grew its net profit last year by 16 percent to P30.3 billion, led by the double-digit expansion in earnings from its real estate and energy businesses. (16-0)

Corporate earnings seen top of investors’ minds

2018-03-11 bworldonline
BARRING any jarring global development, investors in Philippine stocks will likely have their eyes glued to more corporate earnings data that will be released this week, analysts said over the weekend. (45-0)

Women are a force to reckon with

Welcome to the age of women empowerment! March is all about celebrating International Women’s Day and the entire month. Women are a force to be reckoned with—formidable powers who push innovation and reshape the world we live in. Today, there is no shortage of such women. (14-0)