Globe broadband upgrades to 5G next year

Ayala-led Globe Telecom Inc. is leading the adoption of 5G (fifth-generation) wireless technology in the country by making the first 5G home broadband service available by the second quarter of next year......»»

Category: financeSource: philstar philstarJun 7th, 2018

Globe eyes 587K broadband lines

GLOBE Telecom claims to be on track to meet its target to deploy more than 500,000 broadband lines this year. The company said on Monday that it was targeting to roll out 587,000 broadband lines this 2017, higher than the 336,000 lines deployed a year ago. Joel Agustin, Globe senior vice president for Program Governance, [...] The post Globe eyes 587K broadband lines appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimesRelated NewsNov 14th, 2017

Globe Announces Full Year 2018 Results

Globe spent P43.3 billion or about $821 million capital expenditures (capex) in 2018 to address the robust data traffic growth and support its increasing customer base with the ramped-up LTE rollout. About 77% of the total capex for 2018 was for data-related services, all geared to meet the customer demand for more bandwidth-intensive content. In […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  metrocebuRelated NewsFeb 17th, 2019

Mitsubishi sees sales recovery within 2019

Mitsubishi Motors Philippines Corp. is optimistic of a recovery in sales this year as it banks on the strong demand for the Xpander multi-purpose vehicle and the new Strada pickup truck, along with the rollouts and upgrades of other vehicle models......»»

Category: financeSource:  philstarRelated NewsFeb 14th, 2019

Globe ramps up 2019 capex to P63 billion

Globe Telecom Inc. is ramping up its capital spending by nearly half this year to support the continued expansion and enhancement of its data network after ending 2018 with strong topline and bottomline growth......»»

Category: financeSource:  philstarRelated NewsFeb 13th, 2019

Globe hikes capex to P63B

GLOBE TELECOM, Inc. is raising its capital expenditure (capex) by 45% to P63 billion (about $1.2 billion) this year as it continues to expand its network to address rising demand for data services......»»

Category: financeSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsFeb 13th, 2019

Mobile data boosts Globe s net income to P18.4 billion in 2018

MANILA, Philippines – Globe Telecom  raked in P18.4 billion in 2018, 22% higher compared to 2017 due to higher mobile data use and more households installing broadband services. Income drawn from mobile services jumped to P106.9 billion, 8.5% higher than 2017's P98.5 billion. {source}.....»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsFeb 12th, 2019

Gaga wins Grammy for ‘Shallow’; Hugh Jackman wins 1st Grammy

LOS ANGELES --- Lady Gaga's "Shallow" just keeps winning this awards season, picking up a Grammy on Sunday before competing for other major awards later in the day. Gaga won best song written for visual media for "Shallow," sharing the honor with co-writers Mark Ronson, Andrew Wyatt and Anthony Rossomando. The song from "A Star Is Born" also won a Golden Globe and is nominated for an Oscar. It was also honored at the Critics' Choice Movie Awards and the Satellite Awards. The track will compete for more Grammys, including song of the year, record of the year and best pop duo/group performance. Hugh Jackman, an Emmy and Tony winner, won his first Grammy, picking up best compil...Keep on reading: Gaga wins Grammy for ‘Shallow’; Hugh Jackman wins 1st Grammy.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsFeb 10th, 2019

Toyota upgrades motorsports program with Vios Racing Festival 2019

Toyota Motor Philippines announced that it’s elevating its homegrown motorsports program this year with the launch of the Vios Racing Festival 2019......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsFeb 6th, 2019

Jr. NBA PH expands program with road to the Jr. NBA Global Championship

MANILA, PHILIPPINES –  The National Basketball Association today announced the Jr. NBA Philippines 2019 presented by Alaska will return for the 12th consecutive year and expand to provide youth in the region the opportunity to represent Asia Pacific in the second Jr. NBA Global Championship, a youth basketball tournament for the top 13- and 14-year-old boys and girls teams from around the world that will be held Aug. 6-11 at ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex at Walt Disney World near Orlando, Fla. Jr. NBA Philippines 2019 tipped off today in Manila with a train-the-trainers clinic for teachers and coaches.  The program, which aims to teach the fundamental skills and core values of the game at the grassroots level, will once again include nationwide youth clinics, coaching workshops, and training camps. New this year, the Jr. NBA Global Championship Asia Pacific regional competition will expand to include youth from Australia, Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam. As many as five boys and five girls from the Jr. NBA Philippines National Training Camp will be selected to participate in the first Jr. NBA Global Championship Asia Pacific Qualifiers, a week-long event in June that will feature top youth players from the region. The top performing 10 boys and 10 girls will represent Asia Pacific in the Jr. NBA Global Championship. “As we expand the Jr. NBA Philippines program, we are excited to introduce new opportunities for players and coaches to gain an enriching experience playing with and learning from peers of diverse cultural backgrounds,” said NBA Philippines Managing Director Carlo Singson. “Together with longtime partner Alaska, we are committed to growing the Jr. NBA Philippines into an inclusive program that fosters a safe and fun environment for boys and girls to compete, learn the fundamental skills and values of the game, and positively impact the next generation of Filipino athletes.” “Jr. NBA Philippines presented by Alaska continues to be a great platform to reach kids at a young age and inspire them to learn the fundamentals of the game in a fun and engaging way,” said Alaska Basketball Powercamp Director Jeff Cariaso. “We look forward to leveraging the excitement of the NBA to inspire basketball participation and utilizing the Jr. NBA Philippines program to promote the importance of active play and proper nutrition among the Filipino youth.” Regional selection camps will be staged in Lucena (March 9-10), Baguio (March 23-24), Metro Manila (April 27-28), and a city in Visayas and Mindanao to select the top 40 boys and 40 girls that will advance to the National Training Camp in Metro Manila (May 17-19), which will feature an NBA and WNBA player or legend.  Online registration for Regional Selection Camps opens today at Jr. NBA Philippines 2019 will also include the Jr. NBA Coach of the Year program to provide training for 14 Jr. NBA coaches during the National Training Camp, culminating with the male and female Jr. NBA Coach of the Year attending the Jr. NBA Global Championship Asia Pacific Qualifiers.   Jr. NBA Philippines furthers Alaska Sports’ mission to provide proper nutrition to youth through its leading brands - Alaska Fortified Powdered Milk Drink and Alaska Chocolate Powdered Milk Drink - and by encouraging an active and healthy lifestyle. During the 2018-19 season, the NBA and its teams plan to reach more than 51 million youth in 75 countries through league play, in-school programming, clinics, skills challenges, and other outreach events. The 2019 edition of Jr. NBA Philippines is presented by Alaska, with AXA, Gatorade, Globe, Panasonic, Rexona, and Vivo as Official Partners. ABS-CBN S+A, Basketball TV and NBA Premium TV are the Official NBA Broadcasters of Jr. NBA Philippines. Participants can now register for the Jr. NBA program online at, and follow Jr. NBA on Facebook and the NBA at and on Facebook and Twitter. Fans can visit to learn more about Alaska Milk Corporation, and follow Alaska Milk on Facebook for more information about Alaska Sports.  .....»»

Category: sportsSource:  abscbnRelated NewsFeb 2nd, 2019

‘Real change’ for Latinos in Hollywood? Gina Rodriguez hopes so

Gina Rodriguez, the Golden Globe-winning star of TV comedy "Jane the Virgin," said she wept when she heard the Oscar nominations and saw "Roma" star Yalitza Aparicio's name on the list. For one of the first times, Rodriguez said she felt seen, along with many other Latinos working to be noticed in Hollywood and reflected in that work. "Oh my god, I am so proud," the 34-year-old Rodriguez told AFP in an interview. "To have a Latina out there, my whole heart--- my whole heart exploded." If she strikes gold on February 24, Aparicio would be the first Hispanic woman to win the best actress Oscar--- a sea change that Rodriguez hopes to be part of with her new film "Miss...Keep on reading: ‘Real change’ for Latinos in Hollywood? Gina Rodriguez hopes so.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsFeb 1st, 2019

4 Reasons Globe Streamwatch Xtreme Prepaid is a Must-Have this new year

4 Reasons Globe Streamwatch Xtreme Prepaid is a Must-Have this new year.....»»

Category: techSource:  thestandardRelated NewsJan 30th, 2019

Get Ready for a Colorful Weekend at Sinulog 2019

Prititit! Viva Pit Senyor! Kick off the new year by joining one of the grandest and most colorful festivals in the country – Sinulog Festival! Head to the beautiful island of Cebu and prepare for the most festive weekend with an exciting lineup of activities from Globe Telecom. Find out what #GlobeSinulog has in store […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  metrocebuRelated NewsJan 19th, 2019

Bus singer gives voice to Venezuela’s growing diaspora

LIMA, Peru --- A year ago, Venezuelan migrant Reymar Perdomo was singing for spare change on jammed buses, struggling to make ends meet while building a new life in Peru's capital. But her life took a turn when she wrote a heartfelt reggae song about leaving her homeland that went viral on the internet and has brought tears to hundreds in the Venezuelan diaspora that has spread around the globe. Now Perdomo combines her street performances with appearances at concerts and on TV programs, and her song has become the unofficial anthem of Venezuelans who have fled their country's economic implosion. "This song gives me goosebumps" said Junior Barrios, a Venezuelan migrant who l...Keep on reading: Bus singer gives voice to Venezuela’s growing diaspora.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJan 16th, 2019

Musings on the Golden Globes in Technicolor the day after

LOS ANGELES---The day after the annual Golden Globe Awards is always like a movie in Technicolor, with random moments popping up in my mind. My body aches all over from working all day, my sleepy eyes trying to shut tight.   Last Sunday, Jan. 6 (Monday morning, Manila time) was the culmination of our preparations for the 76th edition of the awards, which we began as early as October last year.   The Golden Globes may be dubbed Hollywood's party of the year, but there's serious hard work involved in staging the night that honors excellence in film and television.   The day does not end with the intense, crazy red carpet scene and the show inside the In...Keep on reading: Musings on the Golden Globes in Technicolor the day after.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJan 9th, 2019

Gaga favorite to win GGA

NEW YORK — When the 76th annual Golden Globe Awards get underway Sunday night, who takes home statuettes is only a small part of the intrigue. What the Hollywood Foreign Press Association’s Beverly Hills, California, ceremony lacks in gravitas it usually makes up for in freewheeling frivolity and fun. The free-flowing booze helps. This year’s […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsJan 6th, 2019

Sandra Oh, Andy Samberg want lighter tone at Golden Globes

LOS ANGELES (AP) --- Actress Sandra Oh wants to bring a lighter tone to the Golden Globes after last year's awards show took a much more serious approach centered on the #MeToo movement. Oh said Thursday that she and fellow host Andy Samberg will provide a "moment of joy" at the 76th annual Golden Globe Awards in Beverly Hills on Sunday night. She and Samberg were first paired as award presenters during a comical set at the Emmys last year when Oh ripped up the winner's envelope, referencing the 2017 Oscars "La La Land" slip-up before the duo pieced together the card and announced the actual winner. "I know when Andy and I were talking about the feeling that I really want to br...Keep on reading: Sandra Oh, Andy Samberg want lighter tone at Golden Globes.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJan 4th, 2019

WATCH: Hosts Andy Samberg, Sandra Oh in Golden Globes teaser videos

MANILA, Philippines – With the 76th Golden Globe Awards less than a week away, viewers have been itching to find out which of their  favorite nominated films will be making the prestigious Golden Globes cut this year.  Many viewers also can't wait to watch the onstage comedic camaraderie ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJan 2nd, 2019

Hello, 2019: Revelry, reflection as world greets new year

Fireworks, concerts, spiritual services and political addresses abounded to mark the transition to 2019 as revelers around the globe bid farewell on Monday to a year filled with challenges to many.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsJan 1st, 2019

Hello, 2019: Revelry, reflection as world greets new year

Fireworks, concerts, spiritual services and political addresses abounded to mark the transition to 2019 as revelers around the globe bid farewell on Monday to a year filled with challenges to many.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsJan 1st, 2019

Fireworks, festivities greet New Year

PARIS, France — Revellers welcomed 2019 with fireworks displays and festivities as a celebratory wave swept westward across the globe from Asia to Europe and the Americas at the conclusion of a tumultuous year. Monday’s celebrations kicked off with Sydney hosting its biggest-ever pyrotechnics display and lighting up its harbour-front skyline for a full 12 […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsJan 1st, 2019