Friday, December 15, 2017

Globe and SM team up for seamless digital experience in SM Supermalls through GoWiFi Auto

From L-R: Annie Garcia, President, SM Supermalls; Jeffrey Lim, President, SM Prime Holdings; Hans T. Sy, Chairman of the Executive Committee, SM Prime Holdings; Ernest Cu, President and CEO, Globe Telecom; and Willy Ocier, President, Philippine Global Communications, Inc. 

Imagine seamless digital connection while shopping and dining in SM Supermalls. Through the partnership and collaboration of Globe Telecom and SM Supermalls, mall goers will now be able to experience quality connectivity with GoWiFi Auto. This premium GoWiFi service allows customers to surf all day in 34 selected SM malls nationwide.

Illegal signal transmitters causing mobile service interference over 1,200 Globe Telecom cell sites

Since the start of 2017,  Globe Telecom has detected mobile service interference in more than 1,200 cell sites caused by illegal signal transmitters such as signal boosters, repeaters and RFIDs (radio frequency identification), which are commonly used for car parking or security systems in subdivisions, tollways and in residential, office and commercial buildings.

Honda Sweeps 2017 Philippine Automotive Awards

December 4, 2017 – Honda Cars Philippines, Inc. (HCPI), Honda’s automobile business unit in the Philippines, won multiple major awards from different automotive award giving bodies in recognition of Honda’s excellence in the industry this 2017. 

OFWs can now give the gift of connectivity at home to their loved ones through SarisariPH

Globe Prepaid Home WiFi device is now available on online gifting service SarisariPH

Overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) spend their time thousands of miles away from their families, working hard to provide for their loved ones back home. With the distance between them, the internet is one of the best ways to stay connected. Globe at Home is bridging the gap between OFWs and their families as the Prepaid Home WiFi becomes finally available on SarisariPH.

Honda Cars Urges Customers to Partake in Airbag Inflator Recall

December 62017 – Honda Cars Philippines, Inc. (HCPI), Hondas automobile business unit in the Philippines urges customers to take part in the voluntary safety recall of select models of the City, Jazz, Civic, CR-V, Accord and Pilot sold in the Philippines from 2001– 2015 due to a suspected defect in the airbag inflator of the driver side airbag.

Tuesday, December 12, 2017

Max’s Group partners with GCash on e-payment via QR Codes

Max’s Group CFO Dave Fuentebella tries the scan to pay feature of the
GCash App at Krispy Kreme

Max’s Group, Inc. (MGI), the largest casual dining company in the Philippines, has partnered with GCash, the pioneer in electronic payments using QR codes, to help jumpstart the country’s move into a cashless ecosystem.

Department of Energy - Petron EcoRun 2017 Results

Over 50 vehicles were fielded by local car manufacturers and distributors to join this year’s Department of Energy (DOE) Eco Run powered by the country’s leading oil company, Petron Corporation. The event was held last November 21 along a 216-kilometer route on the Subic-Clark-Tarlac Expressway (SCTEX) and Tarlac-Pangasinan-La Union Expressway (TPLEX).

I was so fortunate to be invited as an independent media observer for the Department of Energy (DOE) - PETRON ECORUN 2017 held last November 21, 2017. Forty-six other automotive