GLOBE: Internet at your fingertips


Mobile internet has changed the face of mobile phone technologies with its diverse offerings, moving away from the typical text and call services that were once the only available services in a mobile phone. With this latest technology moving quickly to adapt to the changing needs of today’s users, Globe Telecom is taking an aggressive stance in pushing mobile internet usage with its offering of the most innovative devices and handsets, content and applications, and affordable browsing plans for its subscribers.

Breakthrough devices

To make the experience more compelling, Globe is offering an array of the world’s most hardworking smartphones and gadgets, which are now available at lowered prices. The Huawei Ideos u8150, rated as one of the best-valued handsets by global tech experts, is one of the world’s cheapest Android smartphones. Then there is the Samsung Galaxy 5 i5503 Europa that is powered by a 600 Mhz processor that’s fast enough for gaming, sending Tweets, viewing Facebook photos and even reading eBooks. Globe has also introduced two of Samsung’s latest devices—the Samsung Galaxy Mini s5570 and the Samsung Galaxy Ace s5830.

The Samsung Galaxy Mini s5570 comes free at Globe MySuperPlan 999, while the Samsung Galaxy Ace s5830 is free at Plan 1799. Both are bundled with 30 days of Super Surf for free so users can experience and enjoy mobile internet their way.

Apart from handsets, Globe is also carrying the Huawei Ideos S7 tablet. Powered by Android 2.1(Éclair), the S7 tablet is one of the most affordable tablets in the market. It boasts of a 7-inch TFT capacitive touchscreen, 800×480 pixel resolution and 720p high definition video playback. Running on a 768MHz Qualcomm Snapdragon processor, the S7 provides users quick and easy access to information through via 3G.

Up-to-date mobile phone applications

Globe partnered with the world’s second largest independent app store GetJar to provide users access to over 75,000 free apps available on Apps range from games, education, social networking, entertainment, finance, food, health, search, lifestyle and several other utility applications, including popular applications such as Facebook Mobile, Yahoo!, Nimbuzz, Opera Mini Browser and eBuddy.

Affordable and relevant data plans

Completing the triumvirate is a mobile browsing plan to allow a seamless user experience. Two pioneering data plans lead the list: Globe Supersurf and Globe Powersurf. With Globe Supersurf, you can surf all you want with no surprises and no hidden charges on your mobile phone. For one-day internet surfers, you can enjoy SuperSurf50, which lets you surf all-you-want for PhP50 per day. Those with a greater appetite for mobile internet can avail of SuperSurf220, at PhP220 good for 5 days. But for folks who can’t live without mobile internet at their fingertips, then the monthly SuperSurf999 plan is just for you.