Smart launches Giga Work packages for productivity apps

With 1GB allocation for work and study apps



Smart Philippines is launching a new data package to cater to anyone who needs to work and study online. Smart’s Giga Work packages bundles open-access data allocation along with 1GB for select productivity apps.

Giga Work packages are perfect for anyone who relies on mobile data for remote work. Anyone can use its 1GB of data for select work apps they use. These work apps include online conferencing apps such as Google Hangouts, Microsoft Teams, and Cisco WebEx.

The packages also let one use Microsoft’s Office 365 and Google’s G Suite. Both are a collection of apps that lets anyone create and store documents, as well as collaborate and communicate with other people together.

Other apps included in the allocation are Grab, Lalamove, Lazada, and Shopee. It also includes payment services such as GrabPay and PayMaya. Plus, there’s allocation forWhatApp too.

Giga Work Plus packages, on the other hand, bundles unlimited all-net calls and texts along with the data allocation. These packages are a good option for those who wanted to stay in touch with their friends or family members while working.

List of packages

Here are the list of packages for both Giga Work and Giga Work Plus:

  • Giga Work 50 — 1GB open-access + 1GB work apps allocation (valid for 3 days)
  • Giga Work 99 — 2GB open-access + 1GB work apps allocation (valid for 7 days)
  • Giga Work+ 100 — 1GB open-access + 1GB work apps allocation + unli all-net calls and texts (valid for 3 days)
  • Giga Work+ 199 — 2GB open-access + 1GB work apps allocation + unli all-net calls and texts (valid for 7 days)
  • Giga Work 299 — 4GB open-access + 1GB work apps allocation (valid for 30 days)
  • Giga Work 399 — 6GB open-access + 1GB work apps allocation (valid for 30 days)
  • Giga Work 499 — 8GB open-access + 1GB work apps allocation (valid for 30 days)
  • Giga Work+ 549 — 4GB open-access + 1GB work apps allocation + unli all-net calls and texts (valid for 30 days)
  • Giga Work+ 649— 6GB open-access + 1GB work apps allocation + unli all-net calls and texts (valid for 30 days)

To know more Smart’s latest offering, visit this website or Smart’s Facebook page.


Win, play, have fun at 0917 National G Day!

Globe gives back to loyal customers



It’s National G Day!

September 17 or 917 does not only signify Globe’s iconic and original prefix, it also marks the start of Globe’s annual celebration that recognizes and gives back to its loyal customers through exciting rewards and surprises. This is the time when Globe and its partners come together to delight its millions of customers.

Given the challenging times we are in, Globe aims to make this year’s National G Day a way to empower and enable its customers as they face the new normal. By providing unique experiences and rewards, customers will be able to regain control of their lives and recreate better days not just for themselves but for others as well.

“More than our annual tradition, it is our way of recognizing our customers for their loyalty and support” said Globe President and CEO Ernest Cu. “This year’s unusual circumstance does not stop us from making our 0917 celebration more meaningful. Let us come together to create better days with National G Day, packed with rewards and surprises for all our customers.”

For this year, the digital celebration comes in many forms, each focusing on making customers more productive, entertained and delighted.

The most awaited G Chance the Raffle

Globe’s biggest raffle of the year will  begin on September 17. Globe customers will get their raffle codes from the Globe Rewards or Globe at Home apps. They may also use their reward points to turn them into more raffle codes.

At the G Chance the raffle, customers have the chance to win prizes that they can use to work, learn, and play at home. These exciting prizes include 5G smartphones, gaming consoles like the Nintendo Switch, Segway Ninebot, Samsung products, Xiaomi Mi Box, Globe Rewards points, GCash credits, and so much more!

Customers can also use their Globe Rewards points to get 917 lifestyle essentials, shoor experiences and discount codes for Konsulta MD, Puregold, Health Now, Healthway Clinics, Zalora, Grab, Lazada, Shopee and other partners.

G Music Fest, A Music Festival Right at Home

A treat for all music-lovers, come together and feel the electric energy and unbridled fun by being part of Globe’s online music festival.

The G Music Fest lines-up international band LANY and favorite local acts namely The Juans, Massiah, Kiana Valenciano, UDD, SB19, Ben & Ben, and December Avenue.

Globe customers can stream the music fest for free on September 26, 4PM through GlobePH, Globe’s Facebook page.

Globe’s Biggest Amateur Mobile Legends Cup

Gather your friends, sharpen your skills, and be one of 1,000 teams that will compete at the G Legends Cup! With a prize pool of P600,000, this is the biggest amateur Mobile Legends tournament for Globe customers. Interested teams must redeem their tournament codes via Globe Rewards app. Once they receive a tournament code, they need to go to and enter that code on the team registration form.

The list of participating teams will be announced on September 17 with the best of the best battling out for the top spot at the G Legends Cup finals on September 24. The emerging top 64 teams will also be rewarded with cash prizes that they will receive through their GCash accounts.

Usapang diskarte for your business with G Summit

For this year’s National G Day, Globe myBusiness has also something in store for entrepreneurs. On September 23, Globe myBusiness will host the first-ever G Summit 2020 — Usapang Diskarte: Pivot your Business to Success.

Business owners will hear from local and international experts like Josh Linkner, #1 most booked innovation speaker, new york times bestselling author and business leaders from Google, Taxumo, and CIA Bootleg Manila. Attendees will learn about business opportunities in the new normal, running a business amidst uncertainty and how innovation and digital transformation can help you turn a challenge into a business opportunity.

G Summit aims to bring Filipino businesses together into fulfilling the vision of transforming the Philippines into a digitally empowered nation.

This is a press release from Globe Telecom Philippines.

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Globe partners with Huawei to bring more 5G smartphones in the Philippines

Lower cashout price for select devices



5G — the successor to today’s 4G network —  is slowly rolling out in the Philippines. Globe Telecom recently rolled out 5G service in select locations around Metro Manila. Now, they are partnering with Huawei to bring more 5G smartphones to the hands of Filipinos nationwide.

Globe’s collaboration with Huawei means more 5G smartphones for everyone. This is good since 5G networks promise bigger bandwidths than before so more devices can connect without affecting speed. 5G networks also bring reduced latency so web browsing is much more fluid and online multiplayer experience is less laggy.  On top of it all, 5G touts faster speeds than before.

For a limited time, these 5G-enabled smartphones are now available for free at lower tiers on Globe’s postpaid plan offerings. The telco is also lowering the one-time cashout for select devices. On top of it all, some devices even come with a freebie.

Some of Huawei’s 5G-enabled smartphones include:

  • Nova 7 SEfree at ThePLAN 1299 (previously ThePLAN 1499), comes with a Huawei Band 4e
  • Nova 7 — free at ThePLAN 1799 (previously ThePLAN 1999 with PhP 4,800 cashout)
  • P40 — free at ThePLAN 1999 (previously with PhP 4,800 cashout), comes with a Huawei Freebuds 3
  • Mate 30 Pro 5G — PhP 10,800 cashout at ThePLAN 2499 (previously with PhP 16,800 cashout)
  • P40 Pro — PhP 12,000 cashout at ThePLAN 2499 (previously with PhP 16,800 cashout), comes with a Huawei Freebuds 3
  • P40 Pro+PhP 24,000 cashout at ThePLAN 2499 (previously with PhP 28,800 cashout), comes with a Huawei Freebuds 3
  • Mate Xs — PhP 81,600 cashout at ThePLAN 2499 (previously with PhP 86,400 cashout)

These offers are available now on Globe’s online store from September 7 to 30. Globe customers can also get exclusive bundles and freebies like wireless earbuds, fitness bands, coupons, and many more upon purchase any Huawei 5G smartphones.

SEE ALSO: Huawei Super 5G deals

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Globe at Home now comes with new postpaid plans

Faster and affordable plans for families



Globe at Home is the telco’s broadband offering for families who need a reliable Internet connection. Recently, Globe expanded its postpaid offerings with new plans to meet the needs of different families.

High-speed postpaid plans

Globe is targeting families who need faster Internet with their latest postpaid plans. First on these new postpaid plans is UNLI Plan 1899, which tops at a speed of 30 Mbps. The telco is even throwing a free Android TV box so families can stream and watch their favorites shows and movies after work or study.

Families who need an even faster Internet should take a look at UNLI Plan 2899. This plan has a maximum speed of 100 Mbps for instant and lag-free connection. Every new subscription also comes with a TP-Link Deco M5 WiFi mesh. This is useful for those who need a constant and reliable connection on every corner of their homes. Plus, each subscription comes with exclusive access to the Tech Squad VIP service for troubleshooting connectivity issues.

Better affordable WiFi plans from Globe

Globe is even introducing new affordable plans for families with a tight budget. The telco’s XTREME WiFi Plan 999 starts at PhP 999 per month and comes with 140GB of data out of the box. The plan also comes with an all-in-one modem that can turn any regular TV into a smart TV suitable for streaming YouTube videos and other shows.

Families can avail of these new postpaid plans and promos until September 30.

Access to more content and essential apps

Every Globe at Home plans also comes with access to a varied selection of educational platforms like ABC Mouse, Shaw Academy, DepEd Commons, Blackboard, and more. At the end of the day, families can watch together from a selection of movies and episodes from iWant and Amazon Prime Video.

They can also leverage Globe’s GCash app to pay their bills and utilities without ever going outside. Globe’s partnership with KonsultaMD also meant that they can consult with a medical professional from the comforts of their own home.

Exclusive rewards and support service

Through the Globe at Home app, customers can avail of exclusive vouchers that they can redeem rewards from various partners.  They can also get help and support right from the app. Bills payment, troubleshooting, plan upgrades, and volume boost can now be done in the app without going through a tedious hotline service. There’s also a Globe at Home chatbot on Messenger for easier transactions and after-sales service.

Meanwhile, budding entrepreneurs may visit World at Home’s online portal for access to content that will teach them how to earn, and build their skills and talents.

For more information on Globe at Home’s postpaid plans and services, visit their official website or inquire on Facebook Messenger. Select physical stores are also open to customers.

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