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Friday, March 22, 2013

Globe Telecom recognized in the 16th Telecom Asia Awards!






Globe Telecom has been recognized as one of the top finalists in the prestigious Telecom Asia Awards, garnering the most number of nominations among Philippine telco contenders with four (4) finalist citations.



Globe President and CEO Ernest Cu leads the nominations as one of the top contenders in the Telecom CEO of the Year category, joining CEOs from Telstra of Australia, Celcom Axiata and YTL of Malaysia, BT Global Services of the United Kingdom, and Softbank of Japan in the roster of finalists.

"We are very pleased with this recognition as this testifies to the relevance of My Super Plan to today's mobile phone owners. With My Super Plan, subscribers are empowered to create the perfect postpaid plan that best fits their needs and budget," said Martha Sazon, Head of Globe Postpaid. "This citation further inspires us to continue offering innovative and world-class postpaid services for a mobile experience like no other."

Considered to be a game-changing innovation in Philippine telecommunications, Globe My Super Plan is a roster of fully-customizable postpaid plans where subscribers have the flexibility to choose and design their own plans by choosing the best mix of calls, texts, browsing services, freebies, and unlimited services they need, gadgets they want, and pay a monthly fee that best fits their budgets.

Globe My Super Plan is available in different combo variants to cater to different markets such as Family Combo for families, Unli Surf Combo for users with heavy surfing needs, Load Tipid Combo for the budget-conscious, and Platinum Plan for the affluent segment who look for exclusive discounts and privileges.

For the past two years, Globe has attributed the success, growth, and undisputed leadership of its postpaid business to Globe My Super Plan. Postpaid revenues ending 2012 rose to P22.8 billion, a significant 24% growth from P18.5 billion from last year's levels. On a quarterly performance, Globe Postpaid posted P6.2 billion in total revenues, a 7% increase from 3Q 2012.

The postpaid segment also showed outstanding performance in growing its subscriber base, closing the year with 1.7 million, another new all-time high. This is a remarkable 19% growth from about 1.5 million in 2011.

Globe garnered the most number of nominations among Philippine telcos with four (4) finalist citations. Globe President and CEO is also nominated in the Telecom CEO of the Year category, as well Globe Broadband in the Best Broadband Carrier Category and Globe Bridging Communities (BridgeCom) in the Best Community Telecom Project Category.

Winners in all 13 categories will be chosen from more than 110 fixed, mobile, and convergence telcos from around the region. Award winners are chosen from a shortlist of candidates nominated by Telecom Asia rewards, judges, and editors. Final selection is made by an independent panel of independent panel of industry experts, who will cast votes on the basis of innovation, financial performance, technology, market leadership, and corporate governance.

Now on its 16th year, the Telecom Asia Awards is the region's longest-running and most prestigious telecom industry awards, recognizing the most innovative and outstanding performance by Asian service providers and industry executives. The Telecom Asia Awards is organized by Telecom Asia, Asia's largest regional telecom publishing group.