Globe Innovation Fest 2022: Showcasing ways that help make Filipino's lives better

Globe continues to bring many firsts that help make every day better for every Filipino.

To showcase the different ways that Globe uplifts lives, the company brought together a series of exciting announcements and previews from its different businesses and partner brands through the Globe Innovation Fest (GIF) 2022.

GIF highlights stories and platforms that allow Globe customers to experience compassion as well as life-enhancing experiences, everyday acts of kindness and generosity, and enabling programs to help them grow, learn, and thrive.

“Globe is dedicated to improving the lives of Filipinos by giving them the latest innovations, products, and solutions to address their pain points. Our customers have access to a rich ecosystem of services across health, finance, education, e-commerce, and entertainment, among others.  Through all of these digital solutions, we aim to deliver the kind of service and care that our customers can count on,” said Globe Group President and CEO Ernest Cu.

During the hybrid event held via Globe Virtual Hangouts Metaverse, Globe introduced upcoming events and offers that customers will surely enjoy in the coming months.

Globe Chief Commercial Officer Issa Guevarra-Cabreira opens this year's Globe Innovation Fest, where Globe announced exciting offers and upcoming events to uplift Filipinos' digital lifestyle.

World-class entertainment

At the GIF, Globe shared news on several events that will bring exciting entertainment experiences to Filipinos.

Globe is thrilled to be the first telco operator to offer special packages for customers in the Philippines to enjoy the popular streaming service, Disney+. Finally, Filipinos can enjoy the incredible collection of general entertainment content on Disney+ from Disney, Pixar, Marvel, Star Wars, National Geographic, and Star, starting November 17, 2022. Download the GlobeOne app to learn more and avail.

Also on the streaming front, Erben Pilapil-Tuazon, Portfolio Director at Globe’s Get Entertained Tribe, announced Globe’s partnership with Tap Digital Media Ventures Corp (TapDMV) for the Philippine broadcast of the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 on TapGO TV Pay Per View, happening this November and December. TapDMV is the Exclusive Philippine Licensee of FIFA to stream the event.

With the partnership, Globe customers and GCash users can get an All-Access pass to the World Cup via TapGo TV pay-per-view at P1,999, with a P100 rebate.

Globe also prepared an exciting lineup of concerts and activities that customers will surely enjoy as on-ground events see a comeback.

Denisse Arao, Globe’s Strategic Sponsorships and Partnerships Manager, announced the highly-anticipated return of Korean pop supergroup BLACKPINK, who will be here on March 25 and 26, 2023 for the Manila leg of their Born Pink World Tour. Globe users should stay tuned for exclusive offers, early access, merch giveaways, and unique on-ground experiences.

Also coming to thrill their Filipino fans are Thailand’s biggest stars Bright (Vachirawit Chivaaree), Win (Metawin Opas-iamkajorn), Dew Jirawat, and Nani Harunkit. The boys will hold a November 19 concert and also appear in an exclusive event for Globe customers on November 20, said Globe Prepaid Brand Manager Jam Ng.

Tuazon, meanwhile, drummed up excitement for the Head in the Clouds Festival— the largest Asian-centric festival in America— which will be held for the first time in the Philippines on December 9 and 10, 2022, focusing on the brightest Filipino talents. Globe customers stand to win tickets through various raffle promos.

And for the Bonifacio Global City’s annual Holiday Celebration, Globe will be holding activities for its customers at the Serenade Concert at the 5th Ave., BGC every Saturday from November 26 until December 17.  The concert will feature artists Zack Tabudlo, Unique, Adie and OPM icon Jose Mari Chan, the voice behind the country’s most popular holiday music staples.

Aside from the concerts, Globe recently held the search for Kmmunity Kreator where Globe Kmmunity members showcased their talents inspired by their favorite K-stars. The winners will be announced on December 3 and 4 at KmmunityPH K’tizens Choice Awards 2022. All four (4) winners will receive P25,000 worth of GCash credits and P2,000 worth of Shopee vouchers. They will also officially become #HallyuTalkPH content creators for TikTok and official KmmunityPH Ambassadors.

Meanwhile, 0917 Lifestyle was relaunched as a gadgets and apparel brand focusing on bridging everyone's online and offline life. With their new pop up store along High Street in BGC, everything on 0917's online platforms can now be seen and experienced firsthand, according to Gladys Rojas, 0917 Lifestyle Head.

Product offers and innovations

Globe also provides hope, growth, and enjoyment with new innovations that keep life moving forward.

Anne David, Globe Business Integrated Marketing Head, talked about Globe for Education’s search for Heroes of Learning, an initiative to honor those who have championed learning despite the everyday challenges they have faced through the use of technology.

Globe also partnered with Google Philippines to upskill Filipinos by providing scholarships through Google Career Certificates, a program where Globe Prepaid and TM customers may receive access to IT certificate courses.

On connectivity, Globe has various pioneering and affordable offers for customers to enjoy.

Moriah Ganzon, Globe At Home Postpaid Marketing Lead for Online Channel, meanwhile, shared Globe’s pioneering avenue for connectivity, TMBayan Fiber WiFi, a prepaid WiFi service that aims to deliver reliable and affordable fiber connectivity in communities across the country for as low as P50 unlimited for 3 days.

Globe At Home has also made access to fiber connectivity fast and instant via the new GFiber online channel, which provides end-to-end digital support, from easy application to a 24-hour installation guarantee and real-time technician tracking. Disney+ Premium Plan will soon be made available on us, to new and existing customers who upgrade to GFiber Unli Plans 2499 and up.

Globe At Home is also set to become among the first in Southeast Asia to offer Fiber-To-The-Room (FTTR) technology, providing extremely fast and ultra seamless WiFi connection with a speed and coverage 10 times the traditional WiFi network and capacity to handle up to 128 device connections. Existing Globe At Home customers may simply add this to their bill. With GFiber Unli plans boosted by FTTR, the digital experience at home will reach a whole new level.

On the other hand, Anna Baldos, Globe Prepaid Portfolio Head, shared how the new Go+ promos further help Gen Zs own their future with its freebie offerings. Go+ enables customers to pursue their passions with an additional 8GB for their favorite apps and sites. Plus, it also allows them to get their new essentials online with exclusive lifestyle vouchers from e-commerce apps.

As Globe continues to make industry-leading ventures, Globe Prepaid talked about Virtual Hangouts Metaverse. The platform offers first-in-the-country metaverse and hybrid experiences for passion-driven Gen Zs to enhance their tech engagement and give them valuable learning opportunities to turn their passions into professions.

At the same time, Globe again paves the way for Filipinos to live a life without boundaries with immersive experiences through innovations in Web3 and the metaverse. It has partnered with MetaverseGo for exclusive access to Metaverse and redemption of GUDI squad NFTs with Globe Rewards points so the community can experience the new virtual space first.

Globe also strives to make every day a win for gamers.

Gaming for Globe ranges from casual to committed. Globe GoGAMES is a fun and simple way for customers to earn rewards points by playing hyper-casual games on the GlobeOne App.

During a Fireside Chat with Jed Reyes-Cuerva, Portfolio Manager for Games and Esports, Globe also recently participated as the main presenter of the Electronic Sports and Gaming Summit (ESGS), the country’s premier gaming convention which made a comeback as an in-person event this year.

As it constantly aspires to uplift the lives of Filipinos, Globe makes every day easier, simpler, more rewarding, and more fulfilling.

The Globe of Good ecosystem provides nutrition, upskilling, livelihood, and education to those in need and gives customers a chance to help. Through the Hapag Movement, for instance, customers can donate Rewards points or GCash to provide food and livelihood support for those suffering from involuntary hunger.

Customers can also unlock rewarding experiences that will allow them to make the most of their every day, with the GlobeOne App.

“To improve the lives of many, we always strive to do better for our customers and stakeholders. We want our customers to feel that we are here with them to make life easier and exciting every day,” said Globe Chief Commercial Officer Issa Guevarra-Cabreira.

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