Globe offers unlimited calling to landlines with Globe DUO

Globe launched in Cebu last week its Globe DUO service, a combination mobile and landline service that gives subscribers two numbers—a mobile phone number and a portable landline number—using just one subscriber identification module (SIM). With Globe DUO, consumers get to make and receive unlimited calls to and from any landline number within a certainContinue reading “Globe offers unlimited calling to landlines with Globe DUO”

Globe denies throttling peer-to-peer traffic, works to normalize downloads

Globe has denied implementing any bandwidth capping for peer-to-peer downloads. The company said in a press statement that it is working to restore downloading through peer-to-peer applications in Globe Broadband. It also said, however, that the company will consider limiting bandwidth if it detects “abusive usage.” “You may experience slow downloading using peer-to-peer applications. RestorationContinue reading “Globe denies throttling peer-to-peer traffic, works to normalize downloads”

One more reason to love Nokia: standard audio jacks

(This is for my Sun.Star Cebu column on Tuesday, May 12, 2009) Two Nokia phones I’ve recently tested steeled my conviction to transfer to the Finnish mobile phone manufacturer from Sony Ericsson, whose phones I’ve been using for at least a decade. The two units, the Nokia 5800 XpressMusic and N96, have standard jacks forContinue reading “One more reason to love Nokia: standard audio jacks”

Microsoft launches Windows Server 2008 Foundation in Cebu

Microsoft Philippines launched this morning in Cebu the Windows Server 2008 Foundation, its server solution for small and medium businesses. Microsoft Philippines Geo-Expansion Lead Boy Bawal said the product will help small companies grow their businesses and boost their competitiveness. Windows Server 2008 Foundation is a server solution that allows a company with less thanContinue reading “Microsoft launches Windows Server 2008 Foundation in Cebu”