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PLDT launches ‘FamLoad’ home prepaid broadband packages

Jul 08, 2019 - 2:32 PM

Rates range from P15 for 1GB to P1500 for 100GB of data

FAMLOAD. Photo from PLDT

Enjoy a lifestyle of fun and free travels with the new CEB GetGo Prepaid Card

Jul 03, 2019 - 4:26 PM

Use it to travel, dine, and shop to earn points for free flights


All Globe prepaid load valid for 1 year starting July 5

Jul 05, 2018 - 10:55 AM

'Effective July 5, 2018, all Globe prepaid load, including those with denominations below P300, will carry a one-year expiration period,' Globe announces

Globe, Smart urged to notify prepaid users of each load deduction

Mar 05, 2018 - 2:10 PM

'In that way, mas madali buhay nila.... At kung meron mang binawas sa 'yo, 'di ka nag-opt in, puwede kang mag-complain,' says Senator Paolo Benigno Aquino IV

Senate committee set to investigate 'nakaw-load'

Mar 04, 2018 - 12:15 PM

'Let us not allow our countrymen to be victims of theft,' says Senator Paolo Benigno Aquino IV as his committee is set to probe the 'nakaw-load' scheme

PROBE SET. Senator Paolo Benigno Aquino called for the probe on 'nakaw load'. File photo by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

Globe tightens rules on 3rd parties to protect vs 'nakaw-load'

Feb 02, 2018 - 3:42 PM

'We want to assure our customers that we have clauses in our contracts with partner content providers which penalize those who resort to fraud,' says Globe Telecom

DICT delays rule on 1-year expiration for prepaid load worth less than P300

Jan 05, 2018 - 1:30 PM

(UPDATED) The new rule applies to prepaid load worth P300 and above starting January 6. Load worth less than P300 will only be covered by July 5.

ONE-YEAR EXPIRATION. Effective January 5, 2018, all prepaid load with denomination of P300 and above will carry a one-year expiration period. But those below P300 will only be implemented by July 5. Stock photo

Globe prepaid WiFi promo offers 1GB of data for P15

Oct 20, 2017 - 11:20 AM

Globe At Home Prepaid WiFi subscribers can avail of HomeSURF15 to beef up data allocation

Globe peddles prepaid plans to boost broadband sales

Oct 06, 2017 - 3:35 PM

The telco unveils a slew of prepaid and no lock-up postpaid home broadband plans which it hopes will push it towards its target of 2 million more broadband subscribers by 2020

UNVEILED.  Globe unveils its new home broadband plans at an Unlocked event on the evening of October 5, 2017. Photo by LeAnne Jazul/Rappler

Globe announces postpaid Internet plans with no lock-up

Oct 06, 2017 - 11:08 AM

Good news for those who are afraid of commitment when it comes to broadband at home

Globe Unlocked event on October 5, 2017

Globe net income falls by 10% to P8.1B in 1st half of 2017

Aug 08, 2017 - 6:50 PM

Globe attributes much of the decline to costs related to its buyout of San Miguel Corporation s telco assets as its revenues rose by 5 to P62 9 billion

DTI chief wants prepaid load expiry date removed

Sep 05, 2016 - 9:15 PM

Trade and Industry Secretary Ramon Lopez says there s no reason for prepaid load to expire

SOON GONE? DTI chief says that prepaid load shouldn't expire because they're already paid for

Senate bill seeks to ban expiration of prepaid, e-load

Aug 20, 2016 - 12:48 PM

The measure seeks to protect consumers against deceptive unfair and unconscionable sales act and practices by telcos

NO EXPIRATION. A Senate bill seeks to prohibit expiration dates on prepaid load both for mobile and landlines.

Meralco in talks with SMDC, Megaworld for prepaid meters

Dec 12, 2015 - 3:38 PM

SMDC and Megaworld are Meralco’s target customers for the additional 100 000 meters it plans to install within its assigned franchise areas

IN TALKS. SM Development Corporation and Megaworld Corporation are considering to use Meralco's prepaid electricity meters in their housing projects

Meralco posts P11.7B net income in H1

Jul 28, 2015 - 12:50 PM

The utility firm sets a profit guidance of P18 5B in 2015 but the second half of the year will have its challenges says Meralco chairman Manny Pangilinan

Meralco to ask for emergency capex if prepaid meter demand rises

May 31, 2015 - 9:29 PM

Meralco currently has approval for 40 000 prepaid meters with 5 500 customers so far

Meralco eyes ERC approval for 100k more prepaid electricity meters

May 23, 2015 - 12:37 PM

The electricity utility firm says there are already takers for the earlier approved 40 000 meters

SACHET STYLE. The prepaid metering will be offered to 100,000 more households. But its application with the ERC, however, has yet to be approved. File photo by Rappler

Meralco to install 100,000 prepaid electricity meters

Mar 24, 2015 - 10:55 AM

But the approval along with a previous application is still pending with the Energy Regulatory Commission

Globe outlines cellphone load monitoring services

Jan 16, 2014 - 3:47 PM

Globe explains how prepaid users can manage and monitor their cellphone credits

LOAD WATCHING. Globe Telecom lets people know there are systems in place to watch over your prepaid credits.

Meralco moves commercial prepaid electricity rollout to December

Jan 22, 2013 - 4:28 PM

Meralco says its commercial pilot test involving 2 000 households will start in June

ELECTRICITY COST. The country's biggest power distributor has initiated efforts to lower electricity prices. Photo from AFP

TechRap: Dragon Baby's secrets & iPad mini unboxed

Nov 12, 2012 - 6:50 AM

The creative genius behind viral videos Iron Baby and Dragon Baby reveals how he did it and how we can do it too; we review Angry Birds Star Wars and unbox the iPad mini; and share the good news that Smart is bringing the Nexus 4 and Nexus 7 to the Philippines

Meralco moves prepaid electricity pilot test to December

Nov 05, 2012 - 11:57 AM

The pilot test will be conducted among a small number of households in Angono Rizal then a commercial testing will follow Final rollout of the prepaid electricity scheme is slated for July 2013

POSTPAID TO PREPAID. Power distributor Manila Electric Co. will start offering prepaid electricity to its customers by yearend. AFP PHOTO/Jay Directo

Globe: We're still no. 1 in postpaid!

Jun 08, 2012 - 8:46 PM

Globe says it s not the number of subscribers that determines who s ahead in the game but the amount of money one earns from them

Coming soon: Prepaid electricity

Jan 29, 2012 - 2:49 PM

Phone and electricity services will soon have something in common: prepaid

ELECTRICITY. Soon, Meralco subscribers will have the option to pay for their electricity service on prepaid basis.