Globe expands service to Europe with new international SIMs

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Friday, May 30, 2014


IN A bid to make more Filipinos flying to Europe to stay connected to their homeland with affordable call, text, and surfing rates, Globe Telecom recently introduced its newest international SIMs in Italy and the United Kingdom (UK).

With the Globe local Italy SIM, Filipino travelers can keep in touch with loved ones back home using local rates. For just 10 euros or P620, subscribers are allocated with 1GB of mobile data, along with 240 minutes of calls to all networks in Italy, valid for 30 days.

Using the Globe local Italy SIM, they can also call Globe and TM subscribers in the Philippines for only seven euro cents or P4.50 per minute. No other mobile operator in Italy offers these affordable rates.

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Globe has also expanded its international footprint to include the UK,another dream destination for Filipino travelers, where they can enjoy 10 pence or just P7.50 for both calls and texts to Globe and TM users in the Philippines as well as to all networks in the UK. Mobile data costs only £1 (one UK pound) or P75 for 10 megabytes (MB) of data to power a two-minute video stream, 10 emails with attachments and 100 posts on their social networking accounts.

"We aim to provide the best connectivity offers to Filipinos traveling overseas. We are pleased to be able to introduce these Globe services to Pinoys visiting Italy and the UK, making it more affordable to keep in touch with family and friends back in the Philippines," said Globe chief operations officer and executive vice president for International and Business Markets Gil Genio.

"It is our vision to provide innovative and value-for-money communications services that allow Filipinos to maintain strong ties with their loved ones back home while they are traveling abroad," said Globe senior vice president for International Business Rizza Maniego-Eala.

The Italy and UK SIMs are available at the Globe booths at the departure areas of the Ninoy Aquino International Airport Terminals 1, 2 and 3. The Globe International SIMs can be used with an open line handset.

For more information, visit ukglobetel.com and globemobile.it. (PR)

Published in the Sun.Star Davao newspaper on May 31, 2014.

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