You’re on with Globe: Taking mobile internet to the next level
Posted On July 29, 2011
These days, what are you more likely to leave behind: your wallet or your mobile phone? Better yet, can you remember what life was like before mobile phones?
With technology moving at supersonic speed, the mobile phone has definitely evolved to fill many needs. And these changes have not just made life easier, but also more interesting and exciting. Gone are the days when your mobile phone is only capable of sending text messages, making calls, or composing ring tones.
Fast forward to the 21st century: Your mobile phone continues to take leaps and bounds, providing you more innovative features and services you never thought could be possible. Enter mobile browsing, or internet on your mobile phone, which harnesses two technologies we Pinoys love: our mobile phones and the Internet. It also opens up an entire world of connectivity to us.
Take email, which is now an important part of our lives. We need to keep our correspondence up to date. Accessing email through your mobile can be done anytime, anywhere—and that means staying connected, always.
Who doesn’t want to know the latest? News. Movie schedules. The traffic situation. Latest UAAP game schedules. Most downloaded songs. Mobile surfing lets us find out what we need when we need it without having to search for a Wi-Fi connection or a PC just to be kept in the loop.
Then there are a myriad of mobile phone applications, from game, travel, reference, lifestyle, and even specialized apps for just about every need. You can download these into your smartphone—for example, if you need to read documents on the road while commuting from one meeting to another, you can try Springpad or mobile versions of Adobe Reader. Or you can share photos, store and organize recipes, play games with friends—it’s all out there, on the mobile web.
Speaking of websites, you’ve probably got a Facebook, Twitter, or Multiply account and can’t probably stand it when you don’t get to log in for a day. Mobile browsing allows us to let our family and friends online know what we’re thinking, doing, watching, and liking—by the minute, wherever we are.
All these now made possible without the need to be home or to be at the nearest internet café to get Internet-connected. All you need is your trusty cellphone and a mobile data plan from Globe, and voila, you’re on!
Enjoy the most affordable mobile internet plan from Globe with Globe PowerSurf15! Send a quick e-mail or two, post a status update, upload a photo of that yummy dessert you just ate, re-tweet the newest MMDA traffic advisory to spread the news, Google-up a word you just encountered, or check if you can make it to the last screening of your fave flick. The benefits are endless. Boring yourself to death while on traffic or in a long queue may just be a thing of the past as you find joy in tinkering with your mobile phone while you’re on-line!
Globe PowerSurf15 is available for only P15 per hour or P0.25 per minute, consumable for an entire day’s use. With this uber cool and affordable offer, you don’t have to rush to the office or to the nearest ‘Net café just to send an important e-mail. You can skip the traffic because you know which roads are full. All you need is your mobile phone and Globe PowerSurf to be in-the-know while you’re on-the-go!
You can even catch the latest UAAP games live on your mobile phone* without falling in line to get tickets. You don’t need to be at the court along with screaming and sweaty fans just to see your favorite collegiate cager and show some school pride. Key in http://m.globe.com.ph/uaap on your phone browser to watch the games live on your cellphone. You can also text UAAP and send to 2910 to view live streaming of the games on your phone.
Turn it on and go Globe PowerSurf now! Text POWERSURF15 to 8888 to register. Other variants are Globe PowerSurf30 available for P 30 for 3 hours valid for 1 day and Globe PowerSurf50 available for P 50 for 5 hours of consumable internet surfing valid for 3 days: Text POWERSURF30 or POWERSURF50 to 8888.
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Standard browsing charges apply (P5 for 15 minutes) for time-based charging. P0.15/kb for kb-based charging. To check status, text STATUS to 1111.
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