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Wednesday, February 16, 2005

Globe bests telcos from around the globe

Fresh news from yesterday's awards! Got the word from Justine via text. Globe bagged an award from the GSM Awards - "the Nobel prize" in the GSM Telcos field.

Clap clap clap!

Globe bagged the prize in the category Best Mobile Messaging Service for their G-Cash service. They bested other nominees from Europe, UK and the US, among others.

Excerpts from the press release:
Cannes, France 16th February 2005: The tenth GSM Association (GSMA) Awards winners were announced last night during a spectacular gala evening at the mobile industry’s leading annual event, the 3GSM World Congress 2005.
Applications, Content & Services

Best Mobile Messaging Service
WINNER – Globe Telecom, Inc (Philippines)
G-Cash M-Commerce Service

Best Enterprise Application
WINNER – Swisscom Mobile Ltd (Switzerland)
Mobile Unlimited 3GSM/GPRS/WLAN data service with 3-in-1 card

HIGHLY COMMENDED – Visto Corporation (USA)
Visto Mobile 5.0 Wireless Email Platform

Best Mobile Entertainment Content or Service
WINNER – Somethin’ Else (UK)
Mobile Radio: hit40uk
Here's the press release.
And here are some articles I've written about G-Cash.

To Globe, Congratulations! There's a whole lot more that G-Cash can attain.

To new heights!



  • At 2:36 pm, Anonymous eclair said…

    Grabe! Globe is hitting it big time!

    I saw it in the newspapers too :D

  • At 11:57 am, Blogger Edwin "ka edong" said…

    Yun ang una kong hinanap today sa library namin.

    Nice! Now I can be more open about my academic thesis regarding m-commerce in microfinance.



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