GLOBE USERS CAN TEXT KIN IN U.S. VIA CDMA

Manila, July 15, 2003 (STAR) Wouldn’t it be great to be constantly in touch with your loved ones in the United States, in spite of the continental distance? Today, thanks to its connection to the CDMA network, Globe Telecom allows its subscribers to reach out to their loved ones wherever they may be in the United States.

After pioneering the texting service to US GSM networks, Globe Telecom offers yet another breakthrough in communications with the latest text-based innovation.

Globe Handyphone subscribers can now seamlessly exchange text messages with family and friends who subscribe to the CDMA network, giving them utmost connectivity to the most number of mobile phone users in the US.

"Bridging the space between continents even through simple means such as texting makes a big difference as it creates and strengthens bonds across the distance. That’s why Globe Handyphone has been continuously creating relevant product innovations that bring people closer together because we know how essential communications is to our subscribers," explains Rita Castellano, Globe Telecom’s senior manager for postpaid marketing for loyalty and usage.

Globe’s postpaid and prepaid subscribers can avail themselves of the hassle-free texting service to the US. They can easily send text messages at an affordable rate of P10 per message sent. Just type in the message and send to +1 followed by the mobile number of the recipient.

CDMA subscribers in the US have to register with their network’s text messaging service before they can send or receive messages.

For inquiries on this new service, contact Globe’s 24-hour call-in service at (02) 730-1000 or dial the toll-free number 211 from your Globe Handyphone. Or visit any Globe Telecom Business Center.


Reported by: Sol Jose Vanzi

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