Herzlia, Israel, June 21, 2012– Globe Telecom, the leading telecommunications company in the Philippines, and Flash Networks, the leading provider of mobile Internet optimization and monetization solutions, were named winners of the prestigious Global Telecoms Business Innovation Award for Mobile Content and Services Innovation. The partnership between Globe Telecom and Flash Networks enables Globe Telecom to provide an enhanced browsing experience, by allowing it to engage with its users to present quota status, targeted pricing packages, promotions, and relevant content.
Globe Telecom and Flash Networks were selected in recognition of the web monetization services implemented by Globe Telecom, offering its subscribers access to a variety of rich content with a differentiated and branded experience across multiple mobile Internet devices, such as smartphones, tablets, laptops, and netbooks. Flash Networks’ capabilities will enable Globe Telecom to recommend and provide one-stop–shop access to up-to-date account information, a variety of data plans, news, social networks, bookmarks, and multiple search tools.
The GTB Innovation Award was founded by Global Telecoms Business magazine in order to reward and encourage outstanding technological achievements and innovations in the telecommunications space. Global Telecoms Business is the journal for senior management among communications service providers worldwide.
“We are delighted to have won this award together with Flash Networks,” said Ernest Cu, President and CEO of Globe Telecom. “Globe Telecom looks at its mobile data business as a key focus area to further drive its growth and sustain business momentum amidst a mature mobile market in the Philippines. This award recognizes the growing importance of using mobile devices to engage subscribers as they browse the web, to build lasting customer loyalty while providing differentiating innovative services.”
“This prestigious award recognizes Globe Telecom’s innovative mobile data strategy and we are proud to partner with them to bring their vision to fruition,” said Liam Galin, President and CEO of Flash Networks. “We are committed to offering the technological capabilities that will enable Globe Telecom to provide a superior quality of experience to its subscribers while helping them sustain profitability as the market grows.”
About Globe Telecom
Globe Telecom is a leading full service telecommunications company in the Philippines, serving the needs of consumers and businesses across an entire suite of products and services including mobile, fixed, broadband, data connections, internet and managed services. Its principals are Ayala Corporation and Singapore Telecom who are acknowledged industry leaders in the country and in the region. For more information, visit www.globe.com.ph. Follow us on Twitter: http://twitter.com/talk2Globe and Facebook: http://facebook.com/GlobePH.
About Flash Networks
Flash Networks, the leading provider of mobile Internet optimization and monetization solutions, enables operators to provide exceptional quality of experience, reduce network operational expenses, and monetize the mobile Internet. With in-depth traffic analytics and user insight, Flash Networks’ Harmony Mobile Internet Services Gateway helps operators manage the explosion of mobile data traffic while generating revenues by offering personalized and targeted content. With offices in North America, Europe, Latin America, and Asia, Flash Networks services over 500 million subscribers daily and is proud to count among its customers top-tier mobile carriers including MTS, Orange, SMART, SingTel Group, T-Mobile, Telefónica Group, and Telekom Austria Group. For more information, visit www.flashnetworks.com.
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