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PH telco sector needs revamp to improve Internet services – report

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 10 April) – Revamping the telecommunications sector is needed to address poor Internet services in Mindanao caused by lack of competition and the restrictions imposed on foreign ownership, a World Bank-funded Mindanao Jobs Report 2017 said. The country’s telecommunications industry is controlled by two giant companies referred to as duopoly, due […]

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SnippetMEdia introduces blockchain technology in Philippine digital media landscape

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SnippetMEdia has come a long way. I first learned about this mobile app (available in both iOS and Android) last year. Now, after a year providing curated content to over 800,000 users, SnippetMEdia has stepped up to take on the challenges plaguing both content creators and advertisers by launching the…

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Globe Telecom brings back unlimited Internet plans – no-lock up, no data cap, no throttling

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This is truly great news! As you all know, I’m a longtime Globe Telecom subscriber. However, while I do like all their services (I am most happy with Globe Roaming), I, too, was not happy with the data cap and the throttling concerns. Well, I’m absolutely excited to share with…

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Apps that help me become more productive

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Hi, friends! Don’t look now but almost half of the first month of 2018 is over and done with! Wow! Time is really in a hurry, eh? Are you still feeling all the post-holiday stress? What about in terms of work and life balance – how are you doing in…

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Will speak at #GoSocial: A #DigitalMarketing Tour Boot Camp”

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Are you an entrepreneur? Do you want to learn how you can maximize the power of digital marketing to grow your micro, small, medium and social enterprise? My awesome Iligan Bloggers Society, Inc. (IBS) friends have lovely news. Registration is still open for “Go Social: A Digital Marketing Tour Boot…

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Link to US

Workers detach buoys from a submarine cable along the coast of Davao City on Friday, March 24, 2017, during the landing of the fiber optic cables of Globe Telecom that will directly link to the US next quarter . The submarine cable, the first direct link of Southeast Asia to the US, hopes to address […]

Teaching blogging and social media 101 in Manolo Fortich

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Last February 9, 2017, I was invited as a speaker on social media and blogging at the Northern Bukidnon Community College in Manolo Fortich, Bukidnon. I spoke before roughly 160 3rd year Elementary Education…

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Mindanao’s Parasat Cable TV boosts service with Globe Business

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Parasat Cable Television (PARASAT), Mindanao’s only digital television system provider, further boosts its services with connectivity solutions from Globe Business, the information and communications technology arm of Globe Telecom, in response to high demand…

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Akamai: Philippines has marked improvements on Internet connectivity

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Akamai, a leading content delivery network services provider for media, software delivery and cloud security solution, revealed on their 3rd quarter survey that the Philippines has registered significant improvements in terms of connectivity. This…

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How to pay your Philippine travel taxes online

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Here in the Philippines, individuals who leave the country need to pay travel taxes. The Philippine travel tax is actually a levy imposed by the government. Filipino citizens, foreign passport holders and non-immigrant foreign…

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Here’s a great reason why you must renew your contract with Globe Telecom for your #iPhone7 and #iPhone7Plus

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The long wait is over! Globe Telecom has finally announced it will offer iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus, the best, most advanced iPhone ever, featuring an all-new advanced camera system, dust and water resistant…

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Improved Philippines ICT performance garner attention from foreign indexes

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Absolutely great news, Philippines! Even various foreign indexes have now noted an improvement in the state of information and communications technology (ICT) in the country. Such improvement in the ICT sector is being attributed…

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Smart to activate more LTE cellsites

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 27 July) – Expect faster and stronger internet speed next week as Smart Communications announced Tuesday that it will activate more long-term evolution (LTE) cellsites in the city as part of its three-year network rollout plan from 2016 to 2018. In a press briefing at the Rekado’s here, Ramon Isberto, head […]

The new Globe Telecom content partners – absolutely exciting!

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A few days ago, Globe Telecom flew me to Manila (the only blogger from Mindanao!) to witness very special events – the Manila debut of the Tony Award-winning musical, “American Idiot,” (which they co-produced),…

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My tweet landed on Gizmodo

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A few days ago, a Twitter friend of mine tagged me in a tweet. I thought it was just an interesting article. Turns out it was an article published in one of the world’s most popular, high traffic technology and design blog, Gizmodo — and apparently I was in it! Well, technically, my tweet was 🙂 My tweet got cited in an article about a recent gaffe committed by Facebook. You see, they greeted us Filipinos Happy Independence Day but the flag that came along with it was inverted. Highly unintentional, I’m sure, which was exactly why my tweet didn’t

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Achieve wellness goals with new fitness app KFIT (discount code here!)

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Ever wanted to hit the gym, have a foot reflexology session, look for the nearest Crossfit studio or go to a yoga class but you just don’t know where to go or you feel that you don’t have the time? Are you like me who travels frequently and wants to have an easy way to check out gyms, salons, spas or activities near your hotel? You can say goodbye to those moments because the solution is just between your fingertips and your mobile phone! Presenting – the new fitness app, KFit! KFit helps you discover, plan, and reserve fitness, beauty and wellness activities near

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How To Find Cheap Airfare – Tried And Tested Methods

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We all know that the key to a real, budget-friendly trip is cheap airfare. Once you snag a good deal on airfare, you will then have a fairly good idea of how much the rest of your budget will be. After all, it’s pretty easy to scour for budget accommodation, reasonably priced food and public transportation. Airfare is the pretty tricky aspect to consider when planning a trip. Let me share with you some of my personal tips on how to find cheap airfare. I practise these very effective methods (and this is why I have lots of domestic and

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Running For Office? How Social Media Can Help You Win

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The official campaign season for the May 9, 2016 presidential polls has finally begun! Soon, the local campaigns will also begin. Are you one of the candidates this 2016 elections? Whether you’re a veteran or a newbie candidate and whether you’re gunning for a national or local seat, you need to adapt to the ever-changing landscape. This includes learning and implementing popular yet often misused and under-utilized social media strategies. For this week’s column, please allow me to deviate from my usual travel-related topics and let me share some tips on how you can use social media to help you

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Covering the 1st presidential debate in Cagayan de Oro #CDO

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It’s game time. Today, February 21, 2016, all of the presidential candidates for the May 9, 2016 Philippine elections will all converge in Cagayan de Oro, Philippines for the first round of “PiliPinas Debates 2016.” And Mindanaoan will be there to observe, comment and cover. I will be one of the only 300 allowed to be inside the debate hall. I will also be among the 25 media observers. I am hoping to harness the power of social media today. May I invite you all to follow me: Twitter – http://www.twitter.com/mindanaoan Facebook – http://www.twitter.com/mindanaoanblogger Instagram – http://www.instagram.com/mindanaoan Snapchat – Username

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CDO press club to boycott Feb. 21 presidential debate?

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The Cagayan de Oro Press Club (COPC) has released a statement of indignation where they cried foul over alleged discrimination in…

Access Netflix in Philippines With PayMaya virtual VISA card

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With the recent release of Netflix to more than 130 new countries around the world including the Philippines Filipinos can now enjoy streaming thousands of popular movies and TV shows from Netflix in Philippines such as the Batman Trilogy or How to Get Away with Murder on their devices – even without a credit card. Netflix is an internet TV service that lets you instantly watch unlimited movies and TV show episodes, including original series, documentaries, and feature films, anytime, anywhere, over almost any Internet-connected device without commercials. As per their announcement, there are three plans available, with the minimum

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How to subscribe to Netflix in Philippines without credit card

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Everyone’s talking about Netflix and thankfully, it’s finally available in the Philippines! Netflix is a popular Internet television network that provides online streaming of your favorite movies and TV shows. You can watch over 100 million hours of TV shows and movies (including original series, documentaries and feature films) via your Internet-connected smart TV, game console, PC, Mac, mobile, tablet and more! Another beauty of Netflix is that you can play, pause and resume watching – all without commercials or commitments. Pretty cool, right? Morever, Netflix Philippines is even offering a FREE one-month trial so Filipinos can now experience the

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Mindanaoan.com shortlisted in 2015 Globe Media Excellence Awards

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A total of 58 entries were shortlisted for various categories of the Globe Media Excellence Awards (GMEA), the most anticipated premier award-giving body that gives recognition to excellence in journalism in Mindanao. The premier award-giving body which recognizes excellence in journalism from the best breed of scribes in Visayas and Mindanao, the awards gives recognition to print, broadcast, and digital media practitioners who have excelled in their respective fields. Awards night for the GMEA Mindanao leg will be held on November 17. “The number of entries that we received this year is a testament to the commitment of media practitioners

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15 Things Muslims Should Stop Doing On Social Media

Social media is a great tool to spread valuable and inspiring information. While there’s a part of me that has been shaped around its use, I noticed few things that are inappropriate due to people using it. While the growth of social media continues to expand, I hope that Muslims start using social media properly. I’m…

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#Come2CDO social media campaign launched

The Cagayan de Oro Bloggers launched the #Come2CDO social media campaign today, July 18, 2015, in an effort to help promote the city online. The #Come2CDO online campaign, a yearly social media initiative of the CDO Bloggers, Inc. that began in 2013, aims to promote the city’s best in terms of adventure destinations, food selections, hotels and other accommodations, tourist spots and ultimately, the warmth of a Kagayanon’s friendship. By sharing photos, stories and other posts on social media and by adding the hashtags #Come2CDO and #CDO, the public can help populate the Internet with helpful entries about Cagayan de

Meet the new Sony Bravia TVs powered by Android

I remember that my family’s very first TV set was a Sony. It served us really well. That TV set survived well into my early college years. That alone was testament to just how high the quality of Sony TVs were back then. It’s no different these days. In fact, Sony has even taken things to a higher level in terms of sound and home entertainment technology. Meet the new lineup of Sony Bravia TVs – the Sony Bravia 4K and Full HD televisions powered by Android. They’re all designed to provide the most immersive and high-resolution cinematic experience for

How I Use Globe GCash MasterCard As Easy As 1-2-3

If, like me, you’re the type of person who likes the convenience of shopping or paying bills (online or offline) using a debit or credit card BUT requires an easy-to-understand way to keep track of all the spending OR if you need a credit card sans the hassle, then you will love the new Globe GCash MasterCard. I learned the beauty of this baby just a few weeks ago during a trip to the gorgeous, world-famous Boracay Island, where I experienced the whole LaBoracay 2015 madness. I was in Boracay not only to bask in the sun or for the

SMART bags 18 citations at 2015 Philippine Quill awards

Smart Communications, Inc. (Smart) took home a total of 18 citations at the recently concluded 2015 Philippine Quill Awards. Smart bagged citations for various marketing, human resources, and corporate social responsibility programs. Organized by the International Association of Business Communicators-Philippines, the Philippine Quill Awards recognizes excellence in professional communication. Presented with excellence awards in two categories – advertising campaigns and marketing communication – was the launch campaign for SPINNR. The homegrown music service has influenced the music-listening habits of Filipinos by offering affordable streaming packages for as low as P2.50 per day, on top of free radio, exclusive promos, merchandise,