Pokemon Go Philippines will be free for 7 days – Globe Telecom


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pokemon go apk release date philippines

TAGUIG, Philippines – Pokemon Go will be FREE for 7 days when it becomes available in the Philippines. This is what Globe Telecom promised its subscribers at the launching event of the Globe Switch application at The Globe Tower in Bonifacio Global City on Thursday.

At the event, Globe showcased the Globe Switch app for Android, which allows users to control data usage at the application level as simple as hitting a “switch”.

Globe Telecom made the announcement to give 7 days of Pokemon Go for FREE at the Globe Switch launch
Globe Telecom made the announcement to give 7 days of Pokemon Go for FREE at the Globe Switch launch

Currently, Android provides native data usage controls at the operating system level. Globe Switch takes this functionality further with more advanced features. Globe is also working to support iOS for iPhone and iPad users.

In addition monitoring and controlling your mobile data usage, Globe Switch allows its subscribers to enjoy application-based SKUs. For example, users can now a minimal fee to access very specific apps, such as Clash Royale, Viber, or Snapchat, without having to subscribe to a monthly data allotment.

Pokemon Go announcement posted on Globe Telecom's official Twitter account
Pokemon Go announcement posted on Globe Telecom’s official Twitter account

Because of this, Globe is able to stay on top of the operating system and provide application-specific data usage rules for the likes of Pokemon Go, which the company promised to give players 7 days of free gaming when it becomes available in the Philippines.

UPDATE (06-Aug-16): Pokemon GO Philippines is now live! Click here to read the official announcement from Niantic.


Comments 10

  1. Well just an info ha. I am working in a Korean ISP in BGC. And one of our client want to terminate there subscription to us because of one thing lang mabagal daw pag nagcoconect sila sa Singapore. And we try to negotiate para di lang sila lumipat. But there Manager told us they already contact Teltra para sa kanilang new ISP. I dont know kung kailan sila kakabitan.

  2. Wla ng Telstra , sinuko n ng SMC ang pkkpg joint venture pra mkapasok s Phils, hnharang kc ng Globe at Smart, tnadtran sla ng TRO, binenta n ng SMC s globe at smart un nga infrastructure n naumpishan nla nung 2015 pa, but who knows… Iba n and presidente , malay ntin, d nmn msama umasa

  3. Please no. 7 days of hell is more than enough. Globe can't even provide good service when we pay for data usage. How much more if it is for free?
    Just imagine the amount of Pokemon Go players that will congest the network even more.

  4. Adrian Wong Reyes regardless yan ser.. with duterte allowing international competitors to serve filipinos better internet services there surely would be at least one that will come in..

    Filipinos deserve better than what its getting at the moment..

    May google para ma-research yan. Para hindi tayo masabihang "me-ma" lang.

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