10 August 2014

[Report] Globe Telecom Already Blocked 995 Mobile Numbers From Service

Globe Telecom is seriously fights texts spam and works to make it a spam-free network by barring or blocking spam numbers being reported to them.

Center for Global Best Practices (CGBP), a company that offers various training and seminar courses, was being the first to have a complaint for sending unsolicited text messages.

With the Globe Press release, they cited that as of April 2014, they already deactivated a total of 995 mobile numbers from its network.

“We would like to appeal to our customers to continue partnering with us in this endeavor by reporting mobile numbers used in sending annoying text spams through various Globe channels so that appropriate measures could be undertaken. As part of the company’s thrust to provide a wonderful customer experience, Globe will continue to pursue this campaign so that our network will not be used for illegal activities such as text spam and text scam,” Globe General Counsel Atty. Froilan Castelo said.
Globe stepped up its campaign versus text spams by making it easier for customers to report such annoying messages..

Subscribers may report via:
  • Globe Telecom website through Talk2Globe Chat (http://chat.globe.com.ph)
  • Globe Contact Form ((http://www.globe.com.ph/self-service)
  • tweet @Talk2GLOBE on Twitter
  • or  directly visit: http://www.globe.com.ph/stopspam
NOTE: Numbers that are reported to be a source of text spams are first sent warnings. Those that are persistent source of text spams are deactivated from the network.

Before that hand, consider to block it in your Android or iOS smartphone. 
Globe has been actively reporting spamming cases to the NTC. Globe has asked assistance from the National Telecommunications Commission(NTC) to impose sanctions against spammers through fines and penalties for sending unsolicited texts to Globe subscribers. 

Source: Globe Telecom

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