October 21, 2008
Globe Telecom Selects PixSense’s Mobile Multimedia Platform
PixSense, a global leader in multimedia and web convergence solutions, announced today that Globe Telecom, Inc. (Globe), a major telecommunications provider in the Philippines, has selected the PixSense's PSP (Preserve, Share, Publish) Solution Suite application. This will provide Globe subscribers with comprehensive mobile photo and video sharing services over their mobile network, thereby allowing users to seamlessly share their mobile media with friends and family, as well as the ability to easily post their media to their favorite media websites and social networking sites - all with a single click.
After a thorough evaluation of various user-generated content solutions, Globe selected PixSense as the top solution to provide its prepaid and postpaid subscribers with market-leading advanced data services. PixSense's technology was found to be the most consumer-friendly and advanced in terms of its features, like Bio-Compression, and has received positive feedback from trial users.
"We are committed to providing all of our subscribers with valuable mobile communication services that can be applied to their everyday lives. We selected PixSense because it offered a fresh, new way for our subscribers to share their life moments and memories easily, quickly, and inexpensively," said Minette B. Navarrete, Head for Multimedia Business Group of Globe Telecom. She further added, "Bringing groundbreaking technology and relevant, easy-to-use services to Filipinos has always been a top priority for Globe. Offering the PixSense PSP Solution Suite continues that tradition of service excellence."
"We're thrilled to be partnering with Globe for our launch in South East Asia. Globe is already a leading mobile data provider in the Philippines and we hope that the PixSense PSP platform will enable them to increase their ARPU further and reduce churn," said R. Paul Singh, president and CEO of PixSense. "In regions like the Philippines, where mobile network coverage has reached 99% of the country's population, we are excited to work with Globe to enhance the lives of their users by simplifying the ability to share personal mobile content across Globe's network."
About Globe Telecom, Inc.
Globe Telecom, Inc. is one of the leading providers of digital wireless communications services in the Philippines using a full digital network based on the Global System for Mobile Communication (GSM) technology. It also provides domestic and international long distance communication services. Globe owns 100% of Innove Communications, Inc. which currently operates a cellular service under the Touch Mobile (TM) prepaid brand as well as offers a broad range of wireline voice and data communication services. For more information, visit www.globe.com.ph.
PixSense provides mobile media management and convergence infrastructure, software, and services for Mobile Operators. PixSense's technology provides digital media management and rich-media messaging services to mobile subscribers who increasingly rely on their mobile phone as their primary media device. PixSense's technology also includes patent-pending, on-device media compression technology (Bio-Compression(TM)) and network optimization technology that ensure fast transfers, and significantly reduce costs to both end users and wireless operators. PixSense was founded in 2005 and is funded by ATA Ventures, Innovacom, and Qualcomm Ventures. For more information on PixSense, visit http://pixsense.com.