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Globe At Home partners with VCDC to bring more connected homes to Filipinos

11:39 AM February 14, 2020

In this day and age, it seems almost impossible to survive without the internet. Wherever you go and whatever tasks you need to do, you would often find yourselves on the world wide web accomplishing work, finding suitable entertainment, or communicating with long-distance friends and relatives. Indeed, “being online” and “staying connected” has many benefits in today’s tech-driven society. 

Now, thanks to the partnership of Globe at Home and Victor Consunji Development Corporation (VCDC), families can continue to stay connected inside the comforts of their own home. 

L-R) Benjamin Garcia, VP and Head – Business, Operations, Strategy & Support at Globe; Debbie Obias; VP and Head of Business Development, Device Innovations and GTM at Globe at Home; Barbie Dapul, VP and Head of Digital Home at Globe; Victor Consunji, CEO at VCDC; and Bernie Mendoza, VP for Construction at VCDC.

Last February 11, Globe at Home and VCDC solidified their partnership by holding an exclusive media event at M Residences in Acacia Estates, Taguig City, for select VIPs and members of the media.

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“We are glad to take the first steps in showcasing the power of connected living for the benefit and appreciation of more Filipino families hand-in-hand with an esteemed property developer like VCDC,” shared Globe VP and Head of Digital Home Barbie Dapul. 

 During this event, the two companies also gave guests an exclusive tour of a modern, connected home, powered by a Globe at Home Fiber plan and intelligent devices. 

VCDC CEO Victor Consunji tries out the Globe CONNECTED HOME security cameras inside one of M Residences’ premiere units.

During the tour, guests witnessed how Globe’s CONNECTED HOME devices helped enable the homeowner to do multiple tasks at once. By using intelligent or IoT (Internet of Things) devices, the homeowner and his or her family members can use their voices to make commands and schedule reminders for their day-to-day activities. They may also use a centralized app to execute tasks like opening the door.  

The Globe CONNECTED HOME Outlets and Multipurpose Sensors, which are also powered by Samsung SmartThings, helped in the automated and remote control of lights and small appliances. And the full HD Cameras that were installed in select areas allowed homeowners to remotely monitor their household 24/7 – giving them the peace of mind that their homes are safe and secure.  

“The rise of faster and more advanced Internet connectivity has also led to more opportunities in using intelligent devices inside the home,” Dapul explained regarding the need for these devices. 

Lastly, the Globe at Home Fiber connection and WiFi hubs installed in the residence ensure stable, high-speed connection all over the house by eliminating dead spots for smooth automation of all devices.  

VCDC CEO Victor Consunji tries out the Globe CONNECTED HOME WiFi Hub inside one of M Residences’ premiere units

Globe At Home’s latest Unli Fiber Plans start at only 1699 and have varying speeds of up to 100 Mbps.  Starting at just P547 per month, you can bundle your plan with a Globe CONNECTED HOME powered by Samsung SmartThings package complete with a WiFi Hub, Multipurpose Sensors, intelligent outlets and free installation by the Globe Tech Squad — in-house experts who can help you set up your own intelligent home. You can even add an additional Samsung SmartThings camera on top of your bundle for as low as P250 per month for a 24-month lock in period. 

This also allows you to get 3 months access to your favorite content via Amazon Prime Video, HOOQ, iflix, and iWant to stream thousands of movies and TV series for the whole family to enjoy. All plans come with a free landline with unlimited calls to Globe/TM customers for 24 months.

Globe at Home Postpaid customers in Metro Manila may inquire and apply for an intelligent device bundle via shop.globe.com.ph/connectedhome. For more info on Globe At Home plans and services, visit https://www.facebook.com/globeathome/.

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TOPICS: Globe At Home, Globe at Home Fiber, Victor Consunji Development Corporation
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