Globe brings back free, unli Facebook promo


Posted at Oct 03 2014 12:36 PM | Updated as of Oct 03 2014 08:36 PM

MANILA, Philippines – Subscribers of Globe Telecom can again avail of free and unlimited access to social networking site Facebook.

The telecommunications firm said its postpaid, prepaid, and TM customers can now access Facebook at zero data charges and without Wi-Fi services.

Globe said it will progressively roll-out access to Facebook beginning Friday, October 3 to Sunday, October 5, 2014.

However, it did not give details on how long the promo will be offered.

Subscribers can access the social networking site on feature phones and smartphones across all Facebook mobile platforms, including the Facebook app or mobile site

The Facebook use will have no restrictions on megabyte (MB) allocation per day no maintaining balance is required for prepaid customers.

There is also no need to purchase any data plan to avail of the promo. Subscribers only need to register once to enjoy the free access.

Those who subscribed to the free Facebook promo previously and did not opt-out no longer need to register.

“We are excited to announce another wonderful Globe surprise to our over 43 million mobile customers, the return of our much-anticipated Free Facebook offer. With our better and bigger Free Facebook, customers enjoy all-you-want access without any MB cap, no daily registration needed, and no maintaining balance. Globe users can enjoy sharing, liking and posting on Facebook for free. Only from Globe, the network that gives you a wonderful browsing experience and access to your digital lifestyle with no limitations and no strings attached,” said Globe chief operating advisor Peter Bithos.

To register, customers can text FREEFB to 8888 for free information and they will receive a text message with a link to open to start accessing Facebook for free.

Globe made the announcement that it will be bringing back free access to Facebook last week, just hours after rival Smart announced it was offering free mobile Internet for all its prepaid subscribers.

The free Facebook promo was initially launched in October 2013, and lasted until end of April 2014.