Globe offers free calls from 8 countries to PH

ABS-CBN News

Posted at Dec 08 2014 11:42 AM | Updated as of Dec 08 2014 07:42 PM

MANILA, Philippines - Globe Telecom is offering Libreng Tawag services to the Philippines from eight countries, including the United States and Saudi Arabia.

Overseas Filipino workers who are living in Spain, United Kingdom, Saudi Arabia, Canada, Singapore, Hong Kong, United States and Italy can avail of the free call service to check up on their relatives who may have been affected by typhoon "Ruby."

Globe has set up free calling stations in these 8 countries, which have among the highest number of Filipino migrants and expatriates in the world.

Libreng Tawag will be available until 11:59pm EST on December 8, 2014.

"We realize how important it is for our kababayans abroad to get in touch with their families especially during calamities," Gil Genio, Globe Chief Operating Officer for Business and International Markets, said.

Rizza Maniego-Eala, Globe Senior Vice President for International Business, said the free calling services are available at Globe stores in Milan and Rome in Italy.

"For Spain, UK, Saudi Arabia, Canada, Singapore and Hong Kong, this public service started yesterday and is being offered through some of the accredited Globe retailers in those countries," she said.

"For the United States, Libreng Tawag in the west coast will be available in all branches of Seafood City through our partnership with them while Filipinos in the east coast will be served via web through the subscribed access service of Lunex, the Globe partner servicing the area."