Globe Tattoo nets double-digit growth in revenues, 55% hike in subscriber base

By on August 18, 2015

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MANILA, Aug 17 (PNA) — Globe Telecom’s broadband brand, Tattoo on Monday announced that it has sustained strong performance in the first half of 2015 with double-digit growth in revenues and customer base, making it the fastest-growing broadband brand in the country.

Globe said that the increase in broadband revenues could be attributed to growth of subscriber in the wireless broadband services at 64 percent including LTE services, and wired/fixed broadband services at 14 percent.

Broadband revenues amounted to Php 7.6 billion by the end of June 2015, up by 30 percent from last year’s Php 5.9 billion while customer base has also increased by 55 percent, hitting close to 3.5 million subscribers, compared to 2.2 million year-on-year.

Globe Senior Vice President for Consumer Broadband Business Gilbert Simpao, in a statement, welcomed the telco’s latest development.

“Beyond our commitment to offer the most innovative broadband devices and plans running on the fastest internet speeds, we have revitalized our broadband offerings to now provide a complete entertainment experience to our mobile and home broadband customers,” Simpao said.

“Our plans now come with access to content services such as Spotify, HOOQ, and NBA to offer customers an internet and entertainment package in one,” he added.

Tattoo expanded its entertainment service portfolio by adding free access to the top 10 mobile games in the country alongside its first offerings of Spotify, NBA League Pass, and HOOQ, available for Tattoo on-the-go customers.

Tattoo offers the entire entertainment package of Spotify, NBA League Pass, HOOQ, and now, games, through its various Tattoo On-The-Go and Tattoo Home Broadband offers.

For Prepaid Tattoo On-The-Go, free access to mobile games and Spotify Basic start at GoSURF10, while games, Spotify Premium or HOOQ can be availed for free starting GoSURF 299.

Customers who are on Postpaid Tattoo On-The-Go can enjoy a three-month trial subscription to Spotify or HOOQ starting from GoSURF 299.

Customers who need reliable internet connectivity at home, may avail of the Tattoo Home Broadband that provides access to Spotify, HOOQ, NBA League Pass through varying data offers.

Those on Plan1099 and Plan 1299 get Spotify Premium and HOOQ, respectively, while Plan Php 1599 provides HOOQ plus a choice between Spotify Premium or NBA League Pass. For Plan Php 1999 and up, customers get free Spotify Premium, HOOQ, and NBA League Pass.