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Globe Telecom launches GMessage – a IM and SMS in one App


Globe recently launched an instant messaging and text messaging roll into one app the GMessage. Gmessage user can send free and unlimited message to other Gmessage users or send GMESSAGEs to non-GMESSAGE users for only P0.15 per message. Non-GMESSAGE users will receive the message as a text message and when replying they will be charged with standard SMS rates.

With Gmessage you can also share photos, videos, voice notes, and audio files; and create group chats with up to 25 users. The app also feature “Magic Words” that can detect the context of a conversation and provide easy links to relevant content such as Google Maps directions, a Wikipedia page or a YouTube video.

Peter Bithos, Senior Advisor for Consumer Business at Globe Telecom said:

“With the availability of GMESSAGE on iOS, more Filipinos can now experience the benefits of this next-generation messaging service… With GMESSAGE, we are upping the ante in instant messaging by providing users with a new, relevant, and exciting way to connect with each other. Text messaging is what our customers love and use most of all, so it is important that we continue to offer world-leading messaging services. We are confident that this service will add value to today’s fast-paced lifestyle, making conversations easier and hassle-free.”

To download GMESSAGE, visit on your handset browser or text GMESSAGE to 8888. The app is available to both iOS and Android powered phones. Gmessage was co-developed with HDMessaging – a mobile messaging service provider.