Globe Telecom: intermittent network service interruption
Globe Telecom subscribers in the Philippines were unable to call, text, and access the Internet on the morning of 16 October. Complaints over the interrupted services were made via social media and made ‘Globe’ one of the top trending topics in the Philippines that day. Globe Telecom apologised to their subscribers, explaining that they were carrying out emergency operations on their servers that may have affected voice, SMS, and data services for both prepaid and postpaid users. Voice and SMS services were fully restored by 10.43 AM.