SMS Services

BPI mobile banking on Globe (SMS-based)

Posted on by Caroline Siñel in Mobile Banking

BPI's mobile banking facility called BPI Express Mobile, allows BPI account holders to do banking transactions such as check account balance, perform fund transfers, reload prepaid, or load their GCASH wallet using their mobile phones. This service was initially available to Globe/TM subscribers. The BPI Express [...]

Google offers 2-step verification by SMS

Posted on by Caroline Siñel in SMS Services

Google has developed an optional security feature called 2-step verification that helps protect Google accounts from identity theft and other online threats. When Google's 2-step verification is turned on, signing into Google account will require both a password and a verification code sent to your mobile phone [...]

Globe GCASH vs Smart Money

Posted on by Caroline Siñel in Mobile Banking

Globe GCASH and Smart Money are the two mobile payment services available in the Philippines today. Here are the comparison between Globe GCASH and Smart Money in terms of registration, transaction method, deposit, sending money, withdrawal, security and other features. Transaction Method Most [...]

Globe GCASH ATM card now available

Posted on by Caroline Siñel in Mobile Banking

Globe GCASH now offers GCASH ATM card, a convenient way of withdrawing money from any ATM across the country. Unlike before, where users had to find a Globe business center to do a "cash-out" transaction, GCASH ATM card enables users to withdraw money at any Bancnet, Megalink, ExpressNet and Encash [...]

GCASH teams up with Boku for mobile payments

Posted on by Caroline Siñel in Mobile Banking

Globe GCASH has teamed up with Boku to revolutionize the world of virtual payments. Through this partnership both companies will be able to reach their global targets in the world of mobile commerce. Boku's mobile payment platform, Paymo, allows purchasing of virtual goods from any merchant in the Boku [...]

Cebu Pacific’s txtCEB offers flight booking by SMS

Posted on by Caroline Siñel in SMS Applications

Cebu Pacific (CEB), the low-fare leader in the local aviation industry is the first local airline to introduce E-ticketing and flight booking by SMS in the country. Cebu Pacific's SMS flight booking service is called TxtCEB. It allows anyone to get updates on Cebu Pacific's special flights and promos or book a Cebu Pacific [...]

Plurk, Twitter can now be updated by SMS

Posted on by Caroline Siñel in SMS Applications

Plurk and Twitter, two of the most used microblogging service in the Philippines, can now be accessed by SMS. The system requires users to register their Twitter and Plurk accounts at phtwitters.com and phplurk.com respectively before they can use the service. Twitter is a free social networking and micro-blogging [...]

Track vehicle details thru SMS using LTO’s Info-Text service

Posted on by Caroline Siñel in SMS Services

Note: This article discusses LTO's SMS application for tracking vehicle details. For complaints on motor vehicles or other concerns, you may call LTO at 922-9061 to 66. Land Transportation Office (LTO) has an Info-Text service that allows anyone with a mobile phone to inquire about LTO rules and procedures, and even data on certain vehicles such as vehicle details and license details via SMS. This service has been available since March 2008. To get vehicle details, text: LTO [...]

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