Introducing Globe Muzta! for Overseas and Migrant Filipinos
Globe recently launched Globe Muzta!, a new service that’s designed to allow the overseas and migrant Filipino to call and send text messages to family and friends in the Philippines using nominal rates. Much like the common features of Skype, YM and Chikka, PC-to-PC audio and video calls are free as well as PC-to-PC instant messaging or chat. However, calls made to any Philippine mobile or landline number costs P6.50/minute while SMS or text messages sent to any Philippine mobile or landline number is P1.00 each.
This new service also allows Globe and Touch Mobile subscribers to contact your PC through a virtual 817 number assigned to you, at local Philippine rates. There are no registration or monthly fees. You only need to pay for the calls and text-messages you make which is by loading credits to your prepaid account. To load, you can use your credit card, international autoload Max (IAMAX), prepaid call cards and e-PINs. Load expiry ranges from 45 to 120 days, depending on the amount of load, i.e. P100 at 45 days, P500 at 120 days.
You will get to keep your 817 virtual number as long as your account is active. For prepaid accounts, your account will expire if you do not top-up within the required period.
You will need the following minimum requirements:
- A PC running with at least a Pentium 3 processor at 650 MHz
- At least 256 MB RAM
- 200 MB free Hard Disk Space
- Audio support (microphone and speakers or headset)
- A webcam if you plan to use the video calling feature
- Windows XP Service Pack 2
Globe Muzta! works with Windows XP, Vista and Windows 7. The application to download is about 22 Mb in size.
Source: Globe Muzta!