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Bacolod City, PhilippinesSaturday, June 18, 2011
Globe completes
‘network upgrade’

Globe Telecom has completed planned upgrades on its network transport backbone which spans Luzon, Visayas and Mindanao, a press release from the company said.

With the upgrade, the firm’s ultra-high capacity transmission system is now more resilient, providing subscribers with improved network coverage and better services even during extreme weather disturbances, the press release said.

The upgrade utilized an automatic switch optical network protection which ensures network systems remain reliable and fully stable, especially in anticipation of the rainy season ahead.

ANP celebrates
23rd anniversary

The Association of Negros Producers is celebrating its 23rd year this month as it continues to be one of the more successful Business Service Organizations, a press release from ANP said.

This year’s theme is “Soaring New Horizons” as ANP reinvents its image with a new logo and enlarge its territory with a new branch opening this year, the press release said.

ANP membership has increased to 101, with some members coming from San Carlos City, Negros Occidental and Negros Oriental, it added.

Gov’t insurance arm
assures farmers of help

Local farmers are the prime beneficiaries of the Philippine Crop Insurance Corp. that provides insurance protection against losses from plant diseases, natural calamities, pest infestations of palay, corn, and other crops, Charlie Brillet, PCIC acting regional director said yesterday.  

PCIC also provides accident insurance, life insurance, loan repayment protection plan, and fishery insurance, Brillet said.

In its repayment protection plan, PCIC will pay the loan of the farmer to the issuing cooperative in case of accident or death, Brillet said. This means that farmers are assured that the corporation will assist them in making payment, he added.

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