TM Wholesale, the wholesale arm of Telekom Malaysia Berhad (TM), has signed a collaborative agreement with Globe Telecom, for a nationwide rollout of Globe’s co-branded gaming solution called Globe Gamer Grounds powered by Ember in the Philippines.
The partnership will provide Globe with access to Swarmio’s plug-and-play Ember gaming platform that will enhance Globe’s gaming and e-sports services and bring it closer to its millions of mobile and broadband end users. Leveraging TM’s established global network and infrastructure ecosystems, the platform enables Globe’s customers to enjoy ultra-low latency gaming experiences with faster download speeds.
Globe operates nationwide fixed-line and broadband networks throughout the country, serving over 86 million mobile customers. Beyond providing telecommunications services, the Globe Group of companies also has a significant presence in various digital solutions businesses, leveraging its substantial customer base, distribution capabilities, and strategic partnerships to establish a footprint that spans numerous industry sectors including fintech, healthcare, entertainment, adtech, e-commerce, manpower, IT services, and venture capital.
“We are thrilled to collaborate with Globe as the gaming and e-sports industry is now considered the world’s biggest entertainment industry, with ASEAN gamers dominating the market. This collaboration also aligns with our vision to create a more vibrant digital ecosystem throughout the region,” Amar Huzaimi Md Deris, Executive Vice President of TM Wholesale stated.
Ralph Aligada, Head of Globe Games and Esports said, “With Globe’s all-in-one gaming platform, the community of gamers will enjoy a seamless and high quality digital experience. We aim to excite all gamers regardless of age and skill level across the Philippines.”
Previously, TM Wholesale and Swarmio Media, a Canada-based gaming and e-sports technology company established a partnership to provide accessible and high-quality digital gaming and e-sports services throughout ASEAN. This partnership with Globe marks a breakthrough in TM’s collaboration with Swarmio Media, enhancing e-sports gaming and levelling up digital experiences for the Philippines and across the region.