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Globe localizes customer support with Viber Communities

Teddy Cambosa - February 5, 2021

Manila, Philippines – Philippine telco Globe has tapped the use of Viber Communities as a way of bringing localized customer support for its various services.

The added customer support channel comes in response to the growing needs of its customers in the new normal as well as Filipinos’ increasing participation in online communities to transact and communicate. 

Through the localized Viber Communities, Globe customers can use features such as addressing queries, recommending self-service channels, and product offerings from Globe.

“It is important that we are where our customers are, and Viber is among these channels. By creating Viber Communities, we are able to focus on the needs of specific groups of customers and show our care in a personalized manner,” said Beck Eclipse, Globe’s chief customer experience officer.

Globe’s Viber communities include:

  • Globe At Home Postpaid and Globe At Home Prepaid WiFi
    • These communities provide broadband customers with useful information such as troubleshooting guides, steps on how to update an account, newest promos, among others. Both communities have already been verified by Viber and have a total of almost 8,000 members as of January 2020.                  
  • Residential Communities
    • The communities provide real-time agent support from 8 AM to 6 PM daily. Outside these hours, customers may still report their concerns via an online form and a Globe representative will get in touch with them. Globe now manages 32 communities with a total of about 18,000 members.

Globe is set to roll out more Viber Communities in the coming months as well as new features to the existing ones.