Who said voice is dead? Globe Labs and Nexmo team for voice solutions

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From left: Glenn Z. Estrella, VP of Globe Digital Ventures; Ernest Cu, CEO of Globe Telecom; Sunny Rao, VP and GM APAC for Vonage

Globe Labs, the developer community of Globe Telecom, has partnered with Nexmo (part of Vonage) to deliver voice solutions to the Philippine market and the rest of Southeast Asia.

These voice solutions will enable businesses and enterprises to boost operational efficiency and customer support functions; increase customer engagement with automated, contextual, and personalized messaging; and ultimately, deliver better business results.

Globe says that voice technology can arm businesses such as BPOs, retailers, and financial companies with cutting-edge tools to enhance profitability.

For Filipino entrepreneurs, one use case of the voice solutions enabled by Globe Labs and Nexmo is automated payment reminders to subscribers with outstanding balances. The automated payment reminder can significantly increase call-through rates that match or exceed those of traditional contact centers. As a result, users can increase collection rates as expenses related to customer support decrease.

Nexmo (Vonage’s API platform) connects with more than 1,600 carriers worldwide. Nexmo is also integrated with Vonage’s global network which terminates 15 billion minutes of global voice traffic and more than 5 billion API calls annually. The combination of a vast carrier network and powerful APIs provides a high quality programmable voice experience, said Sunny Rao, VP and GM APAC for Vonage.

“Advancements in voice technology, such as AI-enabled voice search and command, offer convenient, meaningful ways for customers to interact with businesses, leading to enhanced customer journeys,” Rao said.

“In today’s digital world, voice plays a significant role in the customer journey. With voice combined with cloud technology, AI, NLP, machine learning, and data analytics, we aim to deliver business solutions with our customers’ customers in mind,” said Glenn Z. Estrella, VP of Globe Digital Ventures, which offers Globe Labs digital solutions. “Our voice solution, IVES, will provide our customers ease of use, where they can build a customer journey that is unique to their business and customer needs.”

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