Trolling PLDT, Globe, Smart and Sun!
The fight begins! Below is a summary of facts and events that led to this day! In the angry RED corner, the National Telecommunications Commission of the Philippines! The NTC issues Memorandum Circular No. 02-10-2011. Globe and Smart/Sun were mandated to reduce interconnection charges [...]
Smart received four nominations at the 17th Global Mobile Awards of the GSM Association (GSMA). Smart is the only local telco that has entered the finals. The Global Mobile Awards was established in 1996. The Awards attract entries from across the world and are presented at the Mobile World Congress, the mobile industry’s annual gathering [...]
Is PLDT now a gaijin utility? The Troll certainly hopes not! PLDT has notified the stock exchange that investment adviser, Lazard Asset Management LLC, has an equity interest in the telco of over five percent as of December 2011. The US-based company currently owns 13.7M PLDT shares which is equal to around 6.3% of the [...]
Smartphones: no match for the feature phones of yesteryear.
The “Tonino Lamborghini” broadband stick, licensing screw up awardee of 2011, is poised for a comeback! Back Story Globe allegedly violated international intellectual property laws! Allegedly!!! The telco obtained authorization to use the name and logo Tonino Lamborghini on its 4G broadband dongles after getting the rights from Primo Mobile, a Singapore-based company that has [...]