Trolling PLDT, Globe, Smart and Sun!
Who hasn’t heard a friend make a public complaint to the high heavens on account of a slow mobile internet connection – or rather, who hasn’t experienced this problem directly and just quietly cursed the concerned telco? Yes, whether you are on Globe or Smart/Sun, prepaid or postpaid, no matter what package you get (UNLI, [...]
Yup, the results are in, and there are no surprises – the top complaints filed with the NTC for 2011 cover more or less the same from 2010. Behold the usual suspects: SMS scams and SMS spamming, bad telco services ranging from poor signal strength to warp negative 10 mobile internet speed, and last but [...]
What arguments did PLDT et. Al. present that will convince the Supreme Court to go back on its June 28, 2011 decision that defines the term “capital” in the constitutional provision limiting foreign ownership of domestic public utilities to 40%. In the controversial decision, The SC held that the term “capital” in Section 11, Article [...]
Globe and its startup incubator arm Kickstart Ventures, along with web engineering firms Proudcloud and Dynamic Objx, and the MINT College Taguig, will once again hold the Startup Weekend Manila with the end goal of getting contestants from around the country! Now on its second year, Startup Weekend Manila will be held on April 27 [...]
Globe and Smart held Nokia Lumia launch parties last week… Troll: This post isn’t that well rounded. I only have sketchy reports from friends who were actually at the parties, most of whom wound up duck-faced drunk (one even texted me at two in the morning, incoherently asking if there will be a raffle at [...]
Smart really wants to be the first to discover the first Filipino start up success! Smart is officially supporting “ON3 2012”, a nationwide competition that searches for the best Business Plan for a start-up. The contest is spearheaded by the Science and Technology Advisory Council – Silicon Valley (STAC-Silicon Valley, or simply – STAC). STAC [...]
Globe’s operating revenues hit an all-time-epic-high of P71.6B in 2011 which is higher than the P65.5B it registered in 2010. During Globe’s annual stockholders’ meeting, it was disclosed that the telcos net core income went up by 11%, from P9.1B in 2010 to P10B in 2011. The telco vowed to set up and execute strategies [...]