Trolling PLDT, Globe, Smart and Sun!
PLDT’s broadband subscriber base has reached three million and its revenue from the business increased by 34% to P5.8B for Q1 of 2012 versus the same period from last year. PLDT now has a 65% market share! Napoleon Nazareno, PLDT and Smart Communications Inc. president and chief executive officer: “We remain excited by the potentials [...]
What do the women of China and Egypt have in common with your average Pinay? We’ll, all three are warming up to the use of mobile money, this according to a recent poll by MasterCard! According to MasterCard’s Mobile Payments Readiness Index (MPRI) which covers 34 countries, the Philippines garnered a score of 34.7 making [...]
San Miguel has declared that it will place a bid for the third-generation (3G) frequency that the NTC will auction off; this to enable it to compete with the big two telcos Globe and Smart/Sun! SMC president Ramon Ang said the company will vie for the 3G frequencies that are up for bidding (one of [...]
What a sad thing it is – when a court will have to request a response from the NTC and the telcos for things to progress. The QC court in which Jose “Joey” de Venecia III filed a complaint, has requested a reply from the NTC and Globe Smart/Sun regarding the impending temporary restraining order [...]
Nokia’s 14 year record of being the top provider of mobile handsets has ended, with Samsung taking credit as the world’s new big cheese for cellular phones! Samsung shipped 92M handsets in Q1 of this year which is a moderate far cry versus Nokia’s 83M (according to IHS iSuppli). This would mark the first time [...]
Troll: In the Troll’s opinion, there are only two main reasons why someone would want to own more than one SIM: A. to save money on communication costs – same network texting/calling is cheaper, and B. a significant other is being hidden from another… significant other. In any case, owning multiple SIMs is fast becoming [...]
It’s a very real problem that all postpaid subscribers will experience at one point or another: running out of load with either no cash to buy more or finding no load retailer to buy from. Then Smart’s Dial *SOS was born. A Smart or TnT subscriber just needs to call *767 (767 spells SOS on [...]