Trolling PLDT, Globe, Smart and Sun!
The Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) filed a criminal complaint with the justice department versus a Mr. Severino Robles for allegedly evading tax payments in 2007 and 2008 amounting to… P537.6M. Yup, that’s a lot of money. The case against Severino (owner of S. Robles Merchandising), was filed by virtue of the information provided to [...]
Saw a bunch of press/praise releases that cover’s Smart’s reminder to its subscribers on how to be ready this typhoon season. Good stuff really – the advice below makes a lot of sense and can be used by any subscriber, no matter what telco! Note that the Troll augmented some of the tips, it also [...]
Troll: Yup, it’s like watching Apple and Samsung promote operator logos, ringtones and text cards, except that BayanTel isn’t anywhere near Apple or Samsung. Bayan Telecommunications Inc. (BayanTel) remains confident on the future of its landline offerings amidst its expansion to newer and more relevant Internet services. BayanTel recently launched a… refurbished… facility in Naga [...]
DTI Secretary Gregory L. Domingo has a few words of caution on the NTC on its plan to lift load expiration – and they are a wee bit vague: “We need to review the business model because this might cause even higher prices to consumers.” The DTI has officially cautioned against the initiative of the [...]
Kickstart Ventures and the IdeaSpace Foundation are both supporting the final rounds of the ON3 2012 competition where technopreneurs participate in a business plan pitching competition. Through the ON3 competition, the Science and Technology Advisory Council–Silicon Valley (STAC-SV) will be able to discover and tap the best local tech ideas and at the same time [...]
PLDT has officially asked the NTC to withdraw/void its “Certificate of Public Conveyance and Necessity” to operate, maintain, and charge rates for the services of its unit, Connectivity Unlimited Resources Enterprise, Incorporated (CURE). This is part of the sacrifices PLDT has to make as a condition for its purchase of Digitel. This is a vital, [...]