Trolling PLDT, Globe, Smart and Sun!
Troll: The billions of pesos earned by our telcos is facilitated by load retailers – these are the “tak-tak” street cigarette vendors, by the sari-sari store owners all over the country, by your ever reliable manang’s and manong’s; and our dear telcos, due to income pressure, have decided to lessen their income to protect their [...]
And so it starts. The Digitel Employees Union (DEU) feel left out in the sticks – and they are asking Empire PLDT to absorb them given the unique problems created by the PLDT acquisition of Digitel/Sun. Unfortunately, the Empire won’t budge. The Root of the Problem: A Trojan Horse of False Hope? The DEU has [...]
The Globe commissioned study conducted by Nielsen Philippines, show that 49% of total SIM switchers to Globe came from the competition… Ugh… where else will the switchers come from? The Globe commissioned study, was conducted from January 09 to December 2012, covered 12,937 respondents in randomly selected areas nationwide, both from urban and rural areas. [...]
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Troll: There is a very important lesson to be learned here – before pointing fingers, first make sure that your network is in order. The Troll is really surprised that this basic rule isn’t followed by Globe, seeing that telco services are basically prone to a thousand and one internal threats. Let this be a [...]
Troll: Yup, Manila Standard Today writer, Alvin Capino, in his column Counterpoint, wrote a very interesting article on the accursed Globe-PLDT interconnection problem which was a wee bit slanted in favor of the Singtel Telco (see the Troll’s post on this a few days back). And so, PLDT/Smart felt the need to defend their, ugh, [...]
Smart and Globe have stepped up their respective PR assaults declaring their respective networks superiority on the LTE front. The question is: do we give a fuck? Smart Dominates with More Punches, or Er – LTE Sites! The race between the two telcos revolves around the deployment of LTE sites/areas – reports on this vary, [...]