Trolling PLDT, Globe, Smart and Sun!
Troll: The theft of cable is a problem that most telcos have to contend with on a daily basis – warehoused cable usually has little security, deployed cable on the other hand are absolutely prone to theft. The main motivation is the value of the steel/copper wires which can easily be weighed and sold in [...]
Globe and Smart are ready to take on the challenge of accurately transmitting the results of the 2013 Philippine elections and at the same time, handling the spike in voice and SMS traffic that the voting exercise will create. Napoleon Nazareno, PLDT President: “We are very prepared, but of course there are inherent risks, for [...]
Globe can’t seem to commit to exact dates, but the telco did say that it expects Phase III of its network modernization program to be done by Q3 2013 (this should be around July-August-September). So what exactly is Phase III? Well, Phase I covers the physical network change which was completed last March. Phase II [...]
Globe has killed more than 5,000 SIM cards – all in the name of the war against spam/scams! The Singtel telco declared that it is working with the NTC, alongside the NBI, to pursue and expedite the arrest of SMS spammers/scammers! Froilan Castelo, Globe Head for Corporate and Legal Services: “The volume of scams sent [...]
Bayan Telecommunications Inc. (BayanTel) may get out of rehab this year, way ahead of the 2023 Court target, by virtue of its white knight in shining blue armor! Globe, currently the biggest creditor of BayanTel, is mulling to submit a revised plan with the rehabilitation court which aims to accelerate its takeover of the former [...]
According to the Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR), Smart gets top cow rank as the biggest non-individual taxpayer for 2011 Smart paid a total of P10.24B in corporate income taxes. Where is Globe? Well, Globe is in the list of top taxpayers – but the Singtel telco is not anywhere near Smart: Second biggest tax [...]