Trolling PLDT, Globe, Smart and Sun!
Troll: This news is a bit late – the Troll apologizes. … Globe and Smart have successfully delivered on the transmission requirements of the 2013 Elections amidst sporadic reports of delayed arrival of returns. PLDT! As per PLDT, its fixed and mobile network (Smart and Sun) facilities were all operational before, during and after the [...]
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 [...]
The Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) has launched a service that will allow subscribers to send in information on illegal drug related activities! According to PDEA, the newly launched system will augment its already existing Smart InfoBoard solution. PDEA’s new message center was donated by Go Pacific Live which is known for various tech products. [...]
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 [...]
Cat and dog – Globe and Smart has joined forces to automate the anachronistic ticketing system of the LRT-MRT lines. The two telcos have agreed to become part of the AF Consortium – one of nine that has recently submitted bids to establish a fare-collection system for the following: LRT Line 1 (from Baclaran to [...]