Trolling PLDT, Globe, Smart and Sun!
Yup, next on this year’s NTC hit list is the Quality of Service (QoS) of broadband provided by the telcos. Ladies and germs, this should be very interesting to see! Troll: And here we have it folks – the Telcos have been hiring their own “independent experts” to measure their internet services – and of [...]
Troll: Yup, much of the credibility in this study is fucked by the fact that the winner is also the one who commissioned it. The whole thing kinda reminds me of Ferdinand Marcos when he called for Snap Elections. … According to the research firm Nielsen Company Inc., Globe Tattoo outperformed two other brands* in [...]
A report by the International Telecommunications Union (ITU), an agency under the United Nations, found that the massive growth of Philippine broadband infrastructure over the last decade had a positive effect to the local economy. The study was released during the World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS) held in Geneva, Switzerland. In the study, [...]
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 [...]
Senator A.P. Cayetano said the government should expedite broadband technology/access in this Banana Republic to help… create jobs, particularly for the poor. Troll: How on earth does broadband access forward job creation for the marginalized? The good senator claims that broadband access will allow “young minds” to explore educational technologies. Troll: A young mind from [...]
PLDT is extending the trial period for the transmission of broadband internet over power lines amidst previous tests conducted in multi-dweller units in Malabon yielding positive results. Napoleon Nazareno, PLDT President: “The tests will still happen in 2012… We won’t be able to launch it yet this year.” Broadband Internet service has been delivered over [...]
The Philippines has the lowest broadband access rates among 19 emerging countries surveyed by research firm Ovum (unfortunately, Ovum also says that the majority of our population is still yet to get access to the internets). Ovum said that consumers living in emerging markets are still paying far more for fixed and wireless broadband than [...]