Trolling PLDT, Globe, Smart and Sun!
More than 50% of the Red mobile subscriber base have already been assimilated by Smart – a good sign that PLDT will meet the July deadline set by the NTC for the decommissioning of Red and the subsequent return of its (CURE’s) spectrum. By last count, Red mobile has a total of 900K subscribers (though [...]
Some Parts of this post were line stricken based on the comment below. Troll: Ok guys, the Toll won’t even beat around the bush here - this post will not carry the winners of the “Idea” part of the “Ideas & Apps Philippines Challenge”, which should be available today (check out the AppBridge site for [...]
Troll: Smart recently launched an upgrade program to improve the image and efficiency of its stores, which also coincided with Globe’s efforts. The Troll has seen the end results for both telcos and the Troll must admit – both Smart and Globe has done a good job at fixing up their stores. According to a [...]
First Pacific has launched IdeaSpace – a multimillion dollar program that will support Pinoy entrepreneurs in developing new technologies that lead to viable commercial products. The seed fund will be supported by the MVP Group of companies and other global IT firms. Mentorship will also be provided to SME’s who qualify. Manuel V. Pangilinan, Managing [...]
Globe, through its mobile commerce subsidiary G-Xchange, Inc. (aka, GXI – yup, it’s cool sounding acronym – GXI), has launched a new payroll based product called “GCASH PowerPay+” which enables employees to receive salaries on their mobile phones and withdraw from 9,000 accredited ATMs all over the country using the PowerPay+ ATM Card or cash [...]
JG Summit Holdings, Inc. expects to post growth in 2012 as cost hikes this year dealt a profit drop for the Gokongwei conglomerate. Lance Y. Gokongwei, JG Summit president and chief operating officer: “Our (2011) earnings will be lower than last year’s… We forecast a 10% reduction in net income because of high input costs [...]