Trolling PLDT, Globe, Smart and Sun!
There’s always one guy (or a couple) who will go against the flow: between lessening the cost of regular SMS and doing a mass refund to subscriber who were erroneously charged – and siding with the telcos against the NTC, there will always be one guy. His name is J.A. de la Cruz and in [...]
The Telco Triad has formally asked the NTC to sound a general retreat on its order to reduce by 20 cents regular, non UNLI/promo SMS rates. The big three have also asked the NTC to take back its refund order. Troll: GREAT HAIRY STINKING BALLS! Smart Argues! Smart, in a motion for reconsideration filed with [...]
JV wants stiffer penalties for telcos that deliver subpar services! The good representative of San Juan has pointed out that the NTC is still using 1936 Commonwealth era statutes that are not in line with the times. A case in point: JV cites Section 21 of Commonwealth Act 146 which prescribes a penalty of no [...]
Anakpawis has joined the fray and has urged the NTC to force the telcos to immediately refund subscribers for overcharged, regular, off-net SMS! The Backstory That You Will Read About Over and Over Again: the NTC has ordered a reduction in the interconnection fees of off-net SMS by 20 centavos – thus, a regular SMS [...]
Troll: Forest Gump once said, “Stupid is, stupid does.” In this particular case: “Irony is, irony does.” … Ayala (and Singtel) owned Globe has formally declared that it would use the full extent of the law to find justice and fight the NTC order on the SMS overcharge refund, and subsequently – the reduction of [...]
The NTC has acknowledged that it’s a wee bit “toothless” versus the telcos given that its backbone is really an antiquated law that has not been updated since it was passed way back in 1936. It’s depressing – the NTC is bound by something that was promulgated more than half a century ago; our dear [...]