Trolling PLDT, Globe, Smart and Sun!
Troll: This news is a wee bit late – the Troll just couldn’t find the time to cover it. Anyhooo – here it is and thank god this harebrained plan by the United Nations fell apart before it could wreak havoc on our underappreciated Internet freedoms. … The Republic of the Philippines (fuck yeah!), along [...]
Ex-senator Ramon Magsaysay Jr. has urged the telcos to partner with the government to enable cheap to free Internet at the barangay level. Ramon, erstwhile author of Republic Act 8792, aka the eCommerce Law, claims that giving Filipinos access to the Internet through Wi-Fi connections would support economic growth. Troll: Haha! Ramon, unsupervised access of [...]
PLDT has effectively doubled its international bandwidth capacity after the completion of a USD400M Asia Submarine-Cable Express (ASE) optical fiber cable system project. Yup, that was a mouthful. PLDT invested USD55M on a 7,200 kilometer undersea cable network which can deliver speeds of up to 40Gigabit/second (Gbps), upgradeable to 100Gbps (with a minimum design capacity [...]
Nielsen measured six Southeast Asian countries for internet usage. Singapore ranked first place – Pinoys claimed second in the research firms “Southeast Asia Digital Consumer Report”. Don’t worry Singapore, were going to kick your ass next year! The report was conducted from June to July and involved 8,750 respondents from Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand [...]
Quezon City Rep. Winston Castelo, Telco Thorn, has asked the NTC to reduce the cost of Internet connectivity, allowing more Pinoys to have access on the information super highway! Winston specifically wants the NTC to compel PLDT-Digitel to slash connectivity costs which will compel other providers to follow. Quezon City Rep. Winston Castelo: “Since the [...]
Smart announced that the amount of data transmitted on its mobile broadband network has grown, backed by the six-fold increase in the use of its Smart Bro dongles starting February of this year. Add to this the viral spread of Smart phone usage and you’ve got a recipe for a revolution! Orlando B. Vea, Smart [...]