Trolling PLDT, Globe, Smart and Sun!
It just never ends – and it never fails to entertain! Globe and Smart are at each other’s throats again – much like Beavis and Butthead arguing who has the coolest laugh – but in this case – our two dear telcos are fighting over the title of being the… ugh… “better network”. The Troll [...]
Troll: Just joking – being number one follows the rules of matter – it occupies space and has mass – therefore, no two entities can take the number one spot at the same time – luckily, Globe and Smart claim dominance in categories whose rules they both define, so no laws of Physics have been [...]
Globe is deferring the implementation of its IT upgrade to a later date to ensure ZERO service disruptions. Yolly Crisanto, Globe head for corporate communication: “We advised that we will start transition to our brand new IT system from March 2 to 5. Globe decided to put in more steps to ensure the quality of [...]
This month, Globe postpaid subscribers may experience some… technical difficulties… accessing the following services: SMS/voice/data promos. But it’s okay – it’s only for three days, covering March 2-5. Globe added that its postpaid subscribers may also experience delayed billing statements, by as much as three weeks (don’t worry, as per Globe, the payment deadlines will [...]
Smart has declared that its Long-Term Evolution (LTE) service is now available in more locations making it the network with the most expansive coverage. Kudos Smart! Lloyd Manaloto, Smart Broadband Internet and Data Services Head: “Just a couple of weeks ago we said that LTE has outpaced 3G in terms of initial deployment. The simultaneous [...]
The Troll, due to circumstance, gets to read newspapers from the Philippines that are about a week old. One weekend column that it likes to follow is the one of Solita Monsod in the Philippine Daily Inquirer. In her piece last December, Solita narrates the horrific telco experience of her daughter during the past holidays. [...]
Troll: Based on a recent report from PLDT, one of the main sources of growth for Smart in 2012 was in postpaid; looks like the telco juggernaut is setting its sights on Globe who is traditionally regarded as the local postpaid leader. This will only lead to one thing – better postpaid services and offers [...]