Trolling PLDT, Globe, Smart and Sun!
Yes – it really exists: the prospect of the Philippine Government taxing text messages. The horror! The horror! Good news is that to date, at least for the time being, mighty Malacañang has expressed a deep reluctance to the suggestion of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) to tax our beloved SMS. After all, why would [...]
Troll: I could place a snide comment here – correlating girls as natural bad drivers and the results of the survey explored in this post. But I won’t. Honestly – I know more guys than girls who have fared in accidents of the vehicular kind – so. Bridgestone sponsored a survey in the United States [...]
The NTC is preparing charges against Globe and Smart/Sun for not following its order to lower the rate for basic, non promo SMS rates in light of the numerous complaints that the regulator has received. The NTC order requires the top three telcos to reduce the current SMS rate of P1.00 per send to .80 [...]
The NTC is deadest on releasing a memorandum circular that will require Cellular Mobile Telephone Service (CMTS) providers (or telcos) to quickly lower interconnection rates for SMS versus the initially proposed three-year glide period. Troll: What kind of shit is this? In the age of UNLI text, dropping down interconnection rates will only favor those [...]
The number of text, picture, and video messages sent in Asia Pacific (AP) will exceed 3.5 trillion this year, up 14 percent from the three trillion last year. The global messaging market goes to 7.5 trillion in traffic for 2011, with the Asia Pacific holding almost 50% of the share. In a new forecast, Ovum [...]
From: 0947 563 5646 Date Received: August 08, 2011 Network Received: Smart Postpaid Message: Get up to 1M ash (SIC) loan for as low as 1.2%int/mo!No collatral,No comakr,No cashout.Apply w cnfidnce!Easy apprval!Intrstd? CALL Mr.JHON (02)3965310.Or this no.TNX! Threat Level: Low. Let’s face it, people who have the capacity to loan a million clams won’t do [...]
From: 0916 102 5212 Received: August 05, 2011 Network: Globe Prepaid Message: D’AUDITORS of PHIL.CHARITY FOUNDATION inform you that your CELLPHONE # WON P950,000 2nd prize winner,draw’ aug/4/2011 Pls,Call me now I’m Mr,rey roxas. Threat Level: Low. The formatting of the message is sloppy, the prize does not feel right (950K is not a well [...]