Trolling PLDT, Globe, Smart and Sun!
Verizon has launched new plans that will allow its customers to share their data allowance among multiple devices! The biggest telco of the U.S. of A plans to motivate its subscribers to connect more devices to its network with the new plans, saving them the burden of acquiring/paying for separate data subscriptions. Verizon hopes that [...]
Troll: Ever wonder why Smart and Globe spend millions to launch handsets in their respective networks? A couple of months ago – we all bore witness to the Apple iPhone 4S Party War, then recently – Nokia’s Lumia was launched with almost the same fanfare. Well, handsets, in so many ways – have an enormous [...]
Will the Philippines follow suit? Will postpaid subscribers be soon charged for upgrading to a new phone? Verizon Wireless of the U.S. of A. will soon start charging USD30 every time a subscriber wants to upgrade to a new phone. What sucks? Well, other U.S. telcos have introduced similar fees such as AT&T Inc. (which [...]
Verizon Wireless, AT&T and T-Mobile will raise a war chest of $100 million, to be invested in a JV that lets subscribers pay for goods using mobile phones. The investment, dubbed “Isis”, is seen as the future challenger to the mobile-payment system of Google launched last May. (Note that AT&T and T-Mobile plan to merge [...]
Thousands of striking Verizon workers will return to work despite the unresolved contract dispute with the telecom company! Both Verizon and the union have agreed to narrow the issues and have set up a process to negotiate a new contract. It must be noted though that the two sides still disagree on touchy subjects, such [...]