Trolling PLDT, Globe, Smart and Sun!
Troll: Well, the Troll gotta admit – it had a gnawing inkling that PLDT would pull shit like this. But then it doubted itself, thinking the Empire would carry itself like a gentleman and just allow Globe to acquire BayanTel, given that our Singtel telco did not raise a legal shitstorm when Digitel/Sun was bought [...]
Smart and Globe have their respective mobile banking initiatives – their strategies vary, but between the two telcos, who has the better approach. In the Multi Colored Dots Corner: Smart and its mBank! Smart’s mBank Philippines started operations last month and was established in cooperation with a Finnish development finance company called Finnfund, and by [...]
The Philippine Chamber of Telecommunications Operators (PCTO), led by Smart and Globe, has strongly declared their opposition to an NTC circular requiring Internet Service Providers (ISP’s) to snoop on their subscribers to track and store evidence of child pornography and other morally wrong content. It’s a noble goal NTC – the execution is just lazy [...]
Get this – the villages of the rich and filthy have given Globe “permission” to deploy Outdoor Distributed Antenna System’s (ODAS) in their respective gated communities – all so that the telco can better provide a stronger signal for these people. Let’s run this again: Globe needed permission to make their services better for their [...]
Nexusboy sent over a very interesting post entitled “ISPs in the Philippines: The Real Facts and Why You Should Care!”; it covers an extremely sad problem plaguing Internet infrastructure in the Philippines. The author of the post uses the handle mikl0s, and he/she poured out his/her thoughts in the League of Legends forum last June. [...]
Yes – sometimes dumb shit has the capacity to persist. The SIM Card Registration Act (House Bill 525, 858, 1519, 2444, 2588, and 2624) persists. First – Globe and PLDT are rabidly opposed to the proposal of Subscriber Identity Module (SIM) registration, and with good reason, as adding a layer to SIM card sales may [...]
PLDT’s Smart and Sun have completed linking up their respective infrastructure which will benefit 25 provinces in Mindanao, including far flung Tawi-Tawi and Sulu. Smart and Sun will share their infra (combined at 1300 sites), lessening operational costs. Also, essentially, Sun will get better network coverage since it will get to use Smart assets! Sun [...]