Trolling PLDT, Globe, Smart and Sun!
Globe wants you to protect your assets… not those assets you green minded limey – your mobile assets! Globe, in partnership with Ace Insurance, has launched Globe Gadget Care (Troll: truth be told, this service has been commercially available for a couple of months already – a year even)! Unfortunately – in a country that [...]
It’s one of the biggest frustrations of the Troll – subscribers who buy smartphones, then surf the net like there is no tomorrow, then when faced with the bill – these idiots cry foul. It’s like getting mad at Maynilad or Meralco for overcharging despite having faucet leaks all over your house or using air-conditioning [...]
Yup, like Globe, Smart has also deployed a new weapon in the postpaid battle front: Flexibundles! It’s basically simple – Smart postpaid subs* will be given the opportunity to decide what goes into their respective plans (Troll: note that this approach is also employed by Globe – the “you can customize your plan” gimmick, and [...]
Seems like Globe is gunning to get its prepaid base to go postpaid – and it may even see converts from Smart! In the latest incarnation of Globe’s MySuperPlan, the Singtel telco introduces a new term called “Peso Value” or more interestingly, “PV”. It’s all simple – each plan type will carry a PV that [...]
Globe postpaid subscribers – be wary of the SMS massages you receive. Apparently, there is a new modus operandi by our friendly neighborhood scammers: they send SMS messages to Globe postpaid subs that demand payment for their account – advising them to deposit money in a specific GCASH account. Froilan Castelo, Head of the Globe [...]
From: 0946 728 2324 Date Received: May 16, 2013 Network Received: Smart Postpaid Message: Smart Postpaid Advisory: As a preferred Postpaid Client, You are Pre-Qualified for a FREE 200 SMS Monthly. To Avail TxT 09982509434 200 Send to 808 Threat Level: High. Save for a few mistakes in formatting, this SMS scam can be very [...]
Monkey see, monkey do! Smart declared that its postpaid base grew by 24% in Q1 2013 versus the same period last year. And to help sustain this stellar growth performance, the telco has launched a new postpaid product called Flexibundles! Flexiwhut? Well, as per Smart, it’s a new product that has one goal: give subscribers [...]