Trolling PLDT, Globe, Smart and Sun!
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 [...]
Troll: This is great news, but the rate and speed in which PLDT and Globe are interconnecting is still abysmally slow. … According to the NTC, PLDT and Globe are scheduled to complete local interconnection in four areas this year which will heavily benefit both businesses and households. As per the regulator, interconnection will finally [...]
Troll: There is a very important lesson to be learned here – before pointing fingers, first make sure that your network is in order. The Troll is really surprised that this basic rule isn’t followed by Globe, seeing that telco services are basically prone to a thousand and one internal threats. Let this be a [...]
Troll: Yup, Manila Standard Today writer, Alvin Capino, in his column Counterpoint, wrote a very interesting article on the accursed Globe-PLDT interconnection problem which was a wee bit slanted in favor of the Singtel Telco (see the Troll’s post on this a few days back). And so, PLDT/Smart felt the need to defend their, ugh, [...]
It never ends. From Globe: We wish to inform our customers that PLDT is experiencing multiple outages on local interconnection in several parts of Northern Luzon. As a result, Globe landline customers will not be able to make local calls to PLDT in the following areas: La Union, Baguio, Tarlac, Bulacan, Pampanga, and Nueva Ecija. [...]
Troll: There came out a very interesting article the other day at the Manila Standard website – the piece was written by Alvin Capino in his column, Counterpoint, and it deals with an apparently long standing problem between PLDT and Globe: interconnection for both mobile and landline. Please read Alvin’s words as it adds more [...]