Trolling PLDT, Globe, Smart and Sun!
PLDT’s Smart controls two-thirds of the Philippine mobile market – its subscriber base grew to 73.4M in H1 of 2013. The Smart brand has 25.5M subs, Talk ‘N Text at 31.8M. A total of 1.3M net additions were captured as of June of 2013 (Castrated telco Digitel/Sun has 16.1M mobile subs). For perspective: take all [...]
Globe is growing with the economy; with a subscriber base that exceeded the 36M mark by end of H1 2013 – this represents a 14% increase vs. the same period last year. And as per the telco – this growth is borne of the twin successes of its customizable and value-based product offerings and its [...]
Troll: it’s the eternal bane of prepaid subscribers operating on a budget – identifying if a friends number is Smart or Globe versus the available load/UNLI/bucket in an account. Kudos for Smart or this service – Globe subscribers should expect the same service from their network – hopefully the Singtel telco gets a hint. ;-) [...]
Troll: This – the Troll is not sure if Globe and Smart are already following this approach of Sun – but they should or the NTC should force them to. … Sun prepaid subscribers can now extended their load validity minus the need to acquire an UNLI or bucket promo. The telco utilizes a “cumulative [...]
It just never ends – and it never fails to entertain! Globe and Smart are at each other’s throats again – much like Beavis and Butthead arguing who has the coolest laugh – but in this case – our two dear telcos are fighting over the title of being the… ugh… “better network”. The Troll [...]
Troll: Just joking – being number one follows the rules of matter – it occupies space and has mass – therefore, no two entities can take the number one spot at the same time – luckily, Globe and Smart claim dominance in categories whose rules they both define, so no laws of Physics have been [...]
PLDT, telco juggernaut of the Philippines, has projected to grow its subscriber base in excess of 70M as a result of the phenomenal growth of postpaid. Troll: Huh? Postpaid is spearheading the subscriber growth of PLDT? The Troll has doubts seeing that the Philippines, up until it gets out of being a third world country, [...]