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Solon blasts telcos for alleged ‘cheating’ By Gerry Baldo 12/21/2010

Tuesday, December 21, 2010

Solon blasts telcos for alleged ‘cheating’

By Gerry Baldo 12/21/2010

A lawmaker from Easter Samar yesterday deplored the plan of giant telecommunications companies’ (telcos) to suspend “unlimited call and unlimited text” offers during the holidays.

According to Rep. Ben Evardone, chairman of the House committee on public information, said that the National Telecommunications Commission (NTC) should reject what he described as “shrewd, manipulative and greedy” telcos’ petition asking to allow them suspend or “freeze” unlimited call and unlimited text services.

Evardone is set to file a resolution asking Congress to rebuff and penalize telcos’ “unfair and abusive business practices.”

Globe Telecomm disclosed the network freezing will take effect on Dec. 24 to 25 and Dec. 31 to Jan. 1.
Ernest Cu, Globe Telecomm president and chief executive officer, said network freezing is aimed at “avoiding heavy traffic of calls and text messages.”

Smart Communication is reportedly poised to petition NTC similarly for permission to freeze unlimited calls and texts on the same dates..... MORE

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URL: http://www.tribuneonline.org/nation/20101221nat2.html

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