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Investigation showed PLDT was not using Direct link and re-routing Traffic overseas to the US and then back to the Philippines

April 28, 2017 by onlineph | No Comments | Filed in Business, Government, Internet, Technology

It is a common knowledge for everyone that the internet speed in the Philippines is one of the slowest and unreliable in the world. Despite the surge of the telecommunication industry, there seems no hope in increasing the speed of internet connectivity.

Due to this, the government has made improving telecommunications infrastructure to assist with the development of the internet in the Philippines on their priority list. The Department of Science and Technology launched the Philippine Open Internet Exchange (PHOpenIX) together with Philippine Internet Service Providers to interconnect through a common backbone or Internet Exchange Point (IX) for efficient infrastructure.

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PayPal and Gcash Partnership Allows Business Owners and Freelancers to Transfer and Withdraw without any Fees

April 2, 2017 by onlineph | No Comments | Filed in Blogging, Business, Internet, Technology

Good news to all Freelancers receiving their payment through Paypal! A collaboration between Digital Payment Company PayPal and GCash, micro-payment service provided by Globe, will provide freelancers and businesses with a faster and more convenient way to withdraw funds from their PayPal account.

Freelancers and micro, small to medium-sized enterprise (MSME) business owners can now enjoy zero charge on transferring and withdrawing funds and only within one day. They only need to link their PayPal accounts to their GCash accounts.

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ABS-CBN files $8M lawsuit vs Kissasian and other Sites

February 19, 2017 by onlineph | No Comments | Filed in Blogging, Business, Government, Internet, Social Network, Technology

ABS-CBN Corporation has filed a lawsuit before the US Federal District Court last Friday, February 17 against video-streaming website kissasian.com over alleged infringement of trademarks and registered copyrights of their 27 television shows and movies.

According to the media network, these efforts are to step up its anti-piracy enforcement this year.

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Book Now! Piso Fare by Cebu Pacific Offered for All Domestic and International Flights

February 3, 2017 by onlineph | No Comments | Filed in Business, Featured, Internet, Technology, Tutorials

Low-budget travelers, rejoice! The most anticipated Piso Fare by Cebu Pacific is finally back!

The country’s largest air carrier recently announced the offering of its popular piso fare promo. However, the company failed to expect the huge number of visitors interested in the promo which made the booking system page of their website crashed.

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How to Register, LTO to Impound Unlicensed and Unregistered E-bikes

January 14, 2017 by onlineph | No Comments | Filed in Business, Government, Public Service, Technology, Tutorials, Videos

Due to the growing number of electronic bicycles or e-bikes in the country, the Land Transportation Office (LTO) is now impounding unlicensed e-bikes and penalizing unlicensed drivers.

Aside from the low cost of e-bikes, which ranges from Php 13,000 to Php 30,000, another key selling point that dealers use to sell these bikes is that you do not need to have a license to drive one.

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LTO to Conduct Retesting of All Driver’s License in January 2018

November 27, 2016 by onlineph | No Comments | Filed in Business, Government, Public Service, Technology

Filipino drivers with different kinds of driver’s license would undergo testing by 2018.

The Land Transportation Office would conduct a retesting in January 2018, free of charge, to ensure that drivers deserve to have their license card. One major source of traffic congestion all over the country is the lack of knowledge among some motorist about basic traffic rules. Thus, the government decided to conduct the mandatory exam.

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Globe Telecom Free Wifi for MRT now Approved

June 11, 2016 by onlineph | No Comments | Filed in Business, Government, Internet, Social Network, Technology

MRT passengers would soon be enjoying free Wi-Fi connection courtesy of Globe Telecom.

The network giant has recently secured a deal with the Department of Transportation and Communications (DOTC) to provide free Wi-Fi connection in stations of Metro Rail Transit Line 3 (MRT-3). It sealed by a memorandum of understanding that both parties signed. Soon, Globe would deploy wireless internet infrastructure in all MRT Stations along EDSA.

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