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Joey De Venecia sues NTC, telcos

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Jose "Joey" de Venecia III. INQUIRER/Niño Jesus Orbeta

MANILA, Philippines—Jose “Joey” de Venecia III is asking a Quezon City court to stop the National Telecommunications Commission and several telecommunications companies from charging more than 80 centavos for text messages.

In a petition filed Thursday morning, De Venecia also sought a writ of mandamus to compel the NTC to act on the issue of a  P0.15 interconnection fee which is being questioned by telephone companies.

Also named respondents in the P110,000 damage suit were Digital Telecommunications Phils Inc., Globe Telecoms Inc. and Smart Communications Inc.

De Venecia filed the civil case as a private citizen asked to be awarded at least P2,000 a month since December 2011 “due to the illegal collection of more than 80 centavos per interconnected SMS.”


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Tags: consumer issues , Judiciary , Telecommunications

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/K7YDRKJWX2RXHUWECZ6WWLSIEI Lopez Jaena

    Please no more of this publicity stuff to launch another de Venecia in the senate or a Ponce Enrile or a clone Erap Estrada. Please give this country a chance to change. Stop this crazy thing of passing on government to these kids. Please, please, stop this nonsense!

    Let’s have good government not children of goons!

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_5KFNA7JXJY62AFNJRPTNU3ZOWY poncy c

    Hahaha… P110,000 damage suit but paid more than a quarter of a million pesos to inquirer just for this press release. LOSER talaga itong De venecia na ito..

  • tanzangluma

    parang sarap na sarap kayo.

    habang NINANAKAWAN tayo ng globe, smart, tnt, digitel, sun at iba pang network.

     

  • http://twitter.com/avbcruz AntonCruz

    To JDV3, dati panay ang iyak mo na natalo ka sa National Broadband project di ka man lang nagisip at nahiya na ang Tatay mo Speaker ng House hindi ba yan conflict of interest? Then ano naman ang hinirit mo about SMS rates?

  • Jun Go

    naku baka madinig nanaman natin ang “weck-weck” golf club

  • adam_d_ant

    ito ang mga prospective candidates:

    lim, hontiveros, angara, biazon sa liberal.  alma moreno, magsaysay, lani mercado sa lakas.  ejercito, maceda, enrile, de venedia sa una…

    masusuka ka sa mga prospective senators … kahit isa sa mga ‘to dapat hindi iboto.  pero knowing the idiots that comprise the majority of filipino voters, baka mamayagpag pa si alam at si lani …

    ano ang naging kasalanan ng mga pinoy at ganito ang mga politicians?  simple.  madaling utoin. 

  • glycerlean

    nagpapapansin si kupal hehehehehehehe



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