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Digitel / idiotic services

1 Philippines Review updated:

Recent events involving digitel's kabulukan:

Ahh oh kay sarap kuyugin at pagmumurahin ang digitel na yan!!! BUSET! Okay we're on a 256 connection and ofcourse super bagal! 10-15 kbs of download? Anu un joke?!! Suggestion nung isang kumag mula digitel we upgrade daw to 512. So we did...after 3 months. Wow! Walang improvement! Napuno na ko at nag send ng complaint sa website nila. After like two weeks they send me an email (hahaha it was in the spam folder) and I received a call. Ang kumag na sumagot parang tinatamad pa "Oh anung problema sa connection ninyo?". Aba ano ka? Ang yabang mo ha? Proud ka pang mag work jan sa katangahang whatever na tinatawag nyung kumpanya? Anyway, sinabi ko isa isa ang mga kagaguhan na ginagawa nila. Bat po ganyan ganyan ganyan whatever ganyan. Pinahintay nya ko sandali. After a while, cnbi nya sakin na di daw kami nakaupgrade. O.O. Punyetang yan! Eh halos 3 mos na kaming nagbabayad ng pang 512 connection ah?! Anu un?! NAPAKAGAHAMAN NYU TALAGA! Anyway cnbi ckn nung kumag na pumunta daw aq sa branch nila dito sa min para i confirm ung upgrade. Eh helloW!? May contrata na nga kaming hawak eh! Nagpapatunay nga un na nagupgrade kami? Anu ba mga tanga ba talaga kau? (Un ang gusto kung sabihin pero di ko magawa kasi mabait aqung bata). Anyway nagbitiw aq ng "Ah edi panu po un nagbabayad na po kami ng pag 512 connection? San na po un? Wala lang? Ba't nyu po kami siningil ng ganun? 256 kps palang po pala ang connection namin? Tsaka di ba po porke 256 con di ba dapat at least mga umaabot sa 30 or 50 kbs ang dl speed namin?" Tameme ang kumag. "Basta punta nalang kau dyan sa branch nami sa lugar nyu. *baba ang phone*" Ha! Umiiwas ka pa! Ayaw siguro malecturan pa cya ng isang 18 yr old na binata!

Customer Service:

Ayan isa pa yan. Ok lang sana kung may problema basta maayos ang customer service. PERO!!! Ang SUPPPERRRR SWERTE mo na pag may sumagot sa tawag mo! Ha! Mga hinayupak kau ayaw nyung pagsasagutin! Siguro kasi puro nalang reklamo ang natatanggap nila! Anyway pag sa main naman aq tumawag iriridirect naman aq again dito sa local branch. Pag naman naniningil sila wow! Ang sisipag tumawag! I remember na kababayad lang namin like 1 week ago...tumawag ang mga kumag sabi na due date na daw namin at magbayad na kami. Punyetang yan kababayad nga lang namin eh! Ngaun i don't know but those annoying woman that kept calling us demanding us to pay our bill stopped calling. Sige subukan nya pang tumawag uli at kukuyugin ko sya ng mga sarcastic remarks ko.

...I really want to say more pero masyado nang mahaba. Yan lang ang 30% ng complaint ko sa Digitel Trash company na yan! Oh and gustuhin ko mang magpalit ng landline we cannot because digithell is the only one that can provide their so called "DSL". Well malapit na naman umabot sa min ang pldt...I guess I just have to wait for that but as of now...

Gusto ko talagang sunugin, gibain, suck sa blackhole or whatever yang punyetang kumpanyang yan!


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  • Bi
      9th of Oct, 2013
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    We have requested to discontinue our Digitel phone accounts due to poor line service (disruption, static noises, no dial tone for weeks) and poor handling of customer complaints.

    We have relayed our intention to discontinue service thru our local Digitel Office in Bicol after November 2012. The phone service was disconnected (no more tone/calling service) but the monthly SOA continued to be sent. We were advised to wait for the adjustment billing since Digitel is in transition due to the acquisition by PLDT. We were informed of the same predicament each time we went to Digitel after every monthly billing being sent. Around April 2013, the Digitel office closed and we were redirected to SUN Cellular Office.

    We went to the SUN Office, we were also advised the same thing - to wait for the adjustment reflecting the discontinuance since our request from December 2012. We were informed that they were experiencing major technical problems due to unserviceable old network and billing adjustment problems due to the migration of Digitel accounts to PLDT. We were asked to wait again and again and again. This was almost six months ago.

    When we still received the Digitel-August 2013 SOA, we decided to go directly and express our complaint to Digitel. Due to no access to a PLDT line or any form of landline (we were dedicated Digitel clients), we tried the following ways to contact Digitel as relayed in their website and Digitel - "What's New"-TALK TO US section. Here’s where a host of other problems caused us alarm as a consumer, these are the results:

    1) WEBSITE NOT FOUND - The page just showed this: Not Found - The requested URL /content/view/38/46/ was not found on this server. Additionally, a 404 Not Found error was encountered while trying to use an ErrorDocument to handle the request.

    2) DIGITEL-HOMEPAGE-SUPPORT SECTION-CUSTOMER SERVICE HOTLINE DOES NOT SEND - We tried sending our complaint letter 5x and 5x the following window message appears: “The page at says: System error/No mailing list and/or Autoresponder found.

    3) EMAIL DOES NOT ACCEPT EMAIL SENT – We sent our complaint and an email was sent saying this: “This is an automatically generated Delivery Status Notification. Delivery to the following recipients failed

    4) SENDING “DG REG” TO MOBILE 0922-9991200 (for other networks) NO RESPONSE/REPLY - We tried to register by sending said text to the number indicated for other networks and still got no response until now. We tried calling that number it just blink out on us - no ringing no nothing.

    5) 177 (migrated to PLDT) NO PLDT IN OUR AREAS



    In Digitel’s SOA, it says there: “Please examine your SOA for any errors. If no error is reported to Digitel Hotline 1200 within 45 days from statement date, the SOA will be considered conclusively correct and final.”

    The danger is that they are legally binding all Digitel customers to this obligation and yet the prescribed ways to contact them to report errors or complaints are NON-EXISTENT, A CHARADE. All those seven instances to supposedly “contact Digitel” repeatedly showcase “bad faith” towards their obligation to the ordinary consumer, a company which PLDT have acquired since October 2011.

    We believe in PLDT. As much as we want to migrate our plan, it is not available for Bicol, yet. In the meantime, we would like to see how PLDT handle these problems and extend the promise they made, as follows:

    “In October 2011, PLDT acquired Digitel from JG Summit holdings, vowing to continue providing Digitel’s customers best value in terms of price, quality, and range of products and services. PLDT's acquisition of Digitel ensured that Digitel remains in good hands, as Digitel stands to benefit from PLDT’s extensive infrastructure and diverse service offerings.” (see

    Please look into these matters. We are not alone (see in our predicament. We believe in PLDT's promise and are awaiting your immediate action on our complaint.ase provide as much information as possible...

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