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June 13, 2011

PLDT upgrades myDSL Plan 3000 to 5Mbps

Good news to all PLDT myDSL subscribers on Plan 3000 — bandwidth upgrades have been rolling to all subs as early as first week of this month. The plan was bumped up from 3Mbps to 5Mbps.

Subscribers are getting offers of the free upgrade as long as they continue their subscriptions and lock it for another year. So far, only the Plan 3000 are being offered the upgrades while the lower tiers have not been extended the same.

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This move might have been prompted by the recent offerings of other competing ISPs that offer 3Mbps and 5Mbps at prices between Php899 to Php999 (although the bandwidth is capped for these plans).

It’s a good proposition that should show what customers will be willing to shell out. Here’s the round-up:

BayanDSL
up to 3Mbps @ Php899 with 15GB bandwidth cap {see story here}

Sky Broadband
up to 5Mbps @ Php999 with 15GB bandwidth cap {see story here}

PLDT myDSL Plan 3000
up to 5Mbps @ Php3,000* without cap

We should note that the PLDT myDSL Plan 3000 also comes with a free land-line and WatchPad account and free NDD calls for 1 year.

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51 Responses to “PLDT upgrades myDSL Plan 3000 to 5Mbps”

  1. keemo says:

    Just got upgraded to 5mbps but speedtest showed 3.24 mbps only, dsl rep advised me to monitor within the day.

  2. Dong says:

    I’m current 3mb subscriber ng PLDT. As of now, may problem ako sa stability ng connection. Around 3 weeks na akong ganito. Ang sarap na nga basagin ito modem nila. Hayz!!!! Walang kwenta ang 5mb nila kung di naman stable, yung palaging napuputol ang internet connection. Sakit sa ulo kaya yun, lalo na kung may client ka na kausap sa skype tapos napuputol. Nakakahiya di ba?! Put*ang In*! na lang lagi ang nasasabi ko araw araw dahil sa PLDT na ito.

    • thony says:

      pag ganyan yung connection mo, ipa-waive mo yung bill or wag mo bayaran. kasi sayang ibabayad mu. :)

  3. Alchoholicsementhrow says:

    Throw in a free android tablet and it’s a done deal!

  4. xio115 says:

    Called regarding this so called upgrade. And was not available for me. It seems that they are offering this to subscribers whose contract term has expired already. Since mine is not over will not be able to get the speed boost.

  5. LongIslandIceZ says:

    kalokohan to eh exclusive lng to pra sa new user!!!

  6. LongIslandIceZ says:

    tsaka kpg magpromo sila di nila sasabhin sa ad nila kung kailan hanggang may deadline pla

  7. tintin says:

    saw on PLDT DSL’s website that the 2mbps plan is now 3mbps.

  8. xio115 says:

    Well after lots of complaining they finally agreed to upgrade me to the 5mbps. So far been two weeks and no change at all in speeds from when I was under the 3mbps. It seems like a ploy to get you to stay for another 12 months

  9. fata1ity says:

    free upgrade nga tataas nmn ang bayad mo nag inquire na ako nito libre daw pero di na 3000 ang bayad mo 4000 na kalokohan talaga to

  10. pathetic. .i was informed this upgrade of bandwith is not available for us since we’re still under PLDT broadband’s old facility..isn’t that they should offer this more to old subscribers like us who’d been loyal to their company for so many years?

  11. nene ting says:

    pag luma na mother board mo at gusto mo i-upgrade connection mo …bibilis ba 2

  12. PLDT BULOK says:

    If only the ZTE Broadband deal pushed thru guess what 1,000 niyo is probably 10mbps by now not exagging here trabaho ba kamo ng pinoy at labor hindi naman magdadala ng container ng mga intsik ang ZTE dito magkakatrabaho pa nga reg labor fee tingi niyo ba mataas sweldo ng mga empleyado ng PLDT ofcourse don’t count the higher ups. Kayang kaya naman ng PLDT babaan yung fee pero baka mangayayat yung mga nasa itas… Pwe! Kadiri kayo!

  13. rommel says:

    At least di sila nangscam katulad ng bayandsl
    “upgrade to a higher speed with the same monthly fee.”
    sounds good right?
    but you have to pay the installation fee + 1 month fee +1 month advanced fee on the next billing. reset pa yung lock in period.

    naghihirap na ba bayantel. dati autoupgrade sila a. sumasabay lng sila sa mga speed ng competition nila. believe me even if you dont upgrade they’ll still upgrade it kasi mapapagiwanan sila ng kompetisyon. yung 1.5 mbps ko autoupdated sa 2 mbps nung nagupdate yung pldt. yung pppoe to dhcp convert libre lng dati yun ah. this is a money making scheme. kailangan talaga nila madalian pera. so yung nascam nila ay yung 1 month advance fee saka installation fee.

    yung mga di naupgrade. papayag ba ang bayan dsl na you remain at 1.5 mbps for 1500 pesos if pldt has upgraded to 3 mbps for 999 pesos. believe me they’ll try to match pldt. kung hindi mawawalan sila subscriber.

    yung rebate palpak rin. yung technician even if they arrived 2 days later merun na agad dun report from technician that they had arrived at your house within that 24 hour period. ikaw pa tuloy labas na sinungaling.

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