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CD-R King and retailers to stop selling signal boosters

CD-R King and other retailers have signed an agreement with telco giant, Globe Telecom, to discontinue the sale of illegal repeaters and signals boosters in the country.

Globe Telecom and major gadgets and IT equipment retailers CD-R King General Merchandise, Electronics Boutique and Smile-Com have signed an agreement that will stop the sale of repeaters or signal boosters that do not comply with specifications set by the National Telecommunications Commission (NTC).

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This agreement is in accordance to the NTC Memorandum Order 01-02-2013 that prohibits the selling, purchasing, importing, or using of repeaters or boosters that are not approved by the commission in an effort to prevent harmful interference to the Cellular Mobile Networks.

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Repeaters or signal boosters are antennas that boost network signals in areas with weak coverage by hogging bandwidth from legitimate network infrastructures.

“We appreciate the cooperation of the major retailers of gadgets and technology items in the country to support our drive against the use of illegal repeaters. Many of the existing retailers have been previously unaware that the sale of such equipment violates existing laws,” said Atty. Froilan Castelo, head of Globe Corporate Legal Services Group.

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This article was written by Louie Diangson, Managing Editor of YugaTech. You can follow him at @John_Louie.

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8 years ago

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8 years ago

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Arbs
Arbs
8 years ago

I’m not saying na masamang gumamit nito kasi it’s for your own satisfaction of services lalo na sa mga walang signal sa loob ng bahay. The reason why Globe banning this kind of repeater/booster is because it can effect voice/signal quality for those others who do not use the booster. I worked on one of the telcos and my group installs/supervising installation of this kind of equipment and if the installation of this is not right, it can effect other areas’ signals near the place this equipment installed and even your own place due to interference. take note every telco has their own frequencies.

pero kapag tumama yung installation mo and the frequency emitting/recieving by this equipment it surely boost your signal.

ghosty1609Dave
Reply to  Arbs
6 years ago

NTC and globe work hand in hand, Globe just wants to make you spend more money on load rather than improving nation wide, from what i have seen in the hinter lands of Mindanao the signal is poor always off and on making it very difficult for the people. Yes if you live in a city Like CDO or Davao you can get a good signal most of the time but wake up telcos not everyone can live in the city. lets hope Telstra can do a better job than PLDT or Globe your people deserve it.

DeeJ
DeeJ
8 years ago

san pwede magreport ng may gumagamit? i think i saw many households around my area using it. took picture of it too.

Paul Walker
Paul Walker
Reply to  DeeJ
8 years ago

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Reply to  DeeJ
8 years ago

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PAUL LACARON
PAUL LACARON
Reply to  DeeJ
4 years ago

baka ingit ka lang dahil wala kang mabibili na signal repeater..that’s we call crab mentality..hahaha

PAUL LACARON
PAUL LACARON
Reply to  DeeJ
4 years ago

baka ingit ka lang dahil wala kang pambili na signal repeater..that’s we call crab mentality..hahaha

PAUL LACARON
PAUL LACARON
Reply to  DeeJ
4 years ago

baka inggit ka lang dahil wala kang pambili ng signal repeater..that’s we call crab mentality..hahaha

jejemon
8 years ago

CDR-King now is selling everything…from pencil to telecommunication equipment. Next, will be kaldero, palayok, at baka kotse maid in Taiwan. Mahilig kasi yung ibang tao jan ng mabilis o kaya shortcut just to satisfy their needs…pero people remember if we want to go to the right way, maayos na serbisyo bakit hindi tayo magreklamo at makialam sa kung ano problema na nararanasan natin…if we have issue on our telco provider services magreklamo ka sa business center nila or hotline. gnun din sa ibang services sa private or public sector. This merchandise is not a telco provider or accredited manufacturer of this kind of devices, they just keep on building and providing what they know na kelangan nung mga taong bumibili sa kanila na hindi nakikita sa mga major merchadisers.

Nimrod
Reply to  jejemon
8 years ago

di ko alam kung taga san ka jejemon or kung anong telco gamit mo pero I think di mo pa lang siguro nasubukang magka problema sa line mo.

madali lang sabihin yan na magreklamo ka dun sa mga business centers nila pero in case you’re dreaming, di kaya perfect ang reality. Subukan mong mawalan ng internet for 1 month at pinagbabayad ka ng ISP mo. Tawag ka ng tawag sa customer service, walang kwenta ang scripted na sinasabi sayo. Pagkatapos mong masubukan yan, sabihin mo uli na ganun lang kadali.

jejemon
Reply to  jejemon
8 years ago

Paq

theSandies
theSandies
8 years ago

Bobo ng globe. Pati simpleng signal blockage nga di nila maayos kaya di nila masisisi na mag signal booster ang mga tao. Bulokkkkkk kasi signal nila buti pa smart o sun.

Carlo
Carlo
8 years ago

Now i know na meron pala nyan. hehehe

someone
someone
8 years ago

pakibasa naman.

“stop the sale of repeaters or signal boosters that do not comply with specifications set by the National Telecommunications Commission (NTC)”

so kung nagcocomply at inspected ng NTC na within specification, walang problema at pwede pa rin ibenta.

anything that connects to a cellular network needs to have an approval from NTC.

3G broadband stick, local branded phones like myphone and cherry mobile, branded phones from Samsung and Sony that are sold by AUTHORIZED retail shops all have a NTC seal on it.

So if CDR-King still wants to sell these devices, they should ask for their devices to be inspected by NTC. Only then would these be allowed to be used legally.

TacticalNinja
TacticalNinja
Reply to  someone
8 years ago

Ikaw lang yata ang hindi makitid ang pagiisip dito.

Jayson
Jayson
Reply to  someone
8 years ago

Magbabayad ang CDR-King sa NTC para mabenta ang knilang product syempre magi2ng mahal na ang Repeaters at signal booster dapat wala ng pakialam ang globe kasi hindi nmn hacking nangya2ri kakaunti lang kasi tower ng globe kaya mahina ang Bandwith neto hindi tulad ng smart at PLDT no.1 sa may pinakamabilis na NET sa bansa dahil sa dami netong tower yun lang e mahal ang monthly plan pero ayos lang maganda nmn ang service nila.

ed
ed
8 years ago

With the kind of signal that globe is transmitting, its not a surprise why these boosters are being sold everywhere, since globe is not doing anything with the signal complains that were being filed by their users. it’s not a surprise that consumers will find their way to boost the signal.

yui
yui
8 years ago

Lupet ng globe. Yari na naman kaming mga postpaid users niyan, may biglang gulat na naman sa bill next month. Pambawi sa nagastos nila. fck

Mark
Mark
8 years ago

So CDR-King na ang Supplier nila ng signal booster? Hehe

Zo
Zo
8 years ago

So how much did this cost globe?

dong
dong
8 years ago

the memorandum does not say anything on how they will address the root cause of the problem. people will still find ways :)

HiERARCH
HiERARCH
8 years ago

hay naku. buti pa sa ibang bansa maganda ang signal sa kanila, mabilis. dito parang ewan lang. malaki ang role na ginagampanan ng mga boosters na yan a kahit illegal pa sila; pinatutunayan lang n’yan na dapat ganyan na sana kabilis ang signal dito sa’tin, kinukuripot lang kasi ng mga big telcos dito. lekche ah!!

Raphie
Raphie
8 years ago

Kahit wala sa cdr-king. Meron pa rin nyan sa sulit or ebay. Hehe..

FanBoy
FanBoy
8 years ago

Parang naduling ata ako. Tama ba na sa article na ito Globe Telecoms lang ang telco? Walang Smart, Sun, TnT, Sun, etc… Bat wala sila?

HiERARCH
HiERARCH
Reply to  FanBoy
8 years ago

baka Globe lang yata ang nagfile ng case against CD-R?

reirei
Reply to  FanBoy
8 years ago

In fairness naman kasi sa ibang networks globe lang talaga mahina signal specially indoors. Kaya nga need ng repeaters eh :(

Based on my experience na rin yan.

Sonofa
Sonofa
8 years ago

tagal tagal ko na naghahanap nito!!! matagal na daw wala to sa cdr king diba?

Danny Maclang
Danny Maclang
Reply to  Sonofa
6 years ago

Meron ako binebenta nyan bro..txt mko 09207189306, 09108892469

Smokescreen
Smokescreen
8 years ago

Globe wants to stop these boosters so that they can set up their own equipment and overcharge consumers for it and disguise it as expansion projects to serve loyal customers better. LOL

pogi
pogi
8 years ago

why? kse d nyo aminin may problema un signal nyo? kasalanan ng mga taong gsto sumagap ng magandang signal using ur telco as their provider?

Freeje
Freeje
8 years ago

If these telcos offer better signal and services then these gadgets wouldn’t be for sale.

Natsuno
Natsuno
Reply to  Freeje
8 years ago

damn right!

Dogie
Dogie
Reply to  Freeje
8 years ago

absolutely correct..

JM
JM
Reply to  Freeje
8 years ago

Indeed

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