March 2005 Entries

PICS Webcasts

The Philippine Internet Commerce Society will be celebrating the 11th Anniversary of Internet in the Philippines & General Membership Meeting on March 29, 2005, at 6:00pm at Zobel Rm., Makati Sports Club, Leviste St., Salcedo Village, Makati City, Philippines. This meeting is ponsored by Innove Communications, Inc. Bitstop will be webcasting the event.

Resurrected Digitel Line 5147100

Digitel has just installed the long delayed radio module for the re-activation of the 30 additional 56k v.92 capable modem lines. The pilot number is 5147100. It can only be called by digitel subscribers and not PLDT subscriber lines.

Outbound Telemarketing Workshop

Bitstop Inc and Farmout Central has teamed up with TGK Asia to bring in “Outbound Telemarketing Workshop” to Dagupan City. This 3 day event will be held on Mar 30 to April 1, 2005 at Bitstop's Conference room. A few slots are still available to the public. There is a seminar fee of 2,500.00 per person to cover the speaker's per diem,, lunch and snacks. Interested parties are urged to contact sales@farmout.ph

UPS Maintenance Alert

Bitstop Network Services will be doing maintenance work on its untinterruptible power supply (UPS) system tomorrow (March 22, 2005) at 4:00am which should last for approximately 2 hours. The network will be unavailable during these times.

Job Fair at Collegio De Dagupan

Bitstop is joining the job fair at Collegio de Dagupan on March 18, 2005. We have open positions for Sales & Marketing Officer and Sales Representative for our Web Hosting Business Unit, Business Development Manager-Help Desk Business Unit, and Customer Care Specialists.

Mozcom Zambales to ShutDown

Bitstop regrets to announce that we will be stopping operations on our Zambales node. This will be effective March 31, 2005. All current Nitro card holders are advised to talk to their dealers about refunds for unused portions.

Missing Laptop Recovered

An inq7.net article by Mr Erwin Oliva, outlines the story of how one of our subscribers, Mr Ramon Abalos, was able to recover his stolen laptop. Swift NBI action on the part of Special Agent Robert Gonzales resulted in BOTH the recovery of the laptop, AND the apprehension of a suspect. Click here to read the article.

Planning a vacation in Pangasinan?

Do you want to discover some of the travel spots in and around Pangasinan? Check out travel.pangasinan.com The site contains links to historical places, where to stay, where to go and how to get there.

PrulifeUK website now up

The Company, known worldwide as the Prudential, and in the UK, where at one time every third household was insured with it, as the Pru, has played an integral part in the commercial and social life of the nation for the past 150 years. Click here to visit the site.

NetRocket Now Offerred to Extreme Accounts

Bitstop has been given the permission by Mozcom to offer the highly popular Netrocket web and email acceleration software to our eXtreme accounts. Using proprietary technology, users can achieve speeds of up to 5X faster using Mozcom's Netrocket service.

Farmout Central Happy with Bitstop R&D

Bitstop's R&D labs were able to provide Farmout Central www.farmout.ph with a low cost high quality call center operator headsets that are similar to Plantronics DSP-100. Bitstop technical team put together a home grown solution that costs about 20% cheaper than Plantronics headset. Farmout.ph is the very first business process outsourcing company  (BPO) that is setup in Dagupan , Pangasinan.

COMDDAP Exhibit @ Dagupan

A computer exhibit is now open from today, March 3 to March 4 at the Dagupan People's Astrodome, Dagupan City. There is a simultaneous job fair event held at the 2nd floor of the People's Astrodome (Library). Bitstop provided the Wi-fi access so employers in Manila and overseas can get to do remote interviews.

Hands-on Labs by Pol Medina

Thank you Sir Jojo!!! Our office here at Bitstop boast of a one-of-a-kind poster made by Mr Pol Medina for the recently concluded TechFest last February. Value? Priceless!!!!!

Sir Sonny Did it Again!

We just heard from the grapevine that Sir Sonny Santiago of the PMS just passed his Microsoft 70-227 ISA server. He is now officially an MCSA+Security professional. Next week meron pa ba?

Film Develoment Council hosted @ Bitstop

The Film Development Council of the Philippines (FDCP) was created by Republic Act 9167, "An Act Creating the Film Development Council of the Philippines, Defining its Powers and Functions, Appropriating Funds Therefore, and for Other Purposes," which was approved by the 12th Congress on June 07, 2002. The FDCP is under the Office of the President of the Philippines. Click here to visit the site.

Bitstop's 99 for 360 hours! Internet Promo

Bitstop is now offering the P99.00 monthly for unmetered internet access from 5am-5pm. The following conditions apply: 1. The promo price applies only to the first 2 months, after which the regular rate of 450.00 per month applies.2. NO programmed disconnects....(unlike other ISPs that disconnect you every 4 hours!)3. Waived Activation Fee! 3. One year minimum term Hurry apply now, before we come to our senses!!!

Top Philippine Blogs

We are requesting blog afficionados to let us know their favorite blog sites. We are compiling a list of well known philippine blogs for our subscribers. This is kind of like a top 100 websites, but for blogs only. Thanks in advance guys! Note: Initial blog links are from Gabby Dizon's blog site: www.kokoro-works.com.

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