Tuesday, October 13, 2009

SKY launches broadband internet service in Cebu

CEBU, Philippines – Widely known as a cable connection provider, SKY has expanded its range of services through introducing its SKYBroadband service in order to cater to the increasing number of internet users in the Philippines .

SKYBroadband service promises a distinct broadband service from other existing services with a 1.5Mbps up to 12 Mbps speed package for residential accounts.

The SKYBroadband will be offered in four packages starting with the 1.5 Mbps package that goes for those who have SKYCABLE connections, which they will have a P175 discount. The package is offered at P1, 199 monthly subscription fee. The next package is the 3 Mbps package with a monthly subscription fee of P2,499.

The Plan 6 Mbps offered at P4,999 and the Plan 12 Mbps at P6,999 includes free installation, free modem and a free SkyCable subscription.

Pacio said that they have identified some areas where the SKYBroadband would initially be available in the city like in Banilad, Talamban, Capitol Site, Guadalupe, and in Mandaue city and Consolacion

Telephone contacts for Cebu office are located later in this posting scroll down

Skyvoice international calling from Skycable Philippines

The Philippines premier cable tv provider SkyCable, together with SkyBroadband, recently launched SkyVoice. With SkyVoice, you can call your family and relatives abroad for only Php0.44 to Php0.80.You can call your friends and family anytime in 21 countries such as United Kingdom, United States (except Alaska), Canada, Sweden, Switzerland, France, China, Germany, Hong Kong, Denmark, Mexico (Mexico City only), Israel, Netherlands, Norway, Australia, Portugal, Russia (Moscow and St. Petersburg only), Italy, Singapore, Spain and Taiwan. 

How does it work?
You have to be a SkyBroadband subscriber with a minimum of 1 mbps package to avail of this service. SkyVoice uses the Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) network that lets you make international phone calls via your SkyBroadband connection. VoIP calls are lower-priced compared to traditional phone service, because the VoIP network’s equipment and maintenance costs much lower.

When you subscribe, SkyVoice service gives you an Analog Terminal Adaptor (ATA), a device that enables your SkyVoice calls to be routed via VoIP. The ATA is attached to your SkyBroadband connection and to your phone set.

SkyVoice subscription plans are available to suit your needs. For more details, visit the SkyVoice website. SkyCable pares down prices of VoIP package http://newsinfo.inquirer.net/breakingnews/infotech/view/20080730-151547/SkyCable-pares-down-prices-of-VoIP-package

Also note my skyinternet blog here http://skycableph.blogspot.com/ for contact information

SKY launches broadband internet service in Cebu