Review of Related Literature
3.1 LOCAL STUDY
A. Global Destiny Cable
Destiny Cable Inc. was founded on January 1995. It embarked on marketing promotion through Solid Group Inc. by offering bundles services. On February 3, 1993 the name of the company was changed into Global Cable Inc. and was given a provisional authority to provide cable television services. Global Cable Inc. was allowed to operate and maintain CATV system in the municipality of San Juan and in the cities of Mandaluyong, Makati, Pasay, Manila, Marikina, Paranaque and Muntinlupa.
In November 2003 Destiny Cable Inc. formed a partnership with Global Cable to further strengthen and systematize its cable television ventures. The two companies merge to form Global Destiny Cable which perceived to b the closest competitors of SkyCable in Metropolitan Manila. Global Destiny Cable headquarter was located in 2285 Solid House Building, Pasong Tamo Extension, 1231 Makati City, Metro Manila, Philippines.
Global Destiny Cable was the second largest Cable TV Company in the Philippines. The Global Destiny Cable use the TeleBill CATV automated billing system.
TeleBill CATV has the following features:
* The system keeps and maintains the records of subscribers. * Stores detailed information of subscribers.
* Tracks the subscriber’s charges and payments.
* The system can produce a host of reports, which are all parameter-driven. * Generates monthly invoices invoice statements for cable television subscriber.
3.2 FOREIGN STUDY
A. MEPCO (Multan Electric Power Company)
MEPCO is one of the biggest distributions Company of WAPDA. The electricity supply service in Pakistan was initially undertaken by different agencies, both in public and private sectors, in different areas. In order to provide for the combined and harmonized development of the water and power resources, Water and Power Development Authority (WAPDA) was created in 1958 through WAPDA Act,...