Power firm assures call centers of steady energy supply
Bacolod City (6 November) -- The Central Negros Cooperative (Ceneco) assured call centers here that their concern on frequent power failure would be addressed during their recent meeting.
Ceneco President Roberto Montelibano said their office has already entered an agreement with the First Farmers Milling Company for additional power supply to meet the demands of the city, especially the call centers.
Bacolod City Councilor Jocelle Batapa- Sigue, chairperson of the Bacolod-Negros Occ. Federation for Information and Communication Technology (ICT) with call center executives and Ceneco threshed out the issue and arranged for a mutually beneficial deal to enhance performance of one of the city's top investors and employers.
Bacolod major call centers Teleperformance, Teletech and Convergys officials said they incur huge losses resulting from frequent brownouts because it disrupt their operation.
Ceneco also explained that, they too, are also losing profits when there are long brownouts.
Sigue said a consistent and sufficient power supply is needed as the city aims to attract more investors particularly in the ICT sector. (PIA-LOL) [top]