CEO and cofounder Eddie Ybanez said the company had received enough commitments from taxi operators to scale their current pool of drivers to 15,000 in September from the current 6,500.
And lastly, Micab
is a Cebu-based ride-hailing platform that offers taxi services in Metro Manila, Cebu and Iloilo.
To be fair to me, I had downloaded the Micab
app, which I previously wrote about in this space, and also failed to get a ride that night.
Others that LTFRB had approved ndash U-Hop, Hype, MiCab
, Owto, Hirna ndash are either too small, exclusively for taxi hailing, or outside Metro Manila.
Grab Philippines is thinking of filing a libel suit against Micab
CEO Eddie Ybanez over his claims that the leading transport network vehicle service (TNVS) in the country was behind so called 'phantom bookings.'
Currently, three transport network companies have been accredited by the LTFRB for offering taxi service namely Hirna, Micab
, and GrabTaxi.
TNCs like MiCab
, Hero and Arcade City are also mulling over the possibility of joining the ride-hailing industry, according to reports.
amounting, so far, to five: MiCab
, Hirna, Hype, Owto and Go Lag.commuters once again have options to get around the congested metro.
Grab Philippines has denied the 'phantom booking' accusation made by ride-hailing newcomer Micab
, even threatening to sue for libel if the latter insists on its claims.
In the 10-page petition, Grab also cited the case of recently-accredited TNC players, namely Hype, Hirna, GoLag, Owto, and Micab
, who impose per minute charges on their fare matrix.
Other TNCs that fled for accreditation are Hirna, Go Lag, Micab
The others were Micab
, Owto, Hirna and GoLag which all charge their customers a P2-per-minute travel rate.