Globe Telecom launching LTE CA and LTE eMBMS next year

Sep 02, 14 Globe Telecom launching LTE CA and LTE eMBMS  next year

Posted by in Wireless Technology

Globe Telecom during the Globe Innovation Forum (GIF) yesterday demoed its LTE- CA (Carrier Aggregation) and LTE eMBMS (enhanced Multimedia Broadcast and Multicast Service) / LTE Broadcast technologies which will is due for rollout next year. The latest LTE technologies will enable the telecommunications provider to stay ahead of...

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SMART intros 5G LTE-A in the Philippines

Aug 14, 14 SMART intros 5G LTE-A in the Philippines

Posted by in Wireless Technology

Two years after introducing LTE (Long-Term Evolution) or 4G in the country, SMART today announced that it is now running 5G or LTE-Advanced (LTE-A) wireless technology in its network. LTE-A or 5G is ten times faster than 3G and more than twice as fast as 4G, delivering data from between 100 megabits per second (mbps) to 1 gigabit...

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PLDT rolls out 5,000 new LTE base stations

In its drive to provide broadband connectivity to the whole country, PLDT has recently deployed 5,000 new fourth-generation base stations. The latest expansion which is part of PLDT Group’s 32 billion capital expenditures for the year brings ultra-fast wireless connectivity to nearly all cities and municipalities in the country in...

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MPTC launches prepaid EasyDrive RFID pass for Cavitex

Jun 29, 14 MPTC launches prepaid EasyDrive RFID pass for Cavitex

Posted by in Cars, Wireless Technology

As part of the on-going modernization of Cavitex, Metro Pacific Tollways Corporation (MPTC) recently launched the EasyDrive RFID prepaid pass. Designed to decongest the toll plazas on a 24/7 basis, the new radio frequency identification (RFID) EasyDrive pass can do rapid transactions at three to four seconds per vehicle....

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SMART launches SMART Bro Dashboard

Jun 21, 14 SMART launches SMART Bro Dashboard

Posted by in Mobile, Wireless Technology

SMART has just launched the SMART Bro Dashboard allowing its subscribers to easily manage their broadband subscription online. With the Dashboard, subscribers can now manage their Smart Bro accounts including their current load balance and promo subscription validity via the internet browser. Moreover, Smart Bro subscribers can now...

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Crowne Plaza Provides Hotel Guests with Smart Bro Pocket WiFi

Mar 07, 14 Crowne Plaza Provides Hotel Guests with Smart Bro Pocket WiFi

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Crowne Plaza Manila recently partnered with SMART Communications in providing their hotel guests with mobile broadband connectivity. A first in the Philippine hospitality industry, Crowne Plaza will start providing their corporate clients a Smart Bro Pocket WiFi device which they can use both inside and outside the hotel premises....

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Convert Your iPhone 5 or 5s and Galaxy S4 into a Satellite Phone with SMART SatSleeve

Feb 20, 14 Convert Your iPhone 5  or 5s and Galaxy S4 into a Satellite Phone with SMART SatSleeve

Posted by in Mobile, Telecoms, Wireless Technology

SMART Communications, Inc. earlier launched the SmartSAT, a service that brings the benefits of satellite communication to a broader consumer market. Currently there are 2 products under SmartSAT, these are the SatSleeve that transforms your smartphone (Samsung S4 & iPhone 5/5s) into a satellite phone and the XT, a stand-alone...

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Globe and SMART’s Fair Use Policy for Mobile Internet

Jan 31, 14 Globe and SMART’s Fair Use Policy for Mobile Internet

Posted by in Mobile, Telecoms, Wireless Technology

For the past few days, I’ve been seeing a number of friends posting complaints about Globe’s data cap for mobile internet. We’ve also received a number of messages on our Facebook page inquiring about Globe’s data cap or Fair Use Policy, as well as SMART’s. But why are we really frustrated? What is data capping and why do these...

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Sulit Launches Property24 Property Portal

Jan 23, 14 Sulit Launches Property24 Property Portal

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Sulit.com.ph, Philippines’ number one buy and sell website had a great 2013. Last year they were able to successfully launch their their slogan (Ibenta Mo Na) campaign followed by the release of their mobile apps for Android and iOS and website redesign. Following up the previous year’s success, Sulit has partnered with Property24...

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SMART Offers FREE Access to Facebook, Twitter, Waze and other Social Apps

Dec 23, 13 SMART Offers FREE Access to Facebook, Twitter, Waze and other Social Apps

Posted by in Contest & Promos, Wireless Technology

  As a holiday treat to its subscribers, SMART is offering FREE access to Facebook, Twitter, Waze and other social apps via SMART PowerApp. From now until January 15, 2014, SMART and Talk ‘N Text subscribers in the Philippines can access their favorite mobile apps and sites for FREE. This includes Facebook, Twitter,...

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