Globe picks the 4.3-inch Huawei Ascend P1 as first LTE handset

We saw the Huawei Ascend P1 LTE device last November but then it was just a soon-to-be available LTE phone. Globe made good on their promise to bring LTE handsets at the last quarter of the year by choosing this Huawei handset for their postpaid and prepaid subscribers. The Huawei Ascend P1 is a decent-looking 4.3-inch phone with a...

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Smart ups LTE Plan 3500 bandwidth cap to 21GB, intros Plan 1749

Smart’s LTE network went live to the public last August 25 for P3,500 a month that comes with an LTE dongle and 10GB worth of bandwidth. A lot of people were not happy coughing up P3,500 a month for high-speed internet but with a 10GB cap on data. Well if 10GB is not enough for you, Smart is upping the cap on their LTE Plan 3500 to...

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Globe launches Tattoo Black LTE service, will be available by October 28

Last Thursday, Globe finally launched their LTE Service dubbed as Tattoo Black which will be made available by October 28, 2012, missing their self-imposed deadline of September. Pre-registration is already available for those who are interested however. As reported more than two weeks ago, there will be 2 plans under Tattoo Black....

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Smart LTE: What you probably don’t know

One afternoon last week, we sat down with LTE experts from Smart Communications so we can get a better understanding about their LTE network and what device specifications consumers should look for if they want to use LTE. What we can’t give you right now are details about iPhone 5 and if it will work with their LTE. Smart is...

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Smart looks at the Samsung Galaxy S2 LTE as one of its LTE handsets

LTE has been a big news the past couple of weeks and you might be wondering what handsets will be available to cater each telco’s LTE plans. Well what you’ll see in the picture below is Smart testing the Samsung Galaxy S2 LTE handset which is one of the handsets they’re considering to be bundled with an LTE mobile data plan. This...

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Globe’s 4G LTE Postpaid Plans unveiled, 1799 or 2499?

Sep 09, 12 Globe’s 4G LTE Postpaid Plans unveiled, 1799 or 2499?

Posted by in Tech News, Telecoms

Globe Telecom is set to launch its LTE service this month and they just unveiled their postpaid plans to go with it. Globe’s 4G LTE service is available in two flavors, Tattoo Black 1799 for those who don’t need the full 42 Mbps speed (up to 28 Mbps only) and Tattoo Black Elite 2499 who wants the full LTE experience. Here’s what...

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Smart’s LTE goes dual-band, now also operates in the 1800MHz band

Smart Communications just announced that their LTE service is now multi-band operating on both 2100MHz and 1800MHz spectrums making them one of the few in the world to have a multi-frequency mobile LTE service. It was just over a week ago when Smart launched the country’s first LTE service. It ran on 2100MHz which is the same...

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Smart launches the country’s first LTE network, unlimited data until October 25

It’s official! The Philippines now has an LTE network available to subscribers courtesy of Smart Communications. Smart Communications launched their LTE service to the public in Newport Mall, Resorts World yesterday, August 25. The launch party was well-attended by Smart executives, media, celebrities, cosplayers and also by...

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Globe’s LTE network set for commercial availability this September

Earlier today, Globe Telecom officially announced the availability of its fourth generation LTE network for broadband and mobile use. Although no exact date was given, Globe’s LTE will be available in September 2012 through their Tattoo brand. Consequently, 4G LTE for mobile will be available by the fourth quarter of 2012...

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Smart LTE, why you should not be too excited

Smart announced that their LTE will be launched this Saturday, August 25. The pricing is not a secret anymore, Php3,500 per month with a 10GB cap and this already includes the Php8,000-worth LTE dongle. Sure a lot of people are excited. It will be the first commercially available LTE service in the country so that’s a big...

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