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December 15, 2014

Why Your Telco Needs to Cap Your Mobile Internet

This year, we see both telcos started admitting that there needs to be a cap on our mobile internet. Globe is sunsetting SuperSurf into GoSurf while Smart has recently introduced All-Month Surfing.

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December 13, 2014

DOJ warns data capping, throttling, false unli of telcos

The Department of Justice has released a second advisory yesterday warning telcos about deceiving consumers on their supposed unlimited internet services.

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November 23, 2014

Over 50,000 Spam Text goes thru Globe every day

A recent press release posted on Globe’s website indicated that over 2 million spam messages were blocked/filtered by the telco after they’ve implemented an automated filtering system in their network.

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November 22, 2014

Smart offers Sony Xperia Z3 free at Data Plan 2000

Smart Communications announces that it will start offering Sony’s newest flagship, the Xperia Z3, free starting at Data Plan 2000.

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November 19, 2014

Globe responds to iPhone 6 delivery delays

In response to yesterday’s story on the shipment delays of pre-ordered iPhone 6 by customers, Globe has sent us their official press statement.

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November 17, 2014

US Gov’t sue carriers who promise unlimited data

They say that you ought to fulfill everything that you promise, and that’s what the FTC (Federal Trade Commission) over in the United States is doing: suing telecoms who can’t keep up with their ‘Unlimited Data’ promises to their consumers.

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November 15, 2014

Globe Prepaid LTE SIM now available

The long wait is over: Ayala-led telecommunications giant Globe Telecom now offers prepaid LTE SIM cards for its subscribers who want to speed up their mobile internet speeds across the nation.

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November 15, 2014

Globe Carrier Billing now supports purchases in iTunes

Perhaps the first time we’ve seen this — Globe now allows you to buy apps in the iTunes Store which will be charged along with your postpaid bill.

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November 09, 2014

Smart starts capping Data Plans from Unli to 18GB

With the introduction of the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus on Smart’s postpaid plans, the telco has also imposed data caps on mobile internet. This was recently revealed during their announcement of the new postpaid plans.

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November 08, 2014

Smart iPhone 6, 6 Plus Postpaid Plans revealed

Smart has now revealed their postpaid plans for the iPhone 6 and the iPhone 6 Plus. Check out the table of the all the different plans fro the iPhone below.

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November 07, 2014

Globe iPhone 6 and 6 Plus Postpaid Plans

Globe has started offering the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus on their postpaid plans and we now have the details on how much you’ll be able to get it.

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November 06, 2014

Get 3 free smartphones at Sun Postpaid Group Plan 1299

Sun Cellular has recently announced the new Sun Postpaid Group Plan 1299 which is a perfect suit for a group of friends or a family of three.

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October 31, 2014

Smart SOS SURF10 loans you 20 mins Internet for Php10

Smart originally introduced the SOS emergency load back in 2010 and this time they’re adding another feature that includes 20 minutes of emergency internet.

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October 29, 2014

Smart to offer iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus next month

Smart Communications has just announced that they will start offering the iPhone 6 and the iPhone 6 Plus on November 14.

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October 25, 2014

Smart opens pre-registration page for iPhone 6

Just a day after Globe opened its pre-registration page for the Apple iPhone 6, Smart has also opened their own microsite for interested subscribers who wish to own the latest iPhone on the said carrier. Continue Reading

October 25, 2014

Globe releases postpaid plans for Galaxy Note 4

Following Smart’s postpaid plan unveiling, Globe has also released their postpaid plans for the Samsung Galaxy Note 4, from an All Unli Plan to Plan 10000 at 6 months to 30 months contract periods.

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October 24, 2014

Smart releases postpaid plans for Galaxy Note 4

A couple of weeks after they opened their pre-order page, Smart has finally released their postpaid plans for the Samsung Galaxy Note 4 starting at Data Plan 999 and All-in Plan 500. Continue Reading

October 24, 2014

OpenSignal compares Globe and Smart’s LTE speed

OpenSignal, a company specializing in wireless coverage mapping, released a report that focuses on Philippine Internet – particularly our LTE speed. They compared two of our telecoms (Globe and Smart) to show where they stand in terms of download speed, upload speed, and latency. Continue Reading

October 24, 2014

Globe iPhone 6 pre-registration now up!

Globe Telecom has just opened their iPhone 6 microsite for those who are interested to order an iPhone 6.

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October 16, 2014

LG G3 will be free on Smart UnliData 2000

Smart Communications has just announced that the LG G3, the South Korean firm’s current flagship smartphone, will be available free of charge on select Smart postpaid plans.

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October 15, 2014

Globe opens pre-order for Samsung Galaxy Note 4

A week after Smart launched its pre-order page, Globe Telecom has finally opened its pre-order page for the Samsung Galaxy Note 4 along with the Gear S smartwatch.

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October 09, 2014

What’s wrong with Globe’s 100% 4G HSPA+ coverage?

Globe Telecom proudly announced the completion of rolling out its HSPA+ technology and that its entire network has already been equipped with 4G coverage. Although that may be the case, subscribers in different parts of Philippines are still complaining of poor connectivity from the telco. Here’s why it’s hard to verify if Globe indeed has 100% HSPA+ coverage.

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October 08, 2014

Globe Telecom network is now 100% 4G HSPA+

The Ayala-led telecommunications company, Globe Telecom, has announced that its entire network is now equipped with 4G HSPA+.
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October 08, 2014

Galaxy Note 4 & Gear S free on Smart Infinity Plan 5000

Yesterday, Smart announced it is accepting pre-orders of the Samsung Galaxy Note 4. Shortly after, they also release he postpaid plans that allow subscribers to get the handset for free.

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October 07, 2014

Smart opens pre-order for Samsung Galaxy Note 4

In line with the global roll-out of SGN 4, Smart Communications has announced that the company is now accepting pre-orders for the Samsung Galaxy Note 4.

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