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April 04, 2015

GoPro HERO4 Silver Now Available on SmartBro Gadget Plus Plan

Now here’s something we don’t see often! SmartBro, Smart Communications’ broadband arm, has recently added the GoPro HERO4 Silver to their portfolio and will be available under SmartBro Gadget Plus Plan 999 and Plan 1299.

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March 28, 2015

Globe extends Free FB through Internet.Org

Globe Telecom recently announced that it extends its current Free Facebook promo, now accessible through the Internet.Org website or app, until May this year.

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March 27, 2015

Samsung Galaxy J1 Now on Sun Cellular Postpaid Plan

Sun Cellular continues to add more handsets to its portfolio with the latest one being the Samsung Galaxy J1 – on of the South Korean firm’s latest entry-level smartphone that’s primarily geared for selfie lovers.

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March 25, 2015

Liberty to launch mobile internet service in PH in 2016

Liberty Telecoms Holdings Inc., a joint venture of San Miguel Corp. (SMC) and Qatar Telecommunications (QTel) has announced that it will launch its own mobile internet service in the country in early 2016. Continue Reading

March 23, 2015

Smart releases postpaid plans for Galaxy S6, S6 Edge

With its registration page now open, Smart Communications Inc. has released its postpaid plans for the Samsung Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 Edge.

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March 23, 2015

Smart ups registration page for Galaxy S6, S6 Edge

Smart Communications, Inc. has opened their registration page for customers who want to get the Samsung Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 Edge under their postpaid plans.

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March 22, 2015

Globe opens pre-orders for Samsung Galaxy S6, S6 Edge

Getting the newest Samsung Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge on a postpaid plan? Globe Telecom opened its website for pre-orders of the newest Samsung Galaxy flagship devices, and it’s not going to be as affordable as the previous models.

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March 18, 2015

Smart Teams Up with Internet.org to Bring Free Internet to Filipinos

In an effort to bring internet access to more people around the world, Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg launched a global initiative called Internet.org some two years ago and partnered with the who’s who of the tech industry to achieve that goal. Today that initiative officially launched in the Philippines in partnership with Smart Communication, Talk ‘N Text and Sun Cellular.

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March 18, 2015

Smart announces Galaxy S6 Edge on Infinity Plans

Smart has announced that they will be carrying the Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge under Smart Infinity Plans with starting monthly fees of Php3,500 to Php8,000.

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March 16, 2015

All the 7 Philippine ISPs to Choose From

The call for a more open competition in the internet service space is becoming louder as major players started to shift into volume based charging. While most people might think there are just 2 players in the Philippines, we tried counting and found 7 significant ISPs to choose from.

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March 16, 2015

Globe DSL switches from daily to monthly data caps

New subscribers of Globe Tattoo DSL will have a new subscription offering which puts the daily data cap to a monthly cap. Old subscribers will continue to follow the old plans while renewals or new subs will be offered monthly caps ranging from 10GB to 500GB per month.

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March 14, 2015

Average LTE speed at 8Mbps in the Philippines, ahead of US at 7Mbps

Recent data gathered by OpenSignal form over 11 million users worldwide shows the state of LTE globally, including specific data for the Philippines.

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March 10, 2015

Smart Big Bytes add Php5 for 5MB, Php50 for 300MB

Smart is introducing additonal data buckets to their Big Bytes data plans, starting with Php5 for 5MB data allocation.

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March 07, 2015

HP Stream 11 now available on Smart Gadget Plus Plans

HP’s low-cost netbook-grade Windows 8.1-powered laptop, the Stream 11, can now be availed through Smart’s Gadget Plus Plans – Plan 399. Continue Reading

March 06, 2015

Globe to provide Android One devices with free data

Globe has announced that it will provide its customers purchasing the new Android One devices – Cherry Mobile One and MyPhone Uno, free mobile data for 6 months. Continue Reading

March 04, 2015

PLDT WiMax, Ultera services suffer nationwide downtime

Are you having problems with your PLDT WiMax and Home Bro Ultera wireless broadband as of the late? We received reports on these services suffering from downtime in all parts of the country.

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February 26, 2015

Battle of the Flagship Stores: Globe Gen3 vs. Smart Hip Lifestyle Cafe

As telecom companies strive to improve their wireless and connectivity services everyday, so does their flagship stores which got facelifts in the recent times. We take a look at each of arch rivals Globe Telecom and Smart Communications’ newly-designed service centers.

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February 20, 2015

Globe Prepaid Subs Can Now Call, Text, Surf and Enroll to Promos Even w/o Load

Prepaid load, or the insufficiency or lack of one, has always been the main hurdle for continuous communication with our friends and loved ones. This is the reason why Globe Telecoms, in partnership with its sister company Touch Mobile (TM) launched a new initiative that will limit, if not eliminate these situation, by allowing prepaid patrons to loan a load denominations and/or subscription to prepaid promos/services.

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February 17, 2015

Cherry Mobile One Free Under Sun Cellular Plan 399

In addition to Smart, Sun Cellular also announced that they’ve added the newly-launched Cherry Mobile One to their roster and will be offered with a minimal cash-out under of just Php500 the Sun Plan 399.

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February 17, 2015

Cherry Mobile One to be available under Smart Plan 499

Along with the launch of the new Android One smartphones, Smart Communications has also announced that it will offer the Cherry Mobile One under its postpaid Plan 499. Continue Reading

February 13, 2015

Get a Smart Bro Plug-it Device for Only Php99

Smart Communications is celebrating this Valentine’s Day by giving their loyal Smart Bro prepaid subscribers a treat; a significant price markdown on the Smart Bro Plug-it device which can now be had for only Php99. No strings attached.

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February 07, 2015

Samsung Galaxy A5 free on Smart Data Plan 1500

Smart has announced that it is now offering the Samsung Galaxy A5 with LTE for free under its postpaid Data Plan 1500.

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February 05, 2015

Video Streaming Service HOOQ Launches in PH

Aching for a movie night? While Netflix has yet to reach the country, here comes HOOQ, Asia’s answer to growing demand for video streaming services.

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February 05, 2015

Smart Extends Free Internet, Includes Video Streaming

Smart Communications has announced that the company is, yet again, extending it’s Free Internet Promo for Smart, Sun Cellular and Talk ‘N Text subscribers which was initially intended to end today, February 5 as per the telco’s last announcement.

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February 04, 2015

Globe upgrades network capacity, adds over 4000 new LTE cell sites

Mobile network giant Globe Telecom announced that it had activated 4,300 new LTE-TDD and LTE-FDD cell sites around the country as part of their current infrastructure upgrade program.

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