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January 25, 2014

Fair Use Policy: Globe vs. Smart compared

The idea of a Fair Use Policy is nothing new and has been enforced, albeit discreetly, by telcos on a case to case basis. Both Smart and Globe have their own version of the Fair Usage Policy for their network services, be it SMS, calls and mobile internet.

January 16, 2014

Smart Infinity launches Lifestyle App

Smart Infinity, the premium department of Smart Communication Inc., has recently unveiled the Infinity Lifestyle app which acts as a gateway to a handful of privileged services reserved for the company’s valued Infinity subscribers.

December 09, 2012

The Ultimate iPhone 5 Postpaid Shopping Guide

There’s ben a lot of debate regarding the iPhone 5 offerings between Smart and Globe. While we made our initial analysis earlier, we dug a little deeper to give you a bigger and more comprehensive picture of what you’re getting from both telcos.

October 09, 2012

Anyone noticed Sun domestic data roaming on Smart?

We received a couple of reports from Sun subscribers that they were able to connect to the Smart’s 3G network and able to activate and use their mobile internet.

March 13, 2012

Sun Cellular gets domestic roaming with Smart

We earlier reported that Sun Cellular was riding on Smart’s network to expand its coverage in certain areas and we’ve also asked readers to confirm this. It looks like Sun has already verified this by connecting to Smart via domestic roaming.

February 27, 2012

Vodafone partners with Smart for $10/day data roaming

Our February 12 story regarding Vodafone Philippines setting up local operations might not hold water in a recent announcement by Smart about a roaming partnership.

October 03, 2011

Smart launches Chikka TopApp for Global Pasaload

Now this is pretty interesting — Smart has launched an Netphone/Android App called Chikka TopApp that allows for international PasaLoad.

June 29, 2010

Unlocked SmartBro, SWB selling in Malaysia

Was doing some gadget shopping at the nearby Sunway Pyramid Mall last night when I spotted several SmartBro Plug-It and Sun Wireless Broadband USB dongles being sold in one of the stalls.

December 14, 2008

Smart launches Plug ‘n Talk Service

Smart introduced the other day this mobile-in-a-USB product called Plug ‘n Talk. It’s basically targeted to OFWs which allows them to call and text from a PC abroad to any cellphone or landline number in the Philippines.

March 21, 2014

Globe outs complete list of Galaxy S5 plans

In addition to the postpaid plans with 24-month lock-in period we’ve previously reported, Globe has also released their other postpaid offerings for the Samsung Galaxy S5.

October 06, 2013

Globe offers 1st Unlimited Call and Text to All Networks

Globe Telecom is now offering its Platinum subscribers unlimited calls and texts to all networks and unlimited mobile surfing starting at Plan 5000.

June 28, 2013

Nokia Asha 501 Dual-SIM launched, now in stores

If you’ve been roaming around the malls lately, you’ve probably saw the new slogan in Nokia displays “Super Smart Pocket Power”. The new member of the Asha family by Nokia is here, Asha 501!

January 19, 2013

Huawei E5151 adds LAN port to Pocket WiFi

Huawei’s newest iteration of their pocket WiFi is slightly different from the previous ones. The E5151 comes with a built-in LAN port just in case you want to hook it up to a wired line.

January 05, 2009

What I want to see in 2009?

This is more like a wish list rather than a prediction for the year 2009 with specific focus on the Philippine tech landscape. Hopefully, we’d be able to see some of the items on the list become a reality before the year ends.

April 03, 2008

OFW woes with Globe’s Kababayan SIM Card

An old friend sent me an email about his problems with Globe’ Kababayan SIM card when using it in Singapore. He tried to reach Globe CSR to no avail and requested if I could publish his letter here.

May 20, 2007

Asia Pacific Broadband Penetration

I previously posted some statistical data on the internet penetration here in the Philippines. Yesterday afternoon, a couple of speakers from the Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission (MCMC) presented the current status of ICT in Malaysia during our workshop. In that presentation, they also shared research figures of Asia Pacific’s broadband penetration.

November 22, 2006

Scrimping on Internet

Since I don’t have unlimited access to wifi internet in my hotel room, I am forced to conserve whatever time I get from the limited and costly access I get (~Php360/hour). And to think I thought Airborne Access and Globe WiZ’s Php100/hour is already very expensive. Ones is constantly challeged to maximize the usage. Check […]

September 05, 2006

We’re boarding in 5 minutes.

I’m here at the airport lounge with RM and they’re already paging us to board the China Airlines. There seems to be some free wifi around but I’m using AirborneAccess. Btw, according to their website, both the Cathay Pacific Lounge and the Singapore Airlines Lounge at the NAIA Terminal 1 are the busiest hotspots nationwide. […]

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