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January 23, 2012

List of Globe HSPA+ 4G Sites in Metro Manila

List of Globe HSPA+ 4G Sites in Metro Manila Check out some speed tests taken with Huawei E353 on Globe HSPA+ cell site here.

August 13, 2011

The Hunt for a Globe HSPA+ Cell Site

After getting that list of Globe HSPA+ sites within Metro Manila, I took the task of finding out one and do some tests of my own.

August 08, 2011

List of Globe HSPA+ 4G Sites in Metro Manila

List of Globe HSPA+ 4G Sites in Metro Manila Check out some speed tests taken with Huawei E353 on Globe HSPA+ cell site here.

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 […]

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+.

June 12, 2011

What’s the deal with Globe’s HSPA+?

During the media launch of Globe’s Tonino Lamborghini Tattoo launch last week, I sat down with Peter Bithos (Head of Consumer Division) to talk more about the telco’s roll-out and their 10Mbps mobile internet offering.

April 27, 2011

Globe rolls out HSPA+, LTE delayed til 2012

In a press conference earlier today, Globe demonstrated their upgraded mobile internet service using the HSPA+ network which promises to offer an average 4Mbps to 6Mbps to mobile handsets (saw it burst up to 16.4Mbps).

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.

January 29, 2014

Nokia Lumia 1320 free on Globe Plan 1299

Globe is now accepting pre-orders for the upcoming Nokia Lumia 1320. The 6-inch handset comes free under Plan 1299.

October 11, 2013

Globe offers LG G2 free on Unlisurf Plan 1799

Globe Telecom today announced the availability of the LG G2 in their postpaid plans. The carrier is giving away the G2 for free when you subscribe to a regular Plan 1799 with no cash-out.

July 24, 2013

Huawei Ascend P6 now on Globe at Php999/month

Huawei Philippines and Globe Telecom jointly launched the Ascend P6 today which is made available in various postpaid plans starting at Php999 a month.

April 21, 2013

Globe now selling prepaid Samsung Galaxy S4

Well that was fast. Globe is now offering on their website the much awaited Samsung Galaxy S4 on prepaid.

April 08, 2013

Globe completes Phase 1 of Network Modernization

Globe Telecom Inc. has recently announced that it has already completed the first phase of its $700 million network modernization plan.

December 14, 2012

Globe promises unlimited LTE on iPhone 5

In a press briefing this morning, Globe formally announced the availability of the iPhone 5 in their network and also answered the lingering question of LTE support for the device.

December 07, 2012

iPhone 5 Plans: Smart vs. Globe Compared

Now that both telcos have published their prepaid and postpaid plans for the upcoming iPhone 5, we’ve come up with a more detailed breakdown to see which of the two offers the better deal.

October 07, 2012

Globe offers Galaxy Note 2 free at Plan 2499

Globe Telecom has also set up a pre-order page for the upcoming Samsung Galaxy Note 2 and it is free with a postpaid UnliSurf Plan 2499.

September 09, 2012

Globe Tattoo Black is 42Mbps LTE, starts at Php1,799

So Globe Telecom came out today with another teaser for their LTE service. Dubbed, Globe Tattoo Black, the soon-to-be-launched LTE service also promises speeds of up to 42Mbps with a monthly service fee that starts at Php1,799.

August 24, 2012

Globe to launch 42Mbps LTE service this September

Earlier this week, Globe Telecom had a press conference announcing their own version of Tattoo LTE service which will go live this September.

May 24, 2012

Globe may offer new iPad 3 at 10k discount on May 29

Globe has sent out a release today that they will start offering the new iPad 3 + 4G starting May 29. This coincides with the official release of the new iPad in the Apple Online Store and local resellers.

May 16, 2012

Globe Galaxy S3 pre-order starts on May 23

Globe Telecom has just announced that it will start accepting pre-orders of the Samsung Galaxy S3 on May 23, 2012 and will offer it on various postpaid plans.

January 23, 2012

Complete List of Areas with Smart HSPA+ Coverage

According to Smart, these are the areas where their HSPA+ base stations or cell sites are available so you can expect speeds of up to 12Mbps here using Smart Bro Rocket Plug-It.

January 10, 2012

New Globe Tattoo Superstick goes up to 21Mbps

Looks like Globe has upgraded the speed of their Tattoo Superstick 4G to 21Mbps. Saw this ad last Monday on the newspaper for a new add-on or upgradable plan with the Tattoo 4G.

November 22, 2011

Globe CEO Ernest Cu confirms arrival of iPhone 4S

In a Globe event that happened tonight at the Manila Peninsula, Globe CEO Ernest Cu confirms they are preparing the release of the iPhone 4S in the Philippines in the next couple of weeks. That brings us to a timeline of 1st week to 2nd week of December 2011.

October 16, 2011

Globe Tattoo Superstick now up to 7Mbps

Don’t exactly know when they rolled this out but just saw that Globe Telecom has upgraded their Tattoo Superstick and now offers up to 7Mbps on the WiFi device. They’re still offering the Globe MyFi but that’s just up to 3.6Mbps or 5Mbps depending on your postpaid plan.

September 08, 2011

ZTE MF60 HSPA+ Pocket WiFi Review

We featured this HSPA+ capable mobile hotspot from ZTE a few weeks ago and we’ve finally gotten a review unit to test. Like many other pocket WiFi (MiFi) devices before it, the ZTE MF60 is one pretty kick-ass unit. If only it were more affordable.

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