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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.

October 12, 2014

Top LTE Smartphones under 10K (2014)

LTE connectivity has always been one of the main factors that drive the price of a smartphone. In recent times though, chipmakers like Qualcomm have released a cheaper processor with LTE chips, which resulted to an influx of cheap LTE smartphones with a sub-Php10K price tag.

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+.

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.

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.

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 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.

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.

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.

August 26, 2011

ZTE’s HSPA+ Pocket WiFi selling for Php7,500

Looks like an HSPA+ capable pocket WiFi is now available in the grey market — we spotted one a week ago over at TPC, a ZTE MF60 4G, selling for Php7,500.

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.

August 06, 2011

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.

July 29, 2011

NESIC speed test shows Smart Bro bests Tattoo

A recent speed test conducted by an independent professional engineering service, NESIC, showed that Smart Bro got better results, over-all. See some of the findings of the tests below.

July 17, 2011

HSPA+ vs. LTE: 2G, 3G and 4G explained

All that confusion about mobile internet speeds and the upgrade to the 4G network has got us all excited and frustrated at the same time. I tried to explain it here before but I though this short video from HakTip should give us all a nice and simple explanation.

June 18, 2011

Pre-order the Samsung Galaxy S2 with Globe

Globe is now accepting pre-orders for the Samsung Galaxy S2, in anticipation of the June 27 release. The Android smartphone comes free with a new subscription of My SuperSurf 3799.

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).

April 17, 2011

Smart to offer mobile LTE up to 6Mbps

The details are still sketchy but an insider has tipped us last night that Smart Communications will be launching mobile LTE (3GPP Long Term Evolution) this week with promised speeds of up to 6Mbps per subscriber. N

June 16, 2005

Smart WiFi launched

Launched just yesterday, Smart WiFi is a new broadband internet service which allows users to get connected wirelessly thru Smart’s cell sites. The only thing you need is an outdoor antenna to serve as transceiver on any of Smart’s hundreds of cell sites nationwide. Maximum bandwidth is up to around 128kbps and promo price starts […]

October 22, 2014

Korea to have 10Gbps internet speed; PH still at 2.5Mbps

It’s been reported that South Korea will soon be getting 10Gbps of Internet speed which would translate to downloading a 1GB file in less than a second. Meanwhile, Philippines is still catching up at 2.5Mbps according to recent reports.

August 20, 2014

HTC One (M8) for Windows debuts, WP 8.1.1 in tow

It has long been rumored that HTC will be launching a Windows Phone version of the HTC One (M8), which also happens to be the company’s current flagship smartphone in the Android segment. Today, all the allegations have been put to rest as the Taiwanese firm officially debuted the HTC One (M8) for Windows.

June 30, 2014

HTC One (M8) Review

HTC made one of the best-designed, probably the best one there is, smartphone in 2013. So they made a lot of great improvements, and a few not so great ones, for this year’s release. Check out our full review of the HTC One M8 after the break.

June 16, 2014

Cherry Mobile Ultra Review

Earlier, we gave you guys a brief overview of some of the Cherry Mobile Ultra’s features and gave you a quick tour of its simple yet well-put-together body. Now it’s time to delve deeper into this LTE smartphone to see what other things its got to offer besides good looks and LTE functionality.

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