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Smart caps Mobile Internet @ 1.5GB/month

Relevance: 100%      Posted on: December 23, 2010

This is the first time I was able to read Smart's Fair Use Policy on Mobile Internet Use and was surprised to see that their cap on unlimited mobile internet is just 1.5GB per month. A reader was asking for some clarifications about Smart's Samsung Galaxy Tab and the accompanying unlimited mobile internet. After a quick search on Smart's website, I discovered that they only allow up to 1.5GB of bandwidth per month. Once the cap is reached, they will throttle you down to a slower (yet unknown) speed. And here's the catch: The 1.5GB allocation of the Fair Use…

Smart, TNT, Sun to offer free mobile internet

Relevance: 91%      Posted on: September 26, 2014

Breaking news: Conglomerate Chairman Manny V. Pangilinan announced free mobile data for all prepaid subscribers of Smart, Sun Cellular, and Talk 'N Text. In an unprecedented move and a cliffhanger tweet MVP made days before this announcement which made the whole tech industry speculating, 66 million prepaid users of the three networks can now enjoy 30MB of mobile internet package everyday. Consumers can use their mobile Internet to browse Facebook or tweet, surf websites like Wikipedia, or navigate with apps like Waze, among others. In the currently ongoing Press Conference held this morning at the Makati Shangri-la Hotel, PLDT and Smart Chairman Manny…

Rate Chart of Mobile 3G Internet Providers

Relevance: 89%      Posted on: May 13, 2009

So we could better see which 3g internet provider is giving us the best deals, I made this simple chart to compare postpaid and prepaid mobile 3G plans of Globe, Smart and Sun Cellular. The chart is short and simple -- compare rates for prepaid mobile 3G surfing, postpaid plans as well as ongoing bundled promos. Both Smart and Sun Cellular are running bucket offers -- Smart has the Php50 per 5 hours and Php100 per 12 hours promo, while Sun Cellular is offering their SWB at Php100 per 6 hours and Php300 per 24 hours. Globe doesn't have this…

Smart LTE vs. Globe Tattoo Black Price Comparison

Relevance: 84%      Posted on: September 28, 2012

So now that Globe's LTE service has been finally revealed, we look at the pricing plans and compared it to Smart LTE. The chart below should give you a bigger picture on what each telco is offering. What we know is that Globe and Smart have the same device supplier -- Huawei -- so the hardware performance is even between the two plans. Here are the LTE service plans offered by Smart and Globe. From the table above, we can drawn a number of conclusion: ● Globe offers two plans while Smart has one. Globe's two plans are priced lower…

Smart Free Internet promo extended to February 5, 2015

Relevance: 81%      Posted on: January 5, 2015

Smart Communications, Inc. has announced that its Free Internet promo for Smart, Talk ‘N Text and Sun Cellular subscribers is now available until February 5, 2015. Smart's free mobile internet promo started in September 2014 which gave Smart, Talk ‘N Text and Sun Cellular subscribers free access to the Internet via their data-enabled mobile phones for up to 30MB daily. The promo has been extended until next month, February 5, 2015. To register to the Smart Free Internet promo, just text FREE to 9999. Keep in mind that you need to maintain an airtime balance of Php1 to keep your…

Smart offers 2 hours 3G internet for Php20

Relevance: 81%      Posted on: August 7, 2009

Yesterday, Smart announced a new promo offering mobile internet users an extra hour for every hour of usage during off-peak times. That's Php20 for 2 hours (Php10 per hour) between 2am to 6am. The promo starts today and in order to avail of it, one must go to the Smart Mobile portal ( on your phone's browser and click on the "Free 1 Hour with Off-Peak Internet Plan" link. You need to activate it before you can get your extra 1 hour free. You will need to have at least 1-peso load balance remaining in order to activate this and…

Globe Super Surf Unlimited Mobile Internet

Relevance: 81%      Posted on: October 28, 2009

Looks like Globe Telecom has finally brought back unlimited 3G internet with a the rebranded service called Globe Super Surf. Nothing new or earth-shaking actually, just that they now also offer prepaid daily unlimited surfing for Php20 per day. For postpaid subscribers, it's Php2,000 per month on top of your regular MSF. This is the same rate for Globe Visibility Unlimited before so Super Surf is just a re-branding. Super Surf is just a promo -- available starting October 19, 2009 until March 31, 2010. This could be a trial period to see if there are subscribers that will be…

Fast 50 Magazine names Globe & Smart as Innovators

Relevance: 78%      Posted on: June 6, 2007

In a quick entry over at PTB, Globe Telecoms and Smart Communications were the only 2 companies included in the 6th Annual Fast 50. Globe Telecoms was cited for it's mobile wallet system, G-Cash, while Smart was heralded as the telecom in a sachet due to the success of the e-Load system. Interesting figures mentioned there includes Globe G-Cash generating USD$100 Million (~Php4.6 Billion?) in mobile transactions a day while Smart is selling USD$80 Million (Php3.68 Billion) of e-load credits monthly.

Globe bares GoSurf at 5GB Mobile Internet + LTE

Relevance: 78%      Posted on: March 22, 2014

Due to that Unli-LTE or Unli-Data brouhaha from the last couple of months, there has been a lot of complaints regarding the Fair Use Policy implemented by Globe. To address this mis-information, it looks like they're now calling it the way it should be. So instead of the Unli-Internet or the Unli-Data being offered as a base service to mobile postpaid plans, they're placing the data cap right front and center. Hence, the previous Unli-Data which has been redefined by their FUP as 3GB of LTE then unlimited access to the 2G network is now a standard. Subscribers will be…

Globe extends Free FB through Internet.Org

Relevance: 78%      Posted on: March 28, 2015

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. The free Facebook initiatives the telecommunications company rolled out the past months have proved to be successful, as it drove more prepaid users into using mobile data by as much as 120 percent, or six million, according to Facebook and Globe's recent whitepaper on on global internet adoption. “Our partnership with Facebook and the learnings from our successful ‘free FB’ campaigns have helped drive heightened awareness and interest about the proposition. As such, this key partnership…