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August 12, 2010

Globe WiMax 4G goes Prepaid

So it’s bound to happen — Globe Telecom‘s 4G/WiMax Service is now offered in prepaid plans. Just buy the WiMax modem and load it up to get unlimited internet all day.

December 11, 2009

Globe WiMax tops at 8Mbps uncapped

While the fastest option/plan currently available on Globe WiMax is only up to 1Mbps, the network can actually deliver real-world speeds of up to 8Mbps. We did the test yesterday with an uncapped WiMax connection at GreenHills, San Juan.

June 15, 2009

Globe WiMax expands to Visayas, Mindanao

Last Thursday, Globe Telecom and Intel Philippines officially announced the formal launching of WiMax in the Philippines.

March 26, 2009

Globe WiMax Internet is here!

Just got an SMS confirmation from Globe that they’ve already rolled out and servicing customers on their WiMax network. I’m still getting the details but the Inquirer ran the story last night that it will be 512Kbps at Php799 per month. This service will certainly be competing against Smart Bro’s Fixed Wireless offering.

July 26, 2010

WiMax Round-Up: Globe vs Smart vs Wi-Tribe

I think we’re a bit fortunate to have 3 competing WiMax providers in the Philippines — there’s Globe, Smart and Liberty Telecoms. But just like the existing 3G networks that have been rolled out for years, WiMax is also dependent on location.

June 10, 2009

Globe on Tattoo, WiMax and GPON 100Mps

Yesterday, Globe presented a round-up of their internet services for residential customers. One particular service I only learned of that day was GPON or the Gigabit-capable Passive Optical Network, a fiber-to-the-home technology.

October 28, 2007

Globe Innove to launch WiMax Service in 2008

Got this from a reliable source and the scoop was Innove is partnering with Intel Philippines to roll out a commercial WiMax service this April 2008.

October 26, 2005

Intel & Globe teams up for WiMAX

Globe’s broadband subsidiary Innove Communications has partnered with Intel to test out WiMAX for residents in Trece Martirez, Cavite. Trials for WiMax will be done by selected employees of Intel in Cavite. testing will be done in about 3 months and once this has been deemed viable, Globe might offer the service in Metro Manila […]

June 29, 2010

Malaysia gets 1st WiMax built-in laptops

Packet 1 Networks (P1) Malaysia, together with Intel launched the country’s first WiMax-Ready 4G laptops today.

May 11, 2010

Smart WiMax coming soon!?

It has been revealed by Smart executives in previous media interviews but no concrete details have been announced yet. However, it seems like the telco is introducing its own version of what might be called Smart WiMax.

March 08, 2010

Why is 4G/WiMax in the Philippines slow?

While WiMax has been introduced in the country for some time now, people are still complaining it’s not really fast. So, yes, 1MBps isn’t really fast but can we really afford 10Mbps right now?

March 30, 2009

The State of WiMax: What’s the real deal?

A couple of days ago, I attended a WiMax forum hosted by Intel Philippines. They are helping push the use of WiMax in emerging markets where there are very low but fast growing PC users. Why?

March 01, 2008

2Mbps WiMax to cost Php45,000?

And here I was thinking that when WiMax will be rolled out commercially, subscribers can get their true dose of wireless broadband anytime, anywhere. I guess so — but at what price?

February 21, 2008

Mobile WiMax: So near yet so far.

A short news report today from Inquirer says that Mobile WiMax in the Philippines will be rolled out by the end of the year. Could this be the Globe Innove and Intel Philippines WiMax service I blogged about last October?

April 01, 2009

Introducing the YugaTech Netbook

After 6 months in R&D with my Taiwanese suppliers, I’m very excited to announce my very own YugaTech-branded netbook. Check the specs and preview photo after the jump.

June 11, 2011

Sapido Mobile Router as 3G/4G Hotspot

Bought a Sapido 3G Mobile router last year as a possible replacement for my SmartBro Share-It. So I’m just waiting for my 24-month contract to expire so I could completely move up to this set-up in the car. But then, the local distributor met up with me early this week and showed me their whole […]

April 17, 2011

It’s not about who’s first but who’s better!

The telecoms industry have always been slugging it out in terms of “price wars”. Sometimes, they’d also do the same in the technology front and being the first of anything new is always considered a prized trophy. Globe and Smart (and Sun, pre-PLDT acquisition) have been like that for years.

October 26, 2010

Huawei Ideos X6 takes on the CM Magnum HD

So it looks like Cherry Mobile is not the only one to bring out an affordable 4.1″, 1GHz Snapdragon, Android 2.2 powered smartphone to the market. Huawei launched the Ideos X6 and should be out in Hong Kong first before landing to the Philippines.

August 14, 2010

How the Google-Verizon deal affect us?

There’s been a lot of debate surrounding the recent deal between Google and Verizon regarding net neutrality. Some even say that Google has sold out just to get a the ball rolling. But what does this deal got to do with us here in the Philippines?

February 09, 2010

Wi-Tribe 4G Broadband Launched

I actually deferred writing about it last December as requested by telco insiders but looks like the cat is finally out the hat. Wi-Tribe Philippines did a soft launch recently offering WiMax broadband internet in Metro Manila.

December 31, 2009

Our Biggest Tech Stories of 2009

Looking back in the last 12 months, we’ve seen quite a number of exciting developments and news that we broke here on YugaTech. Let’s do a quick run down here before the year ends.

December 27, 2009

Poll: Movers and Shakers of 2009

As we come close to the end of 2009, I look back at the number of technological advances and innovations, more specifically in the Philippines. There are so many of them that I thought we’d do a poll and pick out which one stands out from the rest and made huge impact to a lot […]

August 22, 2009

Why do Filipinos still think 3G is expensive?

Even today, I still hear a lot of people saying or commenting hat 3G internet in the Philippines is still expensive. Yeah, it’s not that very cheap but I don’t think it’s expensive either.

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.

November 02, 2007

This Taxi Accepts Smart Bro Application

It’s no wonder why Smart Bro is PLDT’s most successful product/service ever. They’re practically everywhere and there’ve been no competition in its first two years. You can even apply for Smart Bro inside a taxi cab.

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