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June 30, 2014

Philippine Net Speed now at 2.1Mbps, up from 1.4Mbps

During the first quarter of 2013, Akamai reports that average Philippine Internet Speed was at 1.4Mbps. One year later (Q1 2014), the average internet speed jumped to 2.1Mbps or about 49% increase year-on-year.

May 29, 2014

Sen. Recto calls for 10 Mbps minimum Internet speed

After filing Senate Bill No. 2232 or the “Free Metro Manila WiFi Act of 2014“, Senate President Pro Tempore Ralph Recto files another Senate Bill called “Bilis Konek Act of 2014” that will require ISPs to offer a minimum Internet speed of 10 Mbps.

April 28, 2014

Akamai reports Philippine internet now at 2.0Mbps

In July 2013 we reported that Akamai, an Internet content delivery network, indicated that the average connection speed in the Philippines is 1.4Mbps with an average peak of 13.8Mbps. By end of 2013, they’ve reported that the Philippines average has increased to 2.0Mbps with a 42% year-on-year increase.

October 28, 2013

SpeedTest Report: 10Mbps Tattoo Home Broadband

So I finally got the much-needed DSL upgrade at home. We upped our broadband plan from the usual 2Mbps (a 2nd DSL as backup) to 10Mbps and made it our primary fixed-line connection.

October 23, 2013

Tattoo Home Broadband goes 150Mbps with free gadgets

Last week, we applied for an upgrade on our Globe DSL at home and was given some options under their Project Freedom promo. The upgrades start at 8Mbps right up to 150Mbps and they give you additional gadgets to choose from.

August 02, 2013

Globe offers 15Mbps LTE @ Home plan for Php4,999

We’re not sure when did this come out but we just discovered that Globe is now offering Tattoo @ Home LTE unlimited service plans with speeds of up to 15Mbps and a starting price of Php1,099.

July 24, 2013

Akamai reports Philippine internet speed at 1.4Mbps

Latest quarterly report from Akamai, an Internet content delivery network, shows that average internet speed in the Philippines has climbed up to 1,428Kbps or 1.4Mbps with an average peak of 13,880Kbps (13.8Mbps).

April 15, 2013

Smart doubles Smart Bro Plug-It speeds to 12Mbps

Smart Communications recently announced that it is doubling the maximum download speeds of its Smart Bro Starter and Power Plug-Its.

February 25, 2013

Huawei Ascend P2 announced with 150Mbps LTE

Huawei’s Acsend P2 has been announced at MWC and features the company’s very own quad-core chip, just like the Ascend D2 and Ascend D Quad XL. The Ascend P2 also boasts of a CAT 4 LTE which supports up to 150Mbps downlink.

November 23, 2012

Asus outs 450Mbps+1.3Gbps RT-AC66U Wireless Router

Asus Philippines announces their latest high-end router offering, the RT-AC66U. But don’t for one second think that this router is just your average networking device as this bad boy enables you to do more than connect multiple devices.

November 07, 2012

Sky Broadband offers 200Mbps at Php34,999

Sky Broadband has announced this afternoon its ultra high-speed broadband internet service reaching speeds of up to 200Mbps at Php34,999 a month.

November 02, 2012

Sky Broadband to offer 200Mbps cable internet

We just received and invitation from Sky Broadband for the launching of their new internet plan that reaches speeds of up to 200Mbps (that’s right — 200 Mbps!).

September 28, 2012

Globe launches Tattoo Black, speeds up to 42Mbps

Last night, Globe Telecom finally showed to members of the media the device they will use for their LTE service called Tattoo Black. They’ve also made speedtests showing bandwidths on up to 42Mbps on their network.

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.

September 02, 2012

Php50k for 10Mbps: true cost of a guaranteed DSL speed

We wanted to get an upgrade to our office DSL last week so I asked for a quotation and was a bit surprised when I was looking for a 10Mbps line with 1.5Mbps minimum guaranteed speed.

August 26, 2012

PLDT Fiber to Home starts at Php3.5k for 8Mbps

During the Smart LTE launch yesterday, I talked to one PLDT/Smart exec and he told me that the LTE sites must be supported by fiber on the ground in order for it to work. He then offered to set me up on a test 100Mbps Fiber-to-Home connection.

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.

June 16, 2012

ZTE MF80 goes up to 42Mbps for 10 users

The update to the ZTE MF60 pocket WiFi is now faster. The ZTE MF80 is the model equivalent of the Huawei E587 and promises support for HSPA+ networks up to 42Mbps.

March 26, 2012

Huawei E587 claims speeds of up to 42Mbps

The Huawei E587 is an upgrade to the Huawei E586 supporting HSPA+ networks but this time, instead of the 21Mbps speeds of the latter, the E587 can now handle bandwidth speeds of up to 42Mbps. I believe this is also the same unit that is being using by Smart in their Rocket WiFi Plus plan.

March 12, 2012

YugaDeals: ZTE MF62 HSPA+ 21Mbps Pocket WiFi

I’ve been using the ZTE MF60 for several months now and been bringing it in foreign trips so I was glad we were able to get it and feature it on YugaDeals for a discounted price.

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.

January 06, 2012

Wi-Tribe doubles Plan 1998 speed to 4Mbps

Wi-Tribe has recently (not sure exactly when) upgraded all the speed limtes of all of their broadband plans, including the top Plan 1998 from 2Mbps to 4Mbps. Not bad considering my PLDT DSL plan is charging the same rate but only pulls down 1Mbps (supposed to be 2Mbps or 3Mbps).

December 24, 2011

Giveaway: 150Mbps Wireless-N WiFi Repeater

I wrote about the Wireless-N WiFi Repeater last month and there were lots of interests about it so I decided to just give it away to YugaTech readers today. If you don’t know what this device does, see details here. For the rest of you who are interested to take home this Php2,180 worth WiFi […]

November 07, 2011

PLDT now offers 10Mbps DSL plan for Php4,000

In a TV commercial aired last Saturday, PLDT introduced a new DSL plan which offers up to 10Mbps for just Php4,000. That makes it the top broadband offering under the myDSL service line-up (PLDT MyDSL Plan 4000).

October 24, 2011

Smart upgrades WiMax and Canopy to 2Mbps

Smart sent out an announcement last week that they’re upgrading all their Canopy and WiMax subscribers from 1Mbps to 2Mbps while retaining the MSF at Php999.

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