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November 10, 2013

Globe restores signal in Tacloban, Smart to follow

The country’s leading mobile service providers are keen on restoring their services in Tacloban after the devastation brought by Super Typhoon Yolanda.

October 01, 2013

Globe Telecom launches new website and logo

Out with the old, in with the new. That is what Globe Telecom is doing now as they usher in a new and modern look for their website and company logo.

April 19, 2013

Smart Prepaid LTE goes live

Smart prepaid subscribers can now experience blazing fast internet connection as the MVP-owned Telco launched the Smart Prepaid LTE.

April 07, 2013

PLDT intros myBro Plan499 at 512Kbps, capped at 3GB

PLDT has introduced a more affordable plan under their myBro fixed wireless internet services. A new PLDT myBro Plan 499 plan offers up to 512Kbps of WiMax service with a monthly bandwidth cap of only 3GB.

December 21, 2012

Smart adds LG Nexus 4 and HTC 8X to their line-up

Smart Communications has recently announced the two latest additions to their smartphone offering, the LG Nexus 4 and the HTC 8X. In line with this announcement, the telco also mentioned that they’ll start taking pre-orders for these two highly anticipated handsets which will be bundled with their UnliData plans.

July 06, 2012

Noontec A9 Smart TV Box Review

Over the years, we’ve seen the TV change its appearance and functionality that it became more than just a favorite past time. It has allowed the internet to reshape it to give birth to the now famous but too expensive Smart TVs. So how about us with ordinary TVs and cheaper HDTVs gotta do? This […]

July 05, 2012

Cisco launches Linksys Smart WiFi Routers

Cisco just recently announced their new Linksys Smart WiFi Routers, namely the EA4500, EA3500 and the EA2700, which offers better features and performance. On top of that, Cisco also introduced their new Cloud platform called the Cisco Connect Cloud, allowing users to access their home networks anytime, anywhere from the web browser, smartphones or tablets.

June 07, 2012

Smart to offer Unli Facebook for free!

Smart Comm. today announced that it will offer free Facebook access to all its 50 million subscribers. If you’re on Smart, you can now access FB on your mobile phone starting tomorrow.

March 29, 2012

Samsung launches NX200 and new Smart Cameras

We attended the Samsung Smart Camera launch that was held yesterday at the Rockwell Tent. The event was hosted by none other than Ms. Iya Villania with guest appearances from Ashley Rivera (a.k.a Petra Mahalimuyak), Laureen Uy and Sam YG. Each of them has demonstrated some of the featured smart camera’s functionalities by telling it […]

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 09, 2012

Smart’s Unli BB Plan 549 to compete with Globe BB Max

According to a source that talked to a Smart CS, the carrier is about to introduce a new Smart Unli BB Plan 549 that will directly compete with Globe’s BlackBerry Max 599.

November 22, 2011

Things to expect from Smart’s 4G LTE service

Based on the exhaustive discussion we had with the technical group that’s in charge of the beta testing for Smart LTE yesterday, here are several of the more important information we got from them.

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.

October 10, 2011

Using Smart Bro Rocket on Php200 per 180MB

Since October 1, Smart has switched the plug on their Smart Bro Rocket Plug-It to use volume-based data pricing (same as Always On). The recommended bucket plan is Php200 per 180MB. So I tried it on my Rocket Plug-It to see how much I’d consume in a day.

September 28, 2011

Smart retires SmartBro Share It

Just learned today that Smart has apparently retired the Smart Bro Share It device they introduced back in 2009. Wanted to have my unit replaced since it conked out a few weeks back.

September 20, 2011

Smart Bro bumps Plug-It speeds to 5Mbps

Looks like Smart Bro has upgraded the bandwidth allocation of their Plug-It broadband sticks and now offers up to 5Mbps.

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 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.

August 05, 2011

Smart Bro Rocket Plug-It now official, available Monday

We were the first to break the news last week about the new Smart Bro Rocket 12Mbps so we followed it up with Smart today.

August 02, 2011

Has Smart complied with the recent NTC Memo?

Was just listening to SRO over at DZMM when a radio plug for the new Smart Bro Starter Plug-It aired with the announcer mentioning some sort of minimum speed and service reliability at the end of the ad.

June 06, 2011

Smart Bro reverts Plan 999 back to 2Mbps

Now that was quick — barely 5 days into the plan downgrade of Smart Bro (just the canopy-type) from 2Mbps to just 1 Mbps (effective June 1, 2011), they reversed it back to 2Mbps again.

February 01, 2011

Smart 3G: from Php10/30mins to Php1/min

[Update: Smart per Minute Rate for Mobile 3G] Smart is offering a new prepaid mobile internet plan — at one-peso-per-minute rate. That’s basically Php60 per hour, way more expensive than their current offering which is Php10 per 30 minutes or Php20 per hour.

December 23, 2010

Smart caps Mobile Internet @ 1.5GB/month

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.

May 25, 2010

Yahoo! buys Indonesian site Koprol

This little bit of news got me a little jealous — Indonesian social networking website, Koprol, was just bought by Yahoo! The site is actually their very own version of FourSquare.

December 17, 2009

SmartBro drops Unlimited Plug-it to Php999

Smart has reduced it’s SmartBro Plug-It Postpaid plans to just Php999 a month of unlimited 3G internet; down from Php1,500 a month in October 2008. There’s a catch though.

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