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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!).

March 19, 2011

Sky Broadband offers 5Mbps at Php999

Sky Broadband is set to launch a new offering for their internet service — a special broadband plan of (up to) 5Mbps at only Php999 a month with a 15GB cap.

August 20, 2010

Sky Broadband offers 112Mbps for Php19,999

Heard about this yesterday but wasn’t able to verify it until today when I visited their booth and asked for a demo. Yes, you read it right — Sky Broadband is offering up to 112Mbps residential cable internet.

October 08, 2008

Sky Broadband now up to 12 Mbps

Sky Broadband seems to be tipping the scale for broadband speeds with offerings of up to 6Mbps and 12 Mbps packages for residential accounts. Just got a pamphlet from their roving people asking residents to switch.

May 12, 2012

Sky Cable buys Destiny Cable, SBC and UNI

Sky Cable has recently announced it is buying competing cable TV and internet provider Destiny Cable as well as Solid Broadband Company and UNI-Cable TV.

April 23, 2014

Call to Action: How we can push for faster PH internet

The Philippines was reported to hold the title of having the slowest internet in the ASEAN, and a lot of people are not happy about it. Following Sen. Bam Aquino’s call for investigating why we have slow and expensive internet in the PH, we thought of things that we can possibly have to improve the services that […]

August 30, 2011

47″ LG Full HD LED 3D Smart TV (47LW5700)

We’ve been using this 3D TV from LG (a review unit from LG Phils.) for close to 3 weeks now — a 47-inch full HD 3D LED TV that came with a Bluray player and 5.1 surround speakers, the kind that can make your 2D movies look 3D (with the 3D glasses, of course).

June 13, 2011

PLDT upgrades myDSL Plan 3000 to 5Mbps

Good news to all PLDT myDSL subscribers on Plan 3000 — bandwidth upgrades have been rolling to all subs as early as first week of this month. The plan was bumped up from 3Mbps to 5Mbps.

April 13, 2011

BayanTel offers 3Mbps at Php899, 15GB cap

So there you go — another ISP offering capped plans on a faster pipe. I’m sure a lot of you have seen those big billboard ads while plying the roads of Metro Manila. BayanTel has a special package of 3Mbps BayanDSL for only Php899 a month.

July 16, 2010

True Story of a Professional Gamer

A former professional gamer gave me permission to write his story with the condition that I don’t mention his name. The story was too interesting to pass up so I agreed.

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?

January 13, 2010

BayanDSL offers IWantV! Live TV and VOD

BayanDSL is now offering live streaming TV and video-on-demand to all it’s DSL subscribers and Sky Broadband customers. Available channels include ABS-CBN and cable channels.

December 21, 2009

Mobile 3G is now cheaper than DSL!

Just realized that since all the telecom players (Sun, Smart and Globe) are now offering unlimited 3G internet and subsequently lowering the prices down, 3G is officially cheaper than DSL.

September 22, 2009

Going Mobile with SmartBro Share It

Last Saturday, I signed up for the unlimited Plan 999 of SmartBro Share It. It was locked for 24 months but they have a promo where you can buy a computer set (Intel Core Dual Core E2200 2.2GHz) for just Php4,000.

April 22, 2009

Has your PLDT myDSL slowed to a crawl?

For the last couple of weeks, my PLDT DSL connection at home has crawled to a turtle’s pace. I don’t often get this type of problems in the last 4.5 years but this time, it took longer than one would expect.

May 22, 2014

Free Metro Manila WiFi Act of 2014 filed at the Senate

Senate President Pro Tempore Ralph Recto has filed Senate Bill No. 2232 or the “Free Metro Manila WiFi Act of 2014” which will mandate the government to provide free wireless internet access in key locations in the National Capital Region (NCR).

March 10, 2014

HBO brings streamed media to portable devices

Always wanted to watch your favorite movies and series on-the-go? HBO Asia earlier today made that possible at the launch of the HBO GO. It’s basically a broadband streaming service for your computers, tablets, and smartphones.

October 17, 2010

1,000Mbps Fiber Internet to the home in SG

Saw this newspaper ad yesterday in my hotel room in Singapore. It’s a switch-over promo by M1, one of the telcos in SG, which offers up to 1,000Mbps fiber internet to the home.

July 31, 2010

LG Infinia LX9500 Full LED 3D TV gets priced

First announced back in March, the LG Infinia LX9500 is said to be the world’s first full LED 3D TV. LG Philippines has tipped us of the suggested retail price when the unit arrives in the Philippines this September.

March 26, 2010

LG LX9500: LG unveils first full LED 3D TV

LG has just unveiled the world’s first full LED 3D TV, the LX9500, in Korea. This means thinner 3D TVs (22.3mm) with a millionth in contrast ratios and higher response rates than the regular 3D TVs you’ve been seeing in malls and concept stores.

November 13, 2009

Speaking at CEL Manila Tomorrow!

Consumer Electronics Live! (CEL Manila 2009) starts today until Sunday at the World Trade Center, Pasay City. I will be speaking at a panel tomorrow afternoon so drop by if you can.

November 09, 2008

IPStar offers Satelite Internet in the Philippines

A new Thai-based satellite broadband provider, IPStar, is now offering broadband internet anywhere in the Philippines for as low as $49 a month.

November 15, 2005

ZPDee Cable at 64Kbps for P690?

Just read about this ZPDee Cable connection offering broadband speed at narrowband price — Php690/month. That’s like your regular dial-up connection speed. For an additional Php200, you get double that speed (and another Php200 to quadruple that speed). Not bad, almost the same price for Smart Wifi connection. If you will remember several years ago […]

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