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February 02, 2013

Smart LTE Bucket pricing for all LTE devices

Smart has released its LTE Data Packages for Smart Postpaid subscribers with LTE-enabled devices (the ones that are not on iPhone 5 but are LTE-capable).

December 23, 2012

Smart LTE speed test on Sony Xperia V LTE

One of the first LTE smartphones to arrive and be available to subscribers is the Sony Xperia V LTE. It was launched in the Philippines around 2nd week of December and offered by Smart under UnliData Plan 2000.

October 07, 2012

Smart LTE WiFi for only Php1,749

Smart has just introduced their pocket WiFi plan of their LTE service. The postpaid plan is available for just Php1,749 a month with a one-time fee of Php2,000 for the WiFi device.

September 28, 2012

Smart LTE vs. Globe Tattoo Black Price Comparison

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.

August 25, 2012

Smart LTE launched; we got the fine details

Smart today held the commercial launch of their LTE service in the Philippines. This puts Smart as the first commercial provider of 42Mbps LTE service in the country.

August 18, 2012

Smart LTE Plan 3500 confirmed!

Smart has just confirmed the pricing of their new 42Mbps Smart LTE service. Their sign-up page outlines the details — 42Mbps, 10GB, at Php3,500 a month.

August 16, 2012

How’s 10GB a month for Php3,500 on Smart LTE?

This is allegedly the subscription plan which Smart will be offering once they officially launched their LTE service next week. In August 25, Smart LTE will be available to regular subscribers under Plan 3500.

January 29, 2012

Is there hope for #betterinternet with Smart LTE?

Smart Comm. sent out a release to the media earlier last week announcing that they will be 100% LTE-ready by mid-2012. That’s certainly good news considering that we’re just actually talking about HSPA+ coverage in the past months.

December 01, 2011

Taking Smart LTE for a spin

I was among the first batch of beta testers for Smart LTE and even though I’ve been going around the metro almost every day, it’s still hard to spot those 20+ LTE sites. I’m hoping that their numbers will grow in the coming months.

November 21, 2011

Smart LTE 4G now on Beta Test

Just came from the PLDT-Smart Jump Center in Megamall for the briefing on Smart’s LTE/4G beta testing. Arounda dozen bloggers and tech journalists are part of the first batch of folks to test Smart LTE in Metro Manila.

October 19, 2014

Lenovo A606 lands, 5-inch LTE smartphone for Php9,499

Just a week after we posted list of LTE smartphones under 10K, the Lenovo A606, an LTE-capable smartphone with a 5-inch IPS display, made its local debut and would’ve been a perfect fit on our list.

October 12, 2014

Top LTE Smartphones under 10K (2014)

LTE connectivity has always been one of the main factors that drive the price of a smartphone. In recent times though, chipmakers like Qualcomm have released a cheaper processor with LTE chips, which resulted to an influx of cheap LTE smartphones with a sub-Php10K price tag.

October 02, 2014

LG announces F60 mid-range smartphone with LTE

LG has recently announced its latest mid-range smartphone that packs a 4.5-inch screen, Qualcomm quad-core CPU, Android KitKat, and LTE connectivity – the F60.

August 14, 2014

Smart officially brings LTE-Advanced 5G Internet in PH

Smart is proud to announce that today marks the beginning of the 5G era in the Philippines as they officially bring and activate their LTE-Advanced (LTE-A) technology for mobile subscribers.

June 01, 2014

Acer announces Liquid X1 octa-core LTE smartphone

Acer has just announced what could be one of the first LTE octa-core smartphone yet — the Acer Liquid X1. The 5.7-inch phablet uses Mediatek’s octa-core chip and got it running with Kitkat out of the box.

May 30, 2014

Cherry Mobile Ultra now official, LTE smartphone under Php9k

The Cherry Mobile W900 LTE is no longer the lone LTE-capable device from CM’s stable as it’s now joined by the newly launched Cherry Mobile Ultra.

April 22, 2014

Smart Bro launches ‘no lock-in’ LTE postpaid plans

Smart Bro recently launched the country’s first LTE postpaid plans with no lock-in period – LTE Plan 999 and LTE Plan 599.

April 10, 2014

ZTE Redbull, 5-inch HD LTE smartphone for $130

ZTE has launched in China its new budget-friendly smartphone that packs a 5-inch HD display, 13 megapixel camera, Snapdragon quad-core CPU, and LTE connectivity – the Redbull.

April 01, 2014

Smart extends free unlimited LTE until September 30

Smart’s unlimited LTE service expired last March 31, 2014 but in an official tweet posted by @SmartCares, the telco has one again extended the promo to September 30, 2014.

February 25, 2014

Sony announces Xperia M2 mid-range LTE smartphone

Along with the Xperia Z2 and Xperia Z2 Tablet, Sony has also announced a new mid-range contender that sports a 4.8-inch display, 8 megapixel camera, Snapdragon 400 CPU, and 4G LTE – the Xperia M2.

February 20, 2014

Alcatel OneTouch Link Y800 is the new Smart Bro LTE

We recently discovered that the new Smart Bro LTE Pocket WiFi that is being offered to subscribers lately is the one from Alcatel. It looks like the Alcatel One Touch Link Y800 replaces the usual Huawei LTE pocket WiFi offered before.

February 02, 2014

Smart’s free LTE to end March 31, Php995 afterwards

When I applied for my new UnliData Plan this afternoon, I was told that access to the LTE network is free or unlimited until March 31, 2014 and I have to pay an extra Php995 afterwards to gain back access.

January 03, 2014

Archos debuts Helium series LTE smartphones

Archos, a brand mostly known for its affordable line but highly-capable Android slates, has announced its first set of LTE-enabled budget-friendly smartphones – the Archos 45 Helium 4G and the Archos 50 Helium 4G.

October 31, 2013

Intel ships first LTE modem for smartphones and tablets

Intel has already started shipping to device manufacturers their first LTE modem chip that also supports 3G and 2G networks.

October 07, 2013

Smart discounts LTE Pocket WiFi, now costs Php4,888

In an effort to bring their own prepaid LTE offering at par with Globe’s, Smart has slashed more than Php2,000 off of its LTE Pocket WiFi, dropping the SRP down to Php4,888.

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