Trolling PLDT, Globe, Smart and Sun!
The NTC, in its infinite wisdom, has ordered Globe, Smart and Sun to implement 3G technology in at least 80% of their covered areas, or more specifically, in provincial capitals and cities. Troll: Really? The NTC has to mandate/order the telcos to evolve? Why does the regulator not understand that the telcos have no choice [...]
Globe is currently in the midst of a program that will replace its legacy mobile network equipment in Davao City with new, third and fourth generation (3G and 4G) technology. Troll: There is something afoot. Both Globe and Smart have been feeding the public press releases advocating their upgrade of very expensive hardware in Mindanao. [...]
Smart has given Davao a nice gift in the form of mobile internet running on Long Term Evolution (LTE). LTE is the fastest fourth generation (4G) mobile technology and is considered as the future of wireless Internet access, capable of speeds of over 100Mbps! LTE is ideal for uploading and broadcasting high-definition videos on the [...]
Very informative article from PCMag! “… If you’re buying a new smartphone, you’ll need to choose a type of data network. We explain 3G and 4G in simple terms.” Click me! Do it! Do it now!
Eric Xu, Vice Chair and CEO of Huawei met with Manuel V. Pangilinan, PLDT and Smart Chairman. The two head honchos discussed the progress of the ongoing modernization of Smart which is entering its final phases and will be completed at around June 2012! Note that Huawei is joined by Nokia Siemens Network and Ericsson [...]
Wi-tribe Telecoms Inc. is juicing up its product line! Wi-tribe is now offering pure 4G Internet at 1mbps for only P598, 2mbps for P998 and 4mbps for P1,998. Wi-tribe is currently in the process of upgrading the Internet access of its existing base; Wi-tribe has already increased the internet speed of 30% of its customers. [...]
Bayan Telecommunications Inc. will soon roll out fourth generation services! The Lopez telco informed the NTC that it is working on a POC (Proof of Concept) with vendors for LTE (Long Term Evolution) using its allocated frequencies in the 1800-megahertz band. Bayan referred to the impending consolidation of PLDT and Digitel which will debilitate its [...]