Over the last few months, Globe Telecom has been aggressively rolling out its 5G technology across its nationwide network, enabling super-fast, more reliable mobile internet in more locations in the Philippines. What we didn’t know until now is the company’s progress in its local 5G efforts.
Realme leapfrogged the competition in the Philippines in less than two years, becoming the top smartphone vendor in the country in the third quarter of 2020.
From broadcaster to media personality to… founder and operator of an online marketplace? Media-host-turned-businessman Raffy Tulfo launched his own online-retail platform Idol Shopping Network, vowing to compete with the likes of Lazada and Shopee in the Philippines. It will formally go live later this month, presumably via a desktop site and/or an app.
If 2020 and the coronavirus pandemic has taught us anything at all, it’s the importance of having access to fast and reliable internet. Unfortunately for many, this has remained elusive over the last several years despite the expanded availability of fiber-based broadband and rollout of next-generation technologies like 5G in key cities and locations across the Philippines.
Remember when Converge Information and Communications Technology Solutions Inc. started giving free permanent speed upgrades of up to 300 Mbps to its subscribers last December 15?
The situation that we’re in this 2020, with many people being forced to stay at home, has brought to the fore the need for internet speed in residential areas. So a new offer by Converge Information and Communications Technology Solutions Inc. should be welcome news to its subscribers.
You may have heard that Globe Telecom has launched one of the most recognizable pop acts on the planet, Blackpink, as its newest ambassador. But the local telco made a series of announcements that might have eluded your attention.
Redmi’s official account on Chinese social platform Weibo has shared a market-research firm’s report on the bestselling smartphones in the first half of 2020. This, as it announced earlier that worldwide sales of the Redmi Note series exceeded 1.4 billion units, seemingly a buildup to the Redmi Note 9 lineup’s upcoming launch in China.
5G is currently being rolled out in strategic areas in the Philippines. In fact, just a few days ago, we did a speed test on the OPPO Reno 4 Z 5G in Rizal. Globe Telecom, the pioneer in 5G service in the country, has also shared some good news with us.
Last week, it was reported that Huawei was close to completing a deal that would offload its Honor business to a state-owned consortium led by phone distributor Digital China and the Shenzhen government. Now, it’s official: Huawei has sold its Honor brand.
The year’s biggest online sale is over, and in come the reports on the bestselling mobile devices on two of the largest ecommerce sites in the Philippines.
Huawei‘s smartphone business is still in a pickle amid a trade dispute between the United States and China, which has left one of the world’s largest smartphone vendors without access to global chip suppliers, for one.
One market-research firm’s most recent report on the local smartphone market is in, and we’re basically seeing the same players in the rankings as the last time — only their spots changed.
Samsung may be at the top of the smartphone rankings, but it’s a different case for its mobile application processor, based on market-research firm Counterpoint’s report.
Huawei being caught in the middle of a trade war between the United States and China has effectively left one of the biggest smartphone vendors in the world without a software partner in Google and global chip suppliers.
Apple, Huawei, and Samsung. Recently, we see these three smartphone vendors slug it out at the top in the quarterly global rankings. But the third quarter of 2020 is different, according to market-research firm Canalys.
Almost 24 million students are currently enrolled in public and private schools nationwide, more than the Department of Education’s target for this school year.
There’s a new telco in town, and it happens to be the Philippines’ first fully digital one.
Internet users in the Philippines might be in for a long week as internet service providers are bracing for the impact of emergency maintenance activities on a submarine cable system that connects South East Asia with the United States.
We’re stating the obvious: 2020 will end up as a year when proven methods of doing things are challenged. The COVID-19 pandemic’s effect is clear, with the shift to digital taking place on many fronts. It is, after all, a matter of survival.