Remember our story about the Elon Musk-backed, space-based internet’s possible immediate entry into the Philippines a while ago? It turns out it has gained a lot more traction recently, especially considering the company — and the nature of the business of said company — that has been thrown in the mix.
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.
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.
Telecommunication companies in the Philippines have long asked the government to streamline the application process for building cellular towers. This infographic shared from 2019, for example, is being used to show why the country lags behind our neighbors in terms of internet connection.
It’s a new year. With it, we’re sure many of you are looking for a fresh start to your existing broadband situation. And if you’re looking to upgrade or switch to a different service provider now or sometime soon, this article should give you an over-the-top look at the broadband plans that are on offer in the Philippines at the …
Converge ICT today held a press conference to make a big announcement. And before you get too excited, the fiber-service provider did not say it will join PLDT and Globe Telecom as the Philippines’ third carrier.
AST wired internet is already available in the Philippines, with Globe Telecom and PLDT, the country’s telecom duopoly, stepping forward with their respective fiber-powered offers. Then there’s Converge ICT, a relatively new — and unproven — option for residential owners.
ELIEVE it or not, it is possible to get fast home internet connection in the Philippines. We should know. We switched from DSL to fiber optic in 2015 and have never looked back since. In fact, if we are to move to a new place, there’s no question that one of our top considerations is the availability of fiber in …