Following the launch of the Apple iPhone 15 series preorders in the Philippines, local telecommunication companies have announced their respective postpaid plans for the latest iPhone. So if you’re thinking of upgrading the iPhone 15 with a data plan from either Globe Telecom or Smart Communications, you’ve come to the right place.
Local telecommunications company Smart Communications has silently rolled out the Philippines’ first-ever prepaid eSIM, allowing owners of eSIM-capable devices like Apple iPhones and the Samsung Galaxy S23 series to use an embedded or digital SIM while enjoying the perks of not being attached to a mobile plan.
If, for some reason, you haven’t registered your SIM card just yet, there’s some sort of a reprieve for you, as Philippine President Ferdinand Marcos Jr. has approved the 90-day deadline extension for it. The last day to register SIMs is now July 25, 2023, instead of April 26.
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A Vivo Y series phone that was launched in Thailand in March 2021 has landed in the Philippines.
If you still think postpaid offers are out of your pocket’s reach, think again.
Mobile Number Portability is set to launch in the Philippines, allowing consumers in the country to easily switch to a telecommunications provider of their choosing while retaining their mobile number.
Smart Communications, one of the Philippines’ biggest telecommunications companies alongside Globe Telecom, has announced a limited-edition SIM card for prepaid users, and the product offers 24GB of non-expiring data you can use for all websites and apps.
The latest numbers from internet analysis and testing company Ookla are in, and the results show that nationwide mobile and fixed-broadband speeds have improved a bit. The Philippines moved up two ranks for mobile and a rank for fixed broadband in Ookla’s Speedtest Global Index for April 2021.
Earlier, we reported about the OPPO A74 5G’s availability at the brand’s official stores on Shopee and Lazada. Today, we finally have details of the postpaid plans on offer for OPPO Philippines’ most affordable 5G phone yet.
Ookla recently published the January 2021 data of its Speedtest Global Index, and the local results are quite interesting, to say the least.
Vivo Philippines’ second 5G phone after the Vivo X50 Pro 5G is coming soon to Smart Communications, which rolled out an additional 279 5G base stations in the third quarter of 2020.
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.
The rollout of 5G in the Philippines is real, and we’ve already shown you its potential in several speed tests, among others, on the networks of both Globe Telecom and Smart Communications.
5G is currently one of the biggest buzzwords in the industry. And rightfully so. Seriously, who wouldn’t want faster mobile internet, faster downloads, and less lag when playing online games with other people?
We reported earlier that Apple’s cheapest iPhone is already available for purchase from the company’s local online store.
Huawei‘s latest flagship phones are finally being offered by Smart Communications, too.
Earlier, we reported that the new OPPO Reno 3 and OPPO Reno 3 Pro are now available for preorder in the Philippines for P18,990 (around $374) and P28,990 ($571), respectively.