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.
Smart Communications’ new prepaid Giga mobile data plans want to fuel your desire to “spend more time on the things you love.” For as low as P50 (around $0.98), you get 1GB of data for three days and an option to get an additional 1GB to use either for streaming online videos, playing games, or posting stories on social media.
The Huawei Mate 20 Pro is still one of the best smartphones you can buy in the Philippines today, especially now that it got updated to EMUI 9.1, where it gets the ability to zoom in on the moon — or any object, for that matter — by as much as 30x.
Following the release of the Apple iPhone XS And iPhone XS Max in the Philippines, Globe Telecom today announced the local availability of the iPhone XR.
The global report on mobile video experience from analytics company OpenSignal is in. And if there’s one result that we saw first, it’s that the Philippines is at the bottom of the heap — of the 69 countries analyzed from May 14 to August 11 this year, specifically.
The Mate 20 and Mate 20 Pro, Huawei’s best smartphones yet, are now up for preorder in the Philippines, with their local release set for November 3. The regular Mate model is priced at P40,990 (around $767), while the Huawei Mate 20 Pro is retailing at P49,990 ($935).
Want to get the Apple iPhone XS or iPhone XS Max early, but don’t want to pay the full, off-contract price, which can be anywhere between P67,990 (around $1,257) and P97,490 ($1,802)? Consider getting it from a carrier instead.
Exactly a month after Apple launched the iPhone XS, iPhone XS Max, and iPhone XR, two of the 2018 iPhones will finally be on their way to the Philippines soon.
OPPO Philippines, in collaboration with telecom giant Smart Communications, today unveiled the OPPO A71K for the local market. And if the name sounds familiar, that’s because the company launched the OPPO A71 (2018) in the country not too long ago for P7,990, or roughly $148 (though the phone currently retails at P6,990 or $129).