5G brings super-fast internet and new digital services

The commercial launch of 5G in the Philippines will bring not only super-fast internet for mobile phone users but will also introduce a new generation of digital services for both individual consumers and enterprise customers, according to officials of PLDT wireless subsidiary Smart Communications, Inc. (SMART). “5G is a major milestone in the development of…

Smart fires up first ‘5G Media City’

Live TV coverage powered by 5G? PLDT and its wireless subsidiary Smart Communications, Inc. (Smart) have taken a step closer to that goal by recently firing up Smart 5G at the TV5 Media Center in Mandaluyong City. The Smart 5G facilities were launched in time for PLDT Enterprise’s “Keep Moving Forward” event last August 4,…

Smart beefs up nationwide LTE service

PLDT wireless subsidiary Smart Communications, Inc. (Smart) continues to beef up the capacity and expand the reach and resiliency of its Long Term Evolution (LTE) network to meet the surging demand for data services across the country. This roll out also serves the purpose of laying the groundwork for the deployment of 5G. In the…

Smart Postpaid and Smart Infinity subscribers level up to 5G

With the advent of the latest 5G or fifth-generation wireless technology, PLDT Enterprise—together with Smart—offers the first commercial mobile enterprise 5G plans in the country through Smart Postpaid and Smart Infinity. All Smart Infinity and Smart Postpaid subscribers will now be able to enjoy 5G in key business districts of the metro using their Smart…

Smart 5G goes live

Starting July 30th, the 5G mobile phone network of Smart Communications, Inc. (Smart) is going live as a commercial service. In this initial phase of its commercial deployment, Smart Signature, Infinity and other Smart postpaid subscribers will be able to enjoy the super-fast data service of Smart 5G in key business districts of Metro Manila…

Smart Stages 5G Technofest with Nokia

PLDT and its wireless arm Smart Communications, Inc. showcased the fifth-generation (5G) wireless broadband technologies and services in a 5G Technofest held with Nokia in Makati City. This activity is part of the memorandum of understanding (MoU) recently signed by PLDT, Smart and Nokia to pilot 5G standalone (5G SA) in the country and collaborate…

Smart, Ericsson Join Forces For 5G-Ready Workforce

As part of its future-proofing efforts, PLDT wireless unit Smart Communications, Inc. (Smart) and its technology partner Ericsson have teamed up to further bring 5G closer to more stakeholders, particularly to PLDT and Smart employees, members of the academe, and IT and engineering students, through a 5G Technofest meant to showcase the different possibilities of…