More Smart LTE Users In Bulacan Amid Network Upgrades

Customers of PLDT wireless subsidiary Smart Communications, Inc. (Smart) in Bulacan who are using Long Term Evolution (LTE)-capable devices are reported to be increasing in number, following Smart’s completion of recent network upgrades in the area. Two out of every three Smart customers in the area are now using smartphones, more than half of which…

More LTE, LTE-A Devices On Smart’s Network Amid Ramped Up Network Rollout

More customers of PLDT wireless subsidiary Smart Communications, Inc. (Smart) are using Long Term Evolution (LTE) and LTE-Advanced (LTE-A)-capable devices to connect to its mobile network, following its ramped-up network rollout across the country. The number of LTE-capable devices on Smart’s network grew by 78 percent year-on-year. These include those that support at least one…

Smart Speeds Up LTE-A Roll-Out

PLDT wireless arm Smart Communications, Inc. (Smart) is ramping up its roll-out of Long Term Evolution-Advanced (LTE-A) and carrier aggregation technology on its network to improve the mobile internet experience of Smart, Sun and TNT customers across the country. Of LTE sites nationwide, 71% are already on LTE-A, while 5-component carrier aggregation can also be…

Network Upgrades To Boost Sun LTE In Cebu

Sun subscribers in Cebu can look forward to improved mobile connectivity as leading telecom and digital service provider PLDT expands Long Term Evolution (LTE) support for its Sun brand across the Visayas’ foremost urban hub. To date, more than 80% of cell sites across Cebu now have LTE. In addition to network upgrades in Metro…

Smart LTE Connects ‘Summer Hotspots’ Across The Philippines

Filipinos traveling to popular tourist spots around the country this summer can expect better mobile data experience as PLDT wireless unit Smart Communications, Inc. (Smart) accelerates the roll-out of Long Term Evolution (LTE) and LTE-Advanced (LTE-A) technology to more areas. Internal tests showed median Smart LTE download speeds of between 10 Mbps to 64 Mbps…

OpenSignal Cites Smart For Having Country’s Fastest LTE Network

Mobile analytics firm OpenSignal has recognized PLDT wireless unit Smart Communications, Inc. for having the country’s fastest LTE network, bestowing the company four citations including best in 4G LTE download speed; best in overall download speed; best 4G latency performance; and best 3G latency performance in its March 2018 report. The OpenSignal State of Mobile…

Smart LTE speeds Continue To Outpace Competition

PLDT wireless arm Smart Communications Inc (Smart) has further strengthened its lead in LTE download speeds nationwide and in all major regions in the country, while posting a significant improvement in 4G/LTE coverage as well, according to the latest study released by mobile analytics company OpenSignal. The OpenSignal State of Mobile Networks: Philippines report, which…

New Smart GigaX Plans Offer Double Data, Free Smartphones

When it comes to data, size definitely matters. The new Smart GigaX Plans doubles open access data allocation plus 10GB dedicated to video streaming to go with the latest LTE-capable handsets for free. Under Giga Plan 2399, you now get the following inclusions: Huawei Mate 10 handset, 10GB of data exclusive to video streaming, unli…