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…

Smart Improved LTE Speeds, Coverage To Enhance Metro Manila Customers’ Mobile Data Experience

Customers of PLDT wireless subsidiary Smart Communications (Smart) can look forward to improved mobile data services in Metro Manila as network upgrades continue in the country’s primary urban center. Internal tests conducted recently show that the average download speed on Smart’s LTE service is 21.5 Mbps in North NCR areas covering Quezon City, Caloocan, Valenzuela,…

Ultra-Fast Speed Seen with Smart’s LTE-A

Ever spotted that 4G+ icon appearing on the top corner of your smartphone screen? That’s a sign that you are latched onto an LTE-A base station, and is an indication that you can soon experience super-fast speeds that can reach up to 100 Mbps. These LTE-A base stations have now been deployed in Metro Manila,…