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Eastern Communications strengthens partnership with the education industry

Eastern Communications showed its support to the Philippine Society of Information Technology Educators Foundation In. (PSITE), by joining them as it held their 5th Consultative Assembly, at the Medical Plaza, Ortigas City last June 29, 2012. The theme of the event ‘Outcomes-Based Education in ITE’s”, aimed to inform all members of the organization on how technology can help in educating their students. The event also introduced the PSITE-NCR Officers for 2012-2013, as well as the PSITE-NCR New Members. Eastern will continuously supporting PSITE on their events that aimed to promote better education in the field of Information Technology.
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Posted by on September 29, 2012 in Technology

 

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Fun kid’s apps for your Nokia Lumia

It’s not an easy task to keep your young ones occupied and entertained all the time. Thankfully, mobile technology has presented more options and activities that will allow kids to learn new things, play games and explore their talents.

Now, while you’re in transit to the mall or waiting for your kid’s turn at the dentist, you can lend your Nokia Lumia smartphone to him and kill some time. Better yet, turn this opportunity into another bonding moment with him — solving puzzles, answer quizzes and creating artworks together.
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Posted by on September 21, 2012 in Nokia, Technology

 

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Solving issues of Virtualization and Cloud Computing

As more companies apply IT virtualization to improve operational efficiency, unforeseen issues on the physical infrastructure of data centers crop up, such as cooling and power.

These issues will only spike as shown in a study by AMI-Partners which finds that the SMB cloud market is growing 1.5 times faster than any ICT technology in the Philippines and Asia Pacific region. The study also estimates that a total of US$16.5 billion will be spent on cloud computing solutions among SMEs in the region.
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Posted by on September 21, 2012 in APC, Technology

 

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Smart’s official reaction to the NTC press statement

Yesterday, the National Telecommunications Commission (NTC) confirmed the network superiority of Smart Communications, Inc. (Smart) following the release of the results of its network quality tests for the second quarter of this year which showed Smart posting significantly better test results than Globe Telecom.

Globe, however, issued a statement that attempted to turn the results of the NTC’S Quality of Service Benchmarking Test upside down.
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Posted by on September 20, 2012 in Smart Communications, Technology

 

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Globe legacy network better than Smart’s upgraded network

A recent network benchmark test conducted by the National Telecommunications Commission (NTC), comparing the Grade of Service and overall signal quality of both Globe Telecom and Smart Communications against NTC Cellular Mobile Telephone System (CMTS) standards showed the Globe legacy network outperforming competition’s recently modernized network in terms of grade of service. The Globe legacy network also performed at parity with the upgraded network of Smart in almost all other metrics.
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Posted by on September 20, 2012 in Globe Telecom, Technology

 

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Smart Money free remittance launched for OFWs in KSA

Filipinos based in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia can send remittances to the Philippines for free on Sunday, September 23, via Smart Money and its Middle East remittance partner, the National Commercial Bank (NCB).

The free service is being offered as part of National Day celebrations in Saudi Arabia. Smart Money and NCB also waived remittance charges last June 12 as an Independence Day gift to Filipinos.
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Posted by on September 20, 2012 in Smart Communications, Technology

 

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PLDT Telerewards offers special 75 points promo for subscribers

PLDT cares for its legion of customers that is why the company is inviting all PLDT subscribers to register to its Telerewards program and enjoy various benefits and exciting opportunities to make their dreams a reality. Customers have until the end of September to register.

With the holiday season around the corner, who wouldn’t want to have a shopping spree in an SM Supermarket to get your favourite items and goodies to prepare for the merry month? Well, this is one of the main and truly exciting benefits when PLDT subscribers become a registered member of Telerewards.
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Posted by on September 20, 2012 in PLDT, Technology

 

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