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Globe unveils initial range of exclusive LTE smartphones

Globe Telecom announces its initial and exclusive line-up of smartphones running on its Long Term Evolution (LTE) network, providing subscribers with blazing mobile browsing speeds, as well as better quality SMS and voice experience.

Starting this quarter, Globe will be the first Philippine telco to offer the latest LTE-enabled smartphones in its Globe Stores, in time for the launch of the country’s first-ever mobile 4G LTE network from Globe. These Globe-exclusive smartphones are Samsung Galaxy S III LTE, HTC One XL, ZTE T81, and Huawei Ascend P1 LTE, all available under the Globe suite of postpaid plans starting at Plan 999 bundled with unlimited surfing, consumable amount for calls and texts, freebies, and the Globe Guarantee of superior customer service.
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Posted by on October 24, 2012 in Globe Telecom, Technology


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New Wi-Tribe subscriber to get Norton Internet Security 2012 for free

Wi-Tribe Telecoms has announced a partnership with Norton by Symantec to give its users a secure and cybercrime-free Internet surfing experience. As part of the agreement, Wi-Tribe will offer its users access to the latest version of award winning, Norton Internet Security software.

Wi-Tribe Telecoms Inc., a partnership between San Miguel Corporation and Qatar Telecom, is the country’s only Pure 4G internet provider.
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Posted by on March 9, 2012 in Technology, Wi-Tribe


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Smart fires up LTE network in North Luzon

Wireless leader Smart Communications, Inc. (Smart) fired up the first and only Long Term Evolution (LTE) network in Baguio City, in time for the annual Panagbenga festival — marking the introduction of LTE in Northern Luzon.

LTE is the most advanced fourth generation (4G) wireless technology, capable of speeds of 100 Mbps and above. With LTE, users can download movies in minutes, stream flawlessly in High Definition, and engage in other media-rich online activities like gaming, at breakneck speeds.
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Posted by on February 28, 2012 in Smart Communications, Technology


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In-store Digital Display International Inc. (IDDI’s) lifeblood is in the ads it shows on 800 screens in 180 shops nationwide. IDDI, a narrowcasting company operating a network of digital flat screens in various point of sale locations.

“We have a targeted approach when it comes to delivering messages to specific audiences at point of purchase– making the ads we show more efficient and effective”, IDDI president and CEO Emanuel “Bingo” Soriano Jr. says.
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Posted by on July 21, 2011 in Wi-Tribe


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Globe Showcases Speed and Reliability of 4G Mobile Technology

Globe Telecom conducted a live speed test demonstration of its 4G mobile technology, using the global standard HSPA+ or Evolved High-Speed Packet Access at its initial rollout phase. This followed after the company has announced that the technology is already available in 19 sites in Metro Manila, covering Marikina, Quezon City, Makati, Pasay, Las Pinas, Taguig and the City of Manila.

During the live demo, a Globe 4G HSPA+-powered broadband dongle was speed tested simultaneously with four other dongles – a regular Globe Tattoo stick (2G), a Globe SuperStick (3G) and its two competitor brands. In the speed test, the broadband stick running on 4G HSPA+ bested its competitors after registering a download speed of 8.55Mbps and an upload speed of 1.02Mbps. Its 2G and 3G-powered sticks also showed better and improved performance in download and upload speeds after being used in a 4G-powered site, surpassing existing speeds. This showed speed and reliability of 4G HSPA+ amidst simultaneous broadband sticks being tested which required more network bandwidth to work.
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Posted by on May 2, 2011 in Globe Telecom, Technology


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