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PLDT, Smart and Cisco prepare PH for Next-Gen Internet

(L-R): Orlando B. Vea, Smart Chief Wireless Advisor; Napoleon L. Nazareno, President and CEO, PLDT/Smart; Les Williamson, Vice President for Asia and ANZ at Cisco; Stephen Thomas Misa, Cisco’s Country General Manager for Philippines.

Philippine Long Distance Telephone Co. (PLDT) and Smart Communications Inc. (Smart), the country’s largest telecommunications providers, and Cisco have partnered to expand the PLDT Group’s nationwide broadband network to meet growing local demand for high bandwidth fixed and mobile services like 3G, HSPA+ and LTE.

This collaboration, which has resulted in the installation of more than 40 core sites wired nationwide, is part of PLDT’s Network Modernization Program to bring Internet Protocol Next-Generation Network (IP NGN) to the Philippines.
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Posted by on November 9, 2012 in Cisco, PLDT, Smart Communications, Technology


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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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Smart expands HSPA+ network

As part of its mission to make high speed Internet available to all Filipinos, leading wireless services provider Smart Communications, Inc. (Smart) continues to roll out Evolved High-Speed Packet Access (HSPA+) technology to more key areas in the Visayas and Mindanao.

3G on Steroids
HSPA+ is an upgraded version of High Speed Packet Access (HSPA) technology. Based on the standards set by the International Telecommunications Union (ITU), HSPA+ is the fastest form of 3G and Smart has been conducting tests since 2009.
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Posted by on July 5, 2011 in PLDT, Smart Communications, Technology


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