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Smart’s LTE coverage nearly triples since launch

Less than 6 months after Smart Communications, Inc.
(Smart) launched the Philippines’ first commercial Long Term Evolution
(LTE) service, the leading wireless services provider has nearly
tripled its coverage across several locations in Metro Manila.
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Posted by on January 26, 2013 in Smart Communications, Technology

 

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Globe welcomes NTC probe on interconnection issues

Globe Telecom welcomed news that the National Telecommunications Commission (NTC) would look into reports of mobile phone users experiencing delays in receiving text messages, specifically between Sun Cellular and Globe networks.
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Posted by on January 24, 2013 in Globe Telecom, Technology

 

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Smart launches biggest prepaid trinet offer ‘Unli Call & Text 25’

Taking advantage of the 13-percent expansion of
Smart and Sun Cellular’s combined subscriber base, wireless leader
Smart Communications, Inc. is launching a prepaid offer that allows
mobile phone users to enjoy unlimited calls and texts to more than 68
million Smart, Talk ‘N Text, and Sun Cellular subscribers.
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Posted by on January 17, 2013 in Smart Communications, Technology

 

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Welcome the new year with Smart’s “very fun” run

Wireless leader Smart Communications, Inc. (Smart) is inviting families, barkadas and runners of all ages to participate in a different kind of running event that should bring the fun back in “fun run”.

Smart is welcoming 2013 with the Live More Run happening on January 19, 2013, 3:00 pm at Nuvali in Sta. Rosa, Laguna. The Live More Run is 5-kilometer lifestyle, sports, arts and music run that will culminate in a post-run party.
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Posted by on January 11, 2013 in Smart Communications, Technology

 

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2012 a ‘milestone year’ for Smart’s network

If there was ever a year in recent memory that Smart Communications, Inc. (Smart) considers to be a turning point for the Philippine telecommunications industry, it would be 2012.

Citing several ‘firsts’ which the wireless leader has pioneered in the past year, Rolando G. Peña, network head for Smart, parent company PLDT, and subsidiaries Sun Cellular and Digitel, claims that 2012 was a milestone year especially in terms of introducing new network technologies.
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Posted by on January 8, 2013 in Smart Communications, Technology

 

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A year of ‘living more’

To subscribers of wireless leader Smart Communications, Inc. (Smart), 2012 was a year that saw them ‘living more’.

With network coverage and reliability as key components for subscribers to remain loyal and satisfied with service providers, Smart started 2012 by communicating that a superior network already exists – and that there is a far better option for mobile customers.

The telco urged everyone to ‘Live More’ – and did this by introducing an extensive choice of devices coupled with innovative product and service offerings that will enable mobile subscribers to live their lives the way they want to.
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Posted by on January 7, 2013 in Smart Communications, Technology

 

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Beware of Yuletide fraud, Smart warns

“Don’t be duped by Yuletide scam artists,” warned leading wireless services provider, Smart Communications, Inc. (Smart) as it stepped up efforts to educate the public on mobile and internet fraud this Christmas season.
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Posted by on December 18, 2012 in Smart Communications, Technology

 

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SMART North and South Luzon network demonstrates superior performance according to tests conducted by ericsson

  • North and South Luzon networks complete 90-day observation period
  • SMART network demonstrates consistently high performance in all key performance indices
  • Apart from delivering a superior network quality experience, new equipment supplied by Ericsson enables the deployment of next generation services such as Long-Term Evolution (LTE) mobile technology to more areas nationwide

Tests conducted by network turnkey provider Ericsson revealed that Smart Communications, Inc.’s North and South Luzon networks showed consistently high performance in all key performance indices (KPIs).
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Posted by on November 15, 2012 in Smart Communications, Technology

 

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Smart first to offer Samsung Galaxy Note 2

Leading wireless services provider Smart Communications, Inc. (Smart) has made available the highly publicized Samsung Galaxy Note 2, and it’s FREE with every subscription to a Smart Unli Data Plan 2000.

“We are proud to be the first, and thus far, the only telco in the Philippines to make available the latest and most advanced Android ‘phablet’ in the world,” said Smart Postpaid Marketing Head Kathy Carag.
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Posted by on October 11, 2012 in Samsung, Smart Communications, Technology

 

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Smart says “joint use” of Bayantel frequencies by Globe is ‘illegal’

Wireless leader Smart Communications, Inc. is opposing the “joint use” agreement entered into by Globe Telecom and Bayan Telecommunications, Inc. under which, it said, Globe will be able to illegally use the mobile phone frequencies of Bayantel.

Instead, Smart is calling on the NTC to initiate proceedings to recall the frequencies assigned to Bayantel, as required by NTC rules, because of the telecom firm’s failure to use these frequencies to provide mobile phone service to the public.

The NTC should then offer these frequencies to all interested and qualified applicants in an open and competitive bidding process, said Enrico L. Espanol, head of Smart’s Legal and Regulatory Department in a letter opposing the application submitted Sept. 28.
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Posted by on October 3, 2012 in Smart Communications, Technology

 

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