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Smart Rolls Out Double Giga+, Triple Data+ Promos

If you are a Smart prepaid subscriber and looking for better data promos, the telco recently rolled out its Double Giga+ and Triple Data+ data promos through the Smart GigaLife app. For Smart Double Giga+, you can choose from either Stories or Video, where the packages consist of Php 65, Php 130, and Php 150. […]

Globe is the Most Reliable Network in PH for 5 Consecutive Times

Globe continues to solidify its reputation in the Philippines as the most reliable network by being recognized by Ookla once again five times in a row. To recall, Ookla recognized Globe as the most reliable network in the Philippines bases on its reports in Q2 2022, Q3 2022, Q4 2022, Q1 2023, and Q1-Q2 2023. […]

Smart Celebrates 3-Peat for Philippines Fastest Mobile Network

Smart celebrates a new accolade, as it achieved a 3-peat win as the fastest and best mobile network in the Philippines by Ookla. Previously, Smart received Ookla’s recognition as “Best Mobile Network” in the Philippines for Q1-Q2 2022, Q3-Q4 2022, and most recently in Q1-Q2 2023. “This remarkable feat showcases Smart’s dedication to enhancing connectivity […]

Smart Leads in 5G Roaming in 70 Countries

Aside from being the fastest mobile network in the Philippines for Q1 2023, Smart also maintains its lead when it comes to 5G roaming in 70 countries, where it is in partnership with 118 key operators around the world. “With customer centricity as our guide, we continue to expand our 5G roaming coverage through our […]

Smart Posts Stable 1Q 2023 Revenue Despite External Factors

Smart is optimistic about its business operations so far, as its first quarter 2023 report reveals a positive revenue of Php 19.8 billion despite external factors that include SIM registration, high inflation, and decreased consumer spending post-Christmas holidays. Despite these factors, Smart’s mobile data revenue grew by 4% or Php 17 billion. “For this quarter, […]

Starlink Is Faster Than All Broadband ISPs in PH Combined

We awaited Starlink to be available in the PH for a long time, fully believing in the Elon Musk hype. It goes without saying that a lot still doubted that even this enormous company could do anything about the internet accessibility issues in the country, especially when it comes to far-flung areas. Well, there’s been […]

Smart Cited as Fastest Mobile Network for Q1 2023

Smart continues to leverage its prestige as the Philippines’ best mobile network by being the fastest for the first quarter of 2023 according to Ookla’s Q1 2023 report. According to its latest report, Smart was able to deliver a median download speed of 33.39Mbps–while its closest competitor delivered 22.29Mbps. That’s a difference of more than […]

Unregistered SIM Owners May Lose Some Services ASAP

Some may be cheering that there’s been a 90-day final extension for SIM Registration until July 25. However, some still remain stubborn despite the repeat emergency broadcasts we’ve all been experiencing as of late. The Department of Information and Communications Technology (DICT) believes that partial loss of access to services may incentivize unregistered SIM users […]

PLDT Is Undisputed Fastest Internet Provider for 5 Straight Years

PLDT continues its reign as the fastest internet service provider in the Philippines–and recently achieved a major milestone as PLDT bagged a five-peat win at Ookla’s Speedtest Awards. The consistent performance of PLDT in the past 5 years as the fastest internet service provider is credited to its aggressive network expansion and drive to improve […]

Smart is still Fastest Mobile Network in the Philippines in Q1 2023

Things are looking to be good for the Philippines’ mobile internet: for March 2023, the country improved its rank by 1 place, and average mobile download speeds increased to 25.63Mbps–compared to 24.58Mbps in February. That’s a 1.05Mbps increase, which shows that telcos are working hard to improve the country’s mobile internet speeds. On a per […]

Galaxy S23, S23+ Have Better 5G Speeds in the Philippines

With the Galaxy S23 series, both the S23 and S23+ received notable upgrades both inside and outside, while the top-end S23 Ultra only got a new processor and main camera–and still kept roughly the same design as its predecessor. While the new camera on the Galaxy S23 Ultra showed improvements based on our time with […]

Company Forces Work-Life Balance By Shutting Systems After 5

Ever heard of work-life balance? Most employees complain of not getting enough – due to incompetent management, inefficient task management, and a bevy of other factors. This leads to unnecessary overtime, burnout, Quiet Quitting, and even the Great Resignation during the pandemic. But with firms understanding that a healthy workplace will always be the best […]