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Cuba finally rolls out mobile 3G, though too costly for most

Dec 07, 2018 - 2:41 PM

The communist-run island is one of the last countries in the world to get 3G mobile internet


Nokia 3310 3G now available in PH for P2,790

Oct 25, 2017 - 2:30 PM

Does the addition of 3G make the revived 3310 more appealing to you?

3G-READY. The newer 'new 3310' can now connect to faster 3G networks. Photo from Nokia


Smart to upgrade cell sites in Marikina, Quezon City

Oct 09, 2017 - 9:35 PM

This upgrade is expected to improve Smart's mobile data service, particularly long term evolution (LTE) and 3G, in the two cities

BETTER SERVICE? This comprehensive network modernization and expansion program is at the core of the PLDT group's digital pivot. Rappler file photo

PH 3G and 4G speeds still below global average – study

Oct 04, 2017 - 11:07 AM

Despite slow speeds relative to other countries, mobile internet availability sees some increase over the last six months

PH MOBILE INTERNET. Telcos have made improvements in availability but speeds have yet to reach global standards. Image from Shutterstock


New Nokia 3310 with 3G announced

Sep 28, 2017 - 8:40 PM

The new version of the revived 3310 will be able to access Facebook and Twitter

NEW VERSION. The revived 3310 gets a new version. Photo from Nokia chief product officer Juho Sarvikas/Twitter


Smart to use 700 MHz band to boost LTE network

Jun 06, 2016 - 12:35 AM

The telco says its new acquisition will lead to faster expansion of network coverage

4G LTE, solusi Internet ‘lemot’ di Indonesia?

Jan 08, 2016 - 3:06 PM

Apakah dengan adanya teknologi 4G LTE dapat menyelesaikan permasalahan Internet lemot di Indonesia?

Mengintip perkembangan 4G LTE dan permasalahan Internet lemot di Indonesia. Foto dari Tech in Asia

PLDT 2015 budget may exceed P40B

Jun 10, 2015 - 9:38 AM

This year would mark PLDT s highest capital spending budget to date in a bid to defend its market share

LIE NORTH. PLDT Chairman Manuel Pangilinan says his company will spend more than its initial estimate of P39 billion for the year to ramp up 3G, 4G coverage expansion. File photo by Rob Reyes/Rappler

Ketchup + hotdogs + American cheese = Heinz-Kraft merger

Mar 26, 2015 - 10:39 AM

The deal forged by investment guru Warren Buffett s Berkshire Hathaway and 3G Capital which own Heinz will assemble the world s 5th largest food company with around 28 billion in annual sales

North Korea revokes 3G for tourists

Mar 27, 2013 - 11:06 AM

The decision comes a few weeks after it allowed tourists to purchase 3G connectivity

NO MORE 3G. Picture of the Victorious Fatherland Liberation War Museum's main monument. Photo by Hanneke Vermeulen from Wikipedia

PLDT spending P2-B to expand fiber optic network

Mar 11, 2013 - 6:37 PM

This will help improve PLDT s mobile and data services

N. Korea to offer 3G to foreign visitors

Feb 22, 2013 - 4:10 PM

North Korea opens up mobile 3G for foreigners after easing restrictions on visitors bringing their own devices into the country

NORTH KOREAN 3G. Picture of the Victorious Fatherland Liberation War Museum's main monument. Photo by Hanneke Vermeulen off Wikipedia.

Berkshire, 3G buy ketchup maker Heinz in $28-B deal

Feb 15, 2013 - 9:55 AM

Billionaire Warren Buffett s investment powerhouse Berkshire Hathaway and Brazilian led 3G Capital announce they would take over venerable US ketchup maker Heinz in a deal worth US 28 billion

FOOD GIANT. Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway and 3G Capital gobbles food giant Heinz. Photo by AFP

NTC irons out details of CURE 3G auction

Jan 04, 2013 - 6:11 PM

The regulator may release next week the Terms of Reference for the auction of 3G third generation license earlier surrendered by Connectivity Unlimited Resource Enterprises Inc

New telco players not likely to qualify for 3G - NTC

Sep 26, 2012 - 3:49 PM

In the upcoming auction of 3G frequency that PLDT previously gave up new entrants to the telecommunications industry may not qualify an official of the National Telecommunications Commission NTC said

Globe pushing through with CURE bid

Jul 31, 2012 - 4:46 PM

The company expects competition for CURE s 3G frequency to be tight

PLDT expects P2.125-B from CURE divestment

Jul 30, 2012 - 6:52 PM

This amount is more than double the P1 billion PLDT has previously said it expects from surrendering the 3G license and CURE to the NTC and makes it expensive for Globe Telecom and San Miguel Corp that are eyeing the frequency

Final goodbye: PLDT surrenders CURE's 3G license

Jul 29, 2012 - 9:56 PM

Globe Telecom and San Miguel Corp can then bid for the 3G license of CURE in the coming 6 months

MVP-Ongpin connection: PLDT gives up Cure, Philweb

Jul 11, 2012 - 4:24 PM

The previous deals between the groups of businessmen Manuel V Pangilinan and Roberto V Ongpin are unwinding

Globe: Faster surfing online in metro this November

May 13, 2012 - 10:33 AM

Good news for those tired of buffering while searching the net on the go