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This is the second report this week that shows Smart being ahead of Globe in terms of mobile internet speeds
The telco's announcement comes with Washington reportedly pushing its allies to shun Huawei technology as they roll out next-generation 5G networks
OpenSignal reports that in the last 6 months, Globe’s average overall download speed increased 14% to 5 Mbps while Smart grew 29% to 7.5 Mbps
Smart, as of the end of June 2018, has 12,600 LTE base stations while Globe, as of May 2018, has 11,300
Speed tests show a high of 41 Mbps and a low of 1.54 Mbps in terms of download speeds, and two spots that had no signal
Batanes hasn't had a reliable internet connection since Typhoon Ferdie hit the province in 2016. Smart's completion of its LTE network provides users a viable option to connect to the Internet.
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OpenSignal says not a lot has changed in terms of mobile network speed and availability from its previous study in the Philippines 6 months ago
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Singapore's internet speeds are the fastest while ASEAN Summit host, Philippines, has the slowest speeds among ASEAN countries tested in Akamai and OpenSignal speed reports
OpenSignal's report says the Philippines ranked 69th in terms of 4G availability at 58.83% in terms of consistent accessibility. The country ranks 74th in terms of LTE connection speeds at an average speed of 8.24 Mbps.
Despite slow speeds relative to other countries, mobile internet availability sees some increase over the last six months
Voice over LTE uses LTE technology to make calls that are crystal clear with almost no background noise and is marketed as HD calling in some places
In a recent visit to the Huawei headquarters PLDT chief Manuel V Pangilinan signs an agreement with the president of a unit of the Chinese ICT giant
The lawsuit claims that Samsung and its affiliates have earned billions of dollars by selling [mobile] products that use Huawei s technology
Nexus smartphone users across the US can now sign up for Project Fi without waiting for an invite
Apakah dengan adanya teknologi 4G LTE dapat menyelesaikan permasalahan Internet lemot di Indonesia?
The moment we switch on our telco it will be a superior network San Miguel Corporation s Ramon S Ang says
This year would mark PLDT s highest capital spending budget to date in a bid to defend its market share
In Turkey General Mobile will release the General Mobile 4G the first LTE capable smartphone of the Android One line
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Globe partners with French firm Alcatel Lucent to upgrade the regions from WiMax to 4G in a bid to provide faster connectivity experience
Smart s 5G looks to be the equivalent of previously accepted 4G speeds from a definition 4 years prior before a policy change muddied the waters
The race is heating up between rivals Smart Communications Inc and Globe Telecom Inc to provide subscribers with fast internet connection
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With the completion of the first phase of its 4G LTE network rollout Globe Telecom subscribers can now enjoy clearer calls on time text messages faster surfing and downloading through an advanced 3G and an expanding 4G network in Makati
Forget the press releases and the marketing speak what s the true state of LTE in the Philippines today?
Gadget lovers in Australia were the first to get their hands on the new iPhone 5 with lines snaking around Apple s flagship store in Sydney
The next wave in 4G technology is finally available to everyday Filipino consumers
A federal court fined Apple US 2 29 M for misleading Australian consumers about the local 4G capability of its next generation iPad