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Smart expanding LTE coverage to more municipalities

Mar 26, 2017 - 11:55 PM

The expansion is part of Smart s 3 year network rollout plan where it told the NTC that it will make LTE progressively available to users in 1 551 cities and municipalities by 2018

PROMISE TO NTC. Smart vows to provide more users LTE service by 2017. Rappler file photo

Smart targets Metro Manila for LTE coverage expansion

Jan 16, 2017 - 2:55 PM

The telco says its subscribers can experience improved coverage and quality of voice calls SMS and mobile internet as it expands its network in the next 3 months

DEPLOY MORE. 'This is a key part of our efforts to transform the PLDT and Smart network into the country’s most future-ready data infrastructure delivering a wide range of gigabit digital solutions,' Manuel Pangilinan, chairman and CEO of Smart and PLDT, says. Photo by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

Globe Telecom targets 500 more LTE 700 MHz cell sites by end-2016

Aug 29, 2016 - 1:05 AM

Globe Telecom accelerates the deployment of cell sites using the 700 MHz band amid a court battle against the Philippine Competition Commission regarding the San Miguel telco buyout

SPEED UP. These cell sites are expected to substantially improve mobile Internet experience of customers in the region. Image from Shutterstock

PLDT, Smart commit 3-year network rollout to NTC

Jul 25, 2016 - 12:35 AM

According to the network rollout plan Smart is rapidly expanding both the coverage and capacity of its LTE service

NETWORK COMMITMENT. PLDT, Smart submit 3-year network rollout planto NTC. In photo, PLDT Regulatory Head Ray Espinosa (6th from left) and PLDT-Smart Chief Technology and Information Advisor Joachim Horn (2nd from left) present copies of the plan to NTC Commissioner Gamaliel Cordoba (3rd from left). Photo from Smart Communications

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

PLDT rolls out 5,000 more 4G base stations

Jul 13, 2014 - 9:07 PM

PLDT President and CEO Napoleon Nazareno calls the expansion part of the company s thrust to provide broadband connectivity to the whole country

PLDT. File Photo by AFP.

PLDT to increase base stations for LTE expansion

Apr 29, 2014 - 8:15 PM

PLDT plans on increasing its total number of base stations to expand its latest LTE offering for Internet seeking households

TD-LTE. Screenshot from PLDT Home Bro Ultera website.

Globe to spend up to $650M for network upgrade

Feb 12, 2014 - 1:44 AM

Globe calls 2013 a transition year as the company improved its network and modernized its IT systems

REVENUE GROWTH. Globe is eyeing mid to high single digit revenue growth.

Smart vs Globe: Good LTE Hunting

Dec 06, 2012 - 9:19 PM

Forget the press releases and the marketing speak what s the true state of LTE in the Philippines today?

Smart to offer voice services via LTE

Sep 27, 2012 - 3:47 PM

Smart will soon offer voice services via LTE

LTE now commercially available in PH

Aug 25, 2012 - 9:56 PM

The next wave in 4G technology is finally available to everyday Filipino consumers