Stronger signal improves life in mountain barangays of Cebu City

LTE CONNECTION. The improved connectivity allows residents of Barangays Guba and Bonbon to tap online services like live streaming of community events.

From being able to quickly call for emergency vehicles to bring patients to bigger hospitals to being able to receive orders for flowers, residents of Barangay Guba and Bonbon in Cebu City say their lives have improved with the stronger cellphone signal in their area. The two mountain barangays that are an hour’s drive from…

50% of data traffic to come from LTE network by yearend: Globe

With the steady expansion of the company’s LTE coverage and capacities to improve customers’ mobile experience, Globe Telecom expects around 50% of its mobile data traffic to come from LTE network by the end of the year. Mobile data traffic in the first six months of the year soared 85% to 280 petabytes (PB) from…

Smart mobile data speeds take lead in PH: JP Morgan

Magellan’s Cross: Speeds exceeding 20 Mbps were recorded at Magellan’s Cross using LTE-capable handsets.

‘Significant momentum’ seen for Smart LTE, 3G speeds, according to JP Morgan PLDT wireless subsidiary Smart Communications posted the highest average download speeds for both 3G and LTE, amid steadily improving scores through the months, the latest JP Morgan study showed. JP Morgan’s Asia Network Quality study, which cited crowd-sourced data gathered by wireless coverage…

LTE, 3G speeds significantly up in Metro Cebu

Magellan’s Cross: Speeds exceeding 20 Mbps were recorded at Magellan’s Cross using LTE-capable handsets.

The nationwide network modernization program of Smart Communications, Inc. (Smart), the mobile unit of PLDT, Inc., is in full swing and recent field tests in Metro Cebu are showing impressive LTE and 3G speeds in the Visayas region’s premier urban hub. Internal field tests conducted in key areas in and around Metro Cebu have shown…