Telecom

Saudi Arabia remove the ban on VoIP-base Apps

After four years of being blocked in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, the ban on VoIP-base Apps such as Skype, Viber, Whatsapp and more is no longer in effect. In a tweet by the Saudi...

Smart now testing Emergency Cell Broadcast System (eCBS)

Smart is currently testing their Emergency Cell Broadcast System (eCBS). So if you’re a residents of Eastwood, Project 3, 4 and Murphy, Quezon City, expect an message from...

Sen. Aquilino Pimentel III urged NTC to order Telcos to implement Mobile Number Portability

Senate President Aquilino Pimentel III on Sunday advice the National Telecommunications Commission (NTC) to order telecommunications companies in the Philippines to implement...

Globe warns public about a Fake Globe website

Ayala-owned Globe Telecom has issued a warning about a fake Globe website (http://globetelecom.ph/) posing as an official Globe online property. The company is already working...

Globe hits target of deploying 500 LTE sites using 700 MHz band

Globe Telecom; In line with its commitment to fully maximize the use of previously-idle spectrum assets that it recently gained access to, Globe Telecom hit its target of...

PLDT and Globe signs memorandum of understanding to interconnection charges as much as 40%

Philippine telcom giants, PDLT and Globe just signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to lower their interconnection charges for voice calls to Globe Telecom mobile phones and...

5 New Telecom Players approved by Congress

Chrisee Dela Paz, reporting for Rappler; Five new, small local players have entered the Philippine telecommunications industry, after their franchises were approved by Congress...

Globe silently published iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus preoder page

During the All Saints’ Day, Globe has silently published the preorder page for the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 plus....

Smart now accepting preorders for iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus

Smart Telecom is now accepting preorder for the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus. The announcement was posted on the company’s social media accounts with a caption; A powerful...

DTI orders telcos to remove expiry dates on prepaid cards

Jovee Marie de la Cruz, writing for BusinessMirror; THE Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) has reminded telecommunication companies to remove the unlawful expiry periods on...

Globe’s announcement about the Note 7 recall

In a nutshell, Globe will replace the Note 7 with your preferred device as long as it’s available, you can also wait for Samsung to provide the replacement unit for the Note...

Smart’s statement about the Samsung Galaxy Note 7 recall

Smart was quick and actually released the statement the same day Samsung issued the global recall for their just announced Galaxy Note 7. From my inquiry on their FB page, Smart...

Globe deploying more LTE 700 MHz sites

Globe is starting to be fast and furious when deploying LTE 700 MHz sites, which is a good thing specially for consumers and those who are in areas where internet connection needs...

Globe and TM offers 30 days free access or 1GB allocation to Pokemon GO

Louie Diangson, writing for Yugatech; Globe and TM has announced that it’s offering 30 days free access or 1GB of mobile data allocation to Pokemon GO via Globe Switch. I wonder...

Smart and TNT to bring back the free Pokémon GO access for all subscribers from Aug 14 – Sept 15

You asked, we listened. We'll bring back FREE Pokémon GO for all Smart and TNT subscribers from Aug 14-Sept 15. No catch, no fine print! — Manny V. Pangilinan (@iamMVP)...