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Smart logs fastest LTE speed, Globe tops coverage

MANILA, Philippines — Smart Communications Inc. delivered the fastest Long Term Evolution (LTE) speeds in the country, while Globe Telecom Inc......»»

Category: financeSource: philstar philstarSep 13th, 2017

Smart tops LTE speed in Philippines

MANILA, Philippines - The wireless unit of PLDT Inc......»»

Category: financeSource:  philstarRelated NewsApr 20th, 2017

Smart has fastest LTE speed in Phl — OpenSignal

MANILA, Philippines -  Smart Communications Inc......»»

Category: financeSource:  philstarRelated NewsMar 14th, 2017

Smart logs impressive broadband speed in Cebu

MANILA, Philippines -  Smart Communications has seen impressive Long Term Evolution (LTE) and 3G speeds in Metro Cebu as it undertakes network modernization......»»

Category: financeSource:  philstarRelated NewsMar 5th, 2017

Smart promises 95% LTE coverage by end of 2018

DESPITE regulatory uncertainties hanging over the acquisition of the telco assets of San Miguel Corp. (SMC), Smart Communications committed to deliver high-speed mobile internet to almost al.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsJul 24th, 2016

Smart, Globe, Sun pinasuka ng P17.7B sa overpriced SMS rate

Smart, Globe, Sun pinasuka ng P17.7B sa overpriced SMS rate.....»»

Category: newsSource:  abanteRelated NewsSep 19th, 2017

Bayan Muna prods SC to make Sun, Globe, Smart refund excess SMS charges - GMA News

Bayan Muna prods SC to make Sun, Globe, Smart refund excess SMS charges - GMA News.....»»

Category: newsSource:  googlenewsRelated NewsSep 19th, 2017

Slovenia beats Serbia 93-85 to win Eurobasket title

em>By Demetris Nellas, Associated Press /em> Slovenia won its first European basketball championship on Sunday, defeating Serbia 93-85 in Istanbul behind 35 points by Goran Dragic. Dragic, the Miami Heat guard who was voted MVP of the tournament after the game, watched the final four minutes from the bench due to cramp. He had been visibly tiring, missing all three shots and the one free throw he took in the final quarter. With Dragic out, Serbia briefly took the lead at 79-78, and again at 82-80 with 3:37 to go. But Slovenia, which had upset pre-tournament favorite Spain 92-72 in the semifinals, refused to fold. It went on a 12-0 run, during which guard Klemen Prepelic scored the go-ahead basket, 84-82, with 2:20 to go. After a balanced first quarter, which ended with Serbia 22-20 ahead, Dragic scored 20 of Slovenia’s 36 points in the second quarter to help give it a 56-47 halftime lead. “We gave them a lot of transition points. They brought the NBA speed on the floor,” Serbia coach Aleksandar Djordjevic said. “We are an uptempo team ... the importance of the game shouldn’t change what we do,” said Slovenia’s Serb coach, Igor Kokoskov. Djordjevic responded by taking out his 2.21-meter (7-foot-3) center Boban Marjanovic of the Detroit Pistons in favor of more mobile players, who managed to slow down the pace in the third quarter at the 16,000-seat Sinan Erdem arena. Dragic still managed to score nine points and Slovenia stayed ahead, 71-67, but lost young star Luka Doncic with a sprained ankle. Bogdan Bogdanovic, who is set to join the Sacramento Kings next season, led Serbia with 22 points. Kokoskov, also the assistant coach for the Utah Jazz, gave a nod to his boss — coach Quin Snyder. “He is my dear friend, my boss. He told me ‘Be prepared for the press conference and say something deep and smart.’ Well, I can’t say anything.” Dragic may be a nine-year NBA veteran but Kokoskov, the first European to be a full-time assistant coach in the league, has spent 17 seasons there, after a brief stint at college level. He and Dragic worked together at the Phoenix Suns for four seasons (2008-11 and 2012-13) Earlier, Spain defeated Russia 93-85 to take third place, with 51 points coming from the Gasol brothers, Pau (26) and Marc (25). Alexey Shved led Russia with 18. .....»»

Category: sportsSource:  abscbnRelated NewsSep 17th, 2017

Ricciardo tops both Singapore GP practices in record times

em>By Jerome Pugmire, Associated Press /em> SINGAPORE (AP) — Red Bull showed it might have the form to contend for victory at the Singapore Grand Prix, with Daniel Ricciardo beating his lap record again in the second practice on Friday. Ricciardo had already crushed his lap record from last year by nearly five seconds in the afternoon's first practice, and then went two seconds quicker in the second practice. The Australian clocked 1 minute, 40.852 seconds under the floodlights, and that was enough to convince him that he can clinch a second win of the season and sixth of his career on Sunday. 'I'm not surprised with our performance,' Ricciardo said. 'I have a lot of faith we can stay there all weekend.' Teammate Max Verstappen was second, more than half a second behind, championship leader Lewis Hamilton was .70 back in third, and his Mercedes teammate Valtteri Bottas fourth. 'We looked very strong,' Verstappen said. 'We all know that Daniel is always very quick here.' It was a disappointing evening session for Ferrari, which was expected to dominate on the sinewy five-kilometer (three-mile) street circuit. Sebastian Vettel, who is second in the title race, could manage only the 11th best time and teammate Kimi Raikkonen was ninth. 'It was a difficult day and not a lot of things made sense,' Raikkonen said. 'There is a lot to work on.' Even though Vettel set his time using a slower tire compound in P2, he looked shaky and brushed the wall coming out of a routine turn. 'I was very lucky I could continue,' the four-time F1 champion said. 'It was a tricky session for us. The balance wasn't quite there.' In P1, he was second to Ricciardo, Verstappen was third and Hamilton fourth. Singapore is like Monaco and Hungary in that it is a hard-braking track which is tough to overtake on, and more suited to Ferrari and Red Bull than Mercedes. No driver has more podium finishes in Singapore than Vettel, whose impressive streak at the night race includes three straight wins from 2011-13 during his run of four straight F1 titles with former team Red Bull. But Ricciardo arrives in Singapore in very consistent form, with six podiums in the last nine races. He has further reason to be confident, finishing second here in the last two years, with the fastest lap both times. 'I knew we'd come here with a good car,' Ricciardo said. 'A dominant weekend is what I'm after.' His Red Bull team principal Christian Horner joked, perhaps it was Ricciardo's 'aerodynamic' new haircut that helped him shave off chunks of time. Regardless, Horner was somewhat cautious ahead of qualifying on Saturday. 'It was a very good day for both of our drivers. Daniel had a very strong session,' he said. 'But we didn't see Ferrari's true hand and Mercedes always hold a little bit up their sleeves.'   .....»»

Category: sportsSource:  abscbnRelated NewsSep 16th, 2017

Globe promises to speed up internet

Globe promises to speed up internet.....»»

Category: financeSource:  thestandardRelated NewsAug 30th, 2017

Globe, Smart extend free mobile services in Marawi

MANILA, Philippines -  Globe Telecom Inc. and Smart Communications Inc. are extending free mobile services to subscribers in Marawi City......»»

Category: financeSource:  philstarRelated NewsJul 7th, 2017

Smart, Globe offer free mobile services to Marawi subscribers

MANILA, Philippines - Telecommunications giants Smart Communications Inc. and Globe Telecom Inc......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJun 25th, 2017

Smart, Globe winarningan sa internet service

Smart, Globe winarningan sa internet service.....»»

Category: newsSource:  abanteRelated NewsJun 13th, 2017

Globe, Smart deploy Edsa Wi-Fi

Globe, Smart deploy Edsa Wi-Fi.....»»

Category: financeSource:  thestandardRelated NewsJun 11th, 2017

Smart’s internet is fastest — study

Smart’s internet is fastest — study.....»»

Category: financeSource:  thestandardRelated NewsJun 4th, 2017

Globe Telecom optimistic on growing speed and adoption of home broadband

Globe Telecom optimistic on growing speed and adoption of home broadband.....»»

Category: financeSource:  thestandardRelated NewsJun 2nd, 2017

World Sports: Gilas Pilipinas tops 2017 SEABA Men's Championship

THE Philippines once again punctuated its standing as king of Southeast Asian basketball as Gilas Pilipinas topped the 2017 SEABA Men's Championship by beating Indonesia, 97-64, in the de facto finals last night at the Smart Araneta Coliseum......»»

Category: financeSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsMay 18th, 2017

Toyota Land Speed Cruiser claims ‘World’s Fastest SUV’ title

Toyota Land Speed Cruiser claims ‘World’s Fastest SUV’ title.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsMay 15th, 2017

5 LGUs to speed up permits, says Globe

5 LGUs to speed up permits, says Globe.....»»

Category: financeSource:  thestandardRelated NewsMay 5th, 2017

Economy: Eastern Visayas GRDP growth tops nation at 12.4%

THE ECONOMY of the Eastern Visayas grew the fastest among the 17 regions in the Philippines in 2016, exceeding the growth rate posted by the capital as well as the national average......»»

Category: financeSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsMay 5th, 2017

Globe boosts Boracay mobile data network coverage via MIMO technology

Globe boosts Boracay mobile data network coverage via MIMO technology.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsApr 30th, 2017