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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

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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

Speed bump or boost?

The Philippines, owing to the sustained growth it has been experiencing in recent years, now has one of the fastest-growing automotive industries in Southeast Asia. The latest 2017 car sales figures show that growth in the country’s auto sector grew by nearly a fifth, or 18%, from 2016, keeping the string of annual double-digit growth […] The post Speed bump or boost? appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

Category: newsSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsJan 22nd, 2018

Globe, Smart suspend mobile services in Cebu, Kalibo

MANILA, Philippines — Telcos Globe Telecom Inc. and Smart Communications Inc. Source link link: Globe, Smart suspend mobile services in Cebu, Kalibo.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsJan 21st, 2018

Philippines maintains lead in auto sales over ASEAN neighbors

MANILA, Philippines — The Philippine automotive industry sustained its speed as the second fastest growing market among eight Southeast Asian economies as of.....»»

Category: financeSource:  philstarRelated NewsJan 9th, 2018

Globe, Smart to shut down signals in areas of Manila for Nazareno 2018

MANILA, Philippines – Telecommunication network giants Globe and Smart will cut their services during the procession commemorating  the traslacion of the image of the Black Nazarene  of Quiapo on Tuesday, January 9. The National Telecommunications Commission had approved this precautionary move following the recommendation of the Philippine National Police . Here are the areas where the mobile signals will be temporarily ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJan 8th, 2018

Globe sets 2018 capex budget at $850M

        Industry giant Globe Telecom set its 2018 capital spending budget at $850 million (P42.4billion), around the same amount as in the previous year.   Globe said in a stock exchange filingon Fridaythat the amount would help the Philippines become"an admired nation for having first world internet connectivity."   This comes as Globe and main rival PLDT Inc. continue to draw criticism over the quality of internet in the Philippines, where services are described as slow and expensive.   READ: Jack Ma unimpressed by PH internet speed   President Rodrigo Duterte had separately vowed to break the industry duop...Keep on reading: Globe sets 2018 capex budget at $850M.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJan 5th, 2018

Entry of 3rd Telco Player to Improve Philippine Internet: Globe

Telecommunications provider Globe welcomes the entry of a third player in the telco industry saying this would further increase the number of cell sites resulting in the improvement of Internet access and speed in the... The post Entry of 3rd Telco Player to Improve Philippine Internet: Globe appeared first on MetroCebu News......»»

Category: newsSource:  metrocebuRelated NewsDec 29th, 2017

1 bedroom Condominium For Sale in Shaw Boulevard for 125,000 – Web reference 112121005 – Property for sale Philippines : Property24

For Free Site Viewing Please Call 0935-220-4195 (Globe) 0998-218-8268 (Smart) Mr.JL San Juan (Account Analyst/Broker) The Paddington Place Lifetime Ownership -with TWO LEVEL LIFESTYLE MALLS -Ideal for personal use, AirBnb, Rentals, Staycation Business!! LOCATION: -Along Shaw Blvd.Mandaluyong City, between Worldwide Corporate Center and Lancaster Suites NEAR: – 3 minutes walk to MRT3 Shaw Station –… link: 1 bedroom Condominium For Sale in Shaw Boulevard for 125,000 – Web reference 112121005 – Property for sale Philippines : Property24.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsDec 28th, 2017

3rd telco to boost PH Internet –– Globe

Telecommunications provider Globe welcomes the entry of a third player in the telco industry saying this would further increase the number of cell sites resulting in the improvement of Internet access and speed in the country. This, as Globe reiterated that the tedious permitting process for the installation of cell….....»»

Category: newsSource:  journalRelated NewsDec 19th, 2017

Meet 2017 s ten most powerful people in sports in Asia

In Asia, sports equals passion, and these ten big names in the sporting world today have led their respective organizations to amazing heights this year. Let’s take a look at 2017’s Top 10 People Behind the Biggest Sports Media Properties in Asia.   #1 Gianni Infantino, President of the FIFA World Cup Gianni Infantino is a football administrator and the current President of the FIFA World Cup. The FIFA World Cup is an international football association and tournament held every four years. Men’s football is arguably the most popular sport in the entire world and the same is true for Asia. The sport retains large numbers in viewership and will continue to do so in the foreseeable future. Countries like Singapore, Korea and Australia all follow football religiously.   #2 Aleksander Ceferin, President of UEFA Champions League Aleksander Ceferin heads the UEFA Champions League, an annual football competition, unlike FIFA which is only held every four years. The Union of European Football Associations (UEFA) is one of the most prestigious football tournaments in the world and is participated by top-division European football clubs. Although it does not consist of Asian teams, UEFA remains popular among the Asian people due to the popularity of football as a sport.   #3 Chatri Sityodtong, Chairman and CEO of ONE Championship When billionaire Chatri Sityodtong conjured up the idea for ONE Championship, he envisioned the entire Asia united under a single sport. ONE Championship has achieved tremendous success since its establishment in 2011. Martial arts is considered a Pan-Asian sport and for the first time in Asian history, it is a sport that has transcended regional and cultural boundaries. Currently the largest global sports media property in Asian history. Today, ONE Championship is broadcast to over one billion viewers in over 128 countries across the globe.   #4 Horacio Muratore, President of FIBA Having been president of FIBA since 2014, Horacio Muratore has continued to develop the sport of basketball, not just in Asia, but in the entire world. The FIBA Basketball World Cup was established in 1950 and is an international basketball competition held every four years since its inaugural year. It also has popular variations in the FIBA Asia Championships and FIBA EuroBasket. The next tournament is scheduled for Beijing, China in 2019. Basketball’s popularity in Asia remains concentrated in the Philippines, Taiwan and China where the sport enjoys a very strong and faithful following.   #5 John Malone, Owner of Formula One Although Bernie Ecclestone, Formula One’s colorful chief executive remains at the helm of business operations, new owner American billionaire John Malone purchased the company in early 2017 and has since continued to deliver fans heart-pumping auto-racing action. Formula One, also known as Formula 1 or simply as F1, is the highest class of single-seater international auto-racing tournament in the world. Held in different variations depending on the region, the races are held regularly on an annual basis on purpose-built F1 circuits or public roads. The most popular variation in Asia is the Singapore Grand Prix which normally takes place on the Marina Bay Street Circuit. The Singapore Grand Prix was first held in 1966. It is the first of its kind in Asia.   #6 Rob Manfred, Commissioner of Major League Baseball Rob Manfred was named the 10th Commissioner in the history of Major League Baseball a wildly popular sport not just in the United States, but also in Japan, Taiwan, and China. Major League Baseball or the MLB is the most recognizable professional baseball organization in the world. It is immensely popular especially in Japan where baseball is almost considered a national sport. Since 1986, an all-star team from the MLB is sent to a biennial end-of-season tour of Japan. It is called MLB Japan All-Star Series wherein exhibition games are held in a best-of format against all-stars from the Nippon Professional Baseball (NPB) league. Aside from MLB Japan Serie, there also exists an MLB China Series and an MLB Taiwan Series.   #7 Hemang Amin, Chief Operating Officer of Vivo Indian Premier League Heman Amin has been a part of the BCCI, which governs the Vivo Indian Premier League, for the past seven years. The IPL is a professional Twenty20 cricket league established in India which is held every April and May of every year. Cricket is by far the most popular sport in India. Although a relatively new organization, having been established as recently as 2008, the IPL is one of the fastest growing sports media properties in Asia. It is currently valued at US$1.6 billion which is a monumental achievement for such a young property.   #8 Chito Narvasa, Former Commissioner of the Philippine Basketball Association Former basketball player and coach, Chito Narvasa is the ninth Commissioner of the Philippine Basketball Association (PBA). Basketball is a wildly popular sport in the Philippines, and perhaps the most widely played in the entire country. The premiere proving ground of men’s professional basketball in the Philippines is the PBA, which owns the distinction of being the first professional basketball league in Asia, and the second-oldest continuously existing league in the world apart from the National Basketball Association (NBA). The PBA played its first game in 1975, and today fuels a hoop-crazy nation that loves its basketball.   #9 Cai Zhenhua, President of the Chinese Football Association China has a burgeoning football obsession, with support from Chinese President Xi Jinping himself who is helping to develop the sport. Cai Zhenhua is the current President of the Chinese Football Association, which governs the sport in China.China’s passion for football is manifest in the Chinese Super League (CSL), which is the highest tier of professional football in the country. With a season that starts in March and ends mid-November, the CSL features 16 football clubs in its current season. The league, the largest in China, now operates under the management of the Chinese Football Association. The current champions are the Guangzhou Evergrande.   #10 Mitsuri Murai, Chairman of Japan Professional Football League Inaugurated in 2014, Mitsuri Murai is the Chairman of the Japan Professional Football League, or more popularly known as the J.League. Japanese professional football league, J.League is one of the most successful football leagues in all of Asia. It is the top level of Japan’s professional football scene, which is one of the most popular sports in all the region. With an annual revenue of over $560-million, the J.League features three football levels: J1, J2, and J3. The league is also governed by FIFA on the global level......»»

Category: sportsSource:  abscbnRelated NewsDec 19th, 2017

Vivo presents One Music Popssss

Vivo, the fastest growing global smart phone brand in the world today, has collaborated with One Music PH for Popssss, an online show that is part of ABS-CBN’s One Music PH shows. Popssss, powered by Vivo Philippines, features fresh and seasoned talents in the local music scene......»»

Category: newsSource:  kagay_anRelated NewsDec 12th, 2017

2 bedroom Condominium For Sale in Panay Avenue for 400,700 – Web reference 112089014 – Property for sale Philippines : Property24

Victoria Tower along Timog Ave. Corner Panay Ave. Ready for Occupancy Ready for Occupancy 25k reservation fee 5%outright to move in 15k monthly Amor Nina Joven 0939-5502400/ 0926-6671990 Smart Globe Viber Whatsapp Source link: 2 bedroom Condominium For Sale in Panay Avenue for 400,700 – Web reference 112089014 – Property for sale Philippines : Property24.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsDec 11th, 2017

Ateneo tops La Salle to hoist 2017 UAAP crown

The Ateneo Blue Eagles captured the 2017 UAAP championship after surviving rival De La Salle Green Archers, 88-86, in the pulsating Game Three of the finals on Sunday at SMART-Araneta Coliseum. Ateneo big man Isaac Go buried a cold-blooded three-pointer with 24.7 seconds left to douse La Salle’s late rally and seal the crown for […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  interaksyonRelated NewsDec 3rd, 2017

National Board of Review honors Steven Spielberg’s ‘The Post’ as Best Film of 2017

  The American organization has crowned Steven Spielberg's latest movie, about the Washington Post's coverage of the Pentagon Papers, as its best film of 2017. "Lady Bird", "Phantom Threat", "The Disaster Artist" and "Get Out" were also among this year's winners. Things are looking good for Steven Spielberg and his latest movie "The Post", one of the big favorites of the United States movie industry awards season. Amid the build-up to potential Golden Globe or Oscar nominations, the National Board of Review has picked the movie as its Best Film of 2017, while also crowning its lead actors, Meryl Streep and Tom Hanks. However, the veteran movie-maker didn't bag the N...Keep on reading: National Board of Review honors Steven Spielberg’s ‘The Post’ as Best Film of 2017.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsNov 30th, 2017

Pimentel lauds possible entry of 3rd telco player in PH

Senate President Aquilino "Koko" Pimentel III welcomedon Tuesday the proposed entry of a third telecommunications company in the country from China, saying it is the only way to force the two giantlocal telcos to improve their services.   Pimentel was apparentlyreferring to Smart Communications Inc.and Globe Telecom.   "A third telecommunications firm is exactly what our country needs to end a telco duopoly mired in mediocrity; a situation that has allowed them to hold the Filipino consumer hostage to poor communications and data services," Pimentel said in a statement.   "By acting decisively to address this problem, the President is showing the kind of ...Keep on reading: Pimentel lauds possible entry of 3rd telco player in PH.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsNov 21st, 2017

Smart changing default mobile data rate to P2/MB

MANILA, Philippines – Smart Communications announced Monday, November 20, it was changing the way its data rate worked. Much like Globe Telecom's current mobile data rates , Smart said on its support site that it was "enhancing" its data rate to cost P2 per megabyte (MB) of data used. The change will ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsNov 20th, 2017

Duterte offers China to be the third telecoms operator in PH

Malacaang on Monday announced that President Rodrigo Duterte has offered China the privilege to be the third telecommunications carrier in the country. "The telecomunications duopoly in the country is about to end," Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque said in a Palace briefing. The local telecoms industry is dominated by Smart Communications and Globe Telecom. "During PH-China bilateral talks, Duterte offered to China the privilege to operate third telecoms carrier in the country," Roque added. /cbb...Keep on reading: Duterte offers China to be the third telecoms operator in PH.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsNov 20th, 2017