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Philippines has slowest, poorest mobile LTE connection, says report

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The Philippines is the country with the slowest connection and poorest coverage of LTE in the world, a phone application that measures internet speed said in a report.

Posted: February 21st, 2014 in Internet,Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

Yolanda survivors in cash-for-work program to get pay through ATM — UNDP

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As communications facilities are gradually being restored, typhoon survivors enlisted in cash-for-work projects will now be able to receive salary advisories through their mobile phones and get the money through ATM banking services.

Posted: December 23rd, 2013 in Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

Smart, Sun network services fully restored in ‘Yolanda’ areas

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Network services in all cities and municipalities in the Visayas that were hit by Supertyphoon “Yolanda” have been restored by Smart Communications, Inc. (Smart) and Digital Mobile Philippines Inc. (Digitel).

Posted: December 11th, 2013 in Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

Brands use online exposure to drive offline sales

Mobile innovations leader Smart Communications Inc. (Smart) recently announced the upcoming availability of Smart #Hashtags, a new and innovative service that allows businesses to use online social media buzz to drive offline customer sales.

Mobile innovations leader Smart Communications Inc. (Smart) recently announced the upcoming availability of Smart #Hashtags, a new and innovative service that allows businesses to use online social media buzz to drive offline customer sales.

Posted: November 22nd, 2013 in Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

Smart tones down iPhone launch

To sympathize with those affected by the recent calamity caused by the onslaught of Supertyphoon “Yolanda,” Smart Communications opted for a modest event to mark the introduction in the Philippines of the latest iPhone models.  AP

To sympathize with those affected by the recent calamity caused by the onslaught of Supertyphoon “Yolanda,” Smart Communications opted for a modest event to mark the introduction in the Philippines of the latest iPhone models.

Posted: November 15th, 2013 in Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

Smart cell site restored at Tacloban airport

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Smart Communications fired up its cell site at the Tacloban airport Tuesday noon in a bid to support various emergency relief operations for residents affected by monster typhoon “Yolanda.”

Posted: November 12th, 2013 in Headlines,Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

iPhone 5s, 5c coming to PH Nov. 15

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The country’s mobile phone providers are set to bring Apple’s newest smartphones – iPhone 5s and iPhone 5c – to local consumers by November 15.

Posted: October 25th, 2013 in Gadgets,Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

Smart edges out Globe in service tests

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The mobile communications unit of Philippine Long Distance Telephone Co. outperformed competitor Globe Telecom Inc. in the second quarter in terms of quality of service, the National Telecommunications Commission (NTC) said in a statement.

Posted: July 17th, 2013 in Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

Mobile phone app to monitor watershed activities

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The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) is looking into tapping a mobile phone application to put a stop to illegal forest activities and identify denuded sites for reforestation.

Posted: July 2nd, 2013 in Apps and Softwares,Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

Albay turns to emergency mobile app

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An emergency mobile application that would raise disaster response practice to a high level through the use of smartphones will soon be available to the local government of Albay.

Posted: June 24th, 2013 in Apps and Softwares,Headlines,Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

‘Kasambahay’ law compliance through e-money

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The “Mayas” and “Ser Chiefs” in the country may start paying contributions for social security, housing and health insurance through their cell phones in July.

Posted: June 13th, 2013 in Featured Gallery,Gadgets,Headlines,Latest Technology Stories,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Statement of Smart Communications

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“YESTERDAY (Friday), Comelec Chair Sixto Brilliantes Jr. was quoted by media as saying that about 18,000 or 25 percent out of the 78,000 PCOS were unable to transmit election returns because (1) these PCOS were deployed in areas that did not have a cellular signal and (2) network congestion or “heavy traffic.”

Posted: May 25th, 2013 in Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

Smart to stop offering ‘dumb’ phones

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Leading carrier Smart Communications will phase out all feature phones from its postpaid plans amid the increasing demand and declining prices of smartphones.

Posted: May 24th, 2013 in Gadgets,Headlines,Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

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  1. PH has slowest internet in Southeast Asia
  2. Netizens seethe over Aquino’s ‘sacrifice’ message
  3. Nintendo’s trailblazing Game Boy marks 25th anniversary
  4. Nasa’s moon-orbiting robot crashes down
  5. Did Deniece Cornejo lambast Vhong Navarro on social media?
  6. SKY says ‘malicious third parties’ caused internet access problems
  7. Netizens pay respects to Gabriel Garcia Marquez
  8. Facebook rolls out ‘nearby friends’ feature
  9. Mommy Dionisia sings ‘Riking Bull,’sends netizens ablaze
  10. Taylor Swift tries video blogging, crashes into fan’s bridal shower
  1. Did Deniece Cornejo lambast Vhong Navarro on social media?
  2. Mommy Dionisia sings ‘Riking Bull,’sends netizens ablaze
  3. Mommy Dionisia Pacquiao scores, takes over social media
  4. Netizens seethe over Aquino’s ‘sacrifice’ message
  5. IT technician found guilty of defrauding firm of P130,000
  6. Netizens react to Pacquiao’s victory over Bradley
  7. Memes flourish after Pacquiao victory
  8. Philippines may watch ‘blood moon’ online
  9. Online-addicted man arrested over son’s death
  10. Nasa’s moon-orbiting robot crashes down
  1. #RejectedBbPilipinas2014Questions flood Twitter
  2. Did Deniece Cornejo lambast Vhong Navarro on social media?
  3. Netizens fall in love with Crimea prosecutor Natalia Poklonskaya
  4. Mommy Dionisia Pacquiao scores, takes over social media
  5. Nude and so dangerous
  6. Mommy Dionisia sings ‘Riking Bull,’sends netizens ablaze
  7. Russia tries to curb Crimean prosecutor’s Internet fame
  8. Memes flourish after Pacquiao victory
  9. Netizens thank Capa for Lee arrest
  10. Filipino artist copies piece from digital art

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  • Technology

  • PH has slowest internet in Southeast Asia
  • Nintendo’s trailblazing Game Boy marks 25th anniversary
  • Nasa’s moon-orbiting robot crashes down
  • Netizens pay respects to Gabriel Garcia Marquez
  • Nokia recalls 30,000 chargers for Lumia 2520 tablet
  • Opinion

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  • Palace stonewalls on MRT inquiry
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  • Global Nation

  • DFA officers hold workshop on aiding human traffic victims
  • Canada in communication with PH on toxic wastes
  • Filipinos in Middle East urged not to panic amid MERS-CoV scare
  • Obama on mission to quiet Asia skeptics
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