Rosemarie Pendon, 24, lives in Lagro, Quezon City and has mobile broadband sticks from three different telecommunications networks (telcos) but none can provide the sufficient signal for her to connect to the internet while inside her home.
Smart Communications Inc. has made available to its subscribers the LG G2 Mini LTE and the Samsung Galaxy S5, which come equipped with high-definition voice capabilities, a statement on Tuesday showed.
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.
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.
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).