Despite the rising number of complaints it’s been receiving, Globe is still pursuing ways to curb heavy data usage on its network. In fact, the company is proposing a tier scheme that would basically increase the bill of data-hungry users.
Now that Globe has obviously frustrated its subscriber base with its strict Fair Use Policy, many are pondering on their available choices. For one, Smart has extended its free, unlimited LTE access on its UnliData postpaid plans until March 31.
When Globe carried out its revised Fair Use Policy with 1GB-a-day data cap, the company sure did annoy many of its customers. The company thinks the resentment is unfounded, though, and has released an infographic to iron out any confusion about the policy.
If you’re looking for a great deal this Chinese New Year, Smart is having an “All Must Go” Gadget Sale until February 2, 2014. New smartphones, laptops, and tablets? You name it; Smart has them all at affordable prepaid and postpaid prices.
One of the more practical choices for a basic Windows 8.1 tablet is now available as part of a postpaid plan. The Asus Transformer Book T100 can be had when you apply for a Smart Bro Gadget Plus Plan 1299.
For a limited time only, Globe and Samsung Philippines are giving away a free Galaxy Data SIM card for every purchase of any Samsung smartphone or tablet with Internet/mobile data connectivity.
It looks like Globe has revised its Fair Use Policy and imposed a stricter limit on mobile data consumption. Subscribers of Globe Internet promos and plans are now subject to 1GB-a-day limit (or 3GB-a-month, whichever comes first). Exceeding bandwidth is then put through 2G speeds.
Visit a random Filipino home and it’s a safe bet that a television resides in the living room. This phenomenon hardly comes as a surprise, given that the TV set has remained to be the best bonding tool in the Filipino home. Now, the entertainment can be elevated to a whole new level with #FibrTVolution.
The country with the fastest Internet—South Korea—is about to get even faster. Its top wireless telecommunications operator SK Telecom has announced its plans to deploy a mobile Internet service that goes as fast as 300 megabits per second.
Always one with mouthwatering deals, Sun Broadband has announced one of its best gadget postpaid plan yet. The Sun Broadband Gadget Plan 1299 offers not just two but three devices in a single package: a smart TV, an Android tablet, and a pocket Wi-Fi.
Looking for a cheap postpaid mobile plan with a bundled Android smartphone? Sun Cellular has you covered. Get an O+ USA 8.91 when you subscribe to Sun Plan 450, or a O+ USA 8.37 when you opt for the cheaper Sun Plan 350 instead.
Smart has launched a new app for its 56 million subscribers to enjoy. Known as the Smart PowerApp, it’s the company’s so-called mobile storefront that provides several Internet bundles at affordable rates. Smart is even giving away the social app bundle for free until January 15, 2014 as an introductory offer.
Globe Telecom has broken from its iPhone launch tradition of extravagance and instead delivered “a simpler and more meaningful” event intended to raise awareness for the victims of Typhoon Yolanda.
Via a joint press statement today, Smart, Sun, and Globe have offered 25 free SMS per day for five days. Those can be used for local text messages across all networks. In addition to that, here is also an allocation for international SMS.