The 5G era is really upon us as local telco giants like Smart Communications are had at work to bring this latest wireless standard in the Philippines.
Just recently, the PLDT subsidiary announced that the Smart 5G commercial service is now available in select areas in the Philippines, with more to be added in the near future.
For a quick background, 5G has obviously a lot of advantages over 4G. One of the biggest ones is the speed. Initial Smart 5G speed test in the Philippines showed that it can reach up to 700Mbps+ of download and around 60Mbps+ of upload speeds.
This means that 5G will not only let you download videos and apps faster, but also improve other related tasks like game streaming, watching movies online, and more. Not just great for mobile devices, but also for household use with multiple users.
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5G also has other benefits in the IoT sector and the economy, especially now that most people are forced to work at home and other remote locations. These are just some of the areas where 5G can help shape the future.
The signal bands that 5G uses are also more robust and reliable. Which is why Smart Communication is really pushing to bring this latest standard in more Filipinos. But does your location has Smart 5G coverage? Check the list below for the answers.
Smart 5G places in the Philippines
- Bonifacio Global City, Taguig
- Makati Central Business District (CBD)
- Ortigas CBD
- Araneta City, Cubao
- SM Megamall, Ortigas
- SM Mall of Asia Bay Area, Pasay
- Taft Avenue, Manila
- North Avenue. Quezon City
- Clark Green City, Pampanga
We’ll be updating this list once more locations are announced, so stay tuned for that.