Tag: LTE

  • Smart fires up four more 700 MHz-powered cell sites in Davao

    Smart fires up four more 700 MHz-powered cell sites in Davao

    The four Smart cell sites fired up with 700 MHz are located in various parts of Davao City, specifically in Barangay Ma-a near DBP Village, along San Pedro Street near Osmeña Park, at the PLDT building along Ponciano Reyes St., and at Kilometer 4, near the Davao City Golf Club.

  • Glitz and glam in PLDT-Smart major rebranding event

    Glitz and glam in PLDT-Smart major rebranding event

    The country’s leading telecom and digital services provider, PLDT, and its mobile subsidiary, Smart Communications, are about to welcome a new day with a fresh brand identity that aims to “reflect their desire to empower their customers who are increasingly embracing digital services in their daily lives.”

  • PLDT, Smart fire up first three 700 MHz-powered cell sites

    PLDT, Smart fire up first three 700 MHz-powered cell sites

    PLDT wireless subsidiary Smart Communications (Smart) has fired up its first batch of three LTE (Long-Term Evolution) cell sites using the 700-megahertz (MHz) spectrum, and has posted peak download speeds of up to 222 mbps in one of those sites using LTE-Advanced with Carrier Aggregation. The three Smart cell sites fired up with 700 MHz are in Tanay, Rizal; Matina, Davao City; and Manggahan area in Pasig City, where peak download speeds of 101 Mbps were attained on a single-band, 700-MHz LTE set-up.