SMART Introduces LTE Broadband, Promises 50mbps Speed

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Smart Communications recently introduced Long Term Evolution (LTE) mobile broadband technology, touted as the fastest in the world today.  This technology is also popularly referred to as 4G, or the fourth-generation mobile phone technology.

According to Smart, it’s current LTE is currently delivering download and upload speeds of up to 50 mbps and will be raised up to 100 mbps in the future.

I cannot wait to experience 100mbps internet speed on my smartphone!  With such speed, you can download a movie in minutes and can view high-definition video without the hiccups.

Smart’s LTE service will be available in Boracay this Holy Week and will soon be rolled out to other areas.  LTE data services can currently be accessed using USB dongles or via LTE-powered wireless routers providing WiFi coverage.

According to Smart’s press release statement, the main advantages of LTE are high throughput, low latency, an improved end-user experience and a simple architecture resulting in low operating costs. LTE is also backward-compatible with existing GSM, 3G and HSPA networks. This enables mobile operators deploying LTE to provide a seamless service across their LTE and previously deployed networks.

Globe Telecom has also recently made a separate 4G service announcement. is one of the most active tech sites in the Philippines. We enjoy sharing interesting and relevant stories about the latest trends in technology, developments in mobile phones and social media, and modern digital and geek culture.


  1. PLDT (Philippine Long Distance Telephone) the MOTHER Company of SMART,
    Talk & Text, Red Mobile would acquire or rather foster Sun
    Cellular…..making the Biggest Telecom Company in SouthEast Asia…..maybe
    they are a fan of the Korean Series Boys Over Flowers…SHINWAH Group –
    the most powerful & wealthiest company that could deliver every
    business deals as they wish………….

    About the NEW LOGO of SMART …. this is their way of saying “Live life extraordinarily – simply amazing”

    If you would notice lately there have been system enhancements for both
    Smart networks & Sun Cellular… first, the signal strength of both
    companies has become stronger – they even become uniform in nature” but
    then the mobile broadband will surely follow….since this is a merger
    of the giant companies, we should expect more of them in the following

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