Smart Communications, Inc. announced that it has now more than 1,200 active HSPA+ base stations nationwide. This is way more than the 150 stations activated just about a month ago. HSPA+ stands for High Speed Packet Access Plus, a mobile network technology that can deliver speeds of up to 42Mbps.
According to Smart, as of mid-October a total of 120 cities and municipalities nationwide now have HSPA+ coverage including 50 cities and municipalities in Metro Manila, Rizal, and Bulacan. Key locations in Metro Cebu, Metro Davao, Bacolod, Iloilo, Cagayan de Oro, General Santos City, and ZamboangaCitynow also have HSPA+ coverage.