Smart Communications recently confirmed that it will be offering the new iPad tablets from Apple.\u00a0 There are no details yet on pricing and subscription plans, and even the specific date of launch is still unknown at this point. What was so far made known was the the iPad Air and iPad Mini with Retina Display (iPad Mini 2) will be offered with a range of data plans that will make use of Smart\u2019s LTE network. Smart iPad Mini 2 with Retina Display Here is the advisory from Smart: MANILA, Philippines\u2014December 9, 2013\u2014Smart today announced that it will offer iPad Air with Wi-Fi + Cellular and iPad mini with Retina display with Wi-Fi + Cellular in the Philippines soon. Smart will offer these new iPads with a range of attractive data plans that will allow customers to connect to its fast LTE network with speeds of up to 42 Mbps. If I get more details on Smart\u2019s offering, I will make sure that you, readers, will be informed accordingly. Meanwhile, what this Smart advisory means is that Globe Telecom will also soon be revealing the availability of the iPad Air and iPad Mini 2 in its network.