Smart awarded as PH’s fastest, best mobile network by Ookla

Smart Communications Inc. emerged as the country’s fastest and best mobile network in the first half of 2022, overtaking rival telecom company, according to  Ookla, the global leader in mobile and broadband network intelligence.  In the latest Ookla’s Speedtest Awards covering Q1-Q2 2022, Smart emerged as the ‘Fastest Mobile Network’ with a Speed Score of 62.22, while its… Read More Smart awarded as PH’s fastest, best mobile network by Ookla

PLDT redevelops Pasay HQ to help boost transformation

PLDT  Inc. has recently  inaugurated its newly constructed headquarters in Pasay City to further enhance its operations and delivery of critical services particularly to customers in the south of Metro Manila. Constructed at the previous site of the old PLDT Pasay office, the new single-storey building houses PLDT’s Pasay and Makati Customer Experience Service division,… Read More PLDT redevelops Pasay HQ to help boost transformation

Biktima din kami! DITO says Smart, Globe also engage in fraudulent calls

DTO Telecommunity Corp. said it is also a victim of fraudulent cals from dominant players Globe Telecom and Smart Communications Inc..  Atty. Adel Tamano, chief administrative officer of DITO said these International Simple Resale (ISR) calls “are not made by DITO.”  “Rather, these are fraudulent calls made by third parties – and DITO is equally… Read More Biktima din kami! DITO says Smart, Globe also engage in fraudulent calls

‘Di totoo yan! Smart refutes DITO allegations of anti-competitive behavior

Smart Communications, Inc. (Smart) said it is  “not engaged” in any act of constituting abuse of dominant position or anti-competitive behavior against DITO Telecommunity Corp.  Atty. Roy Ibay, Vice President for Regulatory Affairs, said that  DITO’s claimed that  its subscribers are not being allowed to interconnect with the Smart network was “simply false.”  “Smart and DITO… Read More ‘Di totoo yan! Smart refutes DITO allegations of anti-competitive behavior

Smart LTE expansion keeps Northern Samar island town connected

 Smart Communications, Inc. (Smart)’s ramped-up network expansion continues to reach more areas across the country, including the island municipality of Capul in Northern Samar. For Jackielyn Cabacang, 38, a resident of Brgy 5 Poblacion in Capul, the recent firing up of Smart LTE in their area has been a great help to their town, especially… Read More Smart LTE expansion keeps Northern Samar island town connected

Globe says fraudulent calls continue to illegally pass through DITO’s network

Globe Telecom Inc. has asked the National Telecommunications Commission (NTC) to require DITO Telecommunity to pay for interconnect penalties amounting to P622 million.  The penalties were brought about by fraudulent calls placed through DITO’s network to Globe, bypassing proper voice traffic channels. An average of 1,000 fraudulent calls– identified as international in origin but masked… Read More Globe says fraudulent calls continue to illegally pass through DITO’s network

Globe embarks on IT modernization to reduce service outages

Globe has embarked on a major IT modernization effort meant to reduce service outages, recently passing a significant milestone on billing system infrastructure refresh, and with succeeding phases of platform upgrades still to come. With a P4.1-billion total investment to date, this multi-year effort is meant to improve user access to various company products and… Read More Globe embarks on IT modernization to reduce service outages