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Norway's Telenor to launch much faster 5G mobile network in 2020 Monday, March 27, 2017 6:42 pm | Xinhua

Norway’s telecomm company Telenor has recently tested new 5G mobile network that will be up to 100 times faster than today’s network and is expected to be launched commercially in 2020.

WATCH | Exoskeleton takes the strain off repetitive lifting Monday, March 27, 2017 5:13 pm | Reuters video,

The Robo-Mate exoskeleton supports the body to reduce the risk of strain and injury while carrying out repetitive tasks in an industrial environment.

Smart, Globe launches all-network P1/minute call promos Monday, March 27, 2017 4:36 pm | Jose Bimbo F. Santos,

Smart Communications and Globe Telecom have consecutively launched call promos to all networks reportedly borne from lowered voice interconnection rates.

Smart to expand LTE coverage to hundreds of municipalities Monday, March 27, 2017 2:05 pm | Jose Bimbo F. Santos,

Smart Communications, Inc. will expand its 4G LTE coverage this year to 785 municipalities to meet half of its three-year target commitment to the National Telecommunications Commission.

Tech world debate on robots and jobs heats up Monday, March 27, 2017 1:42 am | Rob Lever, Agence France-Presse

Are robots coming for your job?

UK targets WhatsApp encryption after London attack Monday, March 27, 2017 12:36 am | Agence France-Presse

The British government said Sunday that its security services must have access to encrypted messaging applications such as WhatsApp, as it revealed that the service was used by the man behind the parliament attack.

Smart introduces country's first mobile NFC service “Tap Share”

Friday, October 14, 2011 - 8:10 am |

Smart Communications, Inc. (Smart) introduced today “Tap Share” a new service that lets Smart subscribers download content by tapping on a poster. With a Nokia C7 smartphone, Smart subscribers can now inquire about their prepaid balance or download mobile content …

Wealth managers prefer Apple over RIM devices: survey

Friday, October 14, 2011 - 7:55 am | Reuters

NEW YORK – Wealth managers prefer using Apple products for business rather than Research in Motion’s BlackBerry devices, a survey by Aite Group showed on Thursday. Of 402 financial advisers polled, 45 percent said they would choose an Apple iPhone …

Apple iPhone 4S features Qualcomm chip

Friday, October 14, 2011 - 7:34 am | Reuters

Apple Inc’s fifth-generation iPhone uses a wireless chipset from Qualcomm Inc as well as silicon from smaller chipmakers, according to repair and parts specialist iFixit, which cracked the device open on Thursday.

Alcatel moves closer to Genesys sale: sources

Thursday, October 13, 2011 - 11:55 pm | Reuters

LONDON – Alcatel-Lucent, the Franco-American telecom equipment maker, is moving closer to selling its Genesys corporate call center to private equity group Permira, people close to the matter said. Two of the people said on Thursday a transaction was close, …

Compensation clouds gather over BlackBerry outage

Thursday, October 13, 2011 - 9:05 pm | Reuters

BlackBerry maker Research In Motion faced the prospect of a compensation bill from network providers on Thursday as the world’s dominant provider of mobile email struggled for a fourth day with service glitches. RIM said services were starting to improve …

Smart Bro to launch Rocket WiFi Plus

Monday, October 10, 2011 - 5:34 pm |

Smart Broadband, Inc. (Smart Bro), the leader in mobile broadband, is making available the fastest mobile broadband device in the Philippines. Named the Smart Bro Rocket WiFi Plus, the portable pocket router is capable of reaching speeds of up to …

PLDT hosts 7th Asian Carrier's Conference

Monday, October 3, 2011 - 9:07 am |

Almost 1,000 delegates from 45 countries are currently attending the 7th Asian Carriers’ Conference (ACC) held at Shangri-La Mactan Resort in Cebu City from September 27 to 30. Hosted by Philippine Long Distance Telephone Co. (PLDT) and Smart Communications, the …

Facebook now available to any phone

Thursday, September 29, 2011 - 5:31 pm | Smart

Can’t get home fast enough to check on your Facebook? Here’s news that you will surely ‘like’. Wireless services provider Smart Communications, Inc. (Smart) lets you connect with your Facebook friends anytime, anywhere, using any phone. Whether you’re uploading a …

Upgrade easy to a Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1

Thursday, September 29, 2011 - 5:11 pm | Smart

Still not sure if a tablet fits your lifestyle? Then perhaps Smart’s newest offering will help you decide. Available exclusively to Smart subscribers, the Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 can be yours absolutely free along with a touchscreen smartphone when you …