Smart makes country’s first LTE voice call, SMS

Smart Communications, Inc. conducted the country’s first long-term evolution (LTE) voice calls and SMS in Cebu last Tuesday. PLDT-Smart Technology head Rolando Peña described the development as historic and said it was a “major step forward for Smart and the Philippine mobile industry.” LTE is a telecommunication standard for high-speed data transfer. Being a standardContinue reading “Smart makes country’s first LTE voice call, SMS”

Smart LTE now dual-frequency

SMART Communications, Inc. has made its LTE service dual-frequency by deploying its 1800 megahertz (MHz) band during the Asian Carriers’ Conference (ACC). Smart LTE now runs on the 2100 MHz and 1800 MHz bands, said PLDT and Smart Network and IP Systems head Rolando Peña. He said Smart is the first telecommunications company in theContinue reading “Smart LTE now dual-frequency”