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Turns Out, Your Mobile LTE Data is Faster Than Wi-Fi

But the difference won't make your connection lightning fast

When you want to download something on your phone, would you rather use your mobile data or connect to a Wi-Fi network? Chances are you’ll go for the latter, as aside from being cheaper, Wi-Fi connections are much faster than mobile.But a ...

by Lorenzo Kyle Subido for Esquire Philippines  | December 12, 2018 03:00:00
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Only One ASEAN Country’s Mobile Internet is Slower than PH’s. Can You Guess Which?

Mobile internet speed and availability improved in the Philippines last year but still lags behind most of its neighbors

The Philippines’ mobile internet connection speed averaged 9.49 Mbps in the last quarter of 2017, according to the latest State of LTE report by mobile operator analyst OpenSignal.That means 4G connections were slightly faster in the last quarter of the year, being ...

by Lorenzo Kyle Subido  | February 21, 2018 05:00:00
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PH Mobile Internet Loses Speed in July-September, Slowest in ASEAN Again

But OpenSignal report says availability improved slightly

The Philippines’ 4G mobile broadband connection speed averaged 8.24 Mbps in the third quarter of 2017, according to the newest State of LTE report released by mobile operator analyst OpenSignal. That is slower than the country’s average 4G speed in the first ...

by Lorenzo Kyle Subido  | November 03, 2017 12:00:00
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4G Speed in PH Improves but Still Least Available in ASEAN

OpenSignal report tracks average speed and availability of LTE in 75 countries

The Philippines’ 4G mobile broadband connection speed averaged 8.59 Mbps in the first quarter of 2017, rising from 7.27 Mbps in the third quarter of 2016, according to mobile operator analyst OpenSignal.In its newest The State of LTE report, OpenSignal measured over ...

by Lorenzo Kyle Subido  | June 09, 2017 01:00:00
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What Is 5G? Everything You Need to Know

US networks will start to launch 5G networks this year. But what is it exactly?

5G is coming this year. Or maybe not. In the race to 5G, or fifth generation wireless, companies are starting to promise the impossible, which will result in a lot of confusion over the next few years.Because there isn't any official definition ...

by Sascha Segan  | May 03, 2017 08:00:00
Run & Grow

Why China's Huawei is ambitious

The networking, telco company is spending more for R&D, brand awareness, and the efforts are working so far. Some are still not impressed though.

It was no April Fools’ Day joke—Huawei Technologies Co. Ltd. reported that day it generated revenues of CNY395 billion ($60.8 billion), up by 37% year-on-year on the back of its business units’ strong performance in 2015, and its strongest in even years. ...

by Lynda C. Corpuz  | April 10, 2016 08:00:00
News and Events

ASUS launches its new flagship smartphone

With features that are expected to wow local consumers, ASUS' new ZenFone 2 aims to make its users "see what others can't see."

ASUS CEO Jerry Shen has recently visited the country to personally announce the availability of ZenFone 2 locally at the Experience 2Morrow press event in Manila. The new smartphone builds on the enthusiastic reception and success of the first-generation ZenFone in the ...

by Press Release  | May 22, 2015 08:00:00