Smart LTE vs. Globe Tattoo LTE Comparison

Wednesday, October 3, 2012

Here are the LTE service plans offered by Smart and Globe.
On paper, it looks like Globe has one up against Smart in this round.

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Globe’s performance has an edge over Smart for blocked calls

Thursday, September 20, 2012

SMART Communications Inc.’s network is officially better than that of rival Globe Telecom Inc., data from the National Telecommunications Commission (NTC) showed.
Of all the 5 tests that NTC has conducted, only 1 test shows that Globe has an edge over Smart and that is the Grade of Service.
Translated into layman’s terms, what this result means is that Smart’s signal level is up to five times stronger than Globe’s. In terms of customer experience, a stronger signal level means better indoor coverage, resulting in better voice quality, less drop calls, faster and more reliable SMS and higher data speeds.
For blocked calls, which refers to the percentage of calls that were not given access by the network, both cellular firms failed this test. Smart garnered a score of 9.95 percent while Globe recorded 4.45 percent. The standard is set at 4 percent. For this criteria, the NTC noted that Globe’s performance has an edge over Smart.  the fact is that Smart has already upgraded their network but their services are still lacking…
press release NTC  study
SMART press release

Philippine NTC to Globe: Set deadline for ongoing systems upgrade

Wednesday, September 5, 2012

THE National Telecommunications Commission (NTC) has called the attention of Globe Telecom Inc. for the inconvenience suffered by its subscribers complaining of dropped calls, delayed SMS (short message service), slow mobile browsing and difficulty in calling.

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Globe offers 'unli' calls to US

Wednesday, August 1, 2012

MANILA, Philippines - Ayala-controlled Globe Telecom has tied up with New York Stock Exchange listed Vonage Holdings Corp. to connect about 3.5 million Filipinos living in the US with their loved ones in the Philippines.

The plan combines unlimited calling to all of Globe’s more than 31 million mobile and wireline subscribers with Vonage’s ultra-low per minute rate to all other numbers in the Philippines.

The strategic partnership with Globe would allow Vonage customers in the USA for the 3.5 million Filipinos living in the US to call the Philippine Globe phones unlimited under the new plan, Vonage(r) Unlimited to Globe(r) Philippines is now available immediately at a flat rate of $29.99 per month plus taxes and fee.

  • Unlimited1 calling to all Globe Postpaid, Globe
    Prepaid, TM and Globelines subscribers in the
    Philippines for only US$29.99 a month
  • Only 9¢ a minute for calls to other numbers in
    the Philippines
  • Unlimited1 calling to the U.S., Canada, Puerto
    Rico and 60 additional countries

Globe Tattoo DSL beats PLDT DSL in price for features

Monday, July 30, 2012

I did a price feature check today and found that Globe is now offering many more features and speed  for the same price for DSL with phone line, You might want to check it out
Globe Tattoo DSL beats PLDT DSL in price for features Get the best home broadband offer for only P1,299/month with speeds of up to 2Mbps.
Unleash the power of high-speed Internet with Tattoo DSL Plan 1299 and enjoy:
• FREE Landline
• FREE 1 Month Speed Boost
• FREE Globe to Globe NDD Calls Forever
• FREE WiFi Router

PLDT UNLIMITED  DSL + Landline + Watchpad Apply Now  PLAN1299
UNLIMITED DSL + Landline + Watchpad
up to 1 MBPS Globe offers up to 2mbps speedFREE 20 TV Channels
FREE PLDT to PLDT NDD calls for 1 year Globe offers lifetime free calls in their networkFREE 30mins ID-DSL Callers Package to USA, Hawaii, Guam, China, Canada, Hongkong, Singapore or Thailand. Just add Php99.00/month
- Installation Fee of only Php1,100.00
- Modem for only Php1,200.00 or through monthly installment scheme. Globe offers free in their plan

Globe Telecom Philippines APN Settings:

Friday, October 29, 2010

For those that want to use Globe internet on their phones or devices here is the settings

Name: myGlobe Internet
APN: or or
port: 8080
APN type: internet

Unlimited internet surfing pre paid at Globe 50 pesos one day and 220 pesos for 5 days

Friday, October 15, 2010

50 pesos one day or 5 days is 220.  I would suggest that the 5 days is better at SMART at only 200 Pesos.
Sun Broadband Wireless P50 (SBW50) one day  unlimited internet
Sun Broadband Wireless P100
Sun Broadband Wireless P250 7 days unlimited internet
Contact the SUN hotline by dialing 200 on your cell phone to get the details
Smart Bro now has two 'unlisurf' packages  (September 17, 2010)  P100 2 days and P200 for 5 days.

Phone a friend with Globe Tattoo Broadband Through Your PC

Friday, January 22, 2010

20 Jan 2010 Manila, Philippines -- In a pinch, Globe has the lifesaver for you. All you need to do is whip out your laptop, plug in your new Globe Tattoo Broadband stick, and you can call away, straight from your PC. Not content with letting you surf and text from a single SIM in your Tattoo USB, Globe Tattoo Broadband has upped the ante once more, by adding a special calling feature on its new Broadband USB sticks available starting January 18, 2010. This new offer from the fastest prepaid broadband brand is a Tattoo-branded softphone for the unlucky phone-less few who find themselves up a figurative creek with only a laptop and a fully-loaded Tattoo USB on hand, or for diehard webaholics who can’t tear themselves away from their PC long enough to pick up a phone and dial.

What’s more, this new set of Tattoo sticks comes with ImmortalCall Plus, Globe Tattoo’s landmark offer with five Immortal call minutes and 50 Immortal texts that will never expire. All you need to do is load at least P 30 onto your Tattoo USB via Globe Load, and you’re all set.

 So calling from your Tattoo USB will be the natural next step.  And the next time you find yourself in a phone-less bind, just plug your new Globe Tattoo Broadband USB into a PC and discover the latest web-worthy way to stay in touch. To learn more call (02) 730 1000 or surf over to

Globe Philippines says new network to boost Internet service

Tuesday, January 19, 2010

Wednesday, 20 January 2010 GLOBE Telecom Inc. on Tuesday said it expects its Internet broadband network to improve with the completion of its second fiber optic network (FOBN2) located in the Northern part of Luzon. Continue reading here


Philippines Globe GPS aids recovery of hijacked truck

Tuesday, January 5, 2010

TELECOM company Globe Telecom Inc. said in a statement on Tuesday that its global positioning system (GPS) tracker service helped in the recovery of a hijacked truck carrying Nestle products worth over P3 million.
The truck was seized by seven armed men last December 11.

Globe Business and Nestle signed an agreement last year to allow the trucks of Nestle's third party service providers to use Globe Tracker GPS in checking the location of its delivery trucks.  Press release