Is it Really 4X More Faster?

When I heard the Smart Bro pocket WiFi was on sale at P2,995 I instantly grabbed it.  I got the prepaid one which fits my budget and my pattern of WiFi usage.  Basically, I need connection with me all the time – like ALL THE TIME!  It’s for work, for my blog and for getting tasks done.

I actually live somewhere in Manila – that is not near the busy districts.  With that said, in my location there is no LTE coverage (yet, as Smart LTE coverage is expanding).  It’s kind of a place where I wouldn’t usually get the best 3G signal.

But I’ve been using this Pocket WiFi for 2 months now, and it has been consistently giving me at least 1mbps internet.  Not bad from my location really!

Eek! I think I got excited and took a screenshot before the upload finishes to get tested.

Anyway, this 2mbps I get usually in the wee hours… for a normal time like mornings, afternoons and evenings I get at around 1mbps.

So is it really 4x faster?  I cannot say accurately, but I have compared the 3 different broadband accounts in my place and Smart’s Pocket WiFi is the most satisfactory.  I’m not sure in other locations, so you go check yourself if you need to.

Music Icons re-creates Classic OPM Song (Music Video)

OPM rock legends Ely Buendia, Barbie Almalbis, Rico Blanco and Raimund Marasigan re-created a classic Filipino rock song Tayo’y Mga Pinoy.  I was at the launch last Feb 25, EDSA People Power Revolution’s 27th anniversary.

Oh hello there Rico! ^_^

Check out the video for yourself, it features the great talents of our truly pinoy and proud artists and amazing sights in the Philippines.

You can download Tayo’y Mga Pinoy free on iTunes and on

Smart users can also use the full song track as free caller ring back (free for 5 days renewable for P15/15days)  just text PNOY to 2728.

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