4G lands in the Philippines via Wi-Tribe *Update: True Speed


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The future of of broadband technology has finally landed in the Philippines through Wi-Tribe, a broadband service of Liberty Network Incorporated.

Wi-Tribe currently offers wi-tribe MOVE plan which has an introductory price of Php 998/month (for 24 months subscription. The said plan provides a promising broadband service at 4G speed. 4G is basically a successor to the 2G/3G network. Its speed is superior to HSPA and UMTS therefore, in theory, provides faster connection compared to leading mobile internet dongles/adapters like SmartBro and Globe Tattoo. With Wi-tribe’s current service, you can surf the internet and enjoy up to 1Mbps true speed. Hopefully in the near future, they will be able to introduce more attractive services.

Their website actually provided several good points why you should grab their 4G service. As stated on their website:

Facts about 4G in a broadband application:

  • 4G is broadband that delivers true wired speeds without wires.
  • 4G is faster because it has more bandwidth.
  • 4G is completely portable so you can enjoy it in your office, so you can bring it to your favorite coffee-shop,  or your favorite hang out.
  • 4G is 3 times faster than 3G technology.
  • 4G is the preferred broadband technology that will give you the richer,  pleasurable internet experience you truly deserve

How does Wi-tribe’s service work?

All you need to do is plug-in an ethernet cable from their packaged Boom 4G broadband modem to your laptop/desktop and get online. You can also bring the modem, cable and your laptop with you and surf the net within a 4G coverage area. If you wish to know if your area has 4G coverage, then simply click this.

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Wi-Tribe uses BOOM 4G Broadband Modem (Motorola “MOTOWI4 CPEi 150″ Home Modem)

You’re finding this very tempting? Call them to ask for more information. Ready your 1-month advance fee of Php 998, service application form (which may be downloaded by clicking this), proof of billing and income and a copy of your ID with picture in case you will avail of their service.

Giancarlo Viterbo is a Filipino Technology Journalist, blogger and Editor of gadgetpilipinas.net, He is also a Geek, Dad and a Husband. He knows a lot about washing the dishes, doing some errands and following instructions from his boss on his day job. Follow him on twitter: @gianviterbo and @gadgetpilipinas.

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