Category: mobile

  • CSL Asks Hong Kong to Go Beyond

    CSL Asks Hong Kong to Go Beyond

    On Thursday (Nov. 25) CSL launched the world’s first LTE/DC-HSPA+ mobile network during their “Go Beyond” event held at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Center in Hong Kong. According to CSL it’s new network is capable of achieving speeds of 100 Mbps downlink and 38 Mbps uplink, with its DC-HSPA component supporting 42 Mbps. […]

  • Smartone-Vodafone Attempts to be Chic

    Smartone-Vodafone Attempts to be Chic

    Being one of the most critical users of Smartone-Vodafone (SMV) I am also someone who believes SMV can do better. With the introduction of Zendgo on the SMV mobile network it is definitely a sign that SMV wants to be chic, whether it is time will tell. Using substitutions in place of Chinese or English […]

  • Smartone-Vodafone Heartless to Its Most Loyal Customer [Updated]

    Smartone-Vodafone Heartless to Its Most Loyal Customer [Updated]

    From January 31 – February 14 I travelled to three US cities: New York, Los Angeles and San Francisco. As you all know I am a long time iPhone user, someone who is very familiar with the Internet and various technologies. Hence, I was surprised to received a SMS from Smartone-Vodafone (SMV) on Feb. 5th, […]

  • Smartone-Vodafone Began Its Transition (Updated)

    This morning when I plug my iPhone in to iTunes, it reported that there is a new carrier update. The .IPCC file is what was updated and each Apple carrier partner in the world has one of these files. Visual Voicemail and Tethering are dependent on these files to be activated officially on the iPhone. […]

  • Cryptic Smartone-Vodafone SMS

    All of a sudden I received the following cryptic SMS message from Smartone-Vodafone: Voicemail system migration has been completed. Your greeting & PIN have been reset. To check messages before system migration, dial 138 & press 5. The thing is that there was no prior message to say that the Voicemail system is to be […]

  • Tethering Finally Returns to SMV iPhone Users in HK

    Starting January 23, 2010 Smartone-Vodafone (SMV) will become an official Apple carrier partner in Hong Kong, along with 3 HK. May be this will mean that the two long awaited features: “Visual Voicemail” and “Tethering”, will also be officially available to SMV customers (old and new). I was not able to get an official confirmation about […]

  • Speed of 3G Network in Hong Kong

    Early this year both PCCW and CSL launched their HSPA+ network. As a result improving the speed and capacity of their respective networks. Offering a theoretical downlink speed of 21Mbps and uplink speed of 7Mbps. On Wednesday, November 4th Smartone-Vodafone (SMV) launched their HSPA+ upgrade to their 3G network. The difference between SMV’s announcements and […]

  • Speed of 3G Network in Hong Kong

    Early this year both PCCW and CSL launched their HSPA+ network. As a result improving the speed and capacity of their respective networks. Offering a theoretical downlink speed of 21Mbps and uplink speed of 7Mbps. On Wednesday, November 4th Smartone-Vodafone (SMV) launched their HSPA+ upgrade to their 3G network. The difference between SMV’s announcements and […]

  • Mobil Carriers Differences in HK

    Before you jump into a mobile tariff contract (for 2 years or 15 months) with your new iPhone 3G or iPhone 3GS you need to understand that not all 3G (HSDPA) network are the same. This is especially important if you are going to buy a new iPhone 3GS. The reason is because, unlike the […]