22 responses

  1. Dave Lucas
    November 25, 2009

    Does Smartbro work in the US?

    • Manuel
      November 25, 2009

      @Dave Lucas I don’t think Smart Bro will work in the US because it is sim locked to Smart Philippines. The modem is a ZTE M627 dongle and might work in the US if you unlock it, replace it with a different sim that works in the US and configure the dongle software installed in the PC. I read in some forum that you can unlock it and replace it with other local network like Globe Tatoo.

  2. danny
    February 18, 2010

    Please do tell if there is unlimited na for smart. Globe is ok. But if you surf 24/7 then the amount would be 14,480

    • Manuel
      February 19, 2010

      @danny I think there is already an unli-surf for Smart but your cell phone should be 3G capable. I was also waiting for Smart Bro to have an unlimited surfing like the Smart unli-surf but up to now there isn’t any. Just check the Smart website (www.smart.com.ph) for details.

  3. danny
    February 19, 2010

    Thanks, I guess I’ll stick with Globe for the mean time. Their connection is pretty decent naman but costly

  4. weztlee69
    May 3, 2010

    I was hoping Smart Bro will release a kind of Unlimited Surfing for let’s say 50 Pesos for 24 hours? LIKE other broadband..

    • Manuel
      May 3, 2010

      @ weztlee69 I think Smartbro has a promo for unli surf. 200 pesos for 5 days. Check Smart cellular website for details.

  5. Browse N Drowse
    May 8, 2010

    I wanted to install Smart Bro Share It in the past but when I was searching the Web for reviews about Smart Bro, I found this link: The reason behind SmartBro’s lockin period. It really opened my eyes. That’s why I hope to spread this link so that others might also see. I hope you will spread it too.

  6. kitkat
    July 5, 2010

    I tried Smart Bro here in Cainta/Pasig and the connection was NIL. 11 Kbps which fluctuates down to 0 Kbps , websites won’t load. Better check if their signal is good in your area before buying and google feedback on SmartBro Prepaid Broadband before buying.

    • Manuel
      July 5, 2010

      @kitkat What a coincidence. My PLDT DSL is having trouble so I’m using a smartbro now. Signal is good but the extra expense of using it is not.

  7. MRcurious
    July 29, 2010

    i wondering mr dr… how long does the smart bro unli surf 200 pesos will expire ,i mean what year 2011? the promo will expire in generally??… 2 Question .. and what is the 100 TST point just come out in my smart bro…??

  8. Gwen
    September 28, 2010

    – hi, my brother’s smart bro was not used for a while. and i have loaded it yesterday for 200 php. we were just wondering why the load wasnt receive.

  9. sid
    October 29, 2010

    Bakit ganito, i can’t access some websites. i registered to smart unli50. OMG this is so disappointing >_>

  10. GotCebu
    January 10, 2011

    Does anyone know where the documentation online to let us know how long until the Smartbro simcard will expire? I’ve been gone from PH for 8-9 months and it doesn’t seem to work anymore :(

    • Manuel
      January 13, 2011

      @GotCebu The sim will expire if you will not load it. But for the meantime you can insert your smartbro sim on your cellphone and use it for text messaging so it will not expire. It works just like an ordinary sim but you won’t be able to use it for calling, only text.

  11. GotCebu
    January 13, 2011

    Thanks Manual :) But if already expired, is there anyway I can buy new SmartBro sim, only the sim, to put into my usb casing? I’d hate to have to buy a whole new SmartBro setup (I already have 3 right now)

    • Manuel
      January 13, 2011

      @GotCebu Yes you can buy it on Smart Business Centers or stores selling cellphone sim card. I think it is available nationwide.

  12. GotCebu
    January 13, 2011

    Thanks so much Manuel :) I will go to Smart Center soon and see if I can get one :) Thanks!!!

  13. Camille
    January 15, 2011

    Bat ang aking smart bro ay super bakal? 0.05mbps lang ang lumalabas according to speedtest.net

  14. xcu
    February 27, 2011

    can i use smartbro sim to browse the net on my nokia n95 without the use of any usb dongle just the phone itself coz i dont have a laptop inthe first place

    • Manuel
      February 27, 2011

      @xcu No you can’t use it on a mobile phone. Why not use smart buddy?

  15. Jasmine
    May 20, 2012

    Do you know how long before the smart bro sim expires if you don’t load it?

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