Apple, Samsung Devices To Work With Smart LTE

Eyeing the latest Samsung and Apple handsets? Good news for Smart customers: the iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus and iPhone X, as well as the Samsung Galaxy Note 8, Samsung Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+, work best with Smart’s improved LTE network. A review of their published specifications show that Apple and Samsung’s latest flagship…

Smart Communications Expands Wifi Deployment Across Philippines

As part of efforts to improve internet connectivity in the country, PLDT wireless subsidiary Smart Communications, Inc. has ramped up the installation of Smart Wifi in more high-traffic areas nationwide, including schools, hospitals, government offices and entertainment hubs. Smart has installed Smart Wifi in schools and universities across the Philippines, including Ateneo de Naga in…

Smart Beefs Up Cellular And Wifi Services In LRT-1

PLDT mobile subsidiary Smart Communications is upgrading its cellular network coverage in the Light Rail Transit (LRT) Line 1 as part of a broad initiative to improve the mobile experience of LRT commuters numbering up to 600,000 daily. Under this program, Smart will beef up its 2G, 3G, and 4G network coverage in LRT-1. State-of-the-art…

Smart Launches New Data Package For TNT Subscribers

Mobile leader Smart Communications, Inc. (Smart) continues to set the pace for mobile data growth as it launches a new data package called TNT Babad Apps for its value prepaid brand TNT. This new package enables TNT subscribers to easily access popular mobile applications such as Facebook, Messenger, Twitter, Viber, WeChat, Instagram, Snapchat, Wattpad, Youtube,…

Tech For Good: Smart Cited In Fortune Magazine’s ‘Change The World’ List For Social Impact

For its efforts in empowering schools and students through the Smart Wireless Engineering Education Program (SWEEP), Smart Communications Inc. (Smart) has been recognized by top international business magazine Fortune in its “Change the World” list a roster of 50 companies around the world that are creating “important social impact”. For this year’s list, Smart has…

Education for All: Smart TechnoCart Goes to Tawi-Tawi

It is no secret that there are prevailing gaps in the educational institutions in the Philippines especially those in rural areas. These include the discrepancy in teacher-student ratio, institutional facilities, and even the students’ lack of passion for learning. This is especially true for the Datu Halun Laboratory School in Bongao, Tawi-Tawi, which caters to…

PayMaya Users To Enjoy 50% Off Their First Uber Ride

More Filipino commuters can now enjoy the digital convenience of Uber combined with cashless transactions as PayMaya Philippines (formerly Smart eMoney, Inc.), the digital financial services arm of PLDT and , announced today an exciting promo with Uber. Smart Communications, Inc. (Smart) From June 10 to July 10, 2016, PayMaya users who download and use Uber…