Philippine Gaming Convention Gets PLDT, Smart Communications Support

Leading telecommunications provider PLDT and wireless unit Smart Communications are once again supporting the local gaming and developer community through GameCon 2018. Now on its second year, the convention features exhibitions and competitions on various kinds of gaming mobile and PC, video, traditional, tabletop, eSports, virtual reality, and cosplay, among other activities, with the theme “New generation…

PLDT Debuts Innovative Rewards Program – The MVP Rewards Card

Leading telecom and digital service provider PLDT launched today the PLDT group’s converged rewards program that will benefit customers of PLDT, Smart, TNT, and Sun the Most Valuable Partner (MVP). Customers can enroll via www.mvprewards.ph their PLDT Home, Smart, TNT and Sun accounts and conveniently link it to just one rewards wallet–MVP Rewards. “Our customers are our…

PLDT: Albay Service Advisory

As of January 25, 2018, the broadband internet services of PLDT and its wireless network Smart Communications remain operational in areas near Mt. Mayon. Our engineering and technical teams are on standby to ensure that PLDT and Smart subscribers in affected areas remain connected to our network and to their loved ones. In light of…

PLDT, Smart Ink P1.4-B Huawei Deal To Transform Wireless Service Delivery

PLDT, together with its mobile unit Smart Communications, recently signed a P1.4-B partnership with global ICT leader Huawei to enhance the telco’s wireless service delivery platforms. Part of PLDT Group‘s massive capital expenditure program, the 15-month agreement with Huawei will improve Smart’s online charging platforms and electronic loading for prepaid subscribers that is expected to…

Smart Communications Press Statement: Memorandum Circular (MC) No. 05-12-2017 | Extension Of Prepaid Load Validity To One Year

Smart, TNT and Sun shall comply with the Memorandum Circular (MC) No. 05-12-2017 issued jointly by the NTC, DICT, and DTI, extending the validity of prepaid load to one year. In particular, Smart, TNT and Sun prepaid loads worth P300 and above shall moving forward have a one-year validity, regardless of the validity period printed…

Faster Speeds Seen For Smart LTE In 2018

Mobile internet speeds in the Philippines will get a big boost in 2018 as PLDT wireless arm Smart Communications (Smart) rolls out its high-speed LTE-Advanced (LTE-A) service with carrier aggregation in more areas of the country. This includes the deployment of four-component (4CC) carrier aggregation which can deliver data speeds of over 200 Mbps via…

iPhone 8 And iPhone 8 Plus Arrive At Smart Communications

Smart Communications today announced it will offer the new generation iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus. Customers will be able to pre-order iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus at the Smart Online Store (store.smart.com.ph) and Smart Stores nationwide, and both will be available in stores starting Friday, November 17. “We’re excited to offer iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus, which…

PLDT And Smart Communications Welcome Kris Aquino As New Brand Ambassador

A new queen has joined the family. The country’s leading residential digital services provider PLDT HOME and fastest mobile LTE network Smart formally welcome Philippine entertainment’s much sought after celebrity mom, host, actress, jet-setter and social media darling, Ms. Kris Aquino. The Queen of All Media joins the growing roster of celebrity brand ambassadors of the telco giants, PLDT…

Smart Communications: PLDT Shifts Mobile Internet Strategy To Accelerate Growth

The PLDT Group is shifting its mobile internet strategy to sell not just connectivity, but service packages that will address Filipinos’ increasing appetite for video, gaming, and other digital content. The move to “go beyond access” is expected to further bolster Smart Communications’ mobile internet revenues those coming from smartphone data usage which rose 20%…