Smart brings Wi-Fi to cemete­ries, transpo hubs for ‘undas’

To bolster government initiatives to improve public service delivery during “undas” or All Saints’ and All Souls’ Day weekend, PLDT wireless subsidiary Smart Communications Inc. (Smart) has deployed carrier-grade Wi-Fi connectivity in major cemeteries and transport hubs to support crowds who are traveling to visit loved ones in time for the occasion. Families trooping to…

Smart partners with China’s No. 1 mobile app WeChat to provide tourists the best travel experience in Philippines

Smart Communications, Inc. (Smart) and WeChat, China’s biggest mobile app, have sealed a groundbreaking partnership for the launch of Smart WeChat Go Philippines, which lets Chinese tourists experience the Philippines with greater ease and convenience. WeChat, operated by Tencent, is China’s most widely-used one-stop app with over 1 billion users relying on it for functions…

Smart, TNT Boost Social Media Capabilities of TPC

PLDT wireless subsidiary Smart Communications, Inc. (Smart) recently conducted a social media workshop for employees of Muenchen Corp., Telepreneur Corp. and Powerherbs Solutions. Experts from Tribal DDB, TNT, and Smart shared their knowledge and best practices to the marketing and sales teams who attended the event. During this training session, the participants learned how to use different social media…

PLDT, Smart Donate Tower To Philippine Air Force

PLDT and its wireless subsidiary Smart Communications Inc. (Smart) have donated a decommissioned Sun facility in Pasuquin, Ilocos Norte to the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) and the Philippine Air Force (PAF). Under its C4iStar Project, the PAF is strengthening its telecommunications capabilities by interconnecting its offices and bases nationwide and upgrading its internet…

PLDT, Smart Widen Lead Over Competitors

PLDT and its wireless subsidiary Smart Communications, Inc. (Smart) continue to set the pace for Internet services in the Philippines, posting the country’s fastest fixed and mobile data speeds for the first half of 2019, according to Ookla, the global leader in internet testing and analysis. The latest report, which covers Q1-Q2 2019, also shows…

Video And Mobile Games Boost Smart’s Data Usage And Revenues

PLDT Inc.’s resurgent mobile business posted record revenue growth in the first quarter of 2019, riding on the growing appetite of its customers for online video and mobile games. Service revenues of its individual wireless business, which includes the consumer sales of its Smart, Sun and TNT mobile brands, jumped 18% year-on-year to Php16.9 billion,…

More Smart LTE Users In Bulacan Amid Network Upgrades

Customers of PLDT wireless subsidiary Smart Communications, Inc. (Smart) in Bulacan who are using Long Term Evolution (LTE)-capable devices are reported to be increasing in number, following Smart’s completion of recent network upgrades in the area. Two out of every three Smart customers in the area are now using smartphones, more than half of which…