Smart Partners With Fintech Firm TrueMoney

PLDT wireless unit Smart Communications, Inc. (Smart) is expanding its retail accessibility with TrueMoney, the fastest growing financial technology company in Southeast Asia. Under this partnership, Smart, TNT, and Sun subscribers can easily buy prepaid load, particularly Gigavideo+ 149, through the 20,000-plus TrueMoney centers all over the Philippines. With Gigavideo+ 149, subscribers can enjoy 2GB…

Nokia and Smart Set Their Sights On Bringing Industry 4.0 To Southeast Asia Following 5G ‘Standalone’ Trial

Nokia and Smart, PLDT’s mobile arm, are working together to bring Industry 4.0 to Southeast Asia This follows the recent announcement that Nokia and Smart conducted the first live 5G standalone video call in the Philippines and Southeast Asia Nokia and Smart Communications, Inc. (Smart), PLDT’s mobile arm, are working together to bring Industry 4.0…

Smart, Philippine Red Cross Foster Disaster Preparedness Among University of Cebu Students

With the goal of instilling the culture of disaster readiness among the youth, PLDT wireless unit Smart Communications, Inc. (Smart), in partnership with the University of Cebu (UC) faculty and the Philippine Red Cross (PRC), gave students valuable insights on survival tactics and protocols for common calamities in the Philippines, such as earthquakes, typhoons, fires,…

PLDT-Smart, Manila City Government Sign MOA To Launch Smart WiFi

PLDT wireless unit Smart Communications, Inc. (Smart) has signed a memorandum of agreement with the City Government of Manila to provide fast and free Smart WiFi across the city, particularly government offices, hospitals, universities and other key areas. PLDT chair and CEO Manuel V. Pangilinan, Smart Chief Revenue Officer Alfredo S. Panlilio and Manila Mayor…

Smart Launches VoLTE In Metro Manila

More customers of PLDT wireless unit Smart Communications Inc. (Smart) will soon be able to enjoy a richer call experience using Voice over Long Term Evolution (VoLTE) calls as Smart rolls out the service commercially. VoLTE is the first, fully IP based carrier grade voice service and uses LTE/4G to transmit voice calls, unlike the…

PLDT, Smart Back MMDA Earthquake Drill Anew

PLDT and wireless unit Smart Communications, Inc. once again provided emergency communications support for this year’s Metro-wide earthquake drill conducted by the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA). The fifth Metro Manila Shake Drill, which simulated the “Big One” or a magnitude 7.2 earthquake situation, began at 4 a.m. last July 27 to portray a massive…

‘Evolved’ GIGA Offers Drive Smart Mobile Data Usage

PLDT wireless subsidiary Smart Communications, Inc. (Smart) has continued to drive data usage by expanding its prepaid data offers to cater to avid video, gaming and social media users. Launched early this year, the evolved data offers—GIGA Video, GIGA Games and GIGA IG+FB—have contributed to the continued increase in mobile data usage on the network,…

PLDT, Smart Support First Gov’t eSports Tournament

PLDT and its wireless subsidiary Smart Communications, Inc. (Smart) are supporting the Department of Information and Communications Technology (DICT)’s celebration of National ICT Month this June by providing high-speed connectivity support for its events. Among the highlights of this celebration is the first-ever national government-organized Mobile Legends tournament, which is open to all national government…

Smart Backs Church Heritage Conservation Through Digital Tourism

PLDT wireless unit Smart Communications, Inc. supports initiatives toward conservation of the Roman Catholic Church’s cultural heritage as it joins the 11th Biennial National Convention of Church Cultural Heritage Workers at Parklane Hotel, Cebu City, May 6-9. The convention is organized by the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of the Philippines’ Episcopal Commission for the Cultural Heritage…