Expanded retail channels now available to Sun

Over five million Sun subscribers will enjoy an improvement in their mobile experience with expanded access to the network and retail channels of Smart Communications, Inc. (Smart). Sun Prepaid subscribers can enjoy the benefits of over a million e-load Smart retailers nationwide. Sun subscribers may now also use Smart’s easy-access platform for promos by simply…

Smart fires up first ‘5G Media City’

Live TV coverage powered by 5G? PLDT and its wireless subsidiary Smart Communications, Inc. (Smart) have taken a step closer to that goal by recently firing up Smart 5G at the TV5 Media Center in Mandaluyong City. The Smart 5G facilities were launched in time for PLDT Enterprise’s “Keep Moving Forward” event last August 4,…

Smart powers all-female esports league ‘Liga Adarna: Laban Para Sa Korona’ for COVID-19 initiatives

Mobile services provider Smart Communications, Inc. (Smart) has teamed up with Eplayment Entertainment for ‘Liga Adarna: Laban Para Sa Korona,’ an all-female esports league running from Aug. 16 to Sept. 17, 2020 in support of COVID-19 initiatives. Spearheaded by Eplayment Entertainment, the first esports multi-platform in the Philippines, the league features various esports and mobile…

Smart beefs up nationwide LTE service

PLDT wireless subsidiary Smart Communications, Inc. (Smart) continues to beef up the capacity and expand the reach and resiliency of its Long Term Evolution (LTE) network to meet the surging demand for data services across the country. This roll out also serves the purpose of laying the groundwork for the deployment of 5G. In the…

Smart partners with Acer for DepEd-compliant e-learning tools

Incoming students may now avail of a convenient and affordable gadget bundle to help them participate in their online classes this school year, through a new partnership of Smart Communications, Inc. (Smart) and Acer Philippines (Acer). Under this partnership, parents can avail of the Smart School Bundle, which consists of an Acer Aspire 5 laptop,…

Smart’s LTE-powered network passes the COVID test

Cebu City fish seller Nhylon Abella was one of the many Filipinos whose livelihood was disrupted by the COVID-19 pandemic. To keep her business afloat, Abella did what many people have had to do when life was put under lockdown — go online. Today, she does business via her mobile phone: advertising her fish stocks…