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…

Smart launches Giga Work data pack for productivity apps

Mobile services provider Smart Communications, Inc. (SMART) has launched Giga Work, the first data pack in the Philippines that gives customers access to a wide range of productivity apps to make work and school life simpler and more convenient especially during this time of physical distancing. Available to all Smart Prepaid and TNT subscribers, Giga…

Smart boosts Laguna provincial gov’t COVID-19 response

PLDT wireless arm Smart Communications, Inc. (Smart) has extended communications assistance to frontliners working with the Laguna provincial government amid the province’s COVID-19 response. Smart recently turned over smartphones with SIMs and e-load to support Laguna’s security and medical frontliners’ communication needs. PLDT has also provided internet connectivity to the Incident Command Center of the…

Smart increases LTE capacity nationwide

With Internet usage rising due to the COVID-19 pandemic, PLDT wireless subsidiary Smart Communications, Inc. (SMART) is further upgrading its mobile data service by boosting the capacity of its 4G/LTE network throughout the country. This month, Smart is reallocating its assigned 1800 MHz frequencies from 2G to 4G/LTE. This shift will impact on a large…

5 reasons why you should be on TikTok!

Are you on TikTok? If not, you’re missing a whole lot! A lot of trending and viral videos you’re seeing on the internet are all coming from this popular new app—and what’s even better is you can join the fun by watching or sharing your own videos on TikTok! Here are five reasons to download…

Seven simple ways to show you care this month of love

February is the time to celebrate all kinds of love, and whether you’re “self-partnered,” spending it with someone special, or dedicating the season with family and friends, you can rely on mobile technology to help show your love in simple but meaningful ways. Here are seven ways to make someone feel even more special with…

Smart Fires Up LTE In Romblon

Customers of PLDT wireless arm Smart Communications, Inc. (Smart) in Romblon can look forward to a better mobile data experience as Smart transforms Romblon into an LTE province. As part of its continuing network expansion and upgrades across the country, Smart has fired up Long Term Evolution (LTE) sites across the province’s three major islands:…

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…