Smart’s 5G brings fast internet and new digital services

The commercial launch of 5G in the Philippines will bring not only super-fast internet for mobile phone users but will also introduce a new generation of digital services for both individual consumers and enterprise customers, according to officials of PLDT wireless subsidiary Smart Communications. “5G is a major milestone in the development of mobile phone…

Smart-backed PH esports organization gets POC accreditation

Smart Communications-powered Philippine Esports Organization (PESO) has successfully gotten the Philippine Olympic Committee’s (POC) nod as the official National Sports Association to govern and develop esports in the country. This comes after PESO’s launch last August. PESO includes the largest and most credible firms under the Esports National Association of the Philippines (ESNAP) and the…

Smart, PeSO, and eSNAP back first Pacific Pro-Am NBA 2K20 Tournament

Mobile services provider Smart Communications, Inc. (Smart) has teamed up with the Philippine eSports Organization (PeSO) and the eSports National Association of the Philippines (eSNAP) to further champion the nation’s bid for basketball dominance by supporting the country’s representatives to the first-ever Pacific Pro-Am Tournament featuring NBA 2K20. On the heels of the recent FIBA…

Smart brings Ellie Goulding’s online concert to Filipino fans

Mobile services provider Smart Communications, Inc. makes it simpler for Filipinos to score tickets and watch Ellie Goulding’s The Brightest Blue Experience along with millions of fans around the world. Smart has partnered with LIVENow, a pay-per-view service, which shall broadcast the British singer-songwriter’s one-off exclusive virtual concert live on August 27 from London’s iconic…

Get bigger and better data with Smart’s GIGA Pro

Smart Communications, Inc. (Smart) has unveiled GIGA Pro, a much bigger and better data pack that makes it simpler for subscribers to deal with their growing mobile data needs in the new normal. Available to all Smart Bro Prepaid and Smart Prepaid subscribers, GIGA Pro offers a generous combination of 3 GB per day of…

Smart offers freebies for Samsung Note20 Series pre-orders

Mobile services provider Smart Communications, Inc. is officially kicking off pre-orders for the Smart 5G-certified Samsung Galaxy Note20 Series at smart.com.ph/note20 from August 7 to 16, 2020. Smart offers these latest devices on Smart Signature Plans, which recently introduced Korean superstar Son Ye Jin as its endorser, embodying the brand’s goal to simplify the postpaid…

Smart links up 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 launches beta of NBA portal

Mobile services provider Smart Communications, Inc. launched NBA.Smart, a portal that enables subscribers to watch live NBA TV starting July 31. Still in the beta phase, NBA.Smart is part of Smart’s exclusive multi-year partnership with the NBA aimed at making NBA content more accessible to millions of Filipinos, who are known as some of the…

Smart 5G goes live

The 5G mobile phone network of Smart Communications went live as a commercial service on Thursday. In this initial phase of its commercial deployment, Smart Signature, Infinity and other Smart postpaid subscribers will be able to enjoy the super-fast data service of Smart 5G in key business districts of Metro Manila using Smart-certified handsets with…

First esports hub in PH powered by Smart 5G

PLDT wireless subsidiary Smart Communications, Inc. (Smart) unveiled on Wednesday the first ever 5G-powered gaming hub in the Philippines by deploying Smart 5G at the Gariath Concepts esports venue in Quezon City, with peak speeds hitting 1 Gbps. To mark this milestone, Smart gathered esports athletes for the country’s first mobile phone vs PC crossplay…