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Filipinos now have an easier and more convenient way to purchase their apps and content, as Smart introduces Carrier Billing for the App Store, Apple Music and iTunes. With Smart Carrier Billing, mobile users can charge their App Store, Apple Music, and iTunes purchases to their Smart Prepaid Load or Postpaid bill – offering a safe, secure, and versatile payment method that meets the Philippines’ increasing demand for digital entertainment. Subscribers can enjoy all the apps they love, with one easy way to pay. “For the longest time, the need for a credit or debit card has kept many Filipinos from maximizing the full potential of their iOS devices. By introducing Smart Carrier Billing, we are eliminating this barrier and therefore empowering our customers to truly embrace the digital lifestyle with easy access to millions of paid iOS apps and digital content at their fingertips.” – Oscar A. Reyes, SVP…

Are you an aspiring vlogger who wants to take the Internet by storm? do you want to learn from the most influential vloggers on how to come up with engaging and compelling content on YouTube? Well, this is your time to shine, as Smart brings you Smart Play: Vlogger Camp! a one-of-a-kind convention that brings together the finest vloggers in the country to a school near you, so you can learn and perfect the basics of vlogging, and eventually create content that will capture the attention of millions online. “Smart has always been at the forefront when it comes to enabling the Filipinos’ passions be it in entrepreneurship, entertainment, sports or lifestyle. We’ve always strived hard to arm our consumers with services that help them digitize their routines. This time, we want to equip the country’s future vloggers with the right tools and know-how to kick-start a career in vlogging.…

Smart Communications, Inc, has just announced that it will start accepting pre-orders for the newly launched Samsung Galaxy Note 10 and Note 10+ from August 9 to 18, 2019. The devices will be available via Smart’s Signature Plans. As a bonus treat, those who will pre-order within this period will receive up to PhP15,000 worth of Samsung freebies: FREE Galaxy Fit, Galaxy Tab A 8.0”, and Samsung DeX Cable when you get the Note 10+ (512GB), which is a pre-order exclusive. FREE Galaxy Tab A 8.0” when you pre-order the Note 10+ (256GB) FREE Galaxy Buds when you pre-order the Note 10 Smart offers the Galaxy Note 10 series under its Signature Device Plans – giving subscribers a prioritized, worry-free, and in-control postpaid experience. The Galaxy Note 10 series is best paired with Signature Device Plan L. For PhP1,999 per month, you get 15GB data allocation, Unli On-Net Calls,  100…

To strengthen the connectivity of Filipinos, OPPO partners with Smart Communications Inc. to get more consumers to shift to LTE, and soon, advance to 5G connectivity for stronger and better communications experience that is parallel with countries that are more technologically advanced. “This partnership promotion is an integral effort forged by OPPO Philippines and Smart that aim to strengthen the ties of the two conglomerates in mobile and telecommunications industry by providing better communications and smartphone experience to its consumers.” – Zen Han, Vice President of Channel Sales of OPPO Philippines The two companies have had spearheaded marketing and sales efforts to further reach more audience by harnessing the strong LTE connectivity of Smart and OPPO’s top quality smartphones. In the last quarter of 2018, OPPO gained a staggering 24% of the total market share, and is positive to cut an even bigger number with the partnership. “Apart from our…

Following the success of its Video Every Day Campaign, digital service provider Smart Communications brings a bigger and more accessible Free YouTube treat! Now, all prepaid subscribers of Smart, Sun, and TNT only have to dial *123# and choose option 1 and follow the on-screen instructions to enjoy more hours of YouTube every day. Prepaid subscribers may get a free additional 1 hour (1GB) of YouTube on top of their GIGA VIDEO or GIGA VIDEO+ subscriptions. On the other hand, non-LTE subscribers who upgrade to LTE may get up to 1 hour (1GB) of Free YouTube daily, for up to 60 days. Subscribers who avail of the Free YouTube promo can also use the free access to watch their favorite shows on iflix, iWant, Cignal Play, and NBA League Pass. For more info on how to get your free YouTube, visit.

These days, it’s so easy to purchase any app you want on the Google Play store when you pay using your mobile device. No need for a credit card, as you can charge your purchases on Google Play to your Smart or TNT prepaid or postpaid account. To make things even more exciting, you’ll get PhP50 load or cash back when you pay for your very first purchase on Google Play (minimum of PhP50 purchase) or any Google-affiliated app by charging it to your Smart or TNT prepaid or postpaid account! Prepaid users can get the PhP50 immediately, while postpaid users will get it on their next bill. All you have to do is follow these steps: Choose an app to purchase on the Google Play store. When asked for the payment method, select Smart Communications. Click “Buy” or “Purchase” to proceed  with the transaction. You should receive an SMS confirming…

In its aim of ushering a new and better mobile experience to its customers, Smart has recently announced its newest Signature Postpaid Plans, all designed to deliver a Prioritized, Worry-Free, and In-Control postpaid experience. With Smart’s Signature Postpaid Plans, users are guaranteed priority on the fastest LTE network in the country, combined with generous Data allocation, calls and texts to any network, and convenient access to the myPLDT Smart App, so users can easily manage and monitor their plans, and other exclusive features. To provide a simpler way of looking at its offerings, Smart Signature comes in four sizes, Small, Medium, Large, and Extra Large. All packed with generous open access data allocation suited for today’s data-savvy users. They also come with unlimited calls to Smart, Sun and TNT,  AnyNet call minutes to PLDT landline and other networks, and unlimited texts to all networks. Apart from its SIM-Only plans, Smart…

Smart is giving its already data-packed prepaid bundles a boost with their newly enhanced Giga offers, including Giga Video+ 149. Giga Video+ 149 gives you 2GB of data allocation and up to 1 hour of video access to YouTube, iflix, iWant, NBA League Pass, and Cignal TV per day for seven days. It also comes with unlimited texts to all networks and unlimited calls to Smart, TnT and Sun. Smart Giga Video+ is also available for PhP75, which includes 1GB open access data for 3 days, PhP449 with 4GB open access data for 30 days, PhP549 with 6GB open access data for 30 days, and PhP649 with 8GB of open access data for 30 days. All of these are also bundled  with unlimited texts to all networks, unlimited calls to Smart, Sun and TnT, and up to 1GB or one hour of Video Every Day access to the above sites.…

Yes, you read that right, the much-anticipated Huawei P30 series is now available for pre-order at Smart Stores nationwide and one the Smart Online Store until April 12. Smart offers the Huawei P30 series under the data-packed postpaid plans. The Huawei P30 Pro at PHP 2,399 per month with a one-time cash out of PHP 9,010 for the device. The Huawei P30 at PHP 1,799 per month with a one-time cash out of PHP 5,690 for the device. And the Huawei P30 Lite at PHP 1,199 per month with a one-time cash out of PHP 2,010 for the device. The Huawei P30 and P30 Pro are all inclusive of 15GB dat allocation – 10GB for video streaming and 5GB for surfing websites and enjoying online apps. It also includes unlimited texts to all networks and 60 minutes of calls to all networks under a 24-month contract. The Huawei P30 Lite,…

Smart Communications Inc., the wireless subsidiary of PLDT offers the country’s best download speeds. That is according to a recent report by mobile network benchmarking firm P3 communications GmbH. The crowdsource-based study, which included 121 million samples from 104,000 users gathered from from Oct to Dec of 2018, stated that Smart managed to achieve the highest user download speed score with 98 points against the nearest competitor’s 68 points. “This latest award is further proof that our continuous network upgrades across the country are paying off, and that our customers are feeling the benefits whenever they use mobile data to connect with their families, to access online services like banking and e-commerce, or to stream videos on their phones. This year, we are further investing in our networks to build on that competitive edge.”  – Mario G. Tamayo, PLDT-Smart senior vice president for Network Planning and Engineering Award-winning network The…

PLDT and Smart, according to Ookla, are the fastest fixed and mobile networks in 2018. The latest report from Ookla, the leader in Internet testing and analysis, which spans Q3 – Q4 of 2018 reveals that Smart achieved a Speed Score of 15.57Mbps with average download speeds of 17.86Mbps and average upload speeds of 8.61Mbps. This is based on 2,186,540 user-initiated tests taken with Speedtest on LTE-capable devices in the Philippines. While PLDT achieved a Speed Score of 18.57 with top download speeds of 52.28 Mbps and top upload speeds of 55.95 Mbps. This is based on 27,221,777 customer-initiated Speedtest nationwide for the same period. The Speed Score is a measure that takes into account both download speed and upload speed. Tests used to calculate the mobile Speed Score exclusively come from ‘modern devices’, which are devices that are capable of connecting to the market’s fastest, generally available technology. While…

Following the launch of Samsung’s newest flagships in San Francisco, Smart Communications Inc., has announced its postpaid offerings for the entire Galaxy S10 lineup. All plans include 15GB of data allocation – 10GB for streaming and 5GB for surfing websites and online apps, unlimited texts to all networks, and 60 minutes of calls to all networks under a 24-month contract. Be one of the first to experience the capabilities of Samsung’s newest flagships by pre-ordering at Smart Stores nationwide, and on Smart’s official pre-order page from February 22 to March 3. Those with approved pre-orders may get to take home as much as PhP28,000 worth of freebies from Samsung. For more information on the Galaxy S10 lineup, click here.

Smart wants to take everyone on a feels trip this Valentine’s season with ‘FindHer,’ its first ever online series which premieres in YouTube starting February 9, Saturday. Produced in collaboration with Epicmedia and Bent & Buzz, the seven-part rom-com focuses on three individuals who have to deal with the complexities of love, in an age of smartphones and dating apps. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yGZNdCr1LXA Last week, Smart already dropped a teaser for the series, which has captured the attention of netizens over the many dilemmas of modern-day dating. The first five episodes will be available for viewing on February 9, with the final three episodes to follow on February 14, heart’s day. Critically-acclaimed director and writers Spearheaded by critically-acclaimed director Victor Villanueva, with award-winning writer Carl Chavez and best-selling author Rod Marmol on the team, the story reflects the realities of modern dating and relationships. The series stars actors Barbara Ruaro (Lia), who…

In celebration of its 25th year anniversary, Smart Communications Inc. has recently announced its biggest raffle promo to date. The Amazing 25 Raffle Promo is its way of giving back to its customers for their unwavering support to the brand. The Smart Amazing 25 Raffle Promo runs until February 25, 2019, and gives lucky subscribers a chance to win awesome prizes, such as 25GB of data allocation, PhP2,500 worth of MVP Rewards points, brand new smartphones, and a grand prize of PhP25 million in cash! It’s open to Smart prepaid and postpaid subscribers, as well as TnT, and Sun subscribers. Register now to start earning raffle entries To join the promo, subscribers mus first complete a one-time registration – Dial *121#, select AMAZING 25 from the menu, and then follow the steps to complete registration. Once done, subscribers can now earn and accumulate raffle entries for a shot at winning amazing…

Smart Wifi has recently signed a partnership with Google, with an aim of bringing free, fast, and reliable Internet connectivity to more Filipinos. Powered by Smart Wifi’s nationwide infrastructure, the partnership aims to give more citizens access to connectivity, as the number of its Wifi hubs throughout the country increases. “All our efforts are driven primarily by our mission to provide universal access to information.” – David Shapiro, Google Next Billion Users Chief Business Officer To date, over 63% of Filipinos are said to have access to the Internet, and the partnership aims to see growth in these numbers for the Philippines to become a global player. As one of the most active social media users in the world, access to free Wi-Fi in the Philippines is deemed critical to the overall climate of the global economy. A study by the World Bank even indicates that GDP growth may be…

Smart has recently launched a new addition to its GigaSurf promo that unlocks a world of total entertainment. With the new Video Everyday promo, subscribers now get 1 hour worth of free video streaming on top websites such as YouTube, iflix, NBA League Pass, iWant, and Cignal Play. Now available to Smart, Sun, and TnT prepaid subscribers, Video Everyday Promo is now bundled with all GigaSurf packages, and is valid as long as your subscription is active. To register, dial *121# and choose GigaSurf. You may also use the mySmart app. Enjoy tons of video content at your fingertips Looking for the latest dance craze? or simply searching for a step by step guide on how to finish a task? Video Every Day lets you take your pick from millions of videos on YouTube – from music videos, dance tutorials and DIY projects, as well as news, vlogs, documentaries, product…

In celebration of its 25th year anniversary, Smart Communications Inc. has recently announced its biggest raffle promo to date. The Amazing 25 Raffle Promo is its way of giving back to its customers for their unwavering support to the brand. The Smart Amazing 25 Raffle Promo runs until February 25, 2019, and gives lucky subscribers a chance to win awesome prizes, such as free data allocation, MVP Rewards points, brand new smartphones, and a grand prize of PhP25 million in cash! It’s open to Smart prepaid and postpaid subscribers, as well as TnT, and Sun subscribers. Register now to start earning raffle entries To join the promo, subscribers mus first complete a one-time registration – Dial *121#, select AMAZING 25 from the menu, and then follow the steps to complete registration. Once done, subscribers can now earn and accumulate raffle entries for a shot at winning amazing prizes. Prepaid subscribers can…

PLDT and its mobile arm Smart Communications Inc. is inviting their customers, current and new to their first ever, and biggest holiday blow-out sale, Holideals! Holideals consist of unbeatable offers and huge discounts that are perfect for your Christmas wish list – whether it’s a present for your loved ones, or a well-deserved treat for yourself to celebrate the holidays. PLDT Home Offers Those who will sign up for a new PLDT Home Unli Fibr Plan can save up to PhP3,600 on Unli Fibr and enjoy waived activation and installation fees, and zero cash out plus free speedboost. Current PLDT Home customers who will sign up to a new add-on service such as a Telpad, FamCam, or TVolution Roku will also enjoy an additional one month of service, free. PLDT Home Prepaid WiFi is now priced at PhP1,795 from PhP1,995. It also comes with a free 6-month subscription to iFlix to…