MANILA -- Smart Communications continues its commitment to enriching the digital lifestyle of Filipinos by unveiling some of its most current innovations at its newest flagship store in SM North EDSA last November 8.
The intimate event was attended by Smart executives, as well as some of the country's top technology bloggers and influencers.
Smart Wireless Consumer Operations Head Kat Luna-Abelarde spearheaded the launch by revealing that they are currently embracing stronger partnerships with device makers and content producers. All these, she said, will serve as a treat to their loyal subscribers.
“This Christmas, we are also empowering our subscribers with more convenient and rewarding ways to enjoy digital services at their fingertips, turning their phones into a wallet they can use to purchase load, shop online, book an Uber, or subscribe to the latest hit series – among a list of endless possibilities,” she said.
Here are some of the new offerings Smart subscribers can now enjoy:
1. Giga Plans
Tired of having limited data allowance? Smart subscribers can now experience the best of digital lifestyle with Giga Plans.
Considered as Smart's best-ever postpaid data offering, Giga Plans empower subscribers with 10 times more data than previous plans, a free app, and unlimited texts to all networks.
2. New Postpaid Plans
Smart has also strengthened their postpaid plans with bigger data allowance that they can share to their friends and loved ones. Smart Infinity, Smart’s premium postpaid brand, will also be rolling up data plans of up to 60GB allocation for members.
3. My Smart App
To help their subscribers monitor their data consumption and other services, they have boosted the My Smart app. This time, postpaid subscribers can already check their billing, manage their data usage and subscribe to different promos.
Prepaid users, on the other hand, can use the app to monitor their load, purchase additional credit and register to promos.
Smart subscribers can now watch their favorite Kapamilya shows online through iWantTV using their prepaid load or charged to their postpaid bill.
Soon, iWantTV will also be included under Giga Plans.
5. Smart Mastercard issued by PayMaya
Don't have credit card but you want to shop online? This is no longer an issue since Smart has recently partnered with PayMaya to launch the Smart MasterCard.
The Smart MasterCard is a virtual debit card that one can use in transacting with millions of online merchants that accept MasterCard.
Smart subscribers who download the PayMaya app and use their virtual prepaid Smart MasterCard can also get as much as 10% discount on Smart prepaid load when they buy in-app, as well as enjoy exciting perks and discounts from Zalora and Jollibee, among other brands.
6. Smart Chat Abroad
Frequent travelers, meanwhile, will no longer have to look for WiFi connections just to send messages to their families. This, as Smart launches the Smart Chat Abroad, a data roaming service that allows subscribers to use six popular chat messaging apps—Facebook Messenger, Viber, Telegram, WeChat, Line, and WhatsApp—while travelling in over 130 countries.
This service is comes at a fixed rate of only P150 per day.
7. Smart Travel WiFi
Traveling with the whole gang? Why not bring a WiFi so everybody can update their Instagram and Facebook anytime?
Smart Travel WiFi is a Pocket WiFi which Smart and non-Smart subscribers can rent to enjoy mobile data in 130 countries starting at P399 per day. This service will soon be rolled out, so wait for updates!
Apart from the service upgrades, Smart is also giving away a bunch of Christmas treats to their subscribers. These include holiday getaways, Uber and Airbnb vouchers, as well as free data. Exciting prizes can also be won by simply participating on key events to be held in different parts of the country.
To learn more about the latest offerings and upgrades from Smart, follow their official accounts on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.
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