• Quiz app bags top prize at 2016 TNT-Free Basics Developer Challenge

    Oct 5, 16 • Press ReleaseNo Comments
    Quiz app bags top prize at 2016 TNT-Free Basics Developer Challenge

    [04 OCT 2016] Eskwela, an educational app that enables users to take quizzes and exams easily, bagged the top prize at the recently-concluded TNT-Free Basics Developer Challenge. The competition, launched through a partnership between Facebook and TNT–the value brand of Smart Communications (Smart), aimed to develop applications in the areas of disaster preparedness and response, [&hellip...

  • A Masters’ Class: Ballet Manila’s The Swan, The Fairy and The PrincessTo Feature Renowned Master Artists

    A Masters’ Class: Ballet Manila’s The Swan, The Fairy and The PrincessTo Feature Renowned Master Artists

    The second act for the 21st performance season of the country’s leading ballet company, Ballet Manila, will bring together some of today’s most esteemed names in the international and local art scene for an unforgettable showcase of talent and mastery of their respective crafts. A production that pays tribute to one of the world’s most [&hellip...

  • Smart, International Alert Philippines collaborate to hack for peace

    Oct 5, 16 • Press ReleaseNo Comments
    Smart, International Alert Philippines collaborate to hack for peace

    Understanding the cause and cost of conflicts with the aid of technology [04 OCT 2016] To help mitigate the effects of conflict in the Philippines, leader in mobile, Smart Communications (Smart), through its developer network, Smart DevNet, partnered with International Alert Philippines (IAP) to mount the very first #PeaceHack in the country. A total of [&hellip...

  • Smart partners with Rustan’s Supercenter, expands distribution channels

    Sep 27, 16 • Press ReleaseNo Comments
    Smart partners with Rustan’s Supercenter, expands distribution channels

    In photo (L-R): Maloo Agoncillo, Vice President and Head of Retail and Key Accounts for Smart, Mike Relativo, President of Remitbox, Kat Luna-Abelarde, First Vice President and Head of Wireless Consumer Business for Smart, Irwin Lee, CEO for Rustan’s Supercenters Inc., and Marivi Flores, Asst. Vice President for Corporate Communications for RSCI.   [27 September [&hellip...

  • Smart, PNP Maritime Group join forces for coastal cleanup

    Sep 26, 16 • Press ReleaseNo Comments
    Smart, PNP Maritime Group join forces for coastal cleanup

    [September 2016] In support of Ocean Conservancy International’s (OCI) coastal cleanup project, mobile leader Smart Communications (Smart) partnered with the Philippine National Police (PNP) Maritime Group for the annual S-KUBA International Coastal Cleanup at Bambu Villa Resort, Anilao, Batangas. #DALOY3456 platform for environmental protection and conservation introduced In a two-session dive at the Caban Cove [&hellip...

  • Smart launches Marino All Abroad SIM for Filipino seafarers around the world

    Sep 23, 16 • Press ReleaseNo Comments
    Smart launches Marino All Abroad SIM for Filipino seafarers around the world

    Magsaysay Maritime officers and crew now ‘closer to home’ [01 SEPT 2016] Connecting Filipino workers abroad with loved ones back home with the use of communication solutions has always been a priority of leader in mobile, Smart Communications (Smart). Beefing up its long-standing partnership with one of the country’s largest ship crew management companies, Magsaysay [&hellip...

  • Smart strengthens tech start-up community support through 4th GOAB conference

    Sep 6, 16 • Press ReleaseNo Comments
    Smart strengthens tech start-up community support through 4th GOAB conference

    [31 AUG 2016] Leader in mobile, Smart Communications (Smart) though its developer network, Smart DevNet, strengthened anew, its support for the Philippine start-up community by co-presenting the 4th Geeks on a Beach (GOAB) conference held in Panglao Island, Bohol. A tech and startup conference that brought together hundreds of geeks from all over the world, [&hellip...

  • Smart invests in nationwide disaster and emergency alert system

    Sep 5, 16 • Press ReleaseNo Comments
    Smart invests in nationwide disaster and emergency alert system

    High-risk communities can now receive quick and timely alerts during calamities [01 SEPT 2016] PLDT wireless unit Smart Communications has invested P400 million in cell broadcast service (CBS) technology that will strengthen the nationwide alert system of the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC) during emergencies and calamities. CBS technology enables the delivery [&hellip...

  • Smart backs SM Supermalls’ cyber month tech sale

    Aug 18, 16 • Press ReleaseNo Comments
    Smart backs SM Supermalls’ cyber month tech sale

    Recommends LTE handsets for better mobile internet experience [16 AUG 2016] Leader in mobile Smart Communications (Smart) supports retail giant SM Supermalls’ (SM) cyber month celebration, in line with its drive to promote smartphone adoption among its customers. SM’s cyber month celebration showcases the newest and most popular consumer gadgets available in the market today. [&hellip...

  • Smart Libreng Tawag advisory

    Aug 16, 16 • EverydayNo Comments
    Smart Libreng Tawag advisory

    [16 AUG 2016] To provide communication as relief to those affected by the recent flash floods, PLDT mobile subsidiary Smart Communications, has set-up a free call station at Hermosa Municipal Hall, Bataan. Additional Libreng Tawag sites will be operational within the week as follows:     Available by Tuesday, August 16 • Joner’s Supermarket, Bocaue, [&hellip...

  • Hotline 911

    Aug 3, 16 • THIS!No Comments
    Hotline 911

    Hotline 911 was officially launched on August 1, 2016. On its first day of operation, it received a total of 2,475 phone calls based on the initial data provided by the Philippine National Police. Unfortunately only 3% (75) of which were legitimate calls. Prank callers swamped the hotline; there were 304 recorded prank calls on [&hellip...

  • #SafePH-certified, Smart strengthens Archdiocese of Palo’s disaster preparedness initiative

    Aug 2, 16 • Press ReleaseNo Comments
    #SafePH-certified, Smart strengthens Archdiocese of Palo’s disaster preparedness initiative

    [2 August 2016] Leader in mobile Smart Communications (Smart) partnered with the Archdiocese of Palo in training the different parishes in Region 8 to better prepared against disasters. Over a hundred delegates attended the recently-concluded program facilitated by Smart. Resource speakers from PHIVOLCS, PAG-ASA, Emergency Management Center, and Albay Public Safety and Emergency Management Office [&hellip...

  • Smart backs 1st digital career boot camp, promotes growth of digital career opportunities

    Jul 29, 16 • Press ReleaseNo Comments
    Smart backs 1st digital career boot camp, promotes growth of digital career opportunities

    [28 JULY 2016] Mobile leader Smart Communications (Smart) is helping spur the growth of opportunities for online freelancers in the Philippines through its support for the first Digital Career Boot Camp, organized by OnlineJobsUniversity.com (OJU) in partnership with the Department of Information and Communications Technology (DICT).   The one-day event aims to provide participants with [&hellip...