Daily Archives: May 19, 2009

SMART slashes surfing costs with new mobile Internet packages

Prepaid subscribers of leading wireless services provider Smart Communications, Inc. (SMART) may now take advantage of the most affordable mobile Internet rates, with the Budget Surf and Daily Surf mobile Internet packages.

These bucket-priced packages enable Smart Buddy subscribers to use their cellphones to go and stay online to post photos and videos, update their blogs, chat or send emails, and browse through their favorite social networking sites at a fixed and low cost.

The packages also makes SMART the first mobile operator in the Philippines – a predominantly ‘prepaid’ market — to offer pay-as-you-go ‘data’ plans at the lowest-ever rate of as little as P.14 per minute, as more and more Filipinos take up the use of the mobile phone as a tool to conveniently access the Internet.
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APC by Schneider Electric Wins Green Enterprise IT Award from Uptime Institute

APC by Schneider Electric announced it was selected as a winner in the Energy Efficient Products category of the 2009 Green Enterprise IT (GEIT) Awards, presented by the Uptime Institute and co-sponsored by the U.S. Department of Energy. Award winners were announced at a ceremony at Uptime Institute’s 4th Annual Institute Research Symposium: LEAN, CLEAN and GREEN, in New York City. Thomas L. Friedman, Pulitzer Prize-winning New York Times columnist and best-selling author delivered the ceremony’s keynote address.

The GEIT Awards honor companies that have made significant strides in creating reliable, sustainable and energy-efficient data centers. APC’s InRow® cooling products with active response controls and integrated thermal containment was selected as a winner for its innovation and leadership in driving sustainability initiatives.
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701 Search launches is the latest Online Classified website to make its presence in the Philippines to serve the local and expatriate community. Since its public launch on 2 March 2009, has attracted more 7,000 live advertisements and is serving almost 10M pageviews per month. Its growth is poised to make it the leading general classified portal in the country.

The adoption of the commonly used term “AyosDtio” which means “Ok Here” reflects the company’s confidence that users will have a positive experience with the website to help them with their online classifieds needs.
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Posted by on May 19, 2009 in Technology