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Grab your desired handset with SMART’s Piso Sale

Subscribers can enjoy the Nokia N9’s swipe technology with SMART’s All-In-Plan 800.

There’s a lot to smile about this June as SMART is bringing back its incredibly exciting Piso Sale promo. Back by popular demand, the Piso Sale lets users buy the latest smartphones for just one peso.

Be it an iPhone, Android or a Windows phone, customers can skip big splurges on their gadget buys while enjoying major savings through the thrilling promo, which includes the HTC Mozart at All-In-Plan 500, Nokia N9 (16G and 64G) at All-In-Plan 800, iPhone 3GS at All-In-Plan 1200, iPhone 4 and Nokia E7 at All-In-Plan 1800.
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Citi Volunteers in the Philippines Commemorate Company’s 200th Anniversary on Annual Global Community Day

Citi employees are building 200 homes in Tanza, Navotas for families displaced by Typhoon Pedring. Over 2,000 volunteers mixed cement, laid hollow blocks and helped construct houses for four Saturdays since May 26.

Citi highlighted its ongoing and long-standing commitment to helping communities by marking its 200th anniversary last June 16, with its 7th annual Global Community Day. In 92 countries around the world, more than 100,000 Citi volunteers – the largest number of participants ever – have gathered in the days leading up to and including Global Community Day to participate in 1,300 service projects that benefited local communities.
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Volvo’s New safety technology reduces the risk of motorway rear-end impacts by up to 42 percent

The final report from the EuroFOT research project, which has brought together 28 European companies and organizations, confirms that Volvo Car Corporation’s systems to help drivers avoid incidents and collisions deliver significant benefits.

A car with adaptive cruise control and collision warning, for instance, cuts the risk of colliding with the vehicle in front on a motorway by up to 42 percent.
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Apple’s iTunes stores will complete ecosystem, offer multiple benefits, says Frost & Sullivan

Apple recently launched its long awaited itunes stores across 12 countries in Asia. Already available in Japan, Australia and New Zealand, now consumers with credit cards in Brunei, Cambodia, Hong Kong, Laos, Macau, Malaysia, the Philippines, Singapore, Taiwan, Thailand, Sri Lanka and Vietnam will be able to access millions of songs and movies.

Manoj Menon, Partner and Asia Pacific Managing Director for Frost & Sullivan said “This is a fantastic development for consumers in Asia. Apple’s growth in these markets was predominantly fueled by the hardware sales. This announcement will help Apple leverage the completeness of its ecosystem a lot better in these markets”.
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Smart powers DOH with mobile solutions

Smart Wireless Community Solutions Manager Louie De Guzman and Smart Public Affairs Community Partnerships Manager Darwin Flores look on as DOH ASec Gerardo Bayugo presents the Smart Infoboard registration form.

Leading wireless services provider Smart Comunications, Inc. (Smart) recently boosted its partnership with the Department of Health (DOH), through a suite of mobile solutions that can help provide Filipinos equitable and accessible healthcare. These initiatives were presented during the DOH’s 114th anniversary celebration with the theme “Kalusugan Pangkalahatan”.
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Smart recognized anew as top Asian operator

The Philippines’ leading wireless services provider bagged three major international awards, including top honors as Operator of the Year at the recently concluded 2012 Asia Communication Awards — winning over Singapore’s Singtel and StarHub, Australia’s Telstra Global, and Unitel of Laos.

The only Philippine telco recognized at the prestigious awards program held in Singapore, Smart reaped the most number of operator accolades during the Annual Awards Dinner held in Singapore. Smart’s winning entries include the Netphone—the world’s first smartphone backed by an operator-managed system, under the Innovation Award category, and Secured Health Information Network and Exchange (SHINE)—Smart’s flagship mHealth program, under the Best Emerging Market Initiative category.
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Epson Honors Top Trade Partners

Epson Philippines Corporation (EPC) recently recognized its top trade partners in a series of ‘kick-offs’ designed to cultivate a ‘high-performance culture’

Epson Philippines Corporation (EPC) recently held a series of events to honor the company’s top trade partners in the country. The ‘kick-offs’ were held in Crimson Resort & Spa in Cebu, Dusit Thani Hotel in Makati, and EDSA Shangri-La Hotel in Pasig City.
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