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Mobile Internet on the rise in RP, says Smart

Mobile Internet usage in the Philippines is growing rapidly, on the back of attractive smartphone offers bundled with mobile data.

First quarter mobile Internet revenues of leading wireless operator Smart Communications, Inc. (Smart), for example, rose 71%, as reported by parent company Philippine Long Distance Telephone Co. (PLDT).

According to Chief Wireless Advisor Orlando B. Vea, the explosive increase in mobile Internet usage among Smart’s subscribers was driven in the first quarter mainly by a “solid portfolio of postpaid data plans bundled with best-in-class smartphones”.

Smart launched in the first quarter its limited-edition Data Plan 1000, which bundled free calls, SMS, and mobile Internet, with a choice from a slew of ‘power’ smartphones from all the top manufacturers, at discounted and amortized prices. Read the rest of this entry »

 
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Posted by on May 15, 2012 in Smart Communications

 

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JCI-Manila partners with Smart, IdeaSpace, Microsoft to boost start-up culture in Mapua

For two Saturdays in May, participating students, teachers and alumni from the Mapua Institute of Technology (MIT) will work together to develop innovative technology ideas that may have the potential for commercial success.

Dubbed as the JCI-MIT Technopreneurship Bootcamp, the event aims to promote the spirit of technology entrepreneurship or technopreneurship among the academe. The event is organized by the Junior Chamber International (JCI) Manila in partnership with the MIT.

IdeaSpace Foundation, Inc. (IdeaSpace), Smart Communications, Inc. (Smart) and Microsoft Philippines (Microsoft) are the industry partners for the event. Read the rest of this entry »

 
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Posted by on May 14, 2012 in Smart Communications

 

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