Smart lends tech support to Church heritage conservation

In one of the centuries-old stone churches in Cebu, the parish priest once had the images of the Virgin Mary and three archangels repainted in the same color as the retablo where they were enshrined, gold Thanks to new technology, the National Historical Commission of the Philippines (NHCP) was able to reverse the damage done In one of the centuries-old stone churches in Cebu, the parish priest once had the images of the Virgin Mary and three archangels repainted in the same color as the …

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Smart literacy apps named sole Filipino finalist for GSMA’s Asia Mobile Awards 2019

Smart is in the running for its #LearnSmart Mother Tongue–Based Literacy Apps that were developed in partnership with the Department of Education (DepEd) and academic institutions nationwide The roster of mother tongue –based literacy apps developed by leading wireless services provider Smart Communications (Smart) has been shortlisted in this year’s Asia Mobile Awards (AMO 2019) The roster of mother tongue –based literacy apps developed by leading wireless services provider Smart Communications (Smart) has been shortlisted in this year’s Asia Mobile Awards (AMO 2019). Organized by …

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50 multigrade Eastern Visayan schools receive School-in-a-Bag portable digital classrooms

Smart’s flagship education program facilitates biggest donation to-date PLDT wireless unit Smart Communications (Smart) facilitated the biggest turnover for its School-in-a-Bag program 50 multigrade schools from Northern Samar and Samar each recently received Smart’s digital learning package, which is designed to provide access to technology to help deliver 21st century education to underserved schools nationwide As a multigrade teacher, Bernadette V. Alcaroci of San Fernando Elementary School in Villareal, Samar in Eastern Visayas admitted that it gets challenging to manage two or more grade levels …

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Transport solutions stand out at Smart’s innovation awards

Smart Communications’ annual SWEEP Awards encourages innovation and excellence in wireless applications development among students of tertiary schools This year’s SWEEP Awards is guided by #SWEEP15’s theme “#FutureReady: Creative Innovations Beyond Imagination” For 15 years, Smart has partnered with SWEEP schools to help them produce industry-ready ECE and IT graduates Transport solutions stood out from among 10 #FutureReady 5G and Internet of Things (IoT) entries that vied for over one million pesos total worth of prizes at the Grand Finals of the 15th SWEEP Innovation …

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Here’s a treat for tech-savvy Batangueños: Smart is set to double LTE capacity in Batangas

Smart is rolling out the LTE-Advanced across Batangas for faster speeds Smart is also doubling its LTE capacity in Lipa City This is part of Smart’s commitment to upgrade their fixed and mobile networks across the country Customers in Batangas can look forward to faster speeds and better mobile data experience as PLDT wireless arm Smart Communications Inc (Smart) accelerates its latest round of upgrades in one of the country’s biggest and most populous provinces. After increasing the coverage and tripling the capacity of its …

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5 Things We Love About SMART online series ‘FindHer’

Smart Communications recently unveiled its first online series on YouTube last Saturday, Feb. 9, 2019. The seven-part romantic-comedy online series was produced in partnership with Epicmedia and Bent & Buzz. The web series’ first five episodes were made available on Feb.9, while the final two episodes on Feb. 14, Valentine’s Day. The series, entitled ‘FindHer,’ reflected the realities of modern dating and relationships and revolved around three individuals who contend with the complexities of love in a time of smartphones and dating apps. Helming the …

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‘FindHer’ Review: Fast paced romance intelligently told against the backdrop of modern technology

Awkward first encounters, cutesy conversation bubbles, corny pick-up lines delivered endearingly, and random discussions about multiple universes over coffee dates – that’s essentially what makes up FindHer sound like a weird mix for a romantic comedy, don’t you think. But it works wonders for Smart Telecommunications first-ever venture into the world of web series. FindHer talks about people trying to find each other across parallel universes. The central plot is already interesting as it is, but there is obviously more in this 7-part web series …

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Philippine Accessible Disability Services received an award from Smart for empowering PWDs

Philippine Accessible Disability Services (PADS) received an award from PLDT wireless unit Smart Communications. Based in Lapu-Lapu City, Cebu, PADS was named one of the 10 TAYO Awards finalists for its Paddle for All program, which employs adaptive dragon boat racing, a seated sport, to enable the blind, deaf, amputees and wheelchair users to engage in sports. For its efforts to enable persons with disability (PWDs) to develop as independent, integrated and empowered citizens, the Philippine Accessible Disability Services (PADS) received an award from PLDT …

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Digital Education For All: No Learner Left Behind; 5 literacy apps you can explore to know your mother tongue better

Smart Communications launched five literacy apps that promote literacy in the mother tongue Each of the apps features different cultures and tradition Smart made these apps for the benefit of students, teachers, and parents The mother tongue based apps are available for download on Google Play PLDT wireless unit Smart Communications (Smart) officially launched its pool of mobile applications that promote literacy in the mother tongue. This is part of PLDT’s advocacy of harnessing technology for education. Dubbed as Digital Education For All: No Learner …

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Smart lets you watch YouTube for free for one hour every day

Free YouTube on Smart every day Smart brings free access to YouTube every day Good news for Smart, TNT, and Sun subscribers as Smart Communications Inc. finally lets you watch videos on YouTube for free! For one hour, YouTube and soon other online video services will be accessible every day! Isn’t that amazing? These subscribers can watch YouTube for one hour for free daily by simply registering to load packages like GigaSurf99, AllOutSurf99, GigaSurf 50, AllOutSurf 30, Panalo Data 30, Panalo Combo 30, Super Combo …

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