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PAYMAYA X PAYPAL COLLABORATION

PayMaya X PayPal union to boost more opportunities for freelancers and digipreneurs

 

 Freelancers and digipreneurs in the Philippines will now have another reason to be inside the playing field of digital economy with the recent merger of PayMaya – the country’s leading digital financial service provider, and PayPal – a global leader in digital payments. These two brands formed a union that will boost more opportunities for freelancers and digipreneurs. If you’re a freelancer or a digipreneur who receives payment via PayPal, you will enjoy 80% off on PayPal’s withdrawal fee when you transfer your available PayPal balance to your PayMaya account until December 21, 2016 as part of the promo of […]

FIRST CUSTOMER TO OWN THE IPHONE 7 IN THE PHILIPPINES

Power Mac Center welcomes the iPhone 7

 

  It was an early Friday fun day for the iPhone fans as they patiently waited for the midnight launch of the new iPhone 7 in different places in Metro Manila. In Makati, Power Mac Center welcomes the iPhone 7, together with the launch of a new series of Apple Watch with a special midnight shopping event at its flagship store in Greenbelt 3, with an exclusive set of gifts for the first 22 customers. The first 22 customers each received P15,000 worth of Apple and iPhone 7 accessories as their rewards from Power Mac Center who is celebrating 22 […]

PAYMAYA #NOWNATION GO SHOPPING FOR POKEMON BALLS

PayMaya #NowNation Go Shopping

 

 When we travel, it’s not only the transportation, accommodation, and food that matters. Especially when you’re in a different place, the first thing (or should we say, the last thing before you leave) on your itinerary is shopping. Shopping for items that you’ll be needing during the course of your trip or shopping for souvenirs before going back home.     Okay, shopping could be anytime. Not just when you travel. You go shopping after Sunday church. You go shopping when you want to reward yourself for that great achievement you’ve accomplished. You go out shopping to buy things you […]

PAYMAYA TRAVELS: TRAIN AND BUS RIDES

Train and bus rides to and from the airport is conveniently easy with PayMaya #NowNation

 

 If you’re coming to and from the airport, it is best you download and install PayMaya app on your mobile device and get your PayMaya card right away because having this will be very helpful and convenient for you especially when taking the metro train and bus to NAIA terminal airport. Download 1. Go to Google Play or Apple Store and search for PayMaya. 2. Download and install the free app. 3. Register 4. Log-in your account. 5. Purchase your PayMaya physical card and link it with your virtual card. 6. Upgrade your PayMaya physical card through the app to […]

SMART UNBOX

Smart unboxes giga loads of surprises and latest offerings on MVP’s 70th birthday celebration

 

 Every person at the Bonifacio Ballroom hallway of the newly opened Shangri-La The Fort were all curious to know what Smart was going to unveil as for the title of the event was ‘Smart Unbox’ presentation. The people knew it was Manny V. Pangilinan’s, who is better known in the business and telco world as MVP, 70th birthday. And they were eager to make the first greet. The secret to MVP’s rise to success maybe his no absence from work and in this case, important event that will make Smart more aggressive in its industry. As soon as people got […]

SMART AND WARNER BROS. PICTURES TIE UP FOR BATMAN V SUPERMAN: DAWN OF JUSTICE COMIN SOON ON MARCH 26, 2016

Smart and Warner Bros. Pictures seal partnership to bring Batman V Superman: Dawn of Justice promos with Big Bytes offers

 

 A month’s time before the official release of the much awaited ultimate superhero movie Batman V Superman: Dawn of Justice is shown, Smart and Warner Bros. Pictures team up to bring unparalleled experience with Smart’s Big Byte’s offers and trip to Hong Kong or Tokyo for two, to lucky Smart Prepaid, Smart Postpaid,  and SmartBro subscribers and experience an adventure inspired by the lifestyles of Batman and Superman based on DC Comics characters. Super-sized video experience with Big Bytes 50 “We are thrilled to partner with Warner Bros. Pictures as the official mobile partner on Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice […]

IFLIX, SMART, AND PLDT GIFT OF ENTERTAINMENT FOR THE HOLIDAY SEASON

iflix, PLDT, and Smart merger shares the Gift of Entertainment of up to 1-year FREE subscription for the holiday season

 

 Yes, you’ve read it right. The Gift of Entertainment brought by iflix, PLDT, and Smart allows existing PLDT Home subscribers. from mid-December, to enjoy 12-months of iflix (normally, you’ll have to pay PhP 1,584 for this) at no additional charge for all DSL, Fibr, uLTEra, or Telpad plans. Talk about unlimited access to tens of thousands of hours of entertainment, that is. That’s not all. All Smart, Sun, and Talk ‘N Text subscribers will receive 3-months iflix subscription bundled onto their existing service (which usually costs them PhP 387), sponsored by no less than Smart at no additional charge. Download […]

IPHONE 6S FIRST-HAND EXPERIENCE

Excited Apple fans waited for midnight for the Philippine launch of iPhone 6s

 

  After the clock strikes midnight, people who lined up waiting for the new iPhone had their first-hand experience as they got to see, touch, and hold for the very first time the new iPhone 6s as it was unveiled on November 6, 12:01 MN in the Philippines. Fans of the Apple product camped beside Beyond The Box store in Century City Mall in Makati hours before midnight as it opened to the over enthusiastic crowd. While waiting, buyers were already thinking of what color should they pick. Majority of them wanted the Rose Gold iPhone 6s and we’re not surprised […]

ALDEN RICHARDS AND YAYA DUB FOR TNT EXTEND 4545 PROMO

Alden ‘Pambansang Bae’ Richards and Maine ‘Yaya Dub’ Mendoza aka #AlDub stars on new Talk ‘N Text commercial

 

 Just four days after their first-ever TV commercial for McDonald’s ‘Ikaw Lang Ang aking Mahal’ made a big hit, the phenomenal love team of #KalyeSerye from the No. 1 and longest running noontime show Eat Bulaga hit it off again with another advertisement endorsing Talk ‘N Text newest promo TNT Extend. Alden Richards and Maine Mendoza aka known as AlDub is a huge hit split-screen love team resulting to large fan followings. Fans online recently broke the Internet using the hashtag #AlDubBATTLEForACause totaling to 5M tweets on Twitter. The duo stars in McDo‘s newest ad for Chicken Fillet ala King Meal with the banner […]

SELL ONLINE EASILY WITH TACKTHIS!

Do you want to create your own e-commerce website? TackThis! Concierge is the solution

 

 TackThis! Concierge offers small and medium businesses (SMBs) of creating their own e-commerce platform for their online business supported by 3 services: Effortless Store Creation Don’t know where to start? Don’t worry. TackThis! Concierge have experts to help entrepreneurs from taking beautiful photos of their products to designing their own brand website. TackThis! Concierge have a dedicated team of Store Creation Specialists to help create fully functional store. Hassle-free Store Management Once your online store is ready, TackThis! Concierge will help process your orders through a group of Order Management Specialists. The service includes payment consolidation, delivery coordination, and customer inquiries management. On […]

PLDT HOME AND SMART TEAM UP WITH FOX CHANNEL FOR DIGITAL ENTERTAINMENT CONTENT

PLDT HOME, Smart, and Fox International Channels partnership offers top-line entertainment viewing

 

 Philippines‘ biggest multimedia networks PLDT HOME and Smart strengthen dominance in the country’s digital entertainment by teaming up with global company and Asia Pacific‘s leading broadcaster Fox to offer extensive menu of top-line content and entertainment-viewing option. The partnership was celebrated during the announcement of the deal a couple of days ago, in Green Sun Hotel in Makati. “This content partnership with Fox makes world-class entertainment easily accessible to all our subscribers wherever they are – whethyer at home or on the go,” PLDT and Smart EVP and Consumer Business Group Head Ariel P. Fermin said. “We are delighted to […]

BIGGEST CLASH OF CLANS TOURNAMENT IN THE PHILIPPINES

UPDATE! Smart opens registration for Philippine Clash 2015, the biggest Clash of Clans tournament with over P2 million prizes

 

 Level up and strategize your game plan because the biggest Clash of Clans (COC) tournament in the country will be happening soon! Wireless services leader Smart Communications, Inc. (Smart), the mobile subsidiary of PLDT, has announced that it is mounting the Philippine Clash 2015, the biggest Clash of Clans tournament, with over P2 million worth of prizes. Wow! that could be the largest prize pool in a local mobile gaming competition to date. A big hit all over the world, COC is one the many mobile games which Smart Prepaid subscribers may enjoy anytime, anywhere with the Entertainment Bundle, a feature-packed […]

NTC APPROVES GLOBE AND BAYANTEL JOINT APPLICATION

Globe acquires 54% majority shareholder in Bayantel

 

 If you were experiencing poor signal subscription services in the past from your Bayantel-hosted landline or broadband connections, listen to this. Those days will soon be over now that the National Telecommunications Commission (NTC) approved the green light for the conversion of Lopez-owned Bayan Telecommunication‘s debt-to-equity to Globe Telecom. “The company (Bayan) can now concentrate on delivering better service to its customers,” said Salvador Tirona, president and CEO, Lopez Holdings. Records show that Bayan has been under a court-assisted corporate rehabilitation for nearly 23 years. In August 2013, “the regional trial court Branch 158 in Pasig City confirmed the amendment […]

CHOOSE BETTER WITH SUN POSTPAID, PREPAID, AND BROADBAND PLANS

Sun #ChooseBetter Plan shows practical ways to use your mobile connectivity to the max

 

 Undeniably, Sun has been the pioneer when it comes to unli calls and texts services enjoyed by millions of mobile subscribers even way back in the early 2000s. Giant telco players Smart and Globe, adapted this scheme and made this unli calls and texts as added value to their plans. This 2015, Sun revamped the unli calls and texts services with its newest Choose Better campaign with Sun Best Value Plan 450 for postpaid subscribers, showing more practical ways using subscriber’s mobile devices. Compared with competing brand, Best Value Plan 450 does not just give unlimited Sun calls and texts for a […]

THE OFFICIAL IFLIX LAUNCH IN PH TOGETHER WITH SMART AND PLDT CHAIRMAN MANNY V. PANGILINAN.

Heather Morris aka Britney S. Pearce from Glee visits PH to promote iflix

 

 “Everybody’s so nice.” Those were the words that came out from Heather Morris aka Britney S. Pearce lips when she went on stage to promote iflix.com in the Philippines. Morris also talked about her experience at the White House in the US when she and her then boyfriend (now her husband) performed there, when she was interviewed by Joey Mead-King and Jayson Godfrey during the iflix event launch held in Green Sun Hotel in Makati. A Glee ensemble was presented to welcome the crowd during the iflix launch. iflix is the country’s newest video on demand content partnering with the biggest […]

GLOBE IS THE UNDISPUTED LEADER IN POSTPAID BASED ON REVENUE MARKET SHARE.

Globe consistently growing its postpaid business with revenue market share of 57.8%

 

 Globe has been consistently growing its postpaid business both in number of customers and ARPU (average revenue per user), an important indicator of customer preference and stickiness to the network, according to Globe Senior Advisor for Consumer Business Dan Horan. Globe Telecom, the No. 1 postpaid brand in the country posted postpaid revenues of P7.8 billion in the first quarter of 2015 versus Smart’s P3.3 billion and Sun’s P2.4 billion. Globe postpaid revenues have grown by 11% versus Sun’s 10% growth from previous year’s levels. The revenue figures show Globe has cornered the mobile postpaid segment with revenue market share of 57.8%, leaving Smart […]

SMART REVAMPS PREMIUM POSTPAID PLANS, OFFER CUSTOM FEATURES. Smart Infinity ambassadors Mikaela Lagdameo, Grace Baja, and Andi Manzano-Reyes share how they maximize their existing premium postpaid plans.

Smart rolls out perfect match for Smart Infinity plans

 

 Today, May 19, Philippine mobile leader Smart Communications, announced its revamped Smart Infinity, the premium postpaid brand, that are tailor fit for the more affluent segment of the market. Smart Infinity now offers flexible and exciting plans that not only complement your daily pursuits, but more importantly help you make things happen with Roaming Plan, Consumable Plan, Tri-Net Plan, and Multi-Plan. “These new plans are, by far, the most carefully designed services we’ve offered in the history of Smart Infinity. This is the result of us ‘listening’ intently and responding to what subscribers need from a premium mobile service provider […]

SMART SURF PLUS PLAN LAUNCH WITH SMART EXECS.

Smart offers new Surf Plus Plan to bring the best digital postpaid experience for Filipinos

 

 Aside from the All-In Plan, Smart now offers the newest Surf Plus Plan to bring the best digital postpaid experience for Filipino subscribers. Surf Plus Plan is a revitalized lineup of postpaid plan offerings that respond to increasing subscriber need for mobile data, allowing every individual to choose from a wide portfolio of plans that come with bigger data allowances and customizable app-based add-ons. “This time, our Surf Plus Plans are packed with SuperSized Data, calls and text that is right for you, and you get to choose your free app and service that you can change every month – […]

15 MINUTES OF FAME: The Lip Sync Battle

Smart enhances mobile entertainment services with affordable video data bundles

 

 Planning to further enhance the mobile entertainment experience among Filipinos, wireless services leader Smart Communications, Inc. (Smart), developed “sachet bundles”, making video streaming more affordable and accessible to Smart subscribers, announced last May 8, at Fort Bonifacio, Taguig City “Smart is thrilled to make online video content more affordable and accessible to Filipinos, who are avid viewers of YouTube’s trending music videos, viral clips, and online sensations,” according to Michele Curran, Smart’s First Vice President and Head for Data Services. Smart’s latest service innovation, the ‘new video data bundles’, offers more affordable deal to enjoy YouTube videos, Dailymotion, Vimeo, Skype […]

GERPHIL GERALDINE FLORES.

Let’s show support and vote for our favorite Pinoy act to become the first AGT winner

 

 The viewers will decide the winner of Asia’s Got Talent as voting opened following the Grand Final episode that aired last May 7 and will close on Monday, May 11, 11:59 pm. That said, the May 7, Episode 9, was AGT‘s highest rating to date with 175% increase against Episode 8. Episode 9 garnered 3.93 highest rating airing. The 2nd and 3rd highest were also Asia’s Got Talent, Episode 5 at 2.05 and Episode 6 at 1.97 respectively. Now, viewers can vote for their favorite acts in one of three ways: SMS, Facebook and the “Asia’s Got Talent” mobile app that can be downloaded in […]

HONG KONG CITYSCAPE AT NIGHT. Hong Kong skyline view from Victoria Peak. (File photo)

Enjoy FREE mobile access to Skyscanner from SafeZone

 

 Why be afraid of the incurring mobile charges when you browse your favorite websites when you can access them for FREE with SafeZone, a mobile app where you can select popular digital brands by downloading the SafeZone Android app at Google Play Store, without worrying unwanted data charges? More than twenty digital brands’ mobile app are available through SafeZone and one of them is Skyscanner, a mobile for travel app where users can enjoy hundreds of airline promo deals in just seconds via a single, simple, and trustworthy source that can help them find the best travel solution at the right […]

PACQUIAO VS MAYWEATHER BATTLE FOR GREATNESS LIVE ON VIEWSTREAM FROM SMART MOBILE NETWORK.

Pacquiao vs Mayweather: BATTLE FOR GREATNESS! Who will be the last man standing?

 

 As seen in their recent Press Conference in Los Angeles, both opponents seem to be very relax and calm but the stakes are high as they will square-off for the biggest pay-per-view event in the history of boxing. With only under 6 weeks before the big fight, Manny Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather, Jr. both head up in serious training and preparation for the $300 million mega-fight in Saturday, May 2 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena. Though Pacquiao leads with 57-5-2, 38 knockouts, Mayweather had never lost in any of his fights leaving him with 47 wins and 26 KO’s. […]

Smart stands firm as PH’s undisputed No. 1 mobile leader

 

 Smart Communications released their official statement standing firm on their grasp on telco leadership in the Philippines. “Smart is the Philippines’ undisputed No. 1 mobile service provider” says their opening headline which came hours after Globe Telecom‘s claim of victory in the telecommunications industry’s top position. Globe made headlines on Tuesday, April 7, when the Ayala-led company revealed during the Globe Annual Stockholders Meeting in Makati that they are now the No. 1 mobile network in the country. See related story here. Smart refutes. See the official statement from Smart. Smart is the Philippines’ undisputed No. 1 mobile service provider […]