PLDT Home Prepaid WiFi customers now under the care of Smart

[Editor's note: Beginning March 1, all PLDT Home Prepaid WiFi subscribers may enjoy Smart data offers as the company rebrands PLDT Home WiFi into Smart. Below is their press release.]

Better data offers, perks, and rewards await PLDT Home Prepaid WiFi customers as Smart Communications, Inc. (Smart), the wireless arm of the country’s largest and only integrated telco PLDT, rebrands PLDT Home Prepaid WiFi into Smart complementing their current mobile broadband services under Smart Bro. 

Starting March 1, all PLDT Home Prepaid WiFi subscribers shall be Smart subscribers and may enjoy data offers like GIGA Pro, which comes with a generous combination of 3 GB per day of any GIGA offer – whether it’s Video, Study, Work, Games, or Stories – plus bigger open access data to cover all online activities. 

Customers may also still enjoy big-sized data promos that suit their family’s needs, such as Famload Study, Famload Video, and Famload Video Plus.

Manage your digital life with the GigaLife App

PLDT Home WiFi customers may now also enjoy a simpler, easier, and smarter way to stay on top of all their online activities now that they can check their accounts through the GigaLife App.

Downloadable on Google Play Store and the Apple App Store, the GigaLife App serves as a convenient portal for subscribers to easily check their load, monitor their data usage in real time, as well as purchase and register to data promos.

By using the GigaLife App, subscribers also get to earn and accumulate GigaPoints, which can be used to redeem data rewards lifestyle perks.

Philippines' fastest mobile data network

The PLDT Home WiFi and Smart Bro are powered by Smart LTE, the country’s fastest mobile data network as reported by third-party mobile internet analytics firms, such as Opensignal and Ookla. 

Ookla, the global leader in internet testing and analysis, named Smart as the country’s fastest mobile data network in the second half of 2020 after it achieved a Speed Score™ of 24.99, with average speeds of 20.08 Mbps for download, and 7.42 Mbps for upload, based on 3,915,679 user-initiated tests taken with Speedtest®. 

On the other hand, Opensignal, an independent mobile analytics firm, noted in its November 2020 Mobile Network Experience Report for the Philippines1 that Smart remained ahead of the competition in terms of Video Experience, Upload and Download Speed Experience, 4G Availability, and 4G Coverage Experience.  

In its November 2020 Mobile Network Experience Report for the Philippines2, Smart also remained ahead of the competition in terms of Upload and Download Speed Experience, 4G Availability, and 4G Coverage Experience. – Rappler.com

1Independent data referenced with consent from Opensignal “The mobile network experience across five regions in the Philippines has greatly improved since Q4 2018 – October 2020”    

2Opensignal Awards – Philippines: Mobile Network Experience Report November 2020, based on independent analysis of mobile measurements recorded during the period July 1 – September 28, 2020 © 2021 Opensignal Limited.

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