MANILA, Philippines – Good news for those on long commutes in Victory Liner buses. The bus company has announced it will lend passengers on deluxe buses Android tablets for the duration of their trip.
Their tweets indicate that the tablets they will be lending will have apps and games preloaded.
SUPER EXCITING NEWS: starting tonight all our deluxe buses to Baguio will have android tablets for use onboard by its passengers, free.— Victory Liner Inc. (@VictoryLinerInc) November 28, 2012
Currently, this plan is specific only to their Baguio trips, though the company’s tweets to users mention that the initiative may expand if demand for the service grows.
Philippine tech website Yugatech adds that 20 tablets will be available per bus, with priority being given to those without their own mobile devices. As the price of the trip is P715, it makes for an intriguing incentive to take the deluxe trip.
IN A MATTER OF 2 WEEKS, ALL BUS SEATS IN OUR DELUXE BUSES TO BAGUIO WILL HAVE THEIR OWN ELECTRICAL SOCKETS.— Victory Liner Inc. (@VictoryLinerInc) November 29, 2012
Victory Liner also announced the installation of electrical sockets on the seats of the deluxe buses, which should allow those with tablets and devices to recharge their gadgets as needed. – Rappler.com