PRESS RELEASE: Experience the GIGA life with the new Smart Prepaid 5G-ready SIM

The country’s top wireless provider Smart Communicatons, Inc. (Smart) is making it easier for students to experience Smart’s nationfastest and nationwidest network to power e-learning in the new normal with the new Smart Prepaid 5G-ready SIM.

The new Smart Prepaid 5G-ready SIM comes with up to 9 GB FREE data plus calls and texts to all networks. This enables customers to run all their favorite apps, get a daily dose of information from top sites and stay connected with their loved ones.

Upon activation, subscribers instantly get 1 GB open-access data, 30 minutes all net calls, and 100 all net texts good for three days. And if they register with the GigaLife App within 7 days from SIM activation, customers get an additional 1 GB open-access data valid for 3 days and 10 GigaPoints.

Want more? Students can enjoy another 7 GB of Giga samplers plus 100 minutes of calls to all networks valid for 7 days when they load at least Php100 or subscribe to Php100 worth of promos within 7 days of activating their new SIM.

As an exclusive offer to De La Salle University, students can get their very own Smart Prepaid 5G-ready SIMs for FREE with just a few taps. All they have to do is visit the Animo Smart Online Store and log in using their DLSU email ( to claim their SIM and experience the GIGA life with Smart.

Subscribing to Smart’s GIGA deals is easy with the GigaLife App, the digital gateway to the GigaLife that lets customers discover and enjoy their passions. The app offers a convenient way for Smart customers to check their balance, monitor their data usage, avail of the latest promos, and earn and accumulate GigaPoints that can be used to redeem data offers and exclusive lifestyle perks.

Smart has been expanding its infrastructure to support the communication needs of educators and learners. Smart’s mobile networks now cover 96% of the population from Batanes to Tawi-Tawi. Smart’s 5G network–the country’s first, fastest and widest, now has more than 4,000 sites across the Philippines. Smart’s wireless footprint is backed by PLDT’s most extensive fiber infrastructure, at more than 524,000 kilometers.

PLDT and Smart provide access to inclusive quality education in basic to tertiary levels, through Information and Communications Technology (ICT), content, pedagogy, and capacity building to ensure that there is #NoLearnerLeftBehind. It is also a staunch advocate of ensuring cyber safety and creating safe spaces online.

PLDT and Smart enable learning communities through technology as part of its commitment to help the nation achieve the United Nation’s Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) #4: Quality Education.

By The LaSallian

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