Only in the Philippines you can go to small Internet Cafes and surf the Net for a Php 1 for a few minutes. Imagine if you can have that facility on the move on demand thrifty option for mobile data.
Imagine no more! Now Smart’s Talk ‘N Text offers the most affordable Internet package with ‘PisoNet’ mobile data version. It is an innovative platform that offers the most affordable mobile data service for just Php 1.
A breakthrough mobile data platform developed by Smart Communications, Inc. (Smart), will soon enable its subscribers to access the Internet on their mobile phones for as low as Php 1.
Dubbed as “PisoNet,” Smart’s new mobile Internet offer will be initially available to Talk ‘N Text (TNT) subscribers and shall allow access to all apps and websites on mobile phones for only P1 per 10 minutes, with the exception of video streaming sites and file-sharing activities.
Set to be rolled out this September, the service is much more affordable compared to the standard P5 per 15-minute charging rate for mobile Internet.
“Now, one peso is all you need to access the Internet. PisoNet thus brings the many benefits of the Internet to more Filipinos nationwide, especially those who are accessing the Internet for the first time using their phones,” said Charles A. Lim, EVP and Head of the Wireless Consumer Division at Smart.
“With this upcoming service, the user is not limited to specific sites or apps. They can thus access the mobile apps and sites that are most relevant to them at a more affordable price,” Lim added.
Smart’s new platform enables them to offer data services in “sachets” without sacrificing consumer experience, allowing subscribers to pay only for the Internet services that they need on an “always on” basis.
The same platform also powers PowerApp, the telco’s suite of mobile Internet packages that allows subscribers to access Internet bundles-such as Social, Photo, Email, Chat, and individual apps-for as low as P5 per day.
PisoNet will soon be initially available to TNT subscribers, who only need to simply text PISONET to 5555 to enjoy the offer. PowerApp, meanwhile, offers various packages that can be availed of by Smart and TNT prepaid and postpaid subscribers. To know more, visit smart.com.ph/powerapp.
Source: Press Release from Smart