Tuesday, September 18, 2018

PLDT, Smart and Sun take digital lifestyle to new level

SUBSIDIARIES PLDT, Smart and Sun have introduced their respective digital offerings, taking advantage of the last quarter of the year when its subscribers choose to spend for that timely upgrade.

Smart offers unstoppable excellence powered by the country’s fastest LTE network with the new Samsung Galaxy Note9 under the GigaX Plans for P2,799 per month. The data-packed offer comes with a 15GB data that comprises 10GB video streaming and 5GB for surfing websites and apps; monthly unlimited texts to all networks; and 60 minutes of calls to all networks – under a 24-month contract.

The Samsung Galaxy Note9 packs powerful new features in a sleek design backed by excellent performance: an advanced Bluetooth S-Pen for photos and selfies, direct presentations, and control voice recording; the next evolution of Samsung Dex, which allows the smartphone to connect to a monitor, keyboard and mouse for a convenient desktop experience while accessing apps, files, and documents; the largest Infinity display yet –– a 6.4-inch Quad HD+ Infinity display – for a more immersive and richer mobile entertainment experience, plus an advanced AI-assisted camera with super slow motion and dual aperture for professional level photography; a long-lasting 4000maH battery to power all your mobile activities across your favorite apps throughout the day.

Make the most of Samsung Galaxy Note9’s cutting-edge features for uploading work files in an instant, streaming videos and music seamlessly, and sharing precious moments with loved ones in real-time.

PLDT prepaid WiFi

Meanwhile, PLDT Home, home broadband, has finally launched the PLDT Home Prepaid WiFi, its first prepaid broadband service that makes it a lot easier for more families to get their own high-speed connection.

It is powered by Smart, which means families can rely on PLDT Home Prepaid WiFi for online activities – from learning together and researching for school, bonding over streaming videos or music, to catching up with loved ones and friends on Facebook, Instagram or Twitter, or simply staying active your favorite apps.

It is very affordable and easy on the pocket, available at PLDT Stores and retailers nationwide, and comes with free 10GB valid for seven days – all for a one-time payment of only P1,995.

FINTQ’s online lending platform Lendr also makes it easier for anyone to get hold of the device via affordable installment payments. With Lendr, you can buy the device for an initial low cash-out of Php495, followed by six weekly payments of Php370, which can be paid through any Smart Padala center, Bayad Center, ECPay, and 7-Eleven outlets. Simply visit to create an account, complete the application form and apply for a loan to purchase the device.

It lets families enjoy PLDT’s pinakasulit Home Internet offer of 1GB for only P15. Aside from being affordable, PLDT Home Prepaid WiFi also offers PLDT Home’s pinakasulit Home Internet with Home Boost 15 with 1GB valid for 1 day, for only P15. Enjoy Home Boost 15 as an add-on to promos like Home Boost 50 or up, for greater savings.

And because it’s prepaid, one need not worry about monthly bills, contracts, or locked-in period. You simply load up the PLDT Home Prepaid WiFi and register to promos that suit your family’s online needs.

It is specially designed for home use, unlike the regular Pocket WiFi which is meant for users on the go. It utilizes the LTE 700MHZ band, a low frequency that easily penetrates houses and buildings, and deliver high-speed Internet indoors compared to the regular Pocket WiFi– whether in the living room, kitchen, or bedroom.

It is easy to set up – a plug and play device practically anyone can set it up. Simply plug it to a power source to instantly connect up to 5 WiFi-ready devices, including your smartphone, tablet, and laptop. The device is also small and compact, and comes with a stand if you want to keep it upright, and hooks if you prefer mounting it on the wall.

Sun’s non-stop LTE plans

If you are shelling out P20 on your prepaid promos every day, you might as well level up to the no-frills and value-packed Sun Non-Stop LTE Plans, which comes with an LTE-ready smartphone bundled with non-stop inclusions – from Non-Stop calls and texts, to Non-Stop access to apps like Facebook, Messenger, and Google Search.

Free Samsung Galaxy J2 Pro at Non-Stop LTE Plan 599

For as low as Php599 per month, get the Non-Stop LTE Plan 599 featuring a free Samsung Galaxy J2 Pro handset bundled with a monthly package of Non-Stop access to apps including Facebook, Messenger and Google Search; 1GB open access data for surfing and accessing other apps; Non-Stop calls and texts to Sun; and 50 texts to all networks.

Designed with functionality in mind, Samsung Galaxy J2 Pro features a 5-inch Super AMOLED display, an expandable memory, and an 8-megapixel rear and 5-megapixel front cameras with simplified functions for faster shooting.

For a bigger LTE experience, Sun also offers Non-Stop LTE Plan 799 and Non-Stop LTE Plan 999, which also come with LTE handsets bundled with a monthly package of Non-Stop access to select apps, bigger open access data allocation; Non-Stop calls and texts to Sun; and texts to all networks. (RDF)