Smart unveils mobile data pack for work and study apps


Posted at May 05 2020 04:05 PM

As telecommunications companies shift their focus on providing and sustaining fast and stable connectivity especially for employees who are working from home, and students who are keeping up to comply with school requirements, strong approaches are being initiated to support this.

For one, mobile services provider Smart Communications, Inc., the mobile subsidiary of one of the country's leading telecoms and digital services provider, PLDT Inc., launched Giga Work, a data pack that gives subscribers access to a wide range of productivity apps to make work and school life simpler and convenient especially during this time of physical distancing.

Available to all Smart Prepaid and TNT subscribers, Giga Work features open access data allocation, plus 1GB for Work and Study apps every day, valid for as long as the promo is active.

For example, Giga Work 99 comes with 2GB open access data, plus 1GB for Work and Study apps every day valid for seven days, which subscribers can use for online meetings, online collaboration with colleagues, online shopping, and online payments.

To register, subscribers may simply dial *123# and choose Giga Work.

Work and Study apps at your fingertips

Giga Work offers access to today's popular online meeting apps, such as Google Hangouts, Microsoft Teams, and Cisco WebEx, which many companies, schools, and organizations have been using to safely meet with employees, students, partners, and clients.

Google Hangouts, Microsoft Teams, and Cisco WebEx feature secure group video and voice calls, and offer their respective tools for screen-sharing and file-sharing for lectures or business presentations in real time. These features also make it easier for students and professionals to align, teleconference, and collaborate with their classmates or work peers anytime and anywhere.

Giga Work also provides access to Microsoft Office 365 and G Suite, which offer an efficient online workplace where professionals and students can create and edit files, share and store documents, and work on projects and presentations together.

Moreover, subscribers can also rely on Giga Work for their ride-hailing, online shopping, and delivery needs through Grab, Lalamove, Lazada, and Shopee; take advantage of the convenience of online payments through PayMaya and GrabPay; and connect with their peers through WhatsApp.

Giga Work Plus with Unli AllNet Calls and Texts

Smart Prepaid and TNT subscribers also have the option to avail Giga Work Plus, which comes with Unli AllNet calls and texts to stay in touch with colleagues and loved ones anytime.

Giga Work Plus 199 comes with 2GB open access data, plus 1GB for Work and Study apps every day and Unli AllNet calls and texts valid for 7 days.

Giga Life for everyone

Giga Work adds to Smart Prepaid's suite of Giga offers, which are designed to cater to the various lifestyle needs and passions of customers.

Smart offers Giga Video for subscribers who want to binge-watch the latest online shows and series, and Giga Stories for those who love sharing their experiences with friends and loved ones on social media. Aside from that, they also have Giga Games for avid mobile gamers, and Giga Music for those who want their daily dose of tunes and podcasts via their favorite music streaming apps.

Smart subscribers can enjoy all these Giga offers powered by Smart LTE, certified by third-party mobile analytics firms such as Ookla and Opensignal.

Companies like Smart Communications, Inc. are helping to bridge the physical gap experienced these days, with affordable, convenient, and fast connectivity, allowing work and school functions, collaborations, and meetings.

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