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Thursday, October 29, 2020

Macoy Dubs and Jae Miranda unboxed the new Huawei Y7a

Global tech giant Huawei finally launched the much-anticipated Huawei Y7a smartphone, the brand’s newest entry in its famed Y Series. The Y7a sports a refreshed design and upgraded feature set fit for the trendy lifestyles of today’s youth.

 

An online media event held on October 29, 2020 served as the Huawei Y7a’s official debut, which included guest appearances by a couple of popular social media stars. Macoy Dubs of “Aunt Julie” fame and Jae Miranda AKA “Virtual Boyfriend” regaled the audience with their respective character bits, and discussed their favorite activities using the Huawei Y7a.



 

It’s no surprise that young online personalities like Macoy and Jae love the Y7a, given how Huawei highlights “Y for Youth, Y for You” as the core message behind the new device and the Y Series going forward, focusing particularly on the lifestyles and interests of the younger generation.  

 

A finely-crafted smartphone just for “You”



High-powered camera systems - The Huawei Y7a stands out in its segment solely because of its 48MP AI Quad Cameras, which gives users a superb shooting experience for the price. Each lens - a 48MP high-res camera, an 8MP Ultra-Wide Angle camera, 2MP Macro camera and 2MP Depth camera - works together to produce high-quality images in all scenarios, even having a dedicated Night Mode for capturing exciting moments in dimly-lit environments.

 

Greater battery life - A hefty 5000mAh battery powers all-day binge parties and livestreaming sessions on the Huawei Y7a, boosted by the 22.5W SuperCharge technology that refuels the phone as quick as users need it to - a 10-minute charge is enough for 2 hours of video playback, for instance.

 

Bigger and clearer display - At 6.67 inches, the Huawei Y7a’s FHD+ Display provides a 90% screen-to-body ratio to users’ hands for maximum visual excitement. The phone’s slim frame feels like the display flows into the hand, adding excellent tactile feedback to the vivid screen’s clarity.

 

Large storage and RAM - Flicking between apps seamlessly is easy with the Y7a’s 4GB of RAM, while the generous 128GB of storage means more space for high-res pictures, fun videos and exciting games. 

 

AppGallery: the Boutique Store of apps

 

Exploring the Huawei AppGallery opens up the Huawei Y7a’s incredible potential, with millions of apps populating its selection ranging from entertainment and lifestyle entries to utility and productivity-focused titles. To complement the Y7a and its amazing camera capabilities, there’s a suite of photography and editing tool apps recommended for any shutterbug.

 

 

A rewarding download experience 

 


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


A robust rewards system marks the AppGallery’s unique offerings, including a current event with survival shooter game Garena Free Fire. Downloading the game on AppGallery grants one lucky draw for users, for a chance to win incredible prizes like Lazada vouchers or premium Huawei devices like the Watch GT2, Nova 7 SE and P40 Pro.

 

You may check out the promo via this link and via the QR code below: https://tinyurl.com/y5bxw8mq

 

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AppGallery constantly adds new apps and games to its sprawling library, making it the third-biggest mobile app platform in the world. Moreover, the downloadable Petal Search Widget lets users search and download apps right from the home screen.

 

Revolving around the Y Series’ “Y for Youth, Y for You” theme, the Huawei Y7A (SRP Php 8,999) highlights the younger generation’s unique interests in their digital lifestyles. By offering a well-rounded set of exciting features at an entry-level price point, the Y7a successfully embodies youthful energy bursting with immense potential. #48MPQuadCamForYou #HUAWEIY7aPH #YforYou

 

To know more about HUAWEI Y7a, you may check out this link: https://consumer.huawei.com/ph/phones/y7a/

 

To pre-order via Huawei Store, Lazada and Shopee, you may check out these links:

      Huawei Store: https://tinyurl.com/yynsgv5w

      Lazada: https://tinyurl.com/y3ysornu

      Shopee: https://tinyurl.com/yxeu98kn

 

 

Start your holiday shopping early with realme’s Special Bundle promos

Celebrate the spirit of gift-giving early on with the Special Bundle promo of the top 2 smartphone brand in the country, realme Philippines. Whether it’s an early pamasko for a godchild, a random gift for a friend or a reward to self, realme fans are in for a treat with every purchase of the realme X3 SuperZoom, realme 6 Pro and realme 6 from October 30 to November 2. 

 

“We are excited to announce these fun perks especially now that the Christmas season is almost upon us. Hopefully, with these promos, we can make the Christmas of Filipino tech buffs jollier. This is just one of the many surprises we have in store for our customers who deserve only the best smartphone experience”, shares VP for Marketing Austine Huang.




 

Capturing the joys of Christmas at 64MP

Christmas, being one of the most beloved holidays in the Philippines, is filled with photo-worthy moments worth saving. If you’re in for stellar Christmas photos, the realme X3 SuperZoom might just be the snapper you need. With its quad-camera module headlined by a 64MP main camera with 60x superzoom and 5x optimal zoom, you will be able to capture in clear detail your Christmas celebration. Taking a snap of the glorious northern star on Christmas Eve may just complete the experience. 

 

Every purchase of a realme X3 SuperZoom, which retails at Php 24,990, comes with a free realme Watch worth Php 3,990. The promo is available for claiming in all authorized realme concept stores, kiosks, exhibits and multibrand stores nationwide from October 30 to November 2.

 

Time to up your game

The holiday season is the right time to take your smartphone experience up a notch. And this year, realme made sure you get more than just a high-quality smartphone upgrade by adding tech treats to every purchase of the realme 6 Pro and realme  6 (8 GB + 128 GB). Customers may avail of a free realme Buds Air worth Php 3,990 with the purchase of a realme 6 Pro; and a realme Band worth Php 1,390 or automatic umbrella with the realme 6. Fans can avail of this promo through any official realme store nationwide from October 30 to November 2. 

 

Both the realme 6 and realme 6 Pro come with a 90Hz refresh rate screen, 30W fast charging, and a 64-megapixel quad-camera setup. The realme 6 (8 GB + 128 GB) is priced at Php 13,990 while the realme 6 Pro (8GB RAM + 128GB) retails for Php 16,990.

 

Get real-time updates on other promos and announcements from realme Philippines through its official Facebookand Instagram accounts.

 

JT and Jet Lee shows a Purposeful Ride with VS1 and Mototek

To mirror the two-pronged protection that the motor care line brings, VS1 & Mototek together with motoring personalities Rica “Jet Lee” Cabarrubias and Philip “JT” Elliot took to their wheels to show their support for our modern-day heroes as part of the brand’s on-going 2020 purposeful ride campaign.

 

“We want to dedicate this initiative to our front liners especially as the quarantine is taking its toll on them. We also know that motorcycles are the best way to navigate the roads right now because of its efficiency and its capability to outrun the increasing traffic” expressed Assistant Product Manager Alek Barcia.


Last August 7, Elliot donated face masks and face shields to Los Banos Doctors Hospital and Medical Center and exchanged quarantine stories with the hospital’s cardio technician, Jena Crisologo, and security guard, Jamal Navarete. 

 

“It’s a very meaningful day, a very meaningful vlog. Ang sarap sa pakiramdam to reach out and makipagkwentuhan sa mga frontliners natin,” shared Elliot. 

Cabarrubias, for her part, stopped by all the checkpoints in Cebu City to distribute food packs to the enforcers on duty.

 

The influencers also shared tips on how they kept their vehicles in tip-top shape despite being dormant in their garage for the months-long quarantine. Additionally, Elliot demonstrated how to condition the motorcycle for its optimum performance before riding it again.  

 

The ride to donate campaign is an initiative of the Consumer Care Products Incorporated’s motor line to keep the momentum for supporting modern day heroes and uplift communities. Watch out for our next motoring Influencers Gaki Girl and Zach Lucero’s for a purposeful ride. Follow @VS1ProtectorPH on Facebook and Instagram to stay updated on the latest. 

 

Wednesday, October 28, 2020

Moms Anne Curtis and Rufa Mae Urge Parents That Teaching Kids About #SafeWash Begins at Home with Safeguard

It was in late September when the Philippine Handwashing Survey results showed that only 50% of Filipinos wash their hands properly. This “puwede na” mentality in handwashing prompted Safeguard to create the #SafeWash Movement by calling out all the ways Filipinos are not properly washing their hands. Safeguard collaborated with five of the top animation houses in the Philippines to produce a mass education video in a span of three weeks. The catchy rap song was also voiced by Gloc-9, the nation’s #1 rapper. 

Thousands of Filipinos have also tuned in to show massive support for Safeguard at the #SafeWash Raprapan sa Global Handwashing Day that went live online last October 15, 2020. In the event, Fred D’ Germ bitterly accepted his defeat with the outpouring of comments from Safeguard fans. Through presenting the message in pop culture themes, Safeguard aims to reach more Filipinos to show how proper handwashing is done. Watch the video here.



Just like the hundreds of thousands of Filipinos that witnessed the unfolding of the #SafeWash movement, Mommy Rufa also had her own takeaways. “I’ve learned a lot from #SafeWash. Akala ko dati punas-punas lang ok na. ‘Di ba pag may nahulog, punas lang pwede pa daw kainin ulit? ‘Di pala ganon kasi malakas ang kapit ni Fred D’ Germ kaya i-todo ang handwash palagi.

“The biggest takeaway is definitely changing the way we wash our hands. We all have our own habits and it may not be the right way of washing our hands to make sure our family is properly protected.” Mommy Anne Curtis expressed that her family’s handwashing habits have rapidly changed as well. She continues, “As soon as I come home, I go straight to the sink to wash my hands and I really scrub between my fingers properly to make sure that I am removing all the germs I possibly can and using the 20 second rule.”

Safeguard was also invited by the Department of Health and UNICEF to share the #SafeWash movement at the recent Global Handwashing Day Symposium on October 16, 2020. The brand shared the roots of the #SafeWash movement and how the brand is also partnering with institutions to ensure that the push on handwashing education is enabled by ensuring there is access to hand washing facilities.

Filipinos Pledge to Practice #SafeWash Habits

Continuing what started as a battle cry against hand hygiene misinformation, celebrities, online personalities, and numerous communities have shared and posted videos — spreading support for the #SafeWash movement.

Mommy Rufa Mae Quinto shares to other moms her golden rule for handwashing. “My gogogolden rule is wash to the highest level. ‘Di pwede yung nagmamadali ipupunas kung saan lalo na sa katawan natin kasi kunakalat lang ang germs. Itodo ang safe wash! Wash wash always in all ways with Rufa Mae”. Like mommy Rufa, many Filipino parents are also being more creative and expressive when teaching their children, the proper handwashing way.

This is just the start for Safeguard’s #SafeWash Movement, and it’s here to stay with the brand’s commitment to strengthen proper handwashing education.

After being presented the repercussions of improper handwashing, we must all do our part to keep ourselves and our families from germs. The safe wash way doesn’t stop within our homes but should be done even when we are in public spaces. Let us keep reminding our loved ones, share videos, and post online to help spread the word on the safe wash way of handwashing. The safety of families lies on how attentive parents can be in reminding them to wash their hands.

“Always have soap available and try to instill that habit of washing their hands for at least 20 seconds or even longer if possible.” Mommy Anne reminds parents as a precaution from the threats of illness causing germs.

The #SafeWash Movement starts with every Filipino family in their own homes, keeping their loved ones from committing the improper handwashing habits as promoted by Fred D’ Germ. Through Safeguard’s power to eliminate 99.9% of germs, and correct handwashing practices, every trip to the sink is a guaranteed #SafeWash for a #SAFEPhilippines. 

To continue your family’s #SafeWash journey, look for your favorite Safeguard hand soaps here.

 

Cash-in with Driver allows cash-paying commuters to enjoy safe and reliable GrabCar services by activating their GrabPay wallet during the ride

As the country looks towards a safe and sustainable economic recovery, transportation remains a key factor for many Filipinos to perform their essential activities. With public transportation adopting cashless payments, many Filipinos require help to fully embrace this new way of paying cashless for their everyday commute – and Grab is introducing a solution to address just that.

 

Fully rolled-out by November 2020 through an updated version of the Grab app, Cash-in with Driver allows cash-paying commuters to enjoy safe and reliable GrabCar services by simply activating their GrabPay wallets during the ride, paying cash to their drivers, and receive their change credited to their GrabPay wallets.


 

With GrabCar drivers spurring the cashless movement through Cash-in with Driver, cash-paying commuters can easily transition towards cashless and unlock the many benefits that GrabPay has to offer – from GrabRewards points that can be used to save on Grab transactions, dedicated deals and promotions, as well as safe and seamless cashless payments across GrabPay’s wide array acceptance partners.


“With many of our kababayans required to physically be present in their workspaces and offices, transportation remains key in effectively driving safe and sustainable economic recovery for our communities and our country. Through this innovation, we hope to help ease the cashless barrier for our commuters by enjoining our driver-partners to not only provide a safe and reliable means of transportation, but to also help more Filipino commuters embrace cashless payment, and unlock the many benefits that await them with GrabPay”, says Ronald Roda, Grab Philippines Head of Transport and Shared Services.

 

Cash-in with Driver will be available on GrabCar 2-seater and 4-seater in Metro Manila, GrabBayanihan Car, GrabCar 2-Seater in Cebu and Pampanga, and soon on GrabTaxi.

 

To know more about how Cash-in with Driver works, please visit here: https://www.grab.com/ph/blog/cash-in-with-driver-ph/

Colgate’s #SmileStrong campaign seeks to demonstrate the inspirational power of these remarkable individuals

In the face of natural disasters, violent conflict, poverty, and a number of deep-seated societal issues, the common Filipino’s “resilience” has constantly been held up as a shining character trait. However, a growing number of people are seeing “The Filipino Resilience” as a glorified coping mechanism, seemingly resigned to just powering through adversities with a mindset to live just to survive each day.

 



Optimism in Action: Giving people a reason to smile about the future

 

Colgate aims to reinstate the optimistic spirit behind Filipino smiles, but in such a way that galvanizes them into progressive action. Optimism in Action means people making an effort to enact positive change, tackling challenges and issues head on with a strong smile, fully believing in the bright future they aim to create. 

 

Everyday many people are putting their optimism in action, mostly flying under the social media radar until now: Colgate’s #SmileStrong campaign highlights and celebrates the remarkable efforts and achievements of such people, while encouraging the optimist in everyone to take action with a bright smile and win the hearts of others in the process.

 

#SmileStrong spotlights three exceptional individuals, or Muses, whose Optimism in Action sparked positive change among their respective communities and social spheres. Arizza Nocum, Candy Pangilinan and Brina Maxino share the same bright smile, born out of their own individual hardships and the strength they mustered to achieve what convention told them they couldn’t.

 

Muses of positive change



Arizza Nocum is a peace advocate, leader, and entrepreneur who co-founded KRIS, a non-profit organization promoting peace through education. Operating as libraries/educational centers for disadvantaged youth in conflict-ridden areas, KRIS is the manifestation of Arizza’s hopeful vision that people of different faiths can better understand each other through shared learning. 


 

Actress Candy Pangilinan is a single mom to 16-year old Quentin, who has ADHD. Candy admits to her difficult experience in raising a child with special needs, but finds that experience as rewarding as any other parent would. She wrote a book, “Mommy Dear: Our Special Love”, which details her journey on overcoming her fears and dealing with her son’s condition, and continues to challenge the stigma of being a single parent using whatever platform she can.



Brina Maxino has Down Syndrome, yet went above and beyond what was expected of her, she is now an Assistant Teacher at PEAN Integrated School and Special Olympics Global Youth Ambassador for Asia-Pacific. Brina credits her bright and positive attitude to her parents, who fully believed in her abilities and shaped her convictions that her disability was not a barrier to living a normal life.


 

Enacting #SmileStrong initiatives through media events and activities

 

Colgate champions these three muses who smile through uphill battles, who challenge the status quo with a positive outlook and shape the future with their confidence.

 

Colgate’s #SmileStrong campaign seeks to demonstrate the inspirational power of these remarkable individuals through a series of short videos. These videos highlight how each muse’s optimism can be transformative, their smiles powered by the belief and the drive to effect meaningful change. 

 

“While a lot of Filipinos may just smile their troubles away, there are those who silently do what they can, with the circumstances they are dealt with, to make their lives, and lives of other people better. And they do all of these with a smile!” says Ari Mandelbaum, Marketing Director of Colgate- Palmolive Philippines. ”[The muses] live the spirit of Optimism in Action every day, each with their own unique stories and struggles, but manage to rise above their challenges to serve as inspiration to society in their own ways.” 

 

Join Colgate in realizing our inner optimist’s potential for constructive change, so we can all #SmileStrong and share in the joy of those victories, big or small.

 

To know more about this campaign and our muses, you may check out: https://www.facebook.com/ColgatePhilippines/

 

Precious bonding moments await families at The Tagaytay Highlands Country Club

“Live-Work-Play” took off as a lifestyle concept over the past few years and immediately caught on in urban environments, fostering integration of the LWP dynamic in everyday lives. However, in the thick of the pandemic, the triad lost its “play” element almost overnight, putting a new spin on LWP – “Life-Without-Play”, in which Filipino families had to endure a long-drawn-out period of quarantine restrictions characterized by tedious work-from-home routines. 


 

Tagaytay Highlands takes the concept of play to a whole new level of engagement with an entire slew of stress-busting outdoor and indoor activities available at designated times while keeping everyone’s safety a top priority. 

 

As a round of golf in two of Asia’s most exciting golf courses comes with the added value of having stunning vistas of Taal Lake, Laguna de Bay, and Mount Makiling in the distance, tee off now equals face mask plus face shield on. To further ensure the safety of caddies, club employees, and members/guests playing out in the open, the fairways remain a social distancing zone. Players, who are urged to bring their own towels and water jugs, are also responsible for handling and cleaning their golf equipment and golf carts.



To reinforce protective measures, Tagaytay Highlands’ locker rooms and showers remain off-limits as per IATF guidelines, on which stern warnings and/or players’ suspension may be issued by the clubs should breaches and violations be made. 

 

Notwithstanding the pandemic, Tagaytay Highlands International Golf Club continues to safely challenge players to a game of dare with its demanding 13th tee, set no less than 84 meters above the greens, and its 18th hole, which presents a test of a 150-yard-wide gully. Integrating its layout with the development’s high elevation and picturesque surroundings, the golf course combines man-made ingenuity with breathtaking natural landscapes. 


 

Meanwhile, Tagaytay Midlands Golf Club is home to another exclusive golf course which features picture-perfect views of Taal Lake that let players bring their A-Game while adhering to safety rules. Situated amidst a dense forest 1,000 feet above Taal Lake, the 400-hectare-27-hole championship golf course strongly appeals to the sport’s more competitive enthusiasts.

 

The fun is just getting started as homeowners and guests have the option to indulge in non-golfing pursuits that promote an equally active lifestyle.  



Precious bonding moments await families at The Tagaytay Highlands Country Club, the ultimate haven for sports and recreation with activities for youngsters and adults’ every persuasion. Housed within its three-level sports center is every leisure venue imaginable. In one of its multiple pools, one can either swim a few laps or simply soak up in luxury. Time to round up the gang to shoot some hoops at the indoor basketball court. You can also perfect those powerful smashes in a game of tennis or badminton. How about taking good sportsmanship to the next level at the billiards hall or the 14-lane disco bowling center?

 

For an up-close encounter with nature, grab your friends for an ATV trail challenge and trek the mountainside, or keep yourself healthy by pedaling your way around Tagaytay Highlands’ bike trail. Take the kids to the fishing pier and pedal go-karts to make up for lost time with your little ones. There’s also a fitness gym at the member’s disposal.

 

The same government-mandated health protocols are enforced at The Tagaytay Highlands Country Club. Homeowners and guests are expected to wear face masks and face shields 

 

outside their homes; maintain a one-meter distance from one another; and to wash hands often. All club personnel strictly follow sanitation procedures and safety protocols at all facilities in Tagaytay Highlands, such as contactless temperature scanning, regular disinfection and social distancing. To reinforce safety protocols, hand sanitizers and disinfecting foot mats are also installed in all public entrances/exits at all facilities.

 

Forward-thinking Filipinos who are starting to heed the call of the great indoors and outdoors will find comfort in knowing that Tagaytay Highlands has proven to be extremely efficient in complying with health and safety measures and in its delivery of quick crisis responses during adverse natural and high-risk events. 

 

Indeed, the serenity in places close to nature is balm to the mind, body, and spirit. As part of the exclusive benefits enjoyed by a Tagaytay Highlands member/homeowner, access to such world-class sports and recreation amenities is a sure-fire way of coping with the new normal, and to even find a permanent home space where play is integral to life more than ever.

 

Members and their guests may head off to Tagaytay Highlands International Golf Course Thursdays thru Sundays, from 6:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m., while the Tagaytay Midlands Golf Course is open Tuesdays thru Sundays, from 6:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

For tee time reservation, players may call Golf Reception (Highlands Golf Course: 09778158237; Midlands Golf Course: 09178865228) from 7:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. on Wednesdays thru Sundays, and 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. on Mondays thru Tuesdays. The Membership Department (09178600918) is open for inquiries Wednesdays thru Sundays, from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

 

Sports and recreation schedules are as follows: badminton, basketball, gym, table tennis, and lap pool facilities are open Thursdays thru Sundays, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.; bowling and billiards facilities are open Fridays thru Sundays, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.; and the bike park, trail buggy, mini-golf, fishing pier, pedal go karts, camp highlands, and the country club pool are open Fridays thru Sundays, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. For inquiries, please feel free to call 09175830848

 

 

Get your daily dose of Park Seo Jun with Smart GIGA K- video in Viu!



Who would have thought that Hallyu hearthrob Park Seo Jun in "She Was Pretty", "Itaewon Class" and "Whats Wrong with Secretary Kim?" would be the new face of Smart Communications and Viu? Yes, you heard it right!


After South Korean Superstars Hyun Bin and Son Ye Jin "Smart Ako" campaign, here comes another cute Oppa Park Seo Jun for the Smart Communications, Inc "K-Lang Yan" launch. 


Mobile services provider Smart Communications, Inc. has partnered with Viu, a leading pan-regional streaming service operated by Viu International Limited, to launch the new GIGA K-Video data pack with Korean superstar Park Seo Jun as endorser.



 

Smart GIGA K-Video is the first-ever prepaid data pack in the Smart Giga family that comes with a Viu Premium subscription, making it so much simpler and easier for Filipinos to enjoy the latest Korean content with unlimited downloads and an uninterrupted, no-ads experience.



 

Bringing the Better K-Life to Filipinos

 

Ms. Jane J. Basas, Senior Vice President and Head of Consumer Wireless Business, Smart, said, “Korean dramas have seeped into our local pop culture and turned into a big passion for many Filipinos. We know that Viu has played a pivotal role in bringing the best of Korean entertainment to the country, so through thispartnership, we aim to make it simpler and easier for our subscribers to immerse in their love for K- Life with the latest content on Viu.”

 

Ms. Helen Sou, Chief Business Officer, Asia, Viu, said, “With people now online more than ever, Smart’s promise of making amazing experiences simple and accessible to every Filipino matches our goal of bringing the best viewing experience to our users. Launching the GIGA K-Video pack with Smart will allow its subscribers to easily enjoy the best of Korean entertainment in the best way possible - through the Viu Premium experience.”



'K-Lang Yan' with Park Seo Jun

 

Right on the mark, Smart has signed up Korean superstar Park Seo Jun to launch GIGA K-Video in a multimedia campaign. The award-winning actor joins Smart’s growing roster of Korean celebrity endorsers, reinforcing Smart’s thrust to bring Filipinos closer to their passions.

 

In his TV commercial, Park Seo Jun says “K-Lang Yan”, a wordplay suggesting things will be fine and that Korean shows bring delight to viewers by enabling them to immerse in an alternative reality.

 

Park Seo Jun said, “Filipinos and Koreans uphold common values especially when it comes to love for family and friends, and I think this is one of the reasons K-dramas resonate well with many Filipino viewers. I am thankful for this opportunity to encourage more Filipinos to discover and enjoy more Korean content and to take a breather from these uncertain times.”


Ms. Basas rationalized, “Anyone who has watched a Korean drama or variety show can attest to their special magic. Of course, this includes Park Seo Jun’s hit K-dramas like She Was Pretty and What’s Wrong with Secretary Kim which make him the perfect endorser for this campaign.”

 

Park Seo Jun’s shows are frequently top titles on Viu Philippines.

 

Available to all Smart Prepaid and TNT customers, GIGA K-Video 99 data pack comes with a 7-day Viu Premium subscription, 1 GB of data for Viu every day for 7 days, plus 2 GB of open access data.

Subscribers can register for GIGA K-Video by dialing *123# and will soon be available via the GigaLife App.

 

Smart customers who have registered for GIGA K-Video can enjoy the full Viu-ing experience with a Viu Premium subscription, which enables them to enjoy the latest shows as quickly as eight hours after their respective Korean telecast, unlimited downloads, and access to all content on Viu without advertisements. They can download Viu for free on App Store, Google Play and selected smart TVs, as well as on the web at www.viu.com to access a wide selection of Korean and Asian movies and TV shows.

 

Fastest mobile data network

 

Filipino K-drama fans can enjoy seamless watching on their mobile devices powered by Smart, the country’s fastest mobile data network as certified by third-party mobile analytics firms such as Ookla and Opensignal.

 

Ookla, the global leader in internet testing and analysis, recently named Smart as the country’s fastest mobile data network in the first half of 2020 after it achieved a Speed Score™ of 18.33, with average speeds of 15.94 Mbps for download and 7.57 Mbps for upload, based on 2,810,963 user-initiated tests taken with Speedtest®.

 

On the other hand, Opensignal, an independent mobile analytics firm, reported in its April 2020 Mobile Network Experience Report* for the Philippines that Smart remained ahead of the competition in terms of Video Experience, Upload, and Download Speed Experience, Voice App Experience, Games Experience, and 4G Availability.

 

To learn more about GIGA K-Video please visit www.smart.com.ph and follow Smart’s official accounts

on FacebookTwitter, and Instagram.

 

Macoy Dubs and Jae Miranda unboxed the new Huawei Y7a

Global tech giant Huawei finally launched the much-anticipated Huawei Y7a smartphone, the brand’s newest entry in its famed Y Series. The Y...