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GenSan device store frontliner wins 100k from Smart

by SMART Public Affairs | Mar 24, 2021
A store frontliner from General Santos City has received a cash incentive of P100,000, through Smart Communications, Inc.’s (Smart) Holidaze Program. The program, which ran from October 2020 to January 2021, rewarded 45 employees of Smart’s device store partners with several incentives and giveaways to encourage them and help them achieve their sales goals, despite the challenges posed by the pandemic.

Grand prize winner Angela shared how Smart and her employer MX assisted them during the pandemic. “Hindi po nila kami iniwan. We are able to provide for the needs of our family. We were motivated. We were able to perform and push towards our goals. Maraming, maraming salamat, Smart sa walang sawang pagsuporta ninyo sa aming kumpanya at sa gaya naming mga empleyado.”  

Smart has also actively supported thousands of store frontliners from partners nationwide through relief assistance, rice subsidies, load allowances, mobility gadgets, and even educational assistance in the earlier period of the pandemic.

“We are grateful for the support of our partners, especially their employees, who work tirelessly in promoting PLDT and Smart to their customers,” said Precy Katigbak, FVP and Head of National Key Accounts at PLDT and Smart. “We also hope that through these incentives, we can somehow help them with their own needs in the time of COVID-19,” she added.

Through Smart’s collaborations with device partner stores nationwide, more Filipinos can access the fastest LTE network in the country. Expanding and fortifying this network form a major part of PLDT's capital expenditures, which totaled Php460.7 billion in the last ten years. To address the growing data needs of their fixed and wireless customers, PLDT and Smart are prepared to invest between Php 88 billion and Php 92 billion in capital expenditures in 2021.