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Internet for all your entertainment needs -- Music, movies and TV shows come together for a Smart lifestyle

by Smart Communications, Inc. | Jan 21, 2015
[21 Jan 2015] Wireless services leader Smart Communications, Inc. (Smart) continues to deliver mobile Internet services for all your needs by turning your smartphone into an access-all, wish-granting remote control lifestyle tool that gets you the music, movies, TV shows and videos you want with just a few clicks. “We are very pleased to continue providing our subscribers more reasons to experience the convenience of mobile Internet. This way, Smart can truly push ‘Internet for all’ and spread the benefits of the Internet in the fastest and most effective way possible,” said Charles A. Lim, head of wireless consumer business at Smart Communications and Sun Cellular.


Smart and Sun Cellular wireless consumer business head Charles Lim enjoys listening to music via Spinnr, with young stars and Smart endorsers Jasmine Curtis, James Reid, and Nadine Lustre.    


Wireless services leader Smart Communications, Inc. (Smart) continues to deliver mobile Internet services for all your needs by turning your smartphone into an access-all, wish-granting remote control lifestyle tool that gets you the music, movies, TV shows and videos you want with just a few clicks.

 

“The positive response to the Smart Free Internet promo gave us a very strong indication of Filipinos’ propensity for mobile data use. This is why we are very pleased to continue providing our subscribers more reasons to experience the convenience of mobile Internet. This way, Smart can truly push ‘Internet for all’ and spread the benefits of the Internet in the fastest and most effective way possible,” said Charles A. Lim, head of wireless consumer business at Smart Communications and Sun Cellular.

 

What makes it more convenient is that with Smart, you can get your music, movie and TV fix whenever and wherever you want, and pay for content without the need for a credit card.

 

Smart’s partnerships with direct carrier billing channels (like Net Mobile for Google Play) eliminate the need for credit card and allows subscribers to score the content they need using their prepaid and postpaid accounts. Here is where Smart’s 'Internet for all' truly enables the digital lifestyle for entertainment.

 

“Smart is a pioneer in innovations for digital goods payments, which allow our customers to ‘live more’ by giving them a wide variety of great content they can enjoy on their phones anytime, anywhere. With Smart, these great mobile contents are now within your reach. All you need is your prepaid load or postpaid account, and you’ll be on your way to binge-watching or music-tripping on your mobile phones,” said Mellissa Limcaoco, Innovation and Product Development Head at Smart.

 

Music

 

Smart’s homegrown music app and the Philippines’ largest song portal, Spinnr, holds an updated catalogue of downloadable albums from today’s hottest foreign and local artists. Through Spinnr’s partnership with MCA Music, subscribers only need to get the app and register to get 10 songs per week or stream 2014’s hottest releases including Taylor Swift’s “1989” album, which is only available via Spinnr. 

 

Spinnr’s One Direction concert ticket promo is also ongoing as VIP and Titanium tickets are still to be won by downloading the boyband’s songs or gifting 1D hits to friends.

 

To stream millions of songs, create playlists, and listen to SPINNR Radio for free, get the app and subscribe to offers of only P2.50/day or P49/month.

 

For the biggest global music catalogue, Smart has also partnered with Deezer. The music app that reflects your music tastes enlists music editors from all over the world whose job is solely to determine which types of songs best suite the soundtrack of your life. With 30 million songs available in its catalogue, Deezer covers every genre, stage of music history and even some OPM.

 

Movies and TV shows

 

With Smart’s reliable connection, Blink—a movie and TV show app—provides catch-up episodes of your favorite shows and current box-office fix. Blink allows you to break away from boxed-in scheduled TV programming and start shaping your personal viewing experience so you can enjoy your favorite TV series or that movie you missed and relax or indulge in some me-time after a toxic day at school or work. Do this at home, in your living room or in bed or wherever you’re at your most comfortable. Turn on your personal gadgets and turn off the lights. It doesn’t get more personal than this.

 

To access Blink, download the app on your iPhones or Android devices, go to www.blink-now.com and sign-up for an account.  Try it out for FREE by checking out the Live TV broadcasts of such popular channels as ETC. The 2nd Avenue, Jack City and BTV.

 

On the other hand, Viewstream app gets subscribers updated to various TV shows including pressure-packed live action from the Philippine Basketball Association (PBA), which is currently turning in a classic best-of-seven series between Alaska Aces and San Miguel Beermen or more local TV entertainment through TV5’s “Wattpad” series.

 

Videos

 

The connected YouTube lifestyle has also landed on Smart’s roster of never-boring entertainment lineup. Smart subscribers can now access the biggest video site for just P5, good for a satisfying 30-minute viewing, valid for 24 hours. You can also enjoy offline viewing via the YouTube app, so you can replay your favorite videos whenever you want to view them. To enjoy this offer, just text YOUTUBE to 5555. 

Apart from YouTube, the P5 offer also allows access to videos uploaded through Vimeo and Daily Motion.

 

On to a future-proof network

 

All the contents and apps mentioned above are best experienced with Smart. “We have prepared and fully modernized and expanded our network in terms of reach and availability. Beyond that, we are also accelerating our data capacity build-out, as part of our continuous efforts to future-proof our network in light of increased demands in mobile data for the coming months and years,” said Ramon Isberto, head of Public Affairs at Smart and PLDT.

 

To get a complete list of entertainment offers and apps that let you enjoy all the entertainment you want, visit www1.smart.com.ph.