SMART continues to power up high-speed WiFi services in high-traffic areas nationwide, including schools, hospitals, government offices and entertainment hubs.
Smart has installed Smart Wifi in schools and universities across the Philippines, including Ateneo de Naga in Bicol, De La Salle University, Holy Cross College in Davao, Pamantasan ng Lungsod ng Maynila, University of Cebu Banilad, West Visayas State University, and University of the Philippines-Diliman College of Engineering and College of Law, among others.
Smart Wifi is now also available in government offices, provincial capitols and city halls around Metro Manila, as well as in Batangas, Benguet, Bulacan, Cavite, Ilocos Norte, Laguna, Palawan, Cebu, Iloilo, Negros Occidental, Leyte, Cagayan de Oro, Davao and Misamis Oriental, among others.
“By installing Smart Wifi in these important establishments, we are empowering more Filipinos by making quality connectivity more accessible for them to do their school work or access important government services,” said Jovy Hernandez, Senior Vice President and Head of Enterprise for PLDT and Smart.
“With this extensive roll-out of carrier-grade Smart Wifi across the country, PLDT is leading the country’s digital transformation into a Smart Nation,” he added.
1Gbps backhaul capacity
A backhaul capacity of up to 1 gigabit per second allows users to have the best digital experience when accessing their emails and social media accounts, downloading and sending files on-the-go, streaming videos and music, playing online games, and checking out relevant digital content and services online.
Smart Wifi has also powered high-traffic areas during local festivities. This October, festival-goers attending the Hermosa Festival in Zamboanga City can share their photos and videos on-the-go using Smart Wifi available in Plaza Pershing, RT Lim Boulevard and Paseo del Mar.
Recently, Smart Wifi also powered the Kadayawan Festival in Davao and the Tuna Festival in General Santos.
Since last year, Smart has equipped with carrier-grade Smart Wifi major airports across the country, including the four terminals of the Ninoy Aquino International Airport, as well as transport hubs like bus terminals and seaports.
As of September, Smart has also set up “Smart Spots”, providing high-speed WiFi to restaurants and other establishments in different parts of the country.