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Smart Rolls Out Flat-Rate Data Roaming in Over 120 Countries for Prepaid Users

Clock 15 February 2016
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Leading mobile operator in the Philippines, Smart Communications(Smart) has rolled out a flat-rate data roaming to prepaid customers, covering over 120 countries. Smart's prepaid users can enjoy the Smart Surf Abroad 550 service at a flat rate of P550 per day via load cards that are valid for one, two, or three days. The package provides users with worry-free and convenient mobile data connectivity while traveling overseas, said Smart.

According to Smart, mobile data usage on PLDT(Smart's parent company)’s wireless segment continues to surge dramatically, increasing by 139% for the first nine months of 2015, and leading to wireless broadband and mobile Internet, in particular, posting record highs in revenue growth during the third quarter of 2015.

Ernesto R. Alberto, Executive Vice President and head of Enterprise, International, and Carrier Business at PLDT and Smart
Smart’s mobile data service in the country’s largest data roaming network is designed to help encourage this by making their travels more pleasant, and eventually, empower Filipinos to travel and learn more by seeing more of the world.

Alejandro O. Caeg, Senior Vice President and head of International and Carrier Business at PLDT and Smart
Our strong partnerships with the top mobile operators in over 120 countries allow us to offer this service, and we will continue to expand this data roaming network to serve the communication needs of the growing number of Filipino travelers.

Ray is a news editor at The Fast Mode, bringing with him more than 10 years of experience in the wireless industry.

Ray can be reached at ray.sharma(at)thefastmode.com.

 

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