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By Jojie Alcantara [ photos by Rhonson Ng ]
In an era of fast technology, people particularly the millennials adapt to online communication as a necessity nowadays. Having no wifi connectivity becomes a burden as everyone tries to communicate as quickly as they can with the need to be updated on a 24/7 basis, more so with work related matters.
Smart Bro brings good news to Davao as it takes its best deal ever in a grand tour around the city featuring two of the BRO-kadas, beauty queen and Mindanao pride MJ Lastimosa and celebrity athlete and host Gretchen Ho.
Now available for only P888, the Smart Bro 4G Pocket WiFi offers fast and reliable mobile connectivity for up to 10 gadgets, making it the perfect companion for sharing online fun with the barkadas – from streaming videos and music, playing online games, to sharing files and photos during fun adventures.
Smart Bro invites everyone to experience firsthand its fast and reliable mobile broadband service as the country’s unrivaled mobile services leader continues to boost its coverage and connectivity experience in key areas across the country, including the Davao region, with the latest network technologies.
In a lunch press conference in Saragani Room of Marco Polo Hotel, Smart Bro showcased its 4G Pocket WiFi which can power up to 10 devices with fast and reliable 4G connection. They gave away units to media guests and bloggers which came preloaded with free internet for 3 months (350 MB of data per month), making it easier to watch streaming videos, download TV series and movies on iflix, and listen to the latest hits on Spinnr. Davaoenos can now share online activities with friends and family with less lagging issues.
Media colleague and buddy Ian Garcia and I hosted the event, and introduced Smart Bro Prepaid Acquisitions Manager James Jorge who shared a short presentation on the features of the unit. Smart Marketing Head for consumer broadband and PLDT Home VP and Marketing Director Gary Dujali said a few words of welcome before we introduced Smart Bro Celebrity Brokadas Gretchen Ho and Mary Jane “MJ” Lastimosa whose first break was winning beauty pageants in her hometown of Davao. Both endorsers happily shared their experiences with the Pocket WiFi as well as tips on handling the social media scene.
“Davao is brimming with young millennials who love to bond together and share their passion with friends online, and the Smart BRO-Kada is here to show how all of this can be a lot more enjoyable and more affordable with our 4G Pocket WiFi at only P888 – our best 4G Pocket WiFi deal to date,” said Gary Dujali.
With our recent connectivity enhancements in Davao, now is definitely the perfect time for Davaoenos to own a Smart Bro 4G Pocket WiFi and put it at the center of your online experiences with friends. It’s a must have for every barkada!” he continued.
The Smart Bro team also raffled off gift certificates among guests which include the Davao media and bloggers, the distributor and sales group led by Erlan Besin, Area Manager for the sales team, and guests from Manila media, namely: Dolly Mae Carvajal of Philippine Daily Inquirer, Isah Red of The Standard, Shirley Pizarro of Manila Bulletin, and Natalie Tomada of Philippine Star.
After MJ and Gretchen’s motorcade and mall tours, the evening continued with the Smart Bro team treating the bloggers to a night of fun in Matina Town Square.
Smart brought the Smart Bro 4G Pocket WiFi nationwide with their celebrity “BRO-kadas” MJ Lastimosa, Michael Pangilinan, Michelle and Marco Gumabao, Bea Santiago and Gretchen Ho. Their stops have included Cagayan de Oro, Cebu, Pampanga, Davao and Makati.
The nationwide caravan included a motorcade and mall tours with the celebrities, and a chance to win premium items from Smart and adventure vouchers worth P10,000 for a BRO-kada Trip by simply purchasing Smart Bro 4G Pocket WiFi. These adventure vouchers are for summer getaway destinations like Sandbox Adventure Park, Enchanted Kingdom, a White Water Rafting adventure, and a resort stay in Samal Island.
For more of Smart Bro’s awesome offers, visit www.smart.com.ph/bro and follow Smart’s official accounts on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram (@LiveSmart).
Photos are provided by Rhonson Ng.
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