Smart introduces affordable video data bundles

Smart Communications recently introduced its new video data plans to make online videos more accessible to everyone. You what that means, we can now watch videos from Dubsmash, as well as YouTube, Dailymotion, Vimeo, Viewstream, and Skype Qik on our mobile phones.

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“Smart is thrilled to make online video content more affordable and accessible to Filipinos, who are avid viewers of YouTube’s trending music videos, viral clips, and online sensations. Now, Smart subscribers can enjoy YouTube and other online videos like Dailymotion, Vimeo, Viewstream, Skype Qik, and Dubsmash wherever they want through affordable ‘sachets,’ designed to suit their mobile lifestyle and budget,”  said Michele Curran, First Vice President and Head for Data Services at Smart.

Online videos on-the-go for all lifestyles

So what are the plans? Smart’s offering ranges from a very affordable Php5 to as much as Php199, depending on what you need.

Starting with the most affordable, the YouTube5 will get you 65MB of data for 15 minutes of standard definition video streaming on mobile phones. It’s valid for one day and it’s costs only Php5. Also offered is the YouTube25, which offers 160MB of data for 35 minutes of standard definition video streaming on mobile phones, valid for one day, for only Php25.

Heavy viewers can use YouTube50, which offers 400MB of data for 90 minutes of standard definition video streaming, valid over three days, for only Php50.

And finally, for even greater value-for-money, Smart also offers YouTube199, which provides 270 minutes of standard definition video streaming, valid over 30 days, for only Php199.

Aside from YouTube, you can use these bundles to view videos on Dubsmash, Vimeo, Dailymotion, and Viewstream, or exchange quick video messages to friends via Skype Qik.

Safe, worry-free subscription

To avail of the offer, just text YOUTUBE5; YOUTUBE25; YOUTUBE50; or YOUTUBE199 to 9999. Or you can also dial *121# – Smart’s access number for all promos. Upon successful registration, you will get a notification of the subscription, which shall be charged against your prepaid load or billed on top of your monthly service fee.

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Event photos

The event was held at the Raven Boutique Club in BGC and was hosted by Magic 89.9’s DJ Tony Toni. Celebrities that lent their support include The Morning Rush DJ Gino Quillamor, volleball player Michell Gumabao and actress Maxene Magalona. The three had a lip sync battle which was won by crowd favorite, Ginoboi.

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Bryan is a geek at heart and a tech enthusiast by choice. He has a strong background in corporate communications, marketing services, and customer relations having worked in the telecommunications and banking sectors for over two decades. In his spare time, he enjoys watching clips on YouTube and binge watching shows on Netflix.

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