Smart 5G network to go live on July 30

Smart Communications’ 5G mobile phone network is going live as a commercial service starting July 30, 2020.

Upon deployment, Smart Signature, Infinity and other Smart postpaid subscribers will be able to access Smart 5G in key business districts of Metro Manila using Smart-certified handsets with 5G-activated SIMs.

These areas are Makati Central Business District (CBD), Bonifacio Global City CBD, Araneta City, SM Megamall, and Mall of Asia Bay Area.

The telco is also rolling out its 5G service in key high-traffic areas such North Avenue in Quezon City and Taft Avenue in Manila, as well as in Ortigas CBD, and Clark Green City in Pampanga.

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Smart will also launch its initial lineup of 5G devices from Huawei, Samsung, realme and Vivo.

Smart 5G Huawei Nova 7 SE 5G
Smart 5G on the Huawei Nova 7 SE 5G

The first five Smart 5G-certified phones are now available under Smart Signature Device Plans S, M, L, and XL. Customers can sign up for one at Smart Stores nationwide or via the Smart Online Store at  

Existing subscribers are encouraged to experience Smart 5G first-hand with the 5G-ready handsets featured at select Smart Stores in Metro Manila, including Smart Tower in Makati City, Gateway Mall, SM Mall of Asia, SM Megamall, and The World Plaza in Bonifacio Global City, Taguig.

For 5G news and updates, visit and follow Smart’s official accounts on Facebook (, Twitter, and Instagram (@LiveSmart).

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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