Smart Communications, Inc. partners with NBA to launch NBA.Smart, a portal that enables subscribers to watch live NBA TV.

The portal will go live starting July 31, coinciding with the very first tip-off at the Orlando bubble.

NBA.Smart is still in beta mode. It is part of Smart’s exclusive multi-year partnership with the NBA aimed at making NBA content more accessible to Filipinos.

NBA.Smart will be initially accessible on select mobile and desktop browsers, including Safari (iOS 13.3 and up). Smart will constantly update the portal to enhance the experience of customers across different mobile browsers.

For more details on the compatible browsers, visit the FAQ section of NBA.Smart.

Smart Giga and NBA TV

On the portal, Smart Prepaid subscribers who are registered to any Giga Video promo and Smart Signature customers should key in their Smart number to generate a unique ticket code for their session.

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Smart subscribers only need to enter this unique ticket code so they can start watching the 24/7 NBA basketball content programming of NBA TV Philippines.

Smart Prepaid customers can catch the games throughout the season on live NBA TV by registering to Giga Video 99, which comes with 1 GB Video Every Day for YouTube, NBA, iWant, iflix, Cignal Play + 2 GB for 7 days. To register, simply dial *123# and choose Giga, then select Video.

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On the other hand, Smart Signature customers can get their head in the game by streaming live NBA TV and immersing in the latest updates about their favorite teams with their data-packed plans.

Basketball fans can also purchase the NBA League Pass using their Smart Prepaid load or charged to their Smart Postpaid bill. NBA League Pass offers unlimited access to all live NBA games in high-definition with live stats and multiple viewing options and angles, including the NBA Mobile View. It also offers access to special features and video-on-demand content.

For more details on Smart’s promos and services, including the Giga offers, follow Smart’s official accounts on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram (@LiveSmart).


Bryan is a tech enthusiast and self-admitted geek who enjoys blogging and watching NBA clips on YouTube. He has over 20 years of experience in corporate communications, marketing services, and customer relations from different industries such as telecommunications and banking.

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