Smart is the official telco partner for the largest 2023 Mobile Legends tournament in the Philippines

Smart Communications has extended its partnership with MOONTON Games to be the official local telco partner for the Mobile Legends: Bang Bang tournaments in 2023.

This marks the sixth consecutive year of the partnership, which includes various Mobile Legends: Bang Bang tournaments such as the Mobile Legends: Bang Bang Professional League – Philippines (MPL-PH) Seasons 11 and 12, the Mobile Legends: Bang Bang Southeast Asia Cup (MSC), and the M5 World Championship, which will take place in the Philippines in the last quarter of the year.

Smart is also the official local telco partner for the newly added league, Mobile Legends: Bang Bang Development League – Philippines (MDL-PH), an amateur tournament league for esports players. This will serve as a breeding ground for promising amateur players to further bolster the region’s dominance in the esports scene.

MPL Season 11 & MDL Season 1

Smart’s partnership kicked off this February with the start of the regular season MPL-PH Season 11 on February 17 and the debut of the new tournament, MDL-PH Season 1 on February 15. The MPL-PH Season 11 featured 8 franchise teams, while MDL Season 1 featured 10 rookie teams.

The whole MPL-PH Season 11 and MDL-PH Season 1 – from regular season matchups all the way to the playoffs and finals – will be available to stream on Smart’s official Facebook page, enabling mobile gaming fans and enthusiasts to catch the matches on the go and root for their favorite MLBB teams. As a treat, Smart is also giving away special prizes to those watching the games.

Advocate for safer online spaces

Alongside its support for esports, Smart is also a staunch advocate for safer online spaces, especially within the Philippine gaming community. As part of this advocacy, Smart and its parent company PLDT have launched a program consisting of a series of conversations on internet safety among gaming industry experts and advocates through Better Today PH.

Register your SIM cards

To enjoy a leveled-up gaming experience, Smart encourages all its subscribers to register their SIM in compliance with the SIM Registration Law.

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Smart Prepaid and TNT subscribers can visit the portal. Smart Postpaid users, on the other hand, simply need to confirm the personal information and IDs they submitted for their postpaid plan application by texting YES to 5858 and wait for the confirmation message from Smart. is one of the most active tech sites in the Philippines. We enjoy sharing interesting and relevant stories about the latest trends in technology, developments in mobile phones and social media, and modern digital and geek culture.

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