|Talk ’N Text Offers Internet Access For As Low As One Peso|
Not much can be done with one peso nowadays. However, that would all change as Smart Communications incorporated introduces the PisoNet mobile Internet service.
Initially available to Talk ‘N Text subscribers, this new offering allows users to access apps and websites on their mobile phones for 10 minutes for just 1 peso. However, this service excludes video streaming and file-sharing sites.
This rate is cheaper than the existing Php5 per 15 minute regular rate for mobile internet. Thus, Smart expects a faster growth in mobile data usage than the 73% increase they have recorded last year. PisoNet will be carried out by a mobile internet platform which is developed by Smart subsidiary Chikka. This platform will ensure that network resources are used efficiently and that mobile data traffic remains smooth.
This platform allows Smart to offer mobile Internet connectivity without sacrificing the consumer experience and without paying for Internet services they don’t need. To access PisoNet, Talk ‘N Text subscribers just need to text PISONET to 5555.