Monday, August 3, 2020

Smart partners with Acer for DepEd-compliant e-learning tools.

  Incoming students may now avail of a convenient and affordable gadget bundle to help them participate in their online classes this school year, through a new partnership of Smart Communications, Inc. (Smart) and Acer Philippines (Acer).
Under this partnership, parents can avail of the Smart School Bundle, which consists of an Acer Aspire 5 laptop, and a Smart Bro LTE Pocket WiFi.

  The 14-inch Aspire 5 laptop comes with an Intel® Core™ i3 -813OU 2.2 GHz Base Speed with Turbo Boost up to 3.4 GHz, am 8GB DDR4 memory, 128 SSD + 1TB HDD. The bundle also already includes a Windows 10 Home OS, and other features that can help students cope with their school requirements.

  Meanwhile, the Smart Bro LTE Pocket WiFi can help students connect to Smart’s
fastest Long Term Evolution (LTE) network across the country whenever they attend video conferences, or submit their homework online.

  These gadgets are compliant with the Department of Education’s minimum
specifications for devices for distance learning, as the country continues to face the COVID-19 pandemic.
“We believe that e-learning is an important building block under the new normal – where education will be driven largely by digital tools and products. We hope that through this partnership, we can help students make a smooth transition to distance learning, and help make sure that no learner is left behind,” - Precy P. Katigbak, FVP and Head of National Key Accounts at Smart.

   Aside from students, this gadget bundle can also provide reliable tools and LTE
connectivity to teachers, employees, and other professionals who are also working from home. Smart LTE continues to provide the best mobile data experience, particularly for video, to customers across the country. Smart introduce the GigaWork were users can enjoy up to 34GB of data for 30days.

GigaWork 299
  • 1GB per day for (Work Apps, G Suites, MS 365, Lazada, Shopee, Grab, Lalamove, GrabPay, PayMaya
  • 4GB Open Data
  • 30 days validity
  The Smart School Bundle is available at all Acer concept stores and distributors
nationwide. For more information, visit

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