Smart and The University of the Philippines sign a partnership

Smart and UP, also known as the University of the Philippines recently signed a memorandum of agreement with Smart agreeing to put up 120 hotspots initially in various UP campuses  along with eight new base stations to add to the six that are already inside UP.

University of the Philippines admin will whitelist websites that will be free to access for everyone all the time, non whitelisted sites can still be accessed for free 3o mins a day, Data usage beyond that period will be charged the usual rates.

Free connectivity fosters collaborative learning. Smart Communications, Inc. (Smart) and the University of the Philippines have recently signed a Memorandum of Agreement that will further advance the national university’s bid to become globally competitive. Under the agreement that was signed by UP president Alfredo E. Pascual (right) and Smart chief wireless advisor Orlando B. Vea (left), Smart will provide free wireless connectivity to the UP community to promote digital inclusion


Hooray for UP!!



Ron is a happily married man for more than 10 years, the father of 3 boys. Loves to write about places that he visits. And works in the BPO industry.