Smart ka ba this Christmas? Then libre ang facebook atbp mo!

The wireless leader with more than 56 million subscribers, also known as Smart Communications, Inc. (Smart) is giving their loyal subscribers nationwide free mobile access to the latest social networking apps and sites with its newest service application  called PowerApp.

By installing PowerApp on their phones,subscribers  can get free access to the  mobile sites of Facebook, Twitter, Foursquare, Google Plus, LinkedIn, Path and Waze upto January 15, 2014. The service is  available to both prepaid and postpaid subscribers of Smart and Talk ‘N Text  in the Philippines.

This app is theworld’s first mobile Internet storefront which allows users  to access their favorite mobile apps and sites without the need for a WiFi connection, which is the very base idea of being mobile.

“A number of smartphone users today only use their smartphones for calling or texting, or wait till they reach their homes or offices to connect to the Internet. Through PowerApp and its affordable Internet bundles, subscribers can confidently keep posting, liking, or tweeting everywhere they go without the need for a WiFi connection,” said Michele Curran, Data and International Services Head at Smart.

With the powerapp, you can now post photos and status updates in facebook, anytime and anywhere/ Tweet your corny and emo thoughts, check traffic through Waze, catch up with friends on google plus and of course network with other professionals in linked in.

To activate the free unlimited access to social apps and websites, subscribers simply have to download Smart’s PowerApp via Google Play or and register for the Free Social Package, originally priced at P20 for one day (Social20) or P10 for 3 hours (Social10).

iOS and feature phone users can also text FREE SOCIAL to 5555 (for Smart Prepaid, Postpaid, Infinity and Talk ‘N Text) 9990 (for Smart Freedom Plan subscribers) or 7577 (for Smart Postpaid All-In users) to avail of the promotion.

“With PowerApp, users can continuously enjoy these 7 social networking apps and services absolutely free. PowerApp provides free and unlimited notifications so users can continue to receive updates from background apps without having to incur additional data charges,” Curran explained.

With the app, you can access the mobile apps of all the sites mentioned above.

Aside from the Social package, users can regularly subscribe to other bundles that include the Email, Chat, and Photo packages which are similarly available through the PowerApp mobile application.

For those email addicts, and those people that cannot simply leave their work where its supposed to bePowerApp’s Email package is available for P10 per day (Email10) or P5 for 3 hours (Email5).Only for  Gmail, Yahoo! Mail, and Exchange.

For Students who love to chat with their friends to keep in touch and follow up on pending homeworks,  PowerApp’s Chat package. For only P10 a day (Chat10) or P5 for three hours (Chat5), subscribers can have unlimited access to multiple chat applications such as Line, WeChat, WhatsApp, Facebook Messenger, Oist!, Google Hangouts, Chikka Messenger, Viber, and KakaoTalk.


And for those people that like to you know, right? I mean those that keep posting their pictures , Unlimited #Selfies, #ThrowbackThursdays and #OOTDs are also now possible through PowerApp’s Photo package for P20 for all-day access (Photo20) or P10 for three hours (Photo10).Photo bundle apps included are Instagram, Tumblr, Regram, Pinterest, Flickr and Imgur.

While the app is initially available only on Android, iOS and feature phone users can send the corresponding keyword of their desired package to either 5555 (for Smart Prepaid, Postpaid, Infinity and Talk ‘N Text users), 9990 (For Smart Freedom Plan subscribers) or 7577 (For Smart Pospaid All-In users) to avail of the different packages.

For more information on PowerApp and other mobile Internet services and promos, users can go to, follow @SmartPromos on Twitter or like Smart Communications, Inc. on Facebook.



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.