Smart donates P2M mobile services to gov’t troops in Marawi
Smart Communications donated P2 million worth of mobile services to soldiers deployed in Marawi to provide communications support to civil military operations and rescue groups.
The telco also opened up its network to provide free calls and texts to Marawi residents affected and displaced by the ongoing crisis. This public service shall be valid for 15 days.
Eligible Smart, TNT, and Sun subscribers shall receive a notification within the next few days to inform them how they can avail of the call and text services without incurring charges.
“We realize that mobile communication serves as a vital lifeline in disaster and crisis situations. By providing our special service to those affected by the ongoing conflict in Marawi, we enable our brothers and sisters to reconnect with their loved ones and draw strength from each other in these trying times,” said Ramon Isberto, PLDT and Smart Public Affairs head.
Apart from this, Smart put up Libreng Tawag stations at evacuation centers in Iligan City, and assisted in distributing relief goods and personal hygiene kits at evacuation centers in Lanao del Norte.