Top photo: (L-R) George Gordon, Center Head/AVP, National Key Accounts Development at Smart; Precy Katigbak, VP and Head, National Key Accounts Development at Smart; Martin Yu, Associate Director at Shopee Philippines, Ruoshan Tao, Head of Marketing at Shopee Philippines; and Jeff Boone, General Manager at LoadCentral.
PLDT wireless arm Smart Communications, Inc (Smart) is further expanding its retail availability by teaming up with Shopee Phils. Inc. (Shopee), the fastest growing e-commerce platform in Southeast Asia. The partnership was also made possible with the support of Uniwiz Trade Sales Inc. (LoadCentral).
Under the partnership, Smart, TNT, and Sun prepaid subscribers just need to log on the Shopee mobile app, website or mobile site, input their mobile number, choose their preferred load variant, and pay. Customers can pay for their load purchase via debit or credit card, remittance centers, over-the-counter bank transactions, or online payment options.
Smart prepaid users can get ?200 worth of load for just ?170 when they buy from May 12 to 14. Customers can go to the Shopee homepage and look for the Load and eVouchers icon, or visit
http://bit.ly/ShopeeLoadW to view the products available from Load Central and Smart. Consumers can also download the Shopee app for free via the App Store or Google Play.
Shopee is an e-commerce platform headquartered in Singapore under Sea Group, which was founded in 2009 by Forrest Li. Shopee first launched in Singapore in 2015, and since expanded its reach to Malaysia, Thailand, Taiwan, Indonesia, Vietnam and the Philippines. It serves users in Southeast Asia and Taiwan to buy and sell products online.
This partnership is the latest in a series of engagements made by Smart to widen its reach and make its services more accessible to its millions of subscribers.