Got commitment issues? Smart now offers LTE plans with no lock-in


LTE is a wonderful thing that allows us to connect to the Internet at speeds not previously possible. Smart wants more people to have that kind of connection, so they’ve released a few new LTE plans to cater to everyone who wants the speed of an LTE connection everywhere they go, without the hassle of a lock-in period.

LTE plan 999 comes with 3GB of data allocation every month and LTE Plan 599 with 1.5GB of monthly data allocation. These plans are available through a SIM-only subscription that comes with no lock-in period, the first LTE subscription of its kind in the country today.

Asus Nexus 7 (2013) LTE

To sweeten the deal, Smart is also offering two new LTE tablets to make give users the chance to maximize the use of their LTE connections. Smart is now offering the Huawei MediaPad 10 Link LTE tablet and the newest version of the Asus Nexus 7 under LTE Plan 1299. Users just have to pay a fee of P2,200 for the Huawei tablet, or avail of the Asus Nexus 7 LTE tablet with a one-time cash out of P1,500.

“Smart Bro is making it easier and more affordable than ever for subscribers to experience the ultra-fast LTE speeds from the leader in mobile. Whether they use a laptop, a tablet, or other mobile devices, users now have the widest options to choose how they want to experience the best mobile broadband experience from the country’s largest broadband network,” said Michele Curran, Data and International Services Head at wireless services leader Smart Communications, Inc. (Smart). Smart Broadband, Inc. (Smart Bro) is a subsidiary of Smart.

Huawei Mediapad 10 Link

Interested subscribers can get the new LTE Plan 999 or LTE Plan 599 offers in two ways: with a no lock-in subscription but with a one-time fee of P3,500 for an LTE Plug-It or P4,500 for an LTE Pocket WiFi device; or with a 24-month lock-in period that comes with either a free LTE Plug-It or an LTE Pocket WiFi device for a P1,500 one-time fee upon sign-up.