Smart Forms Partnership with Acer for DepEd-Compliant E-learning ToolsJuly 31, 2020
Incoming students may now avail of a convenient and affordable gadget bundle to help them participate in their online classes this school year, through a new partnership of Smart Communications, Inc. (Smart) and Acer Philippines (Acer).
“We believe that e-learning is an important building block under the new normal – where education will be driven largely by digital tools and products. We hope that through this partnership, we can help students make a smooth transition to distance learning, and help make sure that no learner is left behind,” said Precy P. Katigbak, FVP and Head of National Key Accounts at Smart. “It has always been our mission to enable Filipino students by providing them the tools that they need in their education. With this partnership, we hope to give them not only the means to do their school work, but also the connectivity through Smart’s network, so that students can continue to learn amid the pandemic,” said Manuel Wong, Managing Director at Acer Philippines.
Aside from students, this gadget bundle can also provide reliable tools and LTE connectivity to teachers, employees, and other professionals who are also working from home.
“We have invested billions of pesos in our mobile phone network over the last few years to and this has enabled to serve our subscribers well, especially during this pandemic,” said Jane J. Basas, SVP and Head of Consumer Wireless Business at Smart. “At the end of the day, our goal is to make sure that our customers have a good experience with us, and that our network can help them achieve their goals in school or at work,” added Basas.