Surf, and win a Mini Cooper

Manila, Philippines – October 24, 2011

Time to take your browsing experience to the next level! Smart Communications and Opera Software have taken their “Winning Mobile Internet Experience” slogan to the next level. Loyal subscribers of Smart’s “Always On” package will soon have the chance to win a big prize: a brand-new Mini Cooper.

Smart and Opera believe that good (and sometimes big) things come in small packages. And, entering the competition only requires two step: download Opera Mini and subscribing to Smart’s “Always On” package. It’s as easy as that.

Subscribers will receive more points the more times they avail of Always On packages and thus the more chances to take home the Mini Cooper. To make sure you don’t get left behind, join today! The “Win A Mini” competition runs from October 22 until December 22 and is open to all Smart postpaid, Smart prepaid, and Talk “N Text subscribers. Winners will be drawn via electronic raffle.

To join the competition, you can register at, accessible only through the Opera Mini browser. Choose from the Always On packages available in the microsite. The higher the plan you buy, the more points you earn. You can also subscribe to an Always On Plan by simply texting ON to 2200 (e.g. text ON 995 for ALWAYS ON 995). Additional points will be earned also when you share it on your Facebook and Twitter accounts. For every successful share, you will receive an extra point.

You can always go back to Win-A-Mini microsite to check your points.

Before the grand draw, 100 winners of ALWAYS ON 300 will be drawn on a bi-monthly period. 25 winners will be drawn each on November 4, November 18, December 2 and December 23 and will enjoy 250MB of mobile browsing data valid for 30 days.

Winners of the “Always On 300” prize can only win once, but they will still be qualified to win the grand prize. The grand-prize winner of the Mini Cooper will be drawn at the end of the promotional period.

Get in the fast lane in mobile surfing and, who knows, you might be the lucky one driving the car home!

About Smart

Smart Communications, Inc. is the Philippines” leading wireless services provider with 46.6 million subscribers on its GSM network as of end-March 2011. Smart has built a reputation for innovation, having introduced world-first wireless data services, including mobile commerce services such as Smart Money, Smart Load and Smart Padala. Smart also offers 3G and HSPA services. Its Smart Link service provides communications to the global maritime industry. Smart Broadband, Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary, offers a wireless broadband service, Smart BRO, with over 1.4 million subscribers as of end-March 2011. Smart is a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Philippines” leading telecommunications carrier, the Philippine Long Distance Telephone Company. For more information, visit