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Get a chance to join Son Ye Jin and Hyun Bin this July via Smart Hallyu Hangouts

Published Jul 07, 2021 7:55 pm

Bit by the Hallyu bug? Smart is bringing Filipino fans closer to their favorite Korean superstars through Smart Hallyu Hangouts, a series of online shows where subscribers can watch their idols.

Smart Hallyu Hangouts starts this July 16 with multi-awarded actress and Smart Signature endorser Son Ye Jin taking the virtual stage. Meanwhile, her Crash Landing on You leading man Hyun Bin will be having his online fan meet on July 31.

“I may not be able to meet you all in person, but I’m thankful for this opportunity though virtually. I wish we can all meet with a smile soon, so until then, please stay safe and healthy,” said Son Ye Jin in a previous video message. 

“As we continue to bring our subscribers closer to their passions through simple and easy ways using our fast and reliable network, we are launching the Smart Hallyu Hangouts series with Son Ye Jin in the first virtual show to give fans the best experience despite the limitations of the pandemic. We prepared a very special episode for you guys so hope to see you all there,” said Jane J. Basas, SVP and Head of Consumer Wireless Business at Smart.

How to watch

Smart Prepaid, Smart Bro Prepaid, and Prepaid Home Wi-Fi customers can register via the link on the microsite and redeem any Giga reward using GigaPoints to get a chance to join the virtual meet-and-greet.

For Smart Signature subscribers at Plan S (999) and up and Smart Bro Postpaid subscribers, the registration link is now available. Interested fans may register for the raffle promo until July 8, 2021.

For complete details on how to score tickets to these events, visit

Powered by the country’s fastest mobile data network

Smart Hallyu Hangouts is powered by Smart, the country’s mobile data network as reported by third-party mobile internet analytics firm Ookla® and Opensignal.

Ookla, the global leader in internet testing and analysis, named Smart as the country’s fastest mobile data network in the second half of 2020 after it achieved a Speed Score™ of 24.99, with average speeds of 20.08 Mbps for download, and 7.42 Mbps for upload, based on 3,915,679 user-initiated tests taken with Speedtest®. Ookla has also cited Smart as the country’s fastest mobile data network for three years in a row now.

Smart has also scored a rare sweep in the April 2021 Philippines Mobile Network Experience Awards* by independent analytics firm Opensignal, beating the competition across all metrics in three essential aspects of service: Coverage (4G Coverage Experience, 4G Availability), Speed (Download and Upload Speed) and Experience (Games, Video and Voice app). This is the first time an operator in the Philippines won decisively in all categories.

Smart also enables subscribers to level up their digital experience with Smart 5G’s superfast speeds and ultra-low latency powered by the country’s most extensive 5G network with over 3,000 sites.

*Opensignal Awards – Philippines: Mobile Network Experience Report April 2021, based on independent analysis of mobile measurements recorded during the period January 1 – March 31, 2021 © 2021 Opensignal Limited.


Editor's Note: This article was provided by Smart Communications.