Smart Communications, Inc. (Smart), a global partner of the FIBA Basketball World Cup 2023, has partnered with its technology partners Huawei and Ericsson to permanently improve the coverage of its LTE and 5G mobile networks throughout all FIBA Basketball World Cup venues.
FIBA Basketball World Cup 2023
Smart subscribers who visit the venues, which include the Philippine Arena in Bulacan, the SM Mall of Asia Arena in Pasay City, and the Smart-Araneta Coliseum in Quezon City, can anticipate a top-notch mobile experience not just during the eagerly anticipated games from August 25 to September 10, but also in all the major events taking place after the tournament.
Subscribers can share their favorite gameplays in real-time on social media, send videos of unforgettable events to friends and family in a flash, and instantly upload all of their treasured images online thanks to Smart’s lightning-fast speeds and full coverage.
The Philippines’ fastest and best mobile network, as cited by international network analytics firm Ookla for three consecutive reporting periods – in Q1-Q2 2022, Q3-Q4 2022, and Q1-Q2 2023 – is what drives Smart’s increased network coverage as part of its all-out efforts to bring the best basketball experiences to subscribers and fans.