Smart to offer FREE Twitter during Pope’s visit

Smart Communications, Inc. (Smart) has teamed up with Twitter in offering unlimited access to the popular social networking app to its subscribers during the Pope’s visit. From January 15 to 19, 2015,  Smart, Sun Cellular and Talk “˜N Text subscribers can access Twitter on their mobile phones for free, allowing them to follow the Pope’s Twitter account (@Pontifex), send wishes and prayers to the Pope using #DearPopeFrancis hashtag and share their Papal visit experience online.


Smart subscribers can avail of the FREE Twitter service by simply texting DEARPOPE to 9999. Subscribers can also visit for more details and real time updates on the Pope’s visit.

“œWith this collaboration, Smart and Twitter aim to allow more Filipinos to get involved and immerse in this historic experience with Pope Francis, who our Catholic nation hold very dear to our heart,” said Napoleon L. Nazareno, president and CEO, PLDT and Smart.





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