The buzz is TRUE! The world’s largest mixed martial arts organization has signed up a deal with local telco Smart Communications, bringing the famed contact sporting organizations and its sought after fight events to more. Filipinos, particularly for Smart subscribers.
The multi-year partnership, which was launched with members of the on-line, print and broadcasting media, was headed by Smart and UFC officials and UFC champion Stephen Thompson. The formal agreement formally set Smart as the official and exclusive mobile carrier of the UFC in the Philippines, and will introduce exciting consumer promotions and marketing activities that are set to provie unique experiences to UFC fans, for telco’s SmartBro broadband subscribers.
SmartBro subscribers will get special access to UFC fan events and experiences, inlcuding meeting UFC personalities like Stephen Thompson, who graced the formal launching of the Smart and UFC partnership this morning at the Marco Hotel, Ortigas Center Pasig. Smart will be the provider of UFC FIGHT PASS, which is a digital platform designed to provide sport’s fans exclusive UFC content and access to the world’s biggest fight content library.
“We are very delighted to partner with UFC, and we can’t wait to bring the sport to our subscribers through our unparalleled (Smart and SmartBro broadband) services and offers,” Oscar A. Reyes, First Vice President and Wireless Consumer Broadband at Smart.
With UFC fans growing tremendously in the Philippines, those accessing UFC events via their wireless mobile devices, can now get more sports content normally available through free sites like YouTube. SmartBro is the perfect broadband bundle to keep access to UFC app active, and definitely free of buffering or stalls.
“The Philippines continues to be one of UFC’s strongest markets in Asis and a blueprint for our growth in the region. With our massive fan base and huge medi interest in our sport, combined with the runaway success o our inaugural sold Manila event, we want to be able to provide as much opportunity as possible for fans to interact with UFC. This partnership is a huge step in that sirection,” said Kenneth Berger, UFC’s Executive Vice-President and General Manager for Asia.
To get information what activities or promotions Smart and UFC has in store for SmartBro subsribers, INSLASHOUT suggest logging into the following websites: http://www.smart.com.ph/bro or follow Smart on Facebook (www.facebook/SmartCommunications( and Twitter and Instagram (@LiveSmart)