InterManager is delighted to welcome a new associate member – Smart Communications, Inc.
Based in the Philippines, Smart is a leading wireless services provider with some 47.8 million subscribers on its GSM network.
The company has built a reputation for innovation, having introduced world-first wireless data services, including mobile commerce services such as Smart Money, Smart Load, Smart Padala and Netphone. Smart also offers 3G and HSPA services.
Its Smart Link service provides communications to the global maritime industry, while Smart Broadband, Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary, offers a wireless broadband service called Smart BRO, with about 1.5 million subscribers.
Smart is a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Philippines’ leading telecommunications carrier, the Philippine Long Distance Telephone Company.
Over 2011 InterManager membership has increased by two Members and six Associate Members. Secretary General, Captain Kuba Szymanski said: “InterManager goes from strength to strength. We are pleased that our existing and our new members are all very supportive of the Association’s work and keen to play an active role on behalf of the shipmanagement industry.”