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AutoDeal steers automotive e-commerce forward with 13th insights report

The automotive industry is going through a state of massive change from connectivity, electrification and digitization of the customer experience. Customers expect seamless digital experiences not only from ecommerce, but also when buying a car, where they expect a personalized and multi-channel journey. AutoDeal prides itself on being a key component in modernizing the customer experience for local car buyers in the Philippines. Since 2014, AutoDeal has provided buyers the ability to compare vehicles; find special offers; and, complete multiple stages of the car-purchase transaction online. Every month, the online automotive marketplace enables consumers to get the best price on brand new vehicles by comparing offers from multiple dealers by simply going to the AutoDeal website. This enables buyers to transact quickly with trained and vetted sales agents from a network of official partner dealers. AutoDeal’s CEO and Co-Founder Daniel Scott shares: “As automotive retail propels toward

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Shopee launches first #TatakPinoy virtual trade fair of the year

While MSMEs still comprise the majority of registered businesses in the country, a survey conducted by the Department of Trade & Industry (DTI) - Ecommerce Office in September 2020 showed that 73% of MSMES still require assistance in digitizing their operations. Shopee remains committed to help MSMEs transition to digital easily and seamlessly as it once again partners with the DTI to launch the #TatakPinoy Virtual Trade Fair from March 18-24. This initiative is in line with Shopee’s goal to provide local MSMEs with the support that they need to grow their businesses online. Through the week-long virtual trade fair, Shopee users will be able to discover and purchase Filipino-made essentials from a variety of shops ranging from snack food, health & beauty, groceries & pet stores, fashion, and more, at discounted rates. This year’s #TatakPinoy Virtual Trade Fair will feature a diverse range of local sellers from Luzon, Visayas, and Mindanao. This is among Shopee’s many initiatives to em

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SKY Fiber gears up with new plans offering right balance in speed, Wi-Fi coverage, and affordability

SKY Fiber has announced its enhanced Super Speed Plans with speeds up to 200 Mbps, which offer an affordable selection of fiber-fast and seamless speeds tailored to Filipinos’ everyday internet needs. Alan Supnet, SKY’s head of Consumer Broadband, said these new plans aim to find the ‘sweet spot’ for Filipino consumers in terms of speed and price. “In these challenging times, it is always a struggle to find the right home internet service provider that understands your basic needs as a customer. The issue stems from the difficult balancing act between product and price," said Supnet. Subscribers will no longer have to choose between expensive high-speed plans and unreliable low-cost plans as SKY Fiber Super Speed Plans can satisfy their internet needs. SKY Fiber has launched faster speeds of up to 50Mbps (P1,699/month), 100Mbps (P2,299/month), and 150Mbps (P2,799/month), which are speeds recommended for a household with 3-4 members doing online classes, working from home, or stream

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SKY brings 24-7 customer services KYLA to Viber

SKY brings its round-the-clock messaging platform, KYLA, to Viber to reach and serve more of its valued subscribers and address their concerns more easily and quickly. To access KYLA via Viber, go to mysky.com.ph/kylaofsky which will redirect you to open the KYLA of SKY chat on Viber. When you click "Get Started," the integrated KYLA menu will appear with category queries on SKY products, MySKY account, help with service matters, bills and payments, SKY Zone office locator, and the most recent updates on SKY offerings. Users can begin conversing with KYLA for their specific issues by selecting any of the subcategories listed, with the option to discuss their complex concerns with a live agent. Aside from selecting from the carousel and sub categories, users may also type in their needs or questions in English to start their conversation with KYLA. The online customer touchpoint, which was first made available on the company's official website (mysky.com.ph) and Facebook page (fb.com

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Compete with the best in the region with Shopee Code League

As the digital landscape continues to grow exponentially in the SEA region, Shopee, the leading e-commerce platform in Southeast Asia and Taiwan, launches Shopee Code League (SCL) to help upskill coders through workshops and challenges designed to enhance programming abilities. This initiative is available to tech coders of all levels from across the region. Shopee Code League is a 2-week league that features a series of exclusive online training sessions organized by Shopee and two rounds of coding competitions that let participants solve algorithmic puzzles designed by the Shopee Engineering team. Attended by over 17,000 participants and 300 partners from eight locations across the region in 2021, the competition initially had three different tracks: Data Science, Data Analytics, and Programming. This year, to cater to the need of more coders keen on learning about algorithms, SCL will focus on offering the following topics: Python Programming, C++, Go, Data Structures and Algorithm

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SKY Fiber's new super speed plans hit sweet spot between affordability and seamless connection

SKY Fiber is launching its new set of Super Speed Plans on February 1 to deliver on consumers’ need for inexpensive plans with reliable internet connection. “While we all continue to adapt to the new normal, we cannot deny the significance of having a good quality internet connection at home. As an internet service provider, SKY Fiber wants quality internet connection to be accessible to more Filipinos. With our new Super Speed Plans, we have enhanced the speeds of our best value plans bundled with the WiFi Mesh without compromising its affordability,” James Dumlao, SKY’s head of Consumer Products Group, said.  SKY Fiber’s new plans offer Unlimited Broadband Plans with speeds of up to 50Mbps (P1,699/month), 100Mbps (P2,299/month), and 150Mbps (P2,799/month), compared to its previous offering of 40Mbps, 80Mbps, and 120Mbps. The Unli Broadband + HD Cable TV Plans also provide higher speeds of up to 80Mbps (P2,499/month) and 150Mbps (P2,999/month) with more cable channels. These Super

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ShopeePay offers free, real-time transfers for convenient cashless payment experience

ShopeePay, Shopee’s integrated mobile wallet, continues to make financial services more accessible and convenient for Filipinos. The e-wallet offers free and real time transfers, on top of other free services, to enable easier and more seamless digital transactions. ShopeePay users can now enjoy free cash ins and bank transfers in real time with 35+ banks and e-wallet partners, including BDO, Bank of the Philippine Islands (BPI), RCBC, Metrobank, Chinabank, UnionBank, and more with InstaPay. InstaPay is an electronic fund transfer (EFT) service that allows customers to transfer funds almost instantly between accounts and is available 24/7, all year round. On top of the new cash in via InstaPay option, users can  also link their bank account to their ShopeePay Wallet for free and easy cash ins. Within the app, verified ShopeePay users can also instantly send money to any ShopeePay user for free, available 24/7. Additionally, senders can also personalize their send money transactions w

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Enjoy best deals from Seagate only at Shopee 12.12 Big Christmas Sale

Seagate is offering the best deals on Shopee with 12.12 Big Christmas Sale happening now until December 12, 2021. Up to 47 percent discounts are offered for its popular line of internal and external storage solutions for backup, gaming, network-attached storage, and surveillance solutions. Store more data at less cost and get the best deals on HDDs and SSDs with your trusted brand – Seagate! Visit the Seagate official store on Shopee at https://bit.ly/SeagateXShopeeXMasSale to know more about Seagate’s promotions and Flash Sale schedule. Check out the 12.12 Big Christmas Sale at https://shopee.ph/m/christmas-sale. Stay safe at home by going cashless with ShopeePay, your all-in-one e-wallet which you can use to Buy Load, Pay Bills, and Scan to Pay at multiple merchants nationwide.

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#TooGoodToBeNo2: PayMaya offers surprisingly better e-wallet features

Digital transactions are here to stay and fintechs like PayMaya are making it easier to go cashless. The country's leading digital financial services platform is the only fintech in the Philippines that runs a consumer e-wallet app, an enterprise payment processing business, and a remittance agent network with Smart Padala. While its consumer app may not be the no. 1 e-wallet right now, its superior features make it #TooGoodToBeNo.2. If you haven’t tried out using the PayMaya app yet, you're definitely missing out on some of its surprisingly better features that could make your everyday transactions a whole lot easier.  From its free cash in channels to 99.9% uptime, you'll be surprised at how these nifty features can bring ease, convenience, and even savings whenever you go cashless.  Most number of FREE cash in channels  To start, PayMaya offers FREE cash in at 90,000, out of its over 110,000 cash in touchpoints nationwide. Going cashless is supposed to make your essential transa

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Cast of movie NELIA wows Korean community in PH

The cast of the upcoming film Nelia impressed the Korean community with their performance last night, November 19, at a gathering in Manila-Korea Town, at Remedios Circle, Malate, Manila. It was attended by various leaders of the Korean community in Manila, including Consul General Kyu Hu Lee of the Korean Embassy, Chairman Jae Jung Jang of the Manila-Korea Town Association, Chairman Jae Heung Byun of the United Korean Community in the Philippines, and several member of the Korean Culture Center, Korean Sports Association in the Philippines, and Peaceful Unification Advisory Council - South East Asia to inaugurate the opening of the Manila K -Town Cha Cha Cha Fest. The three of the main cast of Nelia-- Ali Forbes, Shido Roxas, and Juan Carlos Galano -- impressed the crowd with their song numbers and entertained guests. The Korean community also welcomed the presence of veteran actor Raymond Bagatsing, who once wowed the Korean audience with his performance in a Filipino film that part

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