Amid a year of ongoing challenges and uncertainty, one teacher’s life changed when she won a brand new car. That’s right. Ivannah Vhey Torres, a 24-year-old licensed teacher from Polillo, Quezon, woke up one day to find out that she had won a brand-new Toyota Corolla Cross Hybrid — the grand prize of GigaMania’s annual thanksgiving promo.
“I don’t normally join promos because I know that I’m not that lucky,” Ivannah admits. “So when I joined GigaMania, I really didn’t expect to win. I was just after collecting GigaPoints for the perks. So when a Smart agent called to tell me the news, I couldn’t believe it at first. I thought it might be a scam and was scared that my number might have been hacked. I had to verify it first. The brand new car is truly a big blessing for my family.”
A loyal TNT subscriber since 2018, Ivannah used the GigaLife App to register for data packages for her online teaching needs. She started using mobile Internet and the GigaLife App more frequently during the height of the pandemic to conduct her lessons and research online. She said that her go-to data package is GIGA Stories 99, which comes with a total data allowance of 16 GB, valid for seven days. These transactions earned GigaPoints, which automatically qualified as GigaMania raffle entries.
Aside from Ivannah, hundreds of Smart subscribers also won exciting prizes from GigaMania. On top of the Toyota Corolla Cross Hybrid, GigaMania grand raffle winners included 10 subscribers who won a premium Samsung set that included the Galaxy Flip 5G smartphone, Galaxy Tab S7, Galaxy Watch 4, and Galaxy Buds Pro. Moreover, five subscribers won a coveted Apple set comprising a MacBook Air, Apple Watch SE, iPhone 12, and iPad Pro.
More than 500 lucky subscribers also won gadgets like smartphones, laptops, bicycles, and more in the weekly draws as well as thousands of freebies including data, call minutes, SMS, Paymaya vouchers, and Giga Points.
Ivannah is truly grateful to have won. “Keep surprising us, Smart,” she says. “You helped me realize that nothing is impossible.” “Being with Smart truly comes with a lot of rewarding experiences, and our subscribers can definitely expect more,” promises Jane J. Basas, SVP and Head of Consumer Wireless Business at Smart.
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