16 Aug Starmobile supports next-generation of Filipino tech innovators
Champions: Team Eryl (Patrick Dave Woogue, Cris Lawrence Militante, and Gabriel Pineda)
[16 Aug 2018] Filipino local manufacturer Starmobile partnered with Smart Communications, Inc. for its Smart Wireless Engineering Education Program (SWEEP), an annual competition for students to identify consumer pain points and design working technology solutions.
In line with its vision to make technology inclusive for everyone, Starmobile recognized the potential of these student projects in improving the Filipino consumer experience. The winning teams received 4 Starmobile phones each: PLAY Lite for 1st place, PLAY Max for 2nd place, and PLAY Plus for 3rd place.
First place winner is Team Eryl of University of San Carlos, creator of a mobile platform that allows students to join online classes or organize one.
2nd place: Team Sportify (Charles Cruz and Rodrigo Isabelo Jr.)
Taking the second spot is Team Sportify which devised a web and mobile app that links sports enthusiasts with each other to schedule games.
The third place went to Team Salvar for its app which permits users to book appointments with mental healthcare professionals.
Learn more about Starmobile by following its official website starmobile.ph or Facebook page facebook.com/starmobilephones. [END]
Six Years Strong and Growing
Established in 2011, Starmobile is the mobile devices division of Star Telecom Alliance Resources, Inc. (STAR, Inc.). It is founded by telco industry experts with extensive experience in retail and product development.
The company prides itself in being able to diversify its portfolio and adapt to the ever-changing telecommunications landscape. In 2016 it introduced mobile accessories brand JUMPU, at the same time it was appointed as a Philippine distributor for global networking brand TP-LINK.