Phnom Penh, 1st February 2019: The leading Cambodian mobile operator and network experience provider Smart Axiata unveiled the Smart WeChat Go SIM, a new prepaid product targeting Chinese visitors. The product is a result of Smart’s partnership with China’s messaging and mobile payment giant WeChat. With this partnership, Smart Axiata addresses the growing number of Chinese travelers visiting Cambodia, enabling them to stay connected with their friends and family and enjoy unlimited entertainment in their own language via the Lingcod TV application.

It is expected that by 2020, 2 million tourists from China will come to see the Kingdom’s ancient history and natural beauty annually. With Smart’s advanced network nationwide coverage, the Smart WeChat Go SIM is designed to offer convenience and to enhance the experience of the many Chinese tourists who choose to visit Cambodia each year.

“This exciting new prepaid product is a great way for the growing number of Chinese visitors to Cambodia to use the technology they like, stay always connected with their travel mates, friends and family at home as well as to entertain themselves while on the move worry-free. We are very excited to work with WeChat on designing new products that provide Chinese visitors with Chinese language streaming entertainment and excellent network experience for their most pleasant stay in Cambodia,” said Stjepan Udovicic, CMO of Smart Axiata.

Smart WeChat Go SIM is available in 3 variances. Visitors can enjoy non-stop Internet of up to 8 GB, calls to China, on-net calls and SMS in Cambodia as well as unlimited access to WeChat and the Lingcod TV app without further top ups.

Description WeChat Go SIM 5 Days WeChat Go SIM 7 Days WeChat Go SIM 15 Days
Package validity 5 days 7 days 15 days
On-net calls 150 Mins 200 Mins 300 Mins
Calls to China 10 Mins 20 Mins 30 Mins
On-net SMS 150 SMS 200 SMS 300 SMS
Free 4.5G data 6 GB 7 GB 8 GB
WeChat access Unlimited Unlimited Unlimited
Lingcod TV access Unlimited Unlimited Unlimited

The SIM cards will be available for purchase in designated distribution points in China as well as in the Kingdom of Cambodia at Siem Reap and Phnom Penh International Airports. In Cambodia, the three SIM types will be priced at 3 USD, 5 USD and 7 USD respectively. Smart WeChat Go SIM users can manage their usage easily through WeChat’s self-help mini program in Chinese language.

“WeChat Go is an open collaboration model initiated by WeChat to facilitate global partners in addressing the specific needs of outbound Chinese travelers via the WeChat ecosystem. Partnering with the Cambodia’s top telco will provide Chinese tourists an exceptional experience while traveling in the country,” said WeChat.

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