MyPhone officially launched Hashtags Jon Lucas, Jimboy Martin, and Paulo Angeles as their newest endorsers, during a contract signing and press conference last March 30 (Thursday) at Green Sun, Makati. Jon, Jimboy and Paulo are part of the original members of Hashtags and can be seen daily at It’s Showtime.
According to Jon, this is an answered prayer. “Nagpapasalamat po ako sa Panginoon na ngayon parte na ako ng pamilya ng MyPhone. Last year naka-trabaho sila Kuya Inyi, Kyle at Devon sa isang show sa Bohol. Nakita ko yung masayang pamilya, yung maalagain pamilya. Kaya ipinalangin ko na sana talaga maging bahagi din ako ng pamilyang ito. at eto na, Answered prayer.”
When asked why did they chose to endorse MyPhone, Jimboy said that because it is a Pinoy brand. “Nung nalaman ko po na magiging parte ako ng MyPhone. Na-excite talaga ako, Malaki po kasi ang respeto ko sa mga Produktong Pinoy, at isa na riyan ang MyPhone. Nagpapasalamat po ako sa tiwala na ibinigay sa amin ng MyPhone para maging ambassadors nila.”
Paulo said that he’s beyond grateful for this opportunity. “I am beyond grateful. We are like twelve sa hashtag and I am lucky enough to be chosen as one of the newest ambassadors of MyPhone.“
The number one Pinoy Phone brand also announces the renewal of contract of their current endorsers Kyle Vergara and Devon Seron.
During the signing, Kyle who is now at his 4th year in MyPhone said that he is thankful that he is still part of the MyPhone family. “Nagpapasalamat po ako sa MyPhone na hanggang ngayon ay parte parin ako ng masayang pamilyang ito. Halos nalibot ko na, namin ni Ate Devon ang buong Pilipinas pag may out of town shows. Actually dito ko na nabuo yung confidence ko eh. I am beyond Thankful. I am proud to endorse MyPhone dahil ito po talaga ay tatak Pinoy”
Meanwhile, Devon, for the record is the longest contract endorser of MyPhone. It is her sixth year with the leading local phone brand. “Sobrang grateful po ako na hanggang ngayon ay pinagkakatiwalaan pa rin po ako ng MyPhone. Dito na po ako nagdalaga at sobrang supportive ng MyPhone family ko tuwing may shows or movie ako, lagi silang naka-support. I am truly grateful and blessed na sa looban ng anim na taon hindi nila ako pinabayaan, pinagkakatiwalaan pa rin nila ako. I am truly grateful sa aking MyPhone family,” said teary eyed Devon during the press conference.
According to Inyi Yruma, Digital Marketing Head of MyPhone, He said that the five young stars complement each other. “We are happy to form the group and Nagco-complement sila sa bawat isa, Maybe because they all look Pinoy, They are role models specially to their huge followers online, bagay na bagay sila sa campaign namin this year na “Bida Ang Pinoy”. This year we aim na ipakilala ang MyPhone na nanatiling Tatak Pinoy at Tatak Matibay na phone brand, ipakilala ang mga magagandang katangian ng Pinoy. We want to put more emotions for our consumers na we are not just a phone brand but we also promote our values as Filipinos. Through our ambassadors na tatawagin natin as “MyPhone Bida Ka-Tropa Warriors”, we are confident to touch the hearts of more of our kababayan especially Online.
According to Kevin Tan, MyPhone’s Vice President, signing these young stars as ambassadors is just the first step in transitioning to Multimedia platform. “As you all have known, last year we announced that MyPhone is no longer just a phone manufacturer but now a Multimedia company. With this we aim to change the game, we are now developing apps like AGILA Rewards, a lock screen app available for all android phone user, it gives rewards to its user and a chance to win 1 Million pesos which is extended until April 30. Our direction is to be pro-active in Digital Marketing. You see, this group of young stars has a common denominator, and that is aside from being a celebrity, but they are very active on their social media, they are all influencers, and we are very proud to introduce to you our MyPhone Bida Ka-tropa Warriors.”
Joining Devon Seron, Kyle Vergara, Hashtags Jon Lucas, Jimboy Martin and Paulo Angeles is Angelica Villaflor, a 17 year-old talented girl who is famous in Facebook right now with her Vines videos, and the award winning DJ of MOR 101.9, DJ Chacha.
According to MyPhone, aside from building more digital contents like AGILA Rewards, a lock screen app that rewards its android phone users in daily and weekly draws, and 1 million pesos on the grand draw that is extended until April 30, MyPhone will be very active too on on-ground events like mall shows and campus tours.