A group of UPLB Electrical Engineering students was chosen as one of the 10 finalists for the 12th SWEEP (Smart Wireless Engineering Education Program) Innovation and Excellence Awards organized by Smart Communications. The team is composed of Charles Carandang, Zuriel Jacosalem, Lucky Angelico Nagpala, and Richard Drix Piatos. They are being advised by DEE Faculty Engr. Melvin Ilang-Ilang. In accordance with the competition theme "Enabling Lives Through Mobile and Digital Innovations", the group submitted a proposal on mobile internet sharing facilitated through  smartphones and kiosks which they coined as TetherNet. A boot camp will be held on November 19-20, 2015 which aims to help the qualified teams to fine-tune their concepts. The final judging will be held on February 10, 2016.