TFC tops Comscore’s TV viewing engagement for Filipino networks in Asian households in the US

TFC, the overseas flagship channel of leading global Filipino media and entertainment network ABS-CBN, was the preferred Filipino channel and among the most watched multicultural networks on cable and satellite in the U.S. this past month of March. This data was shared by Comscore, a leading and trusted source for television viewing data.  “We are… Read More TFC tops Comscore’s TV viewing engagement for Filipino networks in Asian households in the US

PLDT, Smart drive digital transformation, offer ‘lifeline’ to small biz

Leading integrated telco PLDT and its wireless arm Smart Communications, Inc. (Smart) forge ahead in extending services that enable Filipinos to thrive in the new normal, reinforcing the “backbone” of the economy. “In the face of massive job losses in lower income sectors due to the shutdown of retail services and establishments, e-commerce platforms serve… Read More PLDT, Smart drive digital transformation, offer ‘lifeline’ to small biz

Globe expands 5G sites to 1,833 as of March 2021

Globe Telecom Inc. on Monday said it build more cell sites and fiber-to-the-home (FTTH) lines  in the first quarter of the year despite quarantine challenges.  The Ayala-led telco said it has already installed 318 new cell towers in strategic locations all over the country and further boosted by 20 stand alone in-building solutions (IBS) in… Read More Globe expands 5G sites to 1,833 as of March 2021

PLDT Global partners with LARUS for IPv4 solutions

PLDT Global Corporation (PGC), the international subsidiary of the Philippines’ largest integrated telco PLDT, has teamed up with LARUS Limited (LARUS).  The partnership is meant to enable carriers and enterprises to access geolocated Internet Protocol version 4 (IPv4) addresses. This partnership allows customers of PGC to access LARUS’ geolocation feature, strengthen their cybersecurity, and identify… Read More PLDT Global partners with LARUS for IPv4 solutions

Construction of major NLEX infra projects in full blast amid quarantine restrictions

NLEX Corporation on Monday said it is accelerating the construction of major infrastructure projects despite community quarantine restrictions.  These include the 8-kilometer NLEX Connector and the upgrade of the 5-kilometer Candaba Viaduct, as well as other safety repairs and bridge rehabilitation.  “We are following our timelines and have contingencies in place to be able to… Read More Construction of major NLEX infra projects in full blast amid quarantine restrictions

PLDT Enterprise continues free fiber upgrade program

PLDT Enterprise, the B2B arm of PLDT Inc. has announced its continued commitment to service customers’ growing digital needs through fiber upgrade program at no added cost to its subscribers. With its target to fully migrate copper-based services to fiber by the middle of 2022, the service improvements aim to provide a more reliable connection as businesses continue to further… Read More PLDT Enterprise continues free fiber upgrade program

PAL plans to mount nonstop flights to Israel by October this year

Philippine Airlines (PAL) on Friday said it is planning to mount nonstop flights to and from Tel Aviv, the gateway to Jerusalem and Israel, by October 2021.  The Lucio Tan-led carrier hopes to serve growing demand for air linkages between the Philippines and the Holy Land to serve tourists and OFWs alike. Gilbert Santa Maria,… Read More PAL plans to mount nonstop flights to Israel by October this year

PayMaya opens gov’t payments, financial services for OFWs and Filipinos abroad 

Digital financial services leader PayMaya is making it even easier for overseas Filipinos to pay for government fees and for their family’s utility bills through the PayMaya e-wallet app.  In time for Labor Day on May 1, PayMaya opened this service for Filipinos overseas so they can now use their Philippine mobile SIM on roaming to register for a PayMaya account, allowing them to perform transactions such… Read More PayMaya opens gov’t payments, financial services for OFWs and Filipinos abroad 

Cebu Pacific transports 500,000 doses of Sinovac vaccines from China

The Philippines’ leading carrier Cebu Pacific  delivers its first government-procured vaccine shipment from Beijing, China to Manila today, April 29, 2021, in coordination with the Department of Health (DOH).  A total of 500,000 doses of Sinovac vaccines arrived at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) earlier at 7:18AM via 5J 671.  The continuous arrival of… Read More Cebu Pacific transports 500,000 doses of Sinovac vaccines from China

2GO Travel acquires new vessel, set to sail in Philippine waters this May

2GO Travel, the country’s largest premier sea travel provider, has acquired a vessel from Japan as part of its modernization plan to further improve its operations.  The newly purchased ship will be part of 2GO’s fleet of 10 roll-on and roll-off passenger (ROPAX)and freighter vessels, sailing to 20 major ports of call, linking Manila to… Read More 2GO Travel acquires new vessel, set to sail in Philippine waters this May