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

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

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

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 

Converge connects Visayas, Mindanao to its national fiber backbone

  Converge ICT Solutions Inc.  has connected Visayas and Mindanao to its national fiber backbone with the landing of its P6 billion submarine cables in Cagayan de Oro. “We are looking forward to firing up our fiber broadband services in the Visayas and Mindanao so that we can soon provide the unserved and underserved areas… Read More Converge connects Visayas, Mindanao to its national fiber backbone

Smart teams up with True for 5G roaming in Thailand

Smart Communications, Inc. (Smart) has teamed up with True Move H Universal Communication Co., Ltd.  (True) to launch 5G roaming services in Thailand.  “Our partnership with True allows us to reach more Smart customers in Thailand as we continue to bring our world-class services to Filipinos wherever they are in the world,”  Alice Ramos, vice… Read More Smart teams up with True for 5G roaming in Thailand

Converge ICT to invest $100M in Trans-Pacific cable system

Converge Information and  Communications Technology Solutions Inc. on Wednesday said it is investing more than $100 million in transpacific cable system in partnership with Keppel Telecommunications & Transportation’s (Keppel T&T).  Converge ICT said it signed a binding term sheet with Keppel T&T, a wholly-owned subsidiary, Keppel Midgard Holdings Pte. Ltd. (KMH) for an indefeasible right… Read More Converge ICT to invest $100M in Trans-Pacific cable system

Now Overseas Filipino Workers Can Pay Their Bills At Home With GCash!

GCash, the mobile wallet of Globe Telecom Inc. has expanded its reach to overseas Filipino workers (OFW) to be able to directly pay  bills and transfer cash instantly for free for their family in the Philippines.  “GCash continues to aim to make life easier and more convenient for Filipinos wherever they are,” Winsley Bangit, chief customer… Read More Now Overseas Filipino Workers Can Pay Their Bills At Home With GCash!

GCash payment option now available for AirAsia guests

AirAsia announced its partnership with GCash to provide guests with a fast and convenient option to pay for their flights and other add-ons when booking through the airasia super app or airasia.com.  Guests can now use their GCash e-wallets to make secure mobile payments online through the airasia super app or by simply logging on… Read More GCash payment option now available for AirAsia guests

PT&T sees steady growth in 2021

Philippine Telegraph and Telephone Corp. said it expects a steady growth trajectory towards the end of 2021 as the country rolls out vaccination program.  “Our company’s 2020 performance was encouraging and provides a baseline for our plans moving forward with consumer activity bouncing back as the country rolls out the vaccination program,” James Velasquez, president… Read More PT&T sees steady growth in 2021