Expedock raises $17.5M funding to modernize freight forwarding

Tech startup Expedock, one of the portfolio companies under Kickstart Ventures, Inc., has raised a total of $17.5 million for the modernization of its freight forwarding process and the reduction of inefficiencies. The funding round was led by global software investor Insight Partners, with participation from existing investors Neo and Pear and executives from Salesforce,… Read More Expedock raises $17.5M funding to modernize freight forwarding

Smart partners with Omnispace for space-based 5G communications

Smart Communications, Inc. (Smart) has partnered with  US-based Omnispace to explore and demonstrate the capabilities of space-based 5G communications using low earth orbit (LEO) satellites. “This collaboration with Omnispace will allow our companies to work together to define use cases for the Philippine market,” Arvin L. Siena, head of PLDT’s Technology Strategy and Transformation Office… Read More Smart partners with Omnispace for space-based 5G communications

Globe Business helps MSMEs with digital transformation

In the midst of changing times, Filipino entrepreneurs have showcased their grit and determination to succeed by continuously looking for new ways to grow their business. As they navigate this rapidly changing environment, Globe Business reaffirms its commitment to micro, small, and medium enterprises or MSMEs, as a trusted partner that helps them achieve business… Read More Globe Business helps MSMEs with digital transformation

Smart awarded as PH’s fastest, best mobile network by Ookla

Smart Communications Inc. emerged as the country’s fastest and best mobile network in the first half of 2022, overtaking rival telecom company, according to  Ookla, the global leader in mobile and broadband network intelligence.  In the latest Ookla’s Speedtest Awards covering Q1-Q2 2022, Smart emerged as the ‘Fastest Mobile Network’ with a Speed Score of 62.22, while its… Read More Smart awarded as PH’s fastest, best mobile network by Ookla

PLDT Enterprise teams up with Zoom to empower PH businesses with hybrid work solutions

PLDT Enterprise and cloud-based video communications company Zoom Video Communications, Inc. have forged a strategic partnership to enable local companies with an enterprise-grade collaboration solution designed to give a better user experience in a hybrid working arrangement. Through this partnership, PLDT Enterprise and Zoom will offer Zoom Meetings and Zoom Phone, a Zoom collaboration solution… Read More PLDT Enterprise teams up with Zoom to empower PH businesses with hybrid work solutions

ICTSI rolls out suite of digital services with new app

International Container Terminal Services Inc. has rolled out a new mobile application that gives port users access to its newest digital services.  The company’s  latest innovation grants port users real-time access to critical logistics data across ICTSI’s global operations. Using the app, port stakeholders can monitor trucks, containers and vessels, as well as view payment… Read More ICTSI rolls out suite of digital services with new app

Globe embarks on IT modernization to reduce service outages

Globe has embarked on a major IT modernization effort meant to reduce service outages, recently passing a significant milestone on billing system infrastructure refresh, and with succeeding phases of platform upgrades still to come. With a P4.1-billion total investment to date, this multi-year effort is meant to improve user access to various company products and… Read More Globe embarks on IT modernization to reduce service outages

Digido Country Manager Kirill Kalashnikov promoted to Regional Director for APAC at Robocash Group

Philippine fintech company Digido has announced the promotion of country manager Kirill Kalashnikov as the regional director for Asia Pacific of Singapore-headquartered parent company Robocash Group. The newly-created role sees Kalashnikov, who joined Robocash Group in 2021, utilizing the alternative lending firm’s best practices in the Philippines in overseeing the company’s operations in the region,… Read More Digido Country Manager Kirill Kalashnikov promoted to Regional Director for APAC at Robocash Group

Globe, Eastern Communications, InfiniVan kickstart PH longest submarine cable network

Globe Telecom Inc. has kickstarted the  deployment of fiber cables to build the country’s longest submarine fiber cable network together with its partners Eastern Communications, and growing telecommunications and digital solutions provider InfiniVAN  The $150 million Philippine Domestic Submarine Cable Network (PDSCN), a joint project among the three companies, aims to improve both mobile and… Read More Globe, Eastern Communications, InfiniVan kickstart PH longest submarine cable network