Ramon Duterte Memorial NHS last stop for Smart and DepEd Cebu City’s school caravan

Connectivity support for 22 Cebu City schools in ‘new normal’ PLDT wireless unit Smart Communications Inc. in partnership with the Department of Education-Cebu City Division has capped off its year-long school caravan at Ramon Duterte Memorial National High School (RDMNHS). RDMNHS holds the biggest population of students in Cebu City, and is among the 22…

Xendit launches cardless installment option in the Philippines

Y Combinator-backed Xendit rolls out PayLater with BillEase, aims at cardless shoppers Xendit, the Indonesia-based financial technology company that provides payment solutions, and FDFC, the fintech company behind the Buy Now Pay Later app BillEase, announce today the launch of their joint PayLater solution to help merchants offer convenient, cardfree installments in the Philippines, where…

PLDT, DITO sign interconnection deal

The country’s largest integrated telecommunications company PLDT and telco newcomer DITO have recently entered into an agreement for the construction of a transmission facility that will serve as the point of interconnection for their subscribers. Under the agreement, PLDT will establish and manage the interconnection facility that will operate as the primary physical interface for…

P4,000 discount on best-selling realme devices up this Valentine’s Day

Squad can score up to 40 percent discount on select realme bundle promos from February 13 to 14 Roses are red, violets are blue, gift yourself and your loved one a smartphone and an AIoT device, too! realme Philippines, as part of its “Love, realme special,” is offering special discounted bundles for its squad from…

realme collaborates with Philippines’ top gaming influencers

The country’s no.1 smartphone brand signs an exclusive partnership with PH’s top gamers and shoutcasters realme, the no.1 smartphone brand in the Philippines, further cements its position in the local mobile gaming scene with the onboarding of the country’s top gamers, shoutcasters, and gaming influencers. realme Philippines welcomed Rumble Royale talents Ako si Dogie, Nexplay…

PayMaya empowers chat and online sellers with payment links, QR Ph

PayMaya has made it even easier for sellers in Viber, Messenger, Instagram, and other social media and chat apps to accept cashless payments through the Payment Links and QR Ph features of the PayMaya app. Sellers only need to generate a Request Money link or get their QR Ph code by going to the PayMaya…

Shopee shares 3 predictions for Philippine e-commerce market in 2021

There will be increased adoption of digital payments, growth in the logistics industry, and innovative retail strategies from brands and sellers The ongoing pandemic has brought about a broad, deep, and irreversible shift to online for businesses and consumers, a trend that will continue in the new normal. Shopee, the leading e-commerce platform in Southeast…

Smart ramps up 5G rollout in Cebu

Mobile services provider Smart Communications, Inc. (Smart), wireless arm of the country’s largest integrated telco PLDT, is accelerating the rollout of its 5G network across Cebu. Customers with Smart 5G-certified phones can now unlock the capabilities of Smart 5G’s superfast speeds, ultra-low latency, and higher efficiency in select areas in the cities of Cebu, Lapu-Lapu,…

PLDT-Smart expands capabilities to fight online sexual abuse of children

Poverty made worse by a pandemic is fueling the increase in online sexual abuse and exploitation of children or OSEAC, PLDT-Smart officials said in an online forum with journalists yesterday. The forum was held in time for today’s global celebration of Safer Internet Day. “With schools shut, the children have become dependent on the Internet,…

realme 6 Series price drops, starts at P8,990

realme shows more love for its squad with P3,000 price drop on its realme 6 and 6 Pro models There is no stopping realme Philippines from showing some love to its Filipino fans this Love Month. The leading smartphone brand in the country is permanently dropping the price of the realme 6 and 6 Pro…

With over 200K touchpoints, PayMaya enables cashless for all Filipinos

Digital financial services leader PayMaya is leading the charge toward financial inclusion as it expands its footprint to reach over 200,000 touchpoints nationwide, the largest network in the country to date. Filipinos can easily pay, add money, cash out, or remit using their PayMaya accounts through these accessible touchpoints that include convenience stores, retail merchants,…

Smart’s high-speed internet in historic island town

Limasawa, an island whose historical significance dates back five centuries, has entered the age of high-speed internet with the recent launch of Smart Communications, Inc.’s LTE network there. This comes months ahead of the start of the yearlong celebration of the 500th anniversary of the Christianization of the Philippines.

realme kickstarts 2021 with the best deals of the month

Young Filipinos ready to join the realme squad can score up to P3,000 off in discounts this January With all the challenges Filipinos needed to triumph over in 2020, the hope for a New Year of new beginnings and renewed fighting spirit is shared by many. realme, the number one smartphone brand in the Philippines,…

Trend Micro to elevate cybersecurity in the country through conference, training

With the ongoing health crisis, businesses are abruptly shifting their setups by applying work-from-home (WFH) schemes and going digital with their processes. As corporations and enterprises around the country go online as a response to the lockdown measures, the line that separates work from private lives gets blurred.

realme starts 2021 with multiple awards worldwide

Fastest-growing smartphone brand attributes local and international success to value and quality of its globally-recognized products The previous year is one to remember for realme as it scored local and international awards for its quality products and business milestones. realme’s success in 2020 showcased real strength across all business silos thereby exceeding industry expectations.

Infinix unveils sleek, fast, and long-lasting Note 8 in the Philippines

Infinix, the premium online-driven smartphone brand, recently launched Note 8 in the Philippines. Targeted at the mid-to-high end market segment, the brand’s new flagship model comes with a high-performance MediaTek Helio G80 processor, an immersive 6.95” screen, a large dual front camera, 64MP Ultra HD 6 cameras, and a massive fast-charging 5200mAh battery.