PLDT, Smart fire up PH’s first 5G cell sites in Makati and Clark

Leading telecoms company and digital services provider PLDT and its wireless arm Smart Communications, Inc. (Smart) have fired up the country’s first 5G cell sites in the Makati Central Business District and at the Clark Freeport Zone (CFZ) in Pampanga. PLDT and Smart on-aired the first 5G cell site at the PLDT headquarters in Makati…

PLDT launches P1-billion data center in Cebu

The lobby at PLDT Vitro Cebu 2.

Built from the ground up to withstand an intensity 8 earthquake, secured with 11 layers of protection, powered with electrical capacity enough for 1,600 households, and completed at a cost of P1 billion, the 2nd Vitro data center in Cebu was launched by PLDT yesterday. The facility was built with quadruple the capacity of the…

Smart to spend P1 billion for nationwide Smart Wifi rollout

PLDT subsidiary Smart Communications (Smart) is rapidly widening the footprint of its Smart Wifi service in key transport hubs, government offices, and business establishments across the country. Smart has earmarked close to P1 billion for the rollout, which forms part of PLDT’s P43-billion capital expenditure program for this year alone. Smart WiFi hotspots Smart Wifi…

PLDT, Smart unveil new logos to mark ‘digital pivot’

UNVEILING. PLDT and Smart chairman and CEO Manuel V. Pangilinan (center) lead the unveiling of the companies’ new logos. With Pangilinan are PLDT executive vice president Eric Alberto (2nd from right) and chief strategy officer Winston Damarillo. (Photo: Max Limpag)

PLDT and mobile subsidiary Smart Communications unveiled its new logos tonight to highlight a fresh brand identity anchored on its “digital pivot,” a massive shift of the company to data services. PLDT and Smart chairman and chief executive officer (CEO) Manuel V. Pangilinan led company officials in unveiling the logo in the Makati Shangri-la. The…