Home, Enterprise underpin record revenues for PLDT

RECORD EARNINGS. PLDT officials (clockwise from top) President and CEO Alfredo S. Panlilio, Corporate Communications Head Cathy Yap-Yang, Voyager Innovations founder and CEO Orlando Vea, Chief Financial Officer Anabelle Lim-Chua, and Chairman Manuel V. Pangilinan give a media briefing on the company’s performance for the first nine months of 2021.

PLDT logged ₱46 billion in consolidated service revenues in the third quarter of 2021, an all-time high record. EBITDA for the quarter was at ₱24.5 billion, also a record high, company officials said in an online press briefing on Thursday, November 4. Strong performances by Home and Enterprise underpinned the robust earnings by PLDT, which…

Voyager’s PayMaya secures digital bank license from BSP

Voyager Innovations (Voyager), through its financial technology arm PayMaya Philippines (PayMaya), announced that it had obtained the approval of the Monetary Board of the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) to establish a digital bank. To be known as Maya Bank, the digital bank will leverage PayMaya’s successful track record of being at the forefront of…

Pangilinan steps down as PLDT President and CEO; Panlilio takes over

MANILA – Manuel V Pangilinan stepped down as President and CEO of PLDT Inc. today. He retains his post as PLDT chairman. In today’s 2021 PLDT Annual Shareholders’ Meeting, Alfredo S. Panlilio was appointed to the post and will now concurrently serve as President and CEO of PLDT and Smart.  Panlilio retains his post as…

MPTC to light up crosses towering over Cebu, marking Christianity’s 500th year in the country

Cebu’s iconic CCLEX will light up its eight 40-meter high crosses by April 2021 in time for the country’s epic celebration of 500 years of Christianity in the Philippines. The ecumenical crosses are installed on all four sides of the two main pylons or towers of the Cebu-Cordova Link Expressway, rising a hundred meters over…

MVP: PLDT to spend a billion dollars a year to speed up Internet, improve services

MASSIVE TRANSFORMATION. PLDT and Smart chairman, president, and CEO Manuel V. Pangilinan talks to journalists after giving his report in the annual stockholders’ meeting.

PLDT will be spending a billion dollars a year to improve its Internet service, PLDT and Smart chairman, president, and CEO Manuel V. Pangilinan told journalists in an interview last night after the company’s Annual Stockholders’ Meeting in Makati Shangri-la. “We are quite good at building the relevant infrastructure for Internet and data. And that’s…

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…