PLDT Home, Smart sign partnership with ABS-CBN for iWant TV

PARTNERSHIP. PLDT and Smart Chair Manny V. Pangilinan and ABS-CBN Chair Eugenio Gabby Lopez III lead the signing of the milestone partnership of PLDT Home and Smart Communications with ABS-CBN for iWant TV. Also in the photo are (from left) Oscar Reyes, FVP and Head of Home Business for PLDT; Ariel P. Fermin, EVP and Head of Consumer Business for PLDT and Smart; Carlo Katigbak, ABS-CBN President & CEO; and Rolando Valdueza, ABS-CBN Group CFO.

In a groundbreaking partnership, the country’s leading digital services providers PLDT Home and Smart Communications have teamed up with multimedia conglomerate ABS-CBN for iWant TV, the network’s streaming service for TV shows, movies and other exclusive digital content. Under the partnership, PLDT Home and Smart subscribers will soon be able to use their prepaid load…

PLDT Gabay Guro continues to soar higher heights

Nine years ago, a small group of like-minded PLDT executives banded together over coffee for an advocacy for teachers. With a common dream of being a catalyst of change in the lives of teachers, Gabay Guro was born and became the CSR arm under the PLDT-Smart Foundation. What transpired after that day revolutionized education-based advocacy…

PLDT, Smart boost data connectivity in Davao airport

Davao City Councilor Joanne Bonguyan-Quilos (right) and Finina Tabuena-Gorres, VP for enterprise customer operations management sector at PLDT and Smart try the speed test using the Smart Wifi at the Davao City airport.

PLDT and Smart Communications have strengthened access to the internet with the installation of Smart Wifi in Davao City’s Francisco Bangoy International Airport. The upgrade of the wireless connectivity in the airport would enable travelers using the passenger terminal to maximize their digital experience while connecting to their loved ones and friends via social media,…

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…

PLDT launches #MyNumber service to help companies widen reach

PLDT SME Data Solutions category head Marc Frederick Roxas discusses features of the #MyNumber service during the Cebu launch. At right is John Thomas Anthony Nanquil, PLDT SME Nation area sales head. (Photo by Max Limpag)

To help enterprises expand their market and increase engagement with customers, leading telecommunications and multimedia company PLDT has come up with the #MyNumber service. The PLDT #MyNumber solution simplifies a company’s hotline system to a single number combination of four to eight digits beginning with the hash sign (#), said Marc Frederick Roxas, category head…