PLDT, Smart first to restore in worst-hit areas, lead reconnecting Surigao, Palawan, Siargao

PLDT and wireless unit Smart Communications, Inc. (Smart) have reconnected the municipality of Dapa in Siargao as it fired up communication equipment near the Surigao del Norte Provincial Capitol sub-office and re-established communication in nearby communities, making Smart the first mobile service provider to restore voice calls and text messages in the area.