PLDT Plans To End 3G Services In 2023


PLDT: “We want to maximize our frequencies with other technologies that we use.” PLDT — The telecommunications giant is planning to end its third generation (3G) network in 2023 as only “less than 5% of devices use 3G”. PLDT Chief Finance Officer Anabelle Chua said at a press briefing in Makati City last Thursday that … Read more

PLDT Warns Mobile Phone Users vs “Quishing”


PLDT warned the mobile phone users against a new QR code scam. PLDT — On Friday, the telecommunications company warned mobile phone users against “quishing” or a QR code scam and reminded them to be vigilant. PLDT Inc and Smart’s Cyber Security Operations Group warned that fraudsters move to use QR (quick response) codes in … Read more

Globe Telecom, PLDT, Smart Communications Ready For 2022 Elections

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Globe Telecom, PLDT, and Smart Communications are ready for the May 2022 elections. The Philippines’ telco giants Globe Telecom, PLDT Inc, and Smart Communications said that they were prepared for the May 2022 elections. On Friday, Globe Telecom President and CEO Ernest Cu said in a media briefing that Globe’s network is prepared for the … Read more

PLDT and Smart Communications To Shift To e-Invoicing

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PLDT and Smart Communications will shift to e-invoicing. Ahead of the mandatory implementation next year, Smart Communications and PLDT announced that the group’s enterprise customers will shift to e-invoicing (electronic invoicing) starting April. Smart and PLDT said last March 25 that they were chosen by the Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) to take part in … Read more

PLDT Breaks Ground For Largest Hyperscale Data Center Facility In Laguna


PLDT breaks ground for its largest hyperscale data center facility in Laguna. PLDT — The telco giant has commenced construction of its largest hyperscale data center facility in Sta. Rosa, Laguna. PLDT has commenced construction of its 11th and largest hyperscale data center facility in Laguna. Alfredo Panlilio, PLDT president and CEO, led the groundbreaking … Read more

Microsoft and PLDT Partner To Combat Cybercrime

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Microsoft and PLDT teamed up to combat cybercrime. Tech giant Microsoft and telco giant PLDT were teaming up for intelligence sharing in order to fight rising cybercrime activities in the Philippines. Under the said partnership, Microsoft and PLDT will work together in order to strengthen the country’s digital borders and infrastructure security against cyberthreats via … Read more

Telcos Willing To Work With Government On SIM Card Registration Rules

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Telcos were willing to work with the government in crafting the rules and regulations for the SIM Card Registration Act. TELCOS — Telecommunications companies were willing to work with the Philippine government to craft rules and regulations for the recently ratified SIM Card Registration Act. Globe General Counsel Atty. Froilan Castelo said in a statement … Read more

George Pascua Names New PLDT Head Coach For PVL

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George Pascua was named as the new PLDT head coach for PVL. PVL — On Friday, PLDT announced that seasoned mentor George Pascua was named as the new head coach of the PLDT Home Fibr High Speed Hitters for the upcoming 2022 Premier Volleyball League season starting next month. PLDT made the announcement as they … Read more