PLDT opens new data center in Cebu

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 05/15/2018

Telco giant and digital services provider PLDT has opened its second VITRO Data Center in Cebu, which is its tenth all over the country. The P1 billion facility located in Mandaue City is poised to cater to…

Free Wi-Fi now available in 24/7 Cebu City library

Morexette B. Erram 04/05/2018

There is now a free, public Wi-Fi for guests of the Jose Rizal Memorial Library and Museum in Osmeña Boulevard, Cebu city. Telecommunication firms Smart and PLDT signed a memorandum of agreement (MOA) with the Cebu City…

PLDT to return 10MHz frequencies to gov’t ‘at absolutely no cost’

Inquirer.net 02/07/2018

PLDT Inc. will waive all costs linked to the surrender of valuable radio frequencies to the government, foregoing a potential multi-billion peso windfall while avoiding further confrontation with President Rodrigo Duterte, who expressed his displeasure with the…

FEU students to develop literacy app for Muslim kids

PR 10/30/2017

EARL Hilary Marollano, a digital arts student at Far Eastern University (FEU), faces a daunting task. He and other students taking up Information Technology (IT) courses will spend the next few months doing laborious animation work and…

PLDT expands LTE support to Sun Cellular customers

Victor Anthony Silva 08/31/2017

  Telecom and digital service provider PLDT will provide LTE support for its Sun customers in Cebu which it considers its primary “Sun country.” This is in line with PLDT wireless subsidiary Smart Communications, Inc.’s completion of…

Telcos, Veco start bundling spaghetti wires

Inna Gian Mejia, Jose Santino S. Bunachita 08/25/2017

Utility firms have teamed up in an effort to address the issue on dangling and spaghetti wires in major thoroughfares in Cebu City. The new initiative is a “fresh look and fresh attempt” at solving the long-standing…

DOLE orders PLDT to regularize almost 9,000 employees

Inquirer.net 07/20/2017

The Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) on Thursday ordered Philippine Long Distance Telephone Inc. (PLDT) to immediately regularize its nearly 9,000 contractual employees. “PLDT and its contractors have been violating labor standards and they failed to…

Cash Credit launches Pera Agad in Cebu

PR 05/22/2017

OUT of cash to start up your business, pay bills and even get rewarded? Worry no more as Cash Credit brings Pera Agad right to your doorsteps. To deliver its services in the easiest and most convenient…

No more job cuts at TV5, says MVP

Inquirer.net 02/27/2017

The head of PLDT Inc. said there would be no further job cuts at TV5, its television unit that has struggled to post a profit, after reports surfaced that about 100 employees were axed on Friday. PLDT…

Pops Fernandez: Queen boss

Clint Holton Potestas 01/21/2017

THIS is Pops Fernandez, one of the first celebrities to launch themselves like comets across the universe without social media. Installed as the Philippines’ Concert Queen by the record albums, movies, and shows sold out since 1976,…