Philippine Long Distance Telephone Company offers cellular mobile, Internet broadband distribution, call center, mobile payment, mobile applications development, software development, solutions and systems integration, satellite communications, and satellite information and messaging services in the Philippines. The company was founded in 1928 and is based in Makati City, the Philippines.
As the year 2020 came to a close, it was time for businesses to count their wins or losses. And in a year like no other, there were clear winners and losers in telecommunications, media, transport and infrastructure. First were telecoms, which soared as demand for data---already a desired service---exploded during the COVID-19 lockdown. This kept telco giants like PLDT Inc. and Globe Telecom profitable despite the heavy spending requirements that come with the business. But 2020 opened the door to emerging competitors. Facing a surge of new applications for home broadband, Pampanga-based businessman Dennis Anthony H. Uy decided it was time to take Converge ICT Solutions publi… Keep on reading: Telco, fintech firms emerge as biggest winners in 2020
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MANILA, Philippines --- The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) on Friday partnered with telecommunications giant PLDT Inc. and Smart Communications Inc. to promote public awareness on peatlands in Caraga Region. The DENR said peatlands are wetlands that consist of "carbon-rich dead and decaying plant matter." If kept wet, peatlands can store twice as much carbon as all the world's forests combined. In a statement, Environment Secretary Roy Cimatu said peatlands must be highlighted because it would provide potable water, assist in preserving global biodiversity as well as reduce flood risks. "Peatlands are dubbed as 'one of the most valuable ecosystems on … Keep on reading: DENR partners with PLDT, Smart to promote awareness on peatlands