Comms support for AFP, PGH frontliners from Smart

As part of its continuous support for COVID-19 frontliners, PLDT wireless arm Smart Communications, Inc. (Smart) has extended communications assistance to the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) and the Philippine General Hospital (PGH). To provide for their connectivity needs during the enhanced community quarantine, Smart is donating free Smart and TNT SIMs and load…

PLDT, Smart Donate Tower To Philippine Air Force

PLDT and its wireless subsidiary Smart Communications Inc. (Smart) have donated a decommissioned Sun facility in Pasuquin, Ilocos Norte to the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) and the Philippine Air Force (PAF). Under its C4iStar Project, the PAF is strengthening its telecommunications capabilities by interconnecting its offices and bases nationwide and upgrading its internet…

AFP, DSWD Ink Pact On Peace, Countering Communist Threat

By Priam Nepomuceno The Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) and the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) recently signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) that seeks to enhance the cooperation of the two agencies, especially in peace-building programs and ending the threat posed by the conflict with the communists. Military public affairs office…

AFP-Smart Activates Text Hotline 7444-1678

The Armed Forces of the Philippines [AFP] in partnership with Smart Communications, Inc. has activated a text hotline: 7444-1678, where the public can directly interact with the AFP. According to Maj. Alwin Maneja: “The service is initially available for Smart, Sun & Talk N’ Text subscribers in Central Mindanao, the strategy is to eventually have a…

SKY And Knowledge Channel Donate SKYDirect Kits To Schools In Far-Flung Zambales And Bataan Towns

Schools in far-flung areas of Zambales and Bataan can now access the vast learning content available in Knowledge Channel through the donation of  SKYdirect kits, Sky Cable Corporation’s newest direct-to-home satellite TV service. Knowledge Channel Foundation, Inc. (KCFI) and SKY officially turned over the SKYdirect kits in a ceremony held at the Gugo Elementary School…

VP Binay: Tap PNP, AFP To Secure NGCP Power Lines

The Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) and the Philippine National Police (PNP) should be tapped to secure power transmission lines in Mindanao, Vice President Jejomar C. Binay said Friday as he laid out the steps he would take to prevent more bombings of towers of the National Grid Corporation of the Philippines (NGCP). “First,…