UP-PGH Launches 155200 Hotline with PLDT Enterprise powering the COVID-19 Bayanihan Operations Center

The University of the Philippines Manila Philippine General Hospital (UP-PGH) launched recently a dedicated 24/7 hotline number, 155200, for its COVID-19 Bayanihan Operations Center. Through the hotline service, UP-PGH aims to provide assistance to the public and manage the influx of patients to its COVID health care center , by enabling those who are ill…

Smart rolls out bonus data for postpaid subscribers

PLDT mobile subsidiary Smart Communications, Inc. (SMART) has started roll​ing out bonus data for all Smart postpaid subscribers as part of its efforts to provide customers with means to stay connected and productive amid the COVID-19 situation. Depending on their plan, active Smart postpaid customers will be automatically credited with a one-time bonus data ranging…

Taal communities receive livelihood, shelter aid from Smart

Many residents in communities near the Taal Volcano have relied on fishing, farming, and tourism as sources of income. The recent eruption of the volcano, however, caused significant damage not only to their homes but also to their livelihood. PLDT wireless unit Smart Communications Inc. (SMART) is extending its support to families affected by the…

Smart brings Wi-Fi to cemete­ries, transpo hubs for ‘undas’

To bolster government initiatives to improve public service delivery during “undas” or All Saints’ and All Souls’ Day weekend, PLDT wireless subsidiary Smart Communications Inc. (Smart) has deployed carrier-grade Wi-Fi connectivity in major cemeteries and transport hubs to support crowds who are traveling to visit loved ones in time for the occasion. Families trooping to…

PLDT-Smart, Manila City Government Sign MOA To Launch Smart WiFi

PLDT wireless unit Smart Communications, Inc. (Smart) has signed a memorandum of agreement with the City Government of Manila to provide fast and free Smart WiFi across the city, particularly government offices, hospitals, universities and other key areas. PLDT chair and CEO Manuel V. Pangilinan, Smart Chief Revenue Officer Alfredo S. Panlilio and Manila Mayor…

PLDT, Smart Back MMDA Earthquake Drill Anew

PLDT and wireless unit Smart Communications, Inc. once again provided emergency communications support for this year’s Metro-wide earthquake drill conducted by the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA). The fifth Metro Manila Shake Drill, which simulated the “Big One” or a magnitude 7.2 earthquake situation, began at 4 a.m. last July 27 to portray a massive…

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…

PLDT, Smart Support First Gov’t eSports Tournament

PLDT and its wireless subsidiary Smart Communications, Inc. (Smart) are supporting the Department of Information and Communications Technology (DICT)’s celebration of National ICT Month this June by providing high-speed connectivity support for its events. Among the highlights of this celebration is the first-ever national government-organized Mobile Legends tournament, which is open to all national government…