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PLDT 9-month earnings in 2019 down by 2%

Nov 07, 2019 - 8:10 PM

While PLDT's bottom line incurs a slight slowdown, it registers its highest 9-month revenue level this year


A parent’s guide to how the internet can help your children excel in school

Sep 16, 2019 - 6:37 PM

Kids these days can gain a competitive edge with convenient access to online learning material

Gabay Guro celebrates 12 years of nation-building

Sep 16, 2019 - 6:36 PM

Gabay Guro is also set to launch an app this month to further its seventh core pillar – Innovation

John Henri C. Yanez, Head of Tribute Pillar of Gabay Guro during the Press Conference of Gabay Guro Grand Gathering 2019 at the Cities Event Place in Quezon City on Tuesday. Photo by Jay Ganzon/Rappler

PLDT net income inches up 4% to P12.2 billion in H1 2019

Aug 08, 2019 - 7:05 PM

Fewer Filipinos are calling and texting, while data usage continues to drive most of PLDT's revenues


PLDT launches ‘FamLoad’ home prepaid broadband packages

Jul 08, 2019 - 2:32 PM

Rates range from P15 for 1GB to P1500 for 100GB of data

FAMLOAD. Photo from PLDT


Petron, Foton sweep separate PSL foes

Jul 06, 2019 - 11:14 PM

The Blaze Spikers bank on a returning star to roll to a 4-1 record as the Tornadoes also climb to 3-3

IN CONTROL. The Petron Blaze Spikers stay on top of their game. Photo by Michael Gatpandan/Rappler

Petron outlasts Cignal in PSL thriller; Foton downs PLDT

Jun 30, 2019 - 12:45 AM

The Blaze Spikers rebound from their first loss with a five-set escape over the HD Spikers

GRITTY WIN. The Petron Blaze Spikers get back on the winning track after surviving Cignal’s huge challenge. Photo by Michael Gatpandan/Rappler

Petron, Cignal, PLDT dispose of foes in PSL

Jun 25, 2019 - 11:39 PM

Petron remains unbeaten, Cignal comes out triumphant in first game, while PLDT goes on a winning streak

STRUGGLING. The Marinerang Pilipina Skippers remain winless in the Philippine Superliga. Photo by Michael Gatpandan/Rappler


F2 stays unbeaten; PLDT nails first win in PSL

Jun 22, 2019 - 8:25 PM

Ara Galang, Kalei Mau and Aby Maraño take charge as F2 Logistics stay on top at 3-0

Photo by Michael Gatpandan/Rappler

PSL: Kalei Mau powers F2 to 2nd win

Jun 18, 2019 - 10:40 PM

Kalei Mau delivers despite the dominant La Salle connection in her club

OFFENSIVE FORCE. Kalei Mau scores 17 points fo F2 Logistics. Photo by Michael Gatpandan/Rappler

PLDT, Globe say Huawei will keep its devices updated despite trade ban

May 20, 2019 - 6:16 PM

(UPDATED) PLDT says current products 'will continue to function normally' on the PLDT-Smart network, while Globe says the current situation 'will not impact its network services'

HUAWEI IN THE PHILIPPINE SCENE. In this file photo taken on April 29, 2019 A picture shows the Huawei logo and signage at their main UK offices in Reading, west of London, on April 29, 2019. Photo by Adrian Dennis/AFP

PLDT says on track to hit P26-billion core profit for 2019

May 10, 2019 - 9:00 AM

PLDT's core income grows by a decent 6% to P7.2 billion in the 1st quarter of 2019

ON TRACK. PLDT chairman and CEO Manny Pangilinan. File photo by Ralf Rivas/Rappler

PLDT's Pangilinan shows he's actually using a 5G Huawei phone in new tweet

May 08, 2019 - 2:35 PM

After online gaffe, the CEO gets back at netizens with photo and video proof

Promo: Sky Fiber plans at double speed for 1st 6 months of subscription

May 07, 2019 - 1:57 PM

New subscribers can get twice the speed for the 10 Mbps, 25 Mbps, and 50 Mbps plans


The Nationals Dota 2 finals set April 14

Apr 14, 2019 - 7:54 AM

Three teams fight for the title in the first Dota 2 conference of the 2019 The Nationals

GRAND PRIZE. After a grueling group stage, 3 teams battle for the crown and the P400,000 prize in the The Nationals Dota 2 finals. Photo release

PLDT Enterprise and Zenlayer provide on-demand global SD-WAN services

Apr 01, 2019 - 2:42 PM

This is to enhance video conferencing, live streaming, and gaming

PLDT Enterprise partners with GritXL to transform Morong Rizal into an ICT and BPO hub

Mar 28, 2019 - 2:03 PM

PLDT Enterprise recently partnered with GritXL by providing business-grade broadband connection to help accelerate Rizal’s next-wave city transformation

PLDT Enterprise aims to stay at the forefront of innovation in 2019

Mar 26, 2019 - 1:13 PM

The group is focusing on 5G evolution, the Internet of Things (IoT), and ICT as major enablers in the Philippines’ digital transformation

PLDT on the Huawei question

Mar 13, 2019 - 3:12 PM

Take a glimpse at how PLDT and its heads are approaching the US-Huawei situation


How persistence got Metrobank its own banking license

Mar 11, 2019 - 10:57 AM

George Ty waited years just for the opportunity to set up Metrobank. Learn more about his story of determination

PLDT, Smart have fastest fixed and mobile internet in Q3, Q4 2018 – report

Mar 05, 2019 - 6:55 PM

PLDT and Smart retain the Speed Test crown in Ookla's latest report


Dating today is easier, but is it ‘better’?

Feb 14, 2019 - 5:48 PM

Find yourself saying “so many fish in the sea, but none for me”?

PLDT joins the Next Generation Enterprise Network Alliance

Jan 31, 2019 - 7:20 PM

PLDT will offer global Software-Defined Wide Area Network (SD-WAN) services powered by NGENA to its customers in the Philippines

PLDT workers lose P2-M labor case at Court of Appeals

Jan 30, 2019 - 6:56 PM

The appellate court rules that PLDT and the Meralco Industrial Engineering Services Corporation did not engage in labor-only contracting

Raising a business and three children, the Doris Magsaysay-Ho way

Dec 21, 2018 - 3:37 PM

Here’s how the Magsaysay Group president and CEO established her name in a male-dominated industry

Get to know some of the Philippines’ top bossings

Dec 20, 2018 - 5:30 PM

PLDT Enterprise recognized these local entrepreneurs at the 8th MVP Bossing Awards

PLDT Home unveils exclusive holiday treats for subscribers with "Disney On Ice presents Mickey's Super Celebration"

Dec 19, 2018 - 4:24 PM

"Disney On Ice presents Mickey's Super Celebration" will be running at the Mall of Asia Arena from December 25 to January 6

PLDT, Globe subscribers to get 8-digit telephone numbers in March 2019

Dec 19, 2018 - 2:32 PM

The 8-digit format ensures a sufficient resource pool to cater to the rapid growth of landline customers in major cities

PLDT reports 700 Mbps speed in 5G tests, claims 1st 5G video call in PH

Nov 29, 2018 - 5:06 PM

The video call was made between 'Smart 5G cities' Clark and Makati, says the company

Is dating app Tinder blocked in the Philippines?

Nov 22, 2018 - 7:11 PM

(UPDATED) Tinder appears to be blocked on both PLDT Home and Smart, prompting users to question why

PLDT SME Nation fortifies partnership with FCIE

Nov 16, 2018 - 1:55 PM

The partnership aims to prompt digital transformation for the Philippines

Here are the winners of the 2018 MVP Bossing Awards

Nov 14, 2018 - 3:15 PM

The program celebrates the commitment to excellence, fearlessness, and integrity that define the Filipino entrepreneurial spirit

Q&A: How 5G is shaping up in PH, according to PLDT's Joachim Horn

Nov 06, 2018 - 10:57 AM

5G adoption will be driven first by the enterprise as 5G phones are expected to be too expensive in the early stages

PATH TO 5G. PLDT chief technology advisor Joachim Horn. Photo by Gelo Gonzales/Rappler

PLDT, Smart launch first 5G city in Clark, Pampanga

Nov 05, 2018 - 12:45 PM

5G is over 20 times faster than the current 4G connectivity and opens up possibilities for solving metropolitan problems

SMART 5G IN CLARK. Smart touts Clark as its first 5G City. Photo by Gelo Gonzales/Rappler

SC asked to stop Globe, Smart's use of 700 MHz frequency

Oct 28, 2018 - 6:10 PM

The petitioners ask the Supreme Court to make the frequency available for other telecommunications companies

INTERVENTION ASKED. The Supreme Court is asked to free up broadcast and telecommunications frequencies through a mandamus. Photo by LeAnne Jazul/Rappler

Cagayan Economic Zone Authority partners with PLDT Enterprise

Oct 26, 2018 - 2:00 PM

The partnership aims to expand connectivity to attract investors for the new financial technology hub

How the ube hopia saved Eng Bee Tin

Oct 11, 2018 - 7:02 PM

In the 80s, 21 year-old Gerry Chua was determined to save the family business from failing. Here’s how he did it

How a street vendor grew up to become the Philippines’ Juice King

Oct 04, 2018 - 10:18 AM

For Zest-O founder Alfredo Yao, the hard work began when he was just 13 years old

Vivo launches X21 in PH, partners with Smart as exclusive distributor

Sep 19, 2018 - 3:06 PM

Smart will be offering the X21 exclusively to Enterprise clients

What does it mean to be a ‘bossing’?

Sep 07, 2018 - 5:00 PM

These PLDT MVP Bossing winners show what defines a modern Filipino entrepreneur

DOLE asks CA to reverse decision vs worker regularization in PLDT

Aug 22, 2018 - 8:17 PM

DOLE argues that PLDT had a 'degree of control' over the contractors' workers

REGULARIZE. PLDT Workers protest at Court of Appeals on August 6, 2018. Photo by Angie de Silva/Rappler

Smart up by 1,300 LTE sites over Globe, according to latest figures

Aug 20, 2018 - 3:05 PM

Smart, as of the end of June 2018, has 12,600 LTE base stations while Globe, as of May 2018, has 11,300


Senators question 'core functions' of PLDT, NutriAsia amid labor dispute

Aug 09, 2018 - 7:04 PM

Workers hired by contractors of NutriAsia and PLDT argue that they perform functions that are 'core' to the company

STATUS. Senate labor committee chairperson Joel Villanueva asks workers under PLDT and NutriAsia contractors about their status of employment. Photo by Angie de Silva/Rappler

DOLE stands by cease and desist order vs PLDT contractors

Aug 09, 2018 - 4:46 PM

'We will stand by that. Now, you see the effect on your services? Don't blame DOLE,' says Labor Undersecretary Joel Maglunsod

NOT BACKING DOWN. Labor Undersecretary Joel Maglunsod says during the Senate labor committee hearing on August 9, 2018 that DOLE stands by its cease and desist order to PLDT contractors. Photo by Angie de Silva/Rappler

PLDT workers lose regularization case at Court of Appeals

Aug 06, 2018 - 9:35 PM

The Court of Appeals remands to DOLE the case of installation, repair and maintenance workers, and voids the regularization of janitors, I.T, back office support, sales, and others

REGULARIZATION. PLDT workers' group Power holds a picket in front of the Court of Appeals to protest a recent decision voiding an earlier regularization order. Photo by Angie de Silva/Rappler

Senate probe sought into NutriAsia, PLDT labor violations

Jul 31, 2018 - 2:59 PM

'We need to investigate because these cases highlight the weaknesses of our current regulatory framework,' says Senate labor committee chair Joel Villanueva

GUARDED. Police (not in photo) and security personnel man the entrance of NutriAsia factory in Marilao.

PLDT denies defying DOLE order to regularize 7,300 workers

Jul 26, 2018 - 5:00 PM

'PLDT has not taken any act to 'frustrate or tend to frustrate' this Honorable Office’s regularization orders,' the telco giant says

REGULARIZE. Workers of PLDT Incorporated meet Labor Department Secretary Silvestre Bello III and Undersecretary Joel Maglunsod in a mandatory conference regarding the agency's compliance order to regularize its workers on July 11, 2018. Photo courtesy of Defend Job Philippines


PLDT says Bello claim on contractor ownership 'fabricated'

Jul 12, 2018 - 3:48 PM

Labor Secretary Silvestre Bello III alleges that many of PLDT's service contractors are owned by its own executives

PICKET. Members of PLDT Organization of Workers and Employees for Rights (POWER), Defend Job Philippines and Kilos Na! Manggagawa hold a picket-protest in front of the DOLE main office in Manila on July 11, 2018. Photo courtesy of Defend Job Philippines

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DOLE orders PLDT to regularize workers 'without conditions'

Jul 11, 2018 - 3:10 PM

(UPDATED) Labor Secretary Silvestre Bello III says PLDT should regularize the affected employees automatically, instead of making them reapply for jobs

REGULARIZE. PLDT workers stage a rally in support of DOLE's order for them to be regularized. Photo by Aika Rey/Rappler