Smart backs renewed push for SIM registration amid spike in text scams

Smart Communications Inc. hasn’t given up on the passage of the SIM card registration bill as it expressed continued support for the measure. This comes as Senator Grace Poe, chair of the Senate public services committee, urged members of the incoming 19th Congress to immediately pass the bill to effectively prevent text scams. The bill […]

PLDT stays on course, Q1 profit jumps to P9B

Telco giant PLDT sustained its growth momentum with net income soaring 56 percent to P9.1 billion in the first quarter amid a surge in demand for internet services. Core earnings climbed nine percent to ₱8.2 billion as service revenues reached an all-time high of P46.4 billion, driven by Home and Enterprise. Revenues from fiber-only service […]

PLDT builds first-of-its-kind data center in Laguna

Telco giant PLDT has tapped engineering firm RED Engineering to build a first-of-its-kind data center in the Philippines. Located in a five hectare lot in Sta. Rosa, Laguna, the VITRO Data Center will be a “state-of-the-art hyperscale facility” that will be based on LEED standards implementing global-class sustainability practices in design, supply, and building operations. […]