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PLDT, Smart fire up first three 700 MHz-powered cell sites

PLDT wireless subsidiary Smart Communications (Smart) has fired up its first batch of three LTE (Long-Term Evolution) cell sites using the 700-megahertz (MHz) spectrum, and has posted peak download speeds of up to 222 mbps in one of those sites using LTE-Advanced with Carrier Aggregation. The three Smart cell sites fired up with 700 MHz are in Tanay, Rizal; Matina, Davao City; and Manggahan area in Pasig City, where peak download speeds of 101 Mbps were attained on a single-band, 700-MHz LTE set-up.

PLDT fires up Davao’s Kadayawan with free WiFi

PLDT fires up Davao’s Kadayawan with free WiFi August 18, 2012 – Leading telecommunications provider PLDT is bringing Davao to the world by providing free WiFi to Kadayawan festival goers. WiFi Zones, powered by PLDT, will fire up the city at the height of the Kadayawan festivities from August 18 – 19. “We hope to showcase the colorful Kadayawan festival to the world by providing spectators free premium Wifi access that will enable them to share their photos or videos of the festival to their families and friends here and abroad,” said PLDT Davao Customer Service Zone Head Benjamin Gaite. The free Wifi service will enable the public to connect to the Internet as they walk along the parade route, covering the following streets: San Pedro, Bonifacio, C.M. Recto, R. Magsaysay, Roxas, and Pelayo. A valuable tool for festival guests, the free Internet access allows them to chronicle the event and post live photos and updates as they happen via Twitter, Facebook, or other social networking sites. “We are happy to be part of this …

PLDT myDSL offers the biggest Internet sale to Davao during Kadayawan

PLDT myDSL offers the biggest Internet sale to Davao during Kadayawan August 18, 2012 –Leading telecommunications company PLDT brings the biggest Internet sale to Davaoenos as they celebrate the Kadayawan Festival from August 17 – 19. Dubbed the Great Payday Sale, PLDT myDSL gives its subscribers great value and discounts. “People can enjoy the Kadayawan festivities more by seizing this extraordinary internet sale opportunity. PLDT’s myDSL plans are packed with savings from free installation, free WiFi modems, free WiFi Zone trial, and discounts on myDSL plans starting at Plan 1299,” said PLDT Vice President and Head for Broadband Gary Dujali. myDSL is PLDT’s leading broadband service running through a robust wired connection that enables the family to share, video stream etc using the strongest connections at home. Just for the three-day sale, applicants will only have to present one valid ID, no cash out! and their application will be processed immediately, “Dujali added. The Great payday Sale is an aggressive offer that will allow families in Davao to get connected and enjoy boosted speeds from …

Davao goes Wifi citywide during Araw ng Dabaw

Davao goes Wifi citywide during Araw ng Dabaw by Jojie Alcantara Davao City, Philippines, March 15, 2012 – PLDT, the leading telecommunications company, is aggressively building Wifi zones to turn the biggest city in the country into an expanding wifi hub by providing its myDSL and landline service subscribers unlimited wifi internet connection available in selected establishments across town. The launch is right in time for the 75th Araw ng Dabaw founding anniversary. Through PLDT WiFi Zone, PLDT landline and myDSL subscribers will have access to unlimited wifi internet connection as an add-on service in all PLDT WiFi Zones which include restaurants, malls, gas stations, bars, salons, PC shops, hospitals, and PLDT business offices, among others, situated across key cities in the country. Just recently, several areas during Cebu’s Sinulog and Baguio’s Panagbenga Festival were successfully equipped with PLDT Wifi Zones which allowed guests and spectators wifi connection for the duration of the parade. It was also extended to allow more people to experience the outdoor high-speed connections. Today, Araw ng Dabaw’s parade is expected …