Category: Text News

PLDT diversifies into advertising through Smart Wifi Ads


Telecom and digital services provider PLDT Inc. is diversifying into advertising as it provides Southeast Asian e-commerce platform Shopee with innovative targeted marketing solution under Smart Wifi Ads.

Digital paluwagan wins AngelHack Manila 2018

AngelHack Team Relax


A digital paluwagan or funds-pooling system using a multi-signature wallet won the sixth edition of the AngelHack Manila hackathon held in Makati City.

Spotify changes the digital advertising industry

Spotify Asia

Sea Yen Ong, regional vice president for sales of Spotify in Asia

Spotify hosted its first Spotify Digital Day in Manila on May 22, 2018 to educate marketers and advertisers on the audio renaissance and the platform’s streaming intelligence. The event saw at least 400 attendees come together to learn how the advertising industry has evolved through the years, especially in the dynamic world of streaming.

Smart Padala and DSWD team up to empower micro-entrepreneurs

Smart Padala, the remittance network of telecom provider Smart Communications, teamed up with the Department of Social Welfare and Development – National Capital Region (DSWD-NCR) to provide livelihood to micro-entrepreneurs under the Seed Capital Fund Program.


Acer launches CloudProfessor Laboratory in Cebu

Cloud Professor

Acer Philippines teamed up with the Asian College Technology (ACT) of Cebu to integrate basic IT skills and application to its curriculum with the launch of the country’s first CloudProfessor Laboratory.

Starmobile offers free Internet

Starmobile free internet

Star Telecom Alliance Resources, Inc., the Filipino manufacturer of Starmobile phones, has joined forces with Voyager Innovation to provide Starmobile users with free internet access out of the box by pre-loading freenet into their latest Android smartphones.

Mobile Internet speed in the Philippines improves

Mobile broadband speed

The average download speed for mobile broadband improved 88.31 percent from 7.44 megabits per second (Mbps) in July 2016 to 14.01 Mbps in April 2018, according to Speedtest Global Index Report of Ookla.

Globe Telecom wants to spread acts of kindness

Filipino volunteers

Globe Telecom asks various organizations and volunteers to join its nationwide volunteer program to promote sharing an act of kindness among Filipinos and collectively contribute to social development.

Fake airline promos proliferate online

Kaspersky online scam

Kaspersky Lab, a Russian cybersecurity and anti-virus provider, has warned about the proliferation of fake airline promos during the summer holidays when most people’s penchant for travel heats up.