PLDT posts huge breakout revenues from enterprise segment
Telecommunications giant PLDT Inc.said revenues from its enterprise business grew 11 percent to a record P34.11 billion.
Setting the pace for the industry, ICT service revenues alone increased by 26 percent, powered by the 59 percent jump in managed IT services and the 49 percent growth in Cloud Services.
Managed IT services include business process outsourcing, managed service desk, managed infrastructure while cloud service include infrastructure-as-a-service.
Data center services such as co-location, peering, and managed server hosting services posted a 10 percent year-on-year growth.
PLDT, through its enterprise units ALPHA Enterprise and SME Nation, continues to equip industries with world-class data services strategically packaged with innovative solutions addressing specific gaps among businesses and government clients.
In October 2017, PLDT launched its ‘Smart City’ program which aims to provide local governments and communities with innovative digital platforms that will improve public services, people’s welfare and local economic and social development.
The first initiative under this program is #Ready which will equip local governments with digital communications and information management solutions that enable them to manage public safety, emergency and disaster situations more effectively.
PLDT has also partnered with Go Negosyo to launch the SME e-commerce enablement program. In cooperation with the Department of Trade and Industry and participating local governments, the program will train and enable small businesses to set up and manage online stores through Tackthis!, the online store builder of Voyager.