PLDT continues to expand its fiber-to-the-home (FTTH) services in the country’s key urban centers.
In the first half of 2019, PLDT’s FTTH rollout covered villages across all municipalities in Metro Manila such as Makati, Mandaluyong, Quezon City, San Juan, Pasig, and Taguig.
Villages in Makati City covered by the FTTH rollout include Bel-Air Village, Dasmariñas Village, Forbes Park North, Magallanes Village, Palm Village, San Lorenzo Village, and Urdaneta Village.
PLDT Fibr is also available in the following Villages Muntinlupa, Las Piñas, and Parañaque: Ayala Alabang Village, Hillsborough Alabang Village, Pacific Malayan Village, Pacific Village, Tierra Nueva Village, Ayal Southvale Village, BF Executive Triangle, BF International Village, BF Executive Village, BF Homes, Multinational Village, South Bay Garden Subdivision, and Tahanan Village.
Along with these FTTH rollouts, subdivisions in Quezon City were also included. These are namely Arcadia Village, Ayala Heights, Ayala Hillside Estates, Corinthian Gardens, Corinthian Hills, Don Antonio Heights, Don Enrique Heights, Filinvest Homes, Greenmeadows, Horseshoe Village, La Vista Subdivision, Loyola Grand Villas, Tierra Bella Subdivision, Tierra Pura Subdivision, Tierra Verde, Varsity Hills, White Plains, St Ignatius, Blue Ridge, Alta Vista, Acropolis Village, and Xavierville Subdivision.
Villages in Mandaluyong and San Juan include Acropolis Executive Village, Acropolis Subdivision, North Greenhills, Palladium Subdivision, Wack Wack Village, East Greenhills, Northeast Greenhills, and West Greenhills.
Pasig and Taguig subdivisions covered with fiber include Capitol 8, Lexington Garden Village, Mckinley Hill, Mckinley Hill Village, Phoenix Subdivision, Tierra Nueva Village, and Valle Verde 1-7.
With PLDT Home Fibr, residents in these villages can now enjoy fiber-fast internet speeds of as much as 1 Gigabit per second (Gbps).
PLDT has also added Googl WiFi to its arsenal of services. It allows customers to have seamless WiFi connectivity with the use of mesh technology combined with the company’s high-speed fiber network.
With a robust fiber connection, families can also take advantage of PLDT’s SmartHome security devices – the home monitoring system Fam Cam, the cyber security platform Fam Zone, and the multi-functional kiddie gadget Smart Watch.
The FTTH expansion in Metro Manila is part of PLDT’s fiber expansion program. Some of the PLDT FIbr-powered Cities include Toledo City in Cebu, General Santos City in Mindanao, Naga City in Bicol and central business districts like Rockwell in Makati and Bonifacio Global City as well as Cavite and Bataan.
In Q1 of 2019, PLDT expanded its fiber-powered fixed line broadband netwok to 6.7 million homes, a 6% increase compared to the end of 2018. The fiber network serves both PLDT and Smart, and has been a crucial factor in making both their fixed and mobile networks to be the best in the country, delivering services that have won awards from firms like Ookla and Opensignal.