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PLDT launches Philippines' first-ever, fastest broadband plan at 1Gbps


MANILA, Philippines – Digital service provider Philippine Long Distance Telephone Company (PLDT) officially launched on Tuesday, October 20, 2015 the country's first ever Gigabyte plan and the groundbreaking symmetrical speed feature that entitles users to equal upload and download speeds.

PLDT launches Philippines' first-ever, fastest broadband plan at 1Gbps

The PLDT HOME Fibr runs on fiber-optic technology which is touted as the world standard for broadband making it capable to deliver the country’s fastest plan. PLDT’s most robust and widest reach of fiber-to-the-home (FTTH) facility spans to 100,000 kilometers nationwide enabling it to provide the digital lifestyle needs of Filipino homes.

Earlier this year, PLDT HOME Fibr also upgraded the speeds of all its plans from a minimum speed of 8 Mbps to 20 Mbps, all the way up to the 100 Mbps plan which was boosted to 200 Mbps.

PLDT's new 1Gbps service will be tested soon once the National Telecommunications Commission (NTC) implements its new rules on advertised fixed broadband speed. The pricing scheme is yet to be announced.

PLDT HOME VP and HOME Marketing Director Gary Dujali said, “These massive speed boosts and the new symmetrical speeds combined with our unparalleled offers let our subscribers experience the ultimate digital lifestyle at the comforts of their home. As the country’s most powerful broadband, PLDT HOME Fibr stands firm on its commitment to provide topnotch services for its consumers, reinforcing the strongest connections at home,”

The introduction of these game-changing services from PLDT HOME Fibr come at the heels of recent partnerships with global content providers; South East Asia’s biggest internet TV provider iflix and the region’s biggest broadcaster Fox International Channels (Fox), the country’s number one pay TV provider Cignal TV and the country’s award-winning music portal Spinnr. Access to all the world-class multimedia content from these partners come free with any Fibr subscription.

PLDT HOME Fibr delivers powerful Internet speed of up to 1Gbps, allowing high-speed browsing of multiple websites, access to over 100 Cignal Digital TV channels and the country’s first symmetrical speed service. With plans starting at P1, 899, Fibr is now available in over 1,600 Fibr-powered villages nationwide including Valle Verde 1-6, Forbes Park, Dasmarinas Village and Ayala Alabang Village, among others.

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