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Enjoy Christmas Better with PLDT Home’s biggest Holideals

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Get ready for a merrier and better Christmas season as PLDT Home brings back Holideals! Starting November, PLDT Home subscribers can enjoy exclusive deals on Fiber plans, chance to win smart home devices, and raffle prizes of up to P5 Million in cash. Enjoy the Fastest Internet and Win Smart Home Gadgets  PLDT Home Fiber and Asenso Fiber subscribers are in for a treat as they get to experience the fastest broadband at home while also enjoying special perks and a chance to win exciting prizes.  New subscribers enjoy free installation and modem activation fees and automatically earn raffle entries to win smart home devices such as eufy security cameras, TP link WiFi mesh, Samsung projectors, Marshall speakers, Xiaomi robot vacuums, smart air purifiers and smart watches. Existing subscribers can earn Maya cashback, up to 1,150 Home Rewards Crystals, and up to 230 Raffle entries to the Grand Giveaway Promo where they can win P5 Million cash prize. Simply upgrade or avail of the Easy Speedb

ATMs at 7-Eleven reaches Davao City with 2,000th ATM installation

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7-Eleven ATM is finally in Davao City! BDO and Land Bank transactions at zero transaction fees; P10 fee for other banks still the lowest in the market! Philippine Seven Corporation (PSC), the exclusive licensor of 7-Eleven in the Philippines, continues to deliver safe and convenient banking wherever you are in the country, 24/7, now with 2,000 7-Eleven stores with ATMs installed. This marks the entry of ATMs in 7-Eleven in Davao City, made possible by the partnership with Pito AxM Platform, Inc. (PAPI), the local subsidiary of Japan’s Seven Bank, Ltd. “We started the expansion of our ATM network in the Visayas last June, and we now have over 150 ATMs installed across stores in Cebu City. Now, we are proud to provide ATM coverage in the island of Mindanao, marking our latest milestone in our effort to provide ATM convenience to our communities nationwide,” said Jose Victor Paterno, President and CEO of PSC. This goes to show that PSC and PAPI’s plan to deploy additional cash-recyclers i

Peak Hours Augmentation Bus Service Schedule & Routes

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The Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) Region XI has announced that as of August 22, the  Peak Hours Augmentation Bus Service (PHABS) is already catering to five routes with 19 bus units from four bus companies and partner agencies. PHABS buses will serve commuters on weekdays from 5:00 am to 8:00 am and from 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm , with the same bus fare based on tariff rates. Bus Routes Lasang to Roxas / Roxas to Lasang [Golden Valley] Lasang Overpass towards NCCC Panacan via Sasa Old Airport >> SM Lanang via JP Laurel >> Gmall >> Quirino Ave. cor. Tionko Toril to Roxas / Roxas to Toril [Land Car Inc. (LCI] Toril District Hall via McArthur Highway >> Quirino Ave. >> Roxas Ave. Calinan to Roxas / Roxas to Calinan [Davao Metro Shuttle] Calinan Grand Mall >> Mintal >> McArthur Highway >> Quirino Ave. >> Roxas Ave. Catalunan Grande to Roxas / Roxas to Catalunan Grande [Davao Metro Shuttle] Catalunan Grande towa

Ookla: PLDT Home wins Speedtest Award Q1-Q2 2022

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  PLDT Home is consistently named the Philippines’ fastest broadband, besting all major internet providers in the country, as it wins for the fifth consecutive year at the Ookla® Speedtest™ Awards Q1-Q2.  The global benchmarking company, Ookla®, announced that PLDT achieved a speed score of 77.91 and logged the fastest download and upload speeds at 210.83 Mbps and 234.21 Mbps, respectively. “The past years have proven how essential fast and reliable internet services are for Filipinos to work, study, and be entertained at home. With this award, we thank Ookla® for recognizing our consistent efforts to top ourselves. This win reiterates our unwavering commitment to power our customers with the best digital services so that they can progress in life as they do things digitally better at home,” said Jeremiah de la Cruz, PLDT Senior Vice President and Head of Consumer Business – Home.  PLDT Home has been the country’s fastest ISP for five consecutive years and is strongly committed to deli

PLDT is Davao City’s fastest internet provider in 2021 – Ookla®

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PLDT Home remains undisputed as the fastest broadband network in Davao City, dominating telco rivals with top upload and download speeds of 70.06 Mbps and 71.50 Mbps respectively, according to the Ookla® Speedtest Awards™ Q3-Q4 2021.  The Ookla® Q3-Q4 2021 data also showed PLDT garnering an overall nationwide speed score of 77.24, which is a huge jump from its speed score of 27.28 in the second half of the previous year. Speed Score is a measure that takes into account both upload and download speeds. PLDT Home’s speed leadership in Davao City enables it to thrive in economic activities that leverage work-from-home productivity. This includes remote work, virtual schooling, and remote entrepreneurship. As part of its commitment to its subscribers affected by the recent Typhoon Odette, the telco giant has already restored 99% of its fixed line services in Mindanao. “PLDT is relentless in its mission to provide key Philippine cities like Davao with the fastest and most superior home inte

BOQ-Approved & DOT-Accredited Quarantine Hotels in Davao City

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Are you a returning Overseas Filipino Worker (OFW) on a repatriation flight to Davao City? If you are an OFW, you should not worry, you are covered by Overseas Workers Welfare Administration (OWWA). But. if you are a non-OFW returning Filipino, you will have to book your accommodation for the 14-day mandatory facility-based quarantine.  To help you decide where to stay, we listed the quarantine hotels in Davao approved by the Bureau of Quarantine (BOQ) and accredited by the Department of Tourism (DOT). Most of these hotels are listed in Agoda so you can easily book your stay online.  To give you an idea of the cost of quarantine, we also listed the room rates. Please take note that you may need to pay extra for the cost of the full board meals. Outside food delivery is NOT allowed so you will have to get your food from the hotel. Quarantine Hotels in Davao City Seda Abreeza Hotel Address: J.P. Laurel Ave, Poblacion District, Davao City, 8000 Davao del Sur Phone: (082) 244 3000 Room rat

Eco-Friendly Abaca Face Masks Now Available in Davao

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Face masks made from abaca fiber have become a popular trend in the Philippines. Abaca was once widely used due to its strong natural fibers. But, over the years, its popularity has dwindled. The current pandemic has somehow brought it back to the spotlight. SUN RAIN Davao , an online shop by Escape Manila, is now selling different types of masks made from abaca fiber. It offers abaca masks made from Aklan and Misamis Oriental. It will also offer abaca masks from Catanduanes very soon. ECO-FRIENDLY ABACA MASK Abaca Seda Face Mask Abaca Seda Face Mask is a hand-tailored face mask made of handwoven abaca seda fiber, a mixture of abaca fabric and silk. It is made in Aklan, Philippines. Abaca Poly Face Mask Abaca poly face mask is made of abaca poly or hilo, a combination of abaca fiber and polyester thread. It is also made in Aklan, Philippines. 7xb Abaca Face Mask 7xb abaca fiber mask is an eco-friendly face mask made from a combination of abaca fiber and cotton. It is a laboratory teste