Founded on November 28, 1928, Philippine Long Distance Telephone Company (PLDT) is the leading telecommunications provider in the Philippines. Through its three principal business groups - fixed line, wireless, and information and communication technology - PLDT offers the largest and most diversified range of telecommunications services across the Philippines’ most extensive fiber optic backbone and fixed line, cellular and satellite networks.
PLDT is listed on the Philippine Stock Exchange (PSE:TEL) and its American Depositary Shares are listed on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE:PHI). PLDT has one of the largest market capitalizations among Philippine-listed companies.
PLDT Global Corporation (PGC) is a wholly-owned subsidiary of PLDT with offices in Hong Kong and the Philippines. PGC was established in 2000 as a unit of the International Carrier Business Group of PLDT handling wholesale business. In 2004, it was spun off from PLDT with the directive to grow the international retail business.
Today, PLDT Global Corporation facilitates in providing high quality value-added and traffic wholesale services through its points of presence (PoPs) located worldwide and is now the full-fledged International Marketing, Sales and Operating Arm of the PLDT Group of Companies, offering a wide range of products & services even beyond telecommunications. PGC has been tasked to provide the best, innovative telecommunications solutions and other relevant consumer services to Filipinos offshore.