MANILA, Philippines, October 17, 2015 – PLDT Global Corp. (PGC) is bringing overseas Filipinos closer to home with Data and Call plans that are tailor-fit to their needs.
"This is our way of helping our 12 million global Pinoys to remain connected with their families and friends in the Philippines and the rest of the world," said PGC President Alex Caeg. PGC is a wholly-owned subsidiary of leading Philippine telecoms and digital services provider PLDT, which serves as its global marketing, sales and operating unit.
The mobile Data Packages will give global Filipinos access to popular social media networking sites such as Facebook and for specific territories, their favorite movies and TV series via video-on-demand provider.
In Hong Kong, overseas Pinoys can enjoy unlimited Facebook for as low as HK$50cents or P3 per day thru the 90-day UnliFB Plan at HK$50 or P300. “For those who need more than Facebook, we also offer an unlimited data and call subscription plan to Smart Pinoy subscribers for only HK$98 or P588 for 30 days. Registration to the mobile data plans is made simple and fast by dialling #143* and options for different plans can be viewed and selected." said Edith Gomez, PGC Hong Kong General Manager.
“We also have a one-day unlimited data bucket at HK$12 or P72 for subscribers who only need data connectivity outside their residence or place of work." she added.
In Malaysia, new Smart Pinoy subscribers to the handset and data packages will get free iflix for one month, with data plans starting at only RM3 a day. iflix is Southeast Asia’s leading Internet TV service provider which has a library of over 11,000 hours of movies and TV entertainment.
To enable the global Pinoys to maintain close communication to their families back home, the Family Telebabad plan allows unlimited calling to a PLDT number in the Philippines when they register to the service for only US$5 or around P230 monthly subscription fee. This service is available in Hong Kong, Singapore, Malaysia and United Kingdom.