PLDT

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PLDT Inc.,, formerly known as the Philippine Long Distance Telephone Company, is the largest telecommunications and digital services company in the Philippines and the most known internet service provider.wikipedia
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PLDT was established on November 28, 1928, by a Philippine Government act.

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PLDT Inc.,, formerly known as the Philippine Long Distance Telephone Company, is the largest telecommunications and digital services company in the Philippines and the most known internet service provider.
The Philippine Long Distance Telephone Company commonly known as PLDT is the leading telecommunications provider.

Ferdinand Marcos

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During the 1970s, PLDT was nationalized by the government of then-President Ferdinand Marcos and in 1981, in compliance of then existing policy of the Philippine government to integrate the Philippine telecommunications industry, purchased substantially all of the assets and liabilities of Republic Telephone Company, becoming the country's telephone monopoly.
The sites of the 1972 Manila bombings included the Palace Theater and Joe's Department Store on Carriedo Street, both in Manila; the offices of the Philippine Long Distance Telephone Company (PLDT), Filipinas Orient Airways, and Philippine American Life and General Insurance Company (PhilamLife); the Cubao branch of the Philippine Trust Company (now known as PhilTrust Bank); the Senate Publication Division and the Philippine Sugar Institute in Quezon City, and the South Vietnamese embassy.

Smart Communications

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PLDT operates its wireless cellular services through its subsidiaries, namely Smart, TNT, and Sun Cellular.
Smart Communications, Inc., commonly referred to as Smart, is a wholly owned wireless communications and digital services subsidiary of PLDT, Inc., a telecommunications and digital services provider based in the Philippines.

Nation Broadcasting Corporation

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In 1998, MediaQuest Holdings, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of the PLDT Beneficial Trust Fund, acquired Nation Broadcasting Corporation from the joint consortium of the Yabut family and real estate magnate Manny Villar.
As of December 2013, NBC is a subsidiary of MediaQuest Holdings, Inc. under the PLDT Beneficial Trust Fund.

Sun Cellular

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PLDT operates its wireless cellular services through its subsidiaries, namely Smart, TNT, and Sun Cellular.
Digitel Mobile Philippines, Inc., doing business as Sun Cellular, is a wholly owned subsidiary of Digital Telecommunications Philippines (Digitel), which in turn is owned by PLDT and is one of the Philippines’ largest mobile telecommunications companies.

TV5 Network

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With this, GV changed its corporate name to MediaScape Inc. On March 2, 2010, PLDT announced that its subsidiary, MediaQuest Holdings, Inc., has acquired 100% of TV5 Network (TV5) and Primedia Inc from Media Prima and former PLDT chairman Antonio "Tonyboy" O. Cojuangco, Jr.
It is owned by MediaQuest Holdings, an investee company of Philippine telecommunications giant PLDT, through its Benecicial Trust Fund, and headed by business tycoon Manuel V. Pangilinan.

Digital Telecommunications Philippines

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PLDT acquired 51.55% of the shares of Digital Telecommunications Philippines from JG Summit Holdings in March 2011 with the cost of ₱69.2 Billion.
The company is a subsidiary of PLDT, one of the country's largest conglomerates.

PLDT Volleyball Club

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The PLDT Volleyball Club is a professional volleyball club owned by PLDT.

Manuel V. Pangilinan

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Following the acquisition by the First Pacific group, Manuel V. Pangilinan became the new president and CEO of PLDT, replacing Cojuangco, who assumed the post of Chairman until 2004.
Pangilinan, also known as Manny Pangilinan and MVP is also First Pacific’s chief executive for the group’s investments in the Philippines, such as Metro Pacific Investments Corporation, PLDT and Philex Mining Corporation.

JG Summit Holdings

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PLDT acquired 51.55% of the shares of Digital Telecommunications Philippines from JG Summit Holdings in March 2011 with the cost of ₱69.2 Billion.
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First Pacific

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In 1998, Hong Kong-based First Pacific Company Ltd. acquired a 17.5% stake in PLDT making it the majority owner of the conglomerate.
1998: Acquired PLDT in the Philippines and Indofood in Indonesia. Concluded acquisition of Smart Communications by PLDT

MediaQuest Holdings

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In 1998, MediaQuest Holdings, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of the PLDT Beneficial Trust Fund, acquired Nation Broadcasting Corporation from the joint consortium of the Yabut family and real estate magnate Manny Villar.
It is an investee company of the PLDT Beneficial Trust Fund, a retirement fund owned, and intended, for the employees of the telecommunications company (the current 1987 Constitution states that media companies should be 100% owned by Filipinos.

TNT (cellular service)

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PLDT operates its wireless cellular services through its subsidiaries, namely Smart, TNT, and Sun Cellular.

Mabuhay Satellite Corporation

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Mabuhay Satellite Corporation (MSC) was a Filipino aerospace corporation responsible for operating communication satellites and before 2009, the only Philippine company to do so. It was later renamed as Mabuhay Investment Corporation (MIC) and became a holding company owned by PLDT.

Internet in the Philippines

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Internet in the Philippines
Local firms ETPI, Philcom, and PLDT (Philippine Long Distance Telephone Company) also operated commercial X.25 networks.

IPTV

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In the Philippines, PLDT offers Cignal IPTV services as an add-on in certain ADSL and fiber optic plans.

PLDT Communication and Energy Ventures

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The Beeper 150 network was already shut down, and its landline business was sold to PLDT on June 4, 2008.

Philippine peso

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The latest consolidated service revenues reported for the first three quarters of 2016 is at ₱125.4 billion, and net income at ₱15.9 billion.

Governor-General of the Philippines

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Philippine legislature and approved by then Governor-General Henry L. Stimson by means of a merger of four telephone companies under operation of the American telephone company GTE.

Henry L. Stimson

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Philippine legislature and approved by then Governor-General Henry L. Stimson by means of a merger of four telephone companies under operation of the American telephone company GTE.

GTE

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Philippine legislature and approved by then Governor-General Henry L. Stimson by means of a merger of four telephone companies under operation of the American telephone company GTE.

Telephone

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Known as Act 3436, the bill granted PLDT a 50-year charter and the right to establish a Philippine telephone network linking major points nationwide.

Radiotelephone

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By the 1930s, PLDT had an expansive fixed-line network and for the first time linked the Philippines to the outside world via radiotelephone services, connecting the Philippines to the United States and other parts of the world.