Manila, Philippines – PLDT HOME, the country’s leading home digital services provider, has partnered with the world’s leading ride-sharing tech company Uber to bring the trailblazing transport service for Filipino families to experience a richer digital lifestyle.
PLDT HOME and Uber recently formalized a strategic partnership where the telco’s broadband subscribers can more easily enjoy the benefits of the innovative transport service when they download the Uber app on their computers, Telpads, and any smart devices at home.
As part of the exclusive offer, PLDT HOME Fibr subscribers who are first-time Uber riders will get two free Uber rides worth up to P500 each, while Telpad and DSL subscribers using Uber for the first time will get one free ride worth up to P300, all starting .
According to PLDT VP and HOME Marketing Head Gary Dujali, the partnership is part of PLDT HOME’s commitment to enhance the digital lifestyle of its consumers by teaming up with mobile applications and online platforms that will complement their lifestyle needs.
“We are honored to be working with a company that continues to change the way we look at urban mobility,” he said. “PLDT HOME and Uber share the same vision of providing our customers with digital solutions that add value to their daily lives, in this case, safe, reliable and affordable rides within Metro Manila. We are confident that this partnership will break new ground in the country’s digital landscape.”
PLDT HOME commands a market share of over 70% in the first half of the year which is continuously growing as it boosts its broadband service with an array of digital services. Its robust fixed and wireless networks supported by the country’s most expansive fiber optic network, spanning more than 100,000 kilometers, allow PLDT HOME to provide the digital lifestyle needs of its subscribers.
PLDT HOME’s partnership with Uber expands the collaboration between the PLDT Group and Uber. PLDT’s mobile subsidiary Smart earlier introduced and continues to roll out free in-car WiFi in Uber vehicles and offered special promotions for Uber riders on its mobile network.
Said partnership is the first in a series of agreements with the most sought-after global and local digital lifestyle applications and platforms. This ground breaking tie-up with Uber is expected to fuel PLDT HOME’s digital leadership and comes right after its recent partnership with Southeast Asia’s leading Internet TV service provider iflix and the region’s leading broadcaster Fox International Channels that provide an enormous library of movies and TV shows to the PLDT Group’s over 75 million subscribers.