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PLDT turns over Home WiFi Prepaid units to DepEd for teachers’ online classes

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PLDT Home, through the PLDT Smart Foundation (PSF), recently turned over to the Department of Education (DepEd) one thousand units of Home WiFi Prepaid to enable public school teachers to experience a faster and more reliable internet connection as they conduct online classes, part of the DepEd’s blended learning strategy in these pandemic times.

“We are happy to assist the DepEd and its teachers in conducting online classes and facilitating learning among students amid the restrictions brought about by the current pandemic. Our support to the country’s dedicated and hardworking teachers has always been profound. Our gratitude to them, immeasurable. The PLDT Home WiFi Prepaid will definitely help them manage digital education and reliably connect with their students,” said PSF President Ma. Esther O. Santos.

DepEd Undersecretary Tonisito Umali said, “We really appreciate these donations from PLDT. Thank you! The Home WiFi Prepaid will be a great help to teachers in their online classes. These units will be distributed to them as soon as possible and we will immediately send to PLDT the list of schools actually receiving the units.” 

The Home WiFi Prepaid units form part of the proceeds from the PLDT Home-sponsored virtual concert, At Home with PLDT: No Learner Left Behind, held in July last year. PLDT Home supports the No Learner Left Behind movement which aims to maintain quality education of students and youths affected by the pandemic with projects and partnerships positioned to deliver the needed tools and proper learning environments.

Featuring famous singers and musical artists, the livestreamed concert was conducted for the benefit of students, educators, and schools nationwide so that No Learner is Left Behind. Donations during the virtual event were coursed through the PSF’s Paymaya and bank accounts.

Earlier, PLDT Home and PSF turned over five sets of School-in-a-Bag to the DepEd and distributed Home WiFi Prepaid units and load cards, also part of the virtual concert’s proceeds, to deserving scholars of AHA Learning Center and Kris for Peace Organization, among others. More load cards and WiFi units will likewise be donated to other public schools in the coming months.

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6 Comments

  • Reply Irish Laurio February 27, 2021 at 3:33 pm

    The best talaga itong PLDT, walang hassle sa Internet, iba ung connection na hatid nya para sa lahat ❤

  • Reply Edgardo Roxas February 27, 2021 at 3:35 pm

    Dbest Brand Ever, PLDT HOME truly Highly Recommended, and This is Really Big Help Too para sa buong pamilya.. specially Sa mga Anak na Nag Oonline Class Hanggang Ngayon, mas malakas ang Signal At Talaga ang napakalinaw pa.

  • Reply Apple Joy Camañero February 27, 2021 at 3:45 pm

    Wow ang galing tlga ng pldt tlgang perfect ito sa mga students sa online class nila ngyong pandemic . And siempre pwedeng pwede din ito sa mga work from home tlga subok na ang pldt ❤️

  • Reply Rowena Callo Villareno February 27, 2021 at 4:17 pm

    Thank you PLDt sa donate ng Home Wifi Prepaid sa DepEd.Big help to sa mga Teacher para sa kanilang online classes.Hindi na sila mag problema ng mabagal na internet connection .

  • Reply Louise Veronica Cabia (lvcabs) February 27, 2021 at 4:30 pm

    Must read this lalo na ng mga nanay or mga students ang pldt talaga ay maasahan ever since dahil sa malakas na connection at affordable ng prize lalo na ngayong pandemic we need this kind of connection na masosolve yung lags natin sa online work or online class and ang pldt ang perfect don kaya highly recommended magpakabit such a nice blog momsh ❤

  • Reply Hyun Jang Nim March 2, 2021 at 12:23 am

    wow kudos pldt for this, a big help indeed especially now that we are still on pandemic.

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