PLDT Global Enterprise, through its Asia Pacific team, recently received “Project of the Year Award” from Alibaba Cloud – the digital technology and intelligence backbone of Alibaba Group – further fortifying its partnership with the latter. 

In 2019, PLDT Global Enterprise and Alibaba Cloud collaborated to provide digital and cloud solutions for Esport matches during the 30th Southeast Asian (SEA) Games, ensuring athletes a seamless and world-class gaming experience.

PLDT leveraged its wholly owned Ethernet Private Line (EPL) service—through its international cables APCN2 and ASE—to bring Alibaba Cloud’s computing services coming from its Point of Presence (PoP) in Singapore.

With this, PLDT Global Enterprise received the “Project of the Year Award” from Alibaba Cloud for the successful partnership, as well as it being a national project with Philippines hosting the 30th SEA Games. This prize is from Alibaba Cloud HTK region that covers Hong Kong, Macau, Taiwan, Korea, and the Philippines.

The PLDT Group has been at the forefront in providing digital solutions to support and strengthen the country’s ESports endeavors, which helps build capabilities of Filipino athletes and enabling them to globally compete.

PLDT boasts of an extensive roster of clients and partners throughout the Asia Pacific, US, and Europe—making it the ideal partner for global enterprises looking to bring their businesses to the Philippines and other global markets. PLDT also owns vast international submarine cable assets spanning across the globe while complementing these with  globally certified data centers in the Philippines,  to serve the hyperscalers and global internet companies with their digital infrastructure requirements.

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