Premier telco helps businesses emerge stronger with connectivity and ICT services

Bringing to life its continued commitment to help businesses emerge stronger in 2022, premier Philippine telecommunications company Eastern Communications has officially announced its footprint expansion in the provinces of Negros and Bicol.

In their consecutive “Via Eastern: Forging True Connections” virtual launches, Eastern Communications introduced its world-class products and services, ranging from connectivity, data, and collaboration solutions among the businesses in Bacolod City and Dumaguete City in Negros as well as Legazpi City, Naga City, and Sorsogon City in Bicol.

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The expansion is part of the telco’s goal of democratizing technology in the country by becoming a one-stop shop for all connectivity and ICT demands across the country, as companies continue to strive and emerge stronger in 2022.

Early this year, Eastern Communications announced its Php 3 billion worth of capital expenditure for infrastructure improvement and countryside development.

“Our goal this year is to make digital technology as accessible as possible, especially to serve the underserved and unserved area in the country,” shared Eastern Communications Sales Head Michael Castañeda.

Eastern Communications introduced its Internet Direct Service (IDS), a premium and dedicated high-speed business-grade connectivity, and other borderless solutions such as Eastern Cloud, their business-grade cloud service that offers efficiency and collaboration, and Eastern Cyber Defense, a suite of premium cybersecurity solutions equipped by global partners such as Cisco, Fortinet, DOSarrest, among others.

“We are pleased to announce that Eastern is now ready to strengthen our strong connection with our kababayans in Negros and Bicol through our best-in-class solutions and personalized service. It is our mission to always have the happiest customers in the business, and we’re looking forward to helping them harness technology to the best of our abilities, so we can emerge stronger together,” Castañeda added.

Via Eastern Negros was joined by Philippine Chamber of Commerce and Industry Region 7 (PCCI), Metro Bacolod Chamber of Commerce and Industry (MBCCI), and Negros Oriental Chamber of Commerce of Industry (NOCCI) in Negros.

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“We’re grateful for Eastern Communications for choosing Negros. This will definitely give businesses in Negros the opportunity to grow further with Eastern’s strong connection,” shared Area Vice President of the Chamber of Commerce and Industry – Visayas and CEO of Metro Bacolod Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Franklin Carbon.

“For many years, we have seen how technology is able to transform businesses, and it’s high time for small to large enterprises in Negros to have a tech-savvy and reliable solutions partner like Eastern Communications,” added Immediate Past Governor of PCCI Region 7, Edward Cu.

Meanwhile, members of the Albay Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ACCI) and Metro Naga Chamber of Commerce and Industry (MNCCI) welcome the premier telco at the Via Eastern Bicol.

“Eastern Communications’ entry into the province of Bicol marks an exciting chapter. The telco provides a boost to the business sector since nowadays one’s business relies heavily on digital platforms,” added ACCI President Rosemarie, Quinto-Rey.

“With the expansion of Eastern Communications in Bicol, Bicol enterprises will now be able to avail of their digital solutions and seamless connections to improve the way they work as we enter into the next normal,” shared NCCI President, Mario Villanueva.

Both activities featured notable guest speakers who shared insights to all attendees. Guest speakers Christina Marie Gaston, President of Association of Negros Producers (ANP) spoke about strengthening competence among MSMEs through leveraging social while Cookie Bartolome, who works in ABS-CBN and is a local Bicolana, tackled the digital shift and transformation of the traditional media giant.

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COMCO Southeast Asia is the PR partner of Eastern Communications.