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New PLDT Innovation Lab opens in Makati CBD

THE COUNTRY’S leading telecoms and digital services provider PLDT recently opened its newest Innovation Laboratory (Innolab) at the Makati CBD which takes to a higher level its pioneering commitment to define the future of telecommunications in the Philippines.

PLDT Innolab is a world-class facility where innovative products and business solutions are tested and developed, and where PLDT’s field experts provide training, ICT services and other technical assistance to the digital clientele.

“The newest lair of digital smarts is the PLDT Innolab,” Joey Limjap, PLDT vice president for ICT Research and Development, said, citing that Innolab set the standards in building a world-class ICT research and development center for new generation technology and applications.

The opening of this cutting-edge facility marks PLDT’s seventh Innolab nationwide after Manila, Clark, Subic, Cebu, Davao and Baguio.

“In these times of mind-boggling advances in technology, Innolab is the perfect avenue to identify trends and business models, and facilitate mutually beneficial exchanges within the dynamic digital community,” Limjap said.

PLDT Innolab is a host to a mixture of techies in the digital community in a cross-section of demographics―from the telecom industry, academe, software and gaming industry, and service providers in government―all engaged on new technologies and solutions as stakeholders of the digital economy.

“Since 2003, Innolab has had a positive and lasting impact in providing innovation in ICT services and technology in the country,” Limjap added.

PLDT Innolab in Makati CBD is primed for the testing and simulation of technological advances along with the periodical conduct of skills training aimed at enhancing the PLDT Group’s business performance and competitiveness.

Along Makati’s central business district, the facility is situated inside a premier PLDT data center equipped with intensive security system and disaster-resilient infrastructure.