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PLDT hails first hackathon winners in Luzon leg

PLDT recently awarded the winning teams of the initial leg of the PLDT 88 Hackathon Challenge in a 2-day weekend program for participants from Luzon.

Team White Cloak, Team Pocket Market, and Team Pentagon bested 17 other competing teams of coders, programmers, and IT students to take home the recognition of being the first winners of the nationwide hackathon challenge.

Reinforcing PLDT’s commitment to enhance customer experience, PLDT announced its nationwide hackathon challenge for Luzon and VisMin to celebrate its upcoming 88th anniversary.

Teams are tasked to create digital solutions in less than two days that will complement the Company’s efforts in delivering better customer experience.

Winners will compete against the winners from the upcoming VisMin leg in the final showdown where they will pitch their winning solutions to PLDT’s top management to take home P100,000 and a shot at getting their ideas help millions of Filipino subscribers.

The PLDT88 Hackathon is organized in partnership with RedWizard Events Management, PLDT HOME, PLDT SME Nation, Smart Devnet, Voyager Innovations, Ideaspace Foundation, and is sponsored by PayMaya and IP Converge.

In photo are members of the winning groups, organizers, and mentors.