PLDT Enterprise, the B2B arm of network provider PLDT, is expanding its smart solutions offering with food app foodpanda to provide smart solutions for its operations. Partners since 2007, the two companies are broadening the use of IoT (Internet of Things) to enhance customer experience.
PLDT Enterprise will be providing IoT SIMs to foodpanda to enable businesses to transmit data easily and quickly. IoT SIMs offer tighter security and flexibilit.
“Our mission at PLDT Enterprise revolves around putting customers first and bringing their business visions to life, and we take immense pride in being foodpanda’s chosen partner on their digital transformation journey,” said Albert Villa-Real, president and CEO, PLDT Global and hea dof PLDT Enterprise Revenue Group.
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IoT is an emergent digital solution that promises to revolutionize the entire business landscape.
For foodpanda, utilizing IoT SIMs is crucial to optimize operations and access real-time data gathering. This level of data localization and connectivity enhances the food delivery company services in ways that result in improved efficiencies and a better overall experience for both merchants and customers.
“IoT opens up a world of possibilities for businesses, enabling them to manage multiple devices seamlessly in an integrated platform. With full control over connectivity, companies can drive operational efficiency and unlock their true potential,” said Robert Jay Sumulong, head of Smart IoT Category at PLDT Enterprise.
Villa-Real emphasized the strategic role of IoT in driving business transformation and improving customer operations.
“With PLDT Enterprise, foodpanda now has a cost-efficient, accessible, and reliable solution for data and point-of-sale operations – bringing in far better results, over foreign-based alternatives,” he said.
In photo: From left to right: Robert Jay Sumulong, Smart Category Head, IoT Solutions; Jackielyn Ang, PLDT Enterprise IT and Platforms Head; Albert Villa-Real, PLDT Global President and CEO and PLDT Enterprise Revenue Group Head; Leopoldo De Castro Jr., foodpanda Philippines Finance Director; Luis Antonio Yanga, foodpanda Philippines Commercial Director; and Timothy Ong, foodpanda Philippines Head of Vendor Performance and Projects