PLDT and its wireless unit Smart Communications Inc. (Smart) have pre-positioned mission-critical manpower and equipment as Karding intensifies into a super typhoon.
PLDT and Smart have likewise activated quick response teams and deployed generator sets in Tuguegarao and Gattaran, Cagayan.
PLDT and Smart’s Libreng Tawag (free calls) and Libreng Charging (free charging) stations are also ready for deployment and operations in areas that will be heavily impacted by the super typhoon to serve the communication needs of affected residents.
For the safety of its personnel, operations will only commence once the typhoon has passed.
PLDT and Smart urge everyone to take necessary precautions and heed the alerts and warnings of local governments and disaster response authorities.