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PLDT, Smart tap Vesta in providing anti-fraud solutions for digital transactions

Integrated network provider PLDT Inc. (PLDT) and its wireless unit Smart Communications Inc. (Smart) will be leveraging Vesta’s anti-fraud solutions to enhance the protection of online transactions across digital channels. Vesta is an instant, end-to-end transaction guarantee platform for online purchases.

Vesta has over two decades of global telecom industry experience and works with leading telecommunication brands around the world. Vesta’s real-time decisioning platform provides the analytics and authentication technology required to increase approvals of legitimate transactions, while rejecting bad ones. 

PayMaya Philippines (PayMaya), the fintech arm of PLDT affiliate Voyager Innovations, to be offered to its clients. PayMaya powers the payment acceptance for PLDT and Smart’s digital channels. PayMaya is an end-to-end digital financial services platform company.

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“The combination of PLDT’s customer-centric digital solutions, PayMaya’s industry-leading payment acceptance solutions, and Vesta’s artificial intelligence (AI)-enabled fraud detection and approval enhancement capabilities allow us to deliver superior customer-centric services and provide our customers with the best payment experience possible,” said Di Blanco, Vice President of PLDT and Smart Customer Experience. “We will continue to push the frontier of financial technology as we rapidly shift to a landscape where more Filipinos are digitally-empowered,”