PLDT to invest $100m in Big Data services

PLDT to invest $100m in Big Data services

PLDT chief strategy officer Winston Damarillo.

The Philippine Long Distance and Telephone Co (PLDT) is planning to invest around $100 million in its Big Data business, meant to help companies and government agencies develop more effective products, services, and programs for their target markets, a top company executive said.

“The overall budget is roughly $100 million,” said PLDT chief strategy officer Winston Damarillo, noting that the telco giant has previously invested $30 million in developing its Big Data platform, during the last three years.

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