Ariel Fermin - updates

Rappler's latest stories on Ariel Fermin


Smart Unbox: The debut of new technologies

Jul 18, 2016 - 9:47 PM

The telco launched a quarterly unveiling of their latest innovations and offers last July 13

A better way to share stories, moments, and connections

Jan 18, 2016 - 10:28 PM

PLDT HOME and Smart introduce their first broadband and mobile data sharing plan

PLDT's Smart partners with Airbnb

Oct 29, 2015 - 3:28 PM

The partnership according to Airbnb regional director JJ Chai is seen to bring a 300 surge in Airbnb users in the Philippines

FASTEST GROWING. The Philippines, according to Airbnb's JJ Chai, is among the fastest growing markets for Airbnb in the region. Photo by Chrisee Dela Paz/Rappler

PLDT earmarks $100M for digital investments

Aug 19, 2015 - 4:55 PM

PLDT intends to spend heavily in digital partnerships acquisitions to expand its subscriber base and establish industry leadership

HEAVY INVESTMENTS. One of PLDT's recent digital investments is its $5-million worth acquisition of Singapore-based ecommerce startup Paywhere

Downsizing workforce inevitable as PH TV surfs the digital wave

Jul 05, 2015 - 4:23 PM

Part 2: TV networks are forced to downsize its workforce as it spends more toward digitalization of its operations

DOUBLE-EDGED DIGITIZATION. Most TV networks in the Philippines are forced to downsize their workforce and spend more to stay afloat in today's digital wave

PH telcos, TV networks ride double-edged digital wave

Jul 04, 2015 - 5:00 PM

Part 1: The digital shift is forcing local telcos and TV companies to spend more lay off people and redefine their business model

DIGITAL WAVE. There is no time to lose for the telco and media industries, as technology change accelerates significantly and new digital platforms and devices are emerging, IDC says. Image by Shutterstock

Don't cut the cord just yet: 4 telco services into one

May 09, 2015 - 2:41 PM

Customer experience is what s guiding PLDT to stay ahead in an industry where customers expect all of their devices to interact with each other

"Families assume various roles in life when they step out of their home. Our task is for them to remain connected and enable them to be successful," Isaias Ariel Fermin, PLDT's new head for Consumer Business. Photo by Rob Reyes

How to claim 'Last Home Stand' refunds

Jul 23, 2014 - 1:50 AM

Those who paid the price of admission for PLDT Home s Last Home Stand events at the Smart Araneta Coliseum and want a refund may let their request be known through different ways

NO HOME STAND. NBA player Tyson Chandler chats with Gilas member Gabe Norwood during warmups on Tuesday, July 22. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

7 success tips from creative leaders at Ad Summit 2014

May 17, 2014 - 9:45 AM

Want to be successful and inspired? Here s how according to ad industry experts