PLDT (formerly known as the Philippine Long Distance Telephone Company) is a telecommunications, internet, and digital service holdings company in the Philippines. It is one of the country’s major telecommunications providers, along with Globe Telecom. Founded in 1928, it is the oldest and largest telecom company in the Philippines, in terms of assets and revenues.
Its core businesses are fixed-line telecommunications, mobile telephony services, broadband, and internet of things services under various brands. It also has investments in broadcasting, print media, utilities, and direct-to-home satellite services, among others.