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PLDT, Smart begin free calls, free charging in Karding-hit areas

As of 12pm, Philippine Standard Time, PLDT and its wireless unit Smart Communications, Inc. (Smart), have set up more Libreng Tawag (free calls), Libreng Charging (free charging), and Libreng WiFi (free WiFi) stations in hardest hit areas to serve the communication needs of residents who were impacted by super typhoon #KardingPH.

Libreng Tawag / Libreng Charging Stations


1. PD Higet – Capitol Drive, San Jose, Balanga City, Bataan


1. Aurora Tel Quezon St. cor Bitong St. Brgy. 2, Baler, Aurora


1. Navarro Minimart, 234 Gen. Luna St. Pob 39, Infanta, Quezon
2. Bonifacio St., Brgy. Poblacion, Polillo Island, Quezon


1. CKC, S&S Supermarket, Poblacion, Moncada, Tarlac
2. INFINIREACH, Ancheta St, Poblacion, Tarlac City, Tarlac


1. PD Unitek – 2nd Floor, Sapphire Bldg, Zone 1, Iba, Zambales
2. PD Extratek – Lorenzana Dental Clinic, 16-20th Street, East Bajac Bajac, Olongapo, Zambales

Libreng Tawag / Libreng Charging / Libreng WiFi Stations


1. One RS at San Miguel, Brgy. Sta. Rita, Matanda, San Miguel, Bulacan

Nueva Ecija

1. Smartzone Office (formerly Mactal Hardware) 601 Paco Roman St. Brgy Supermarket, Cabanatuan City, Nueva Ecija
2. Lazaro Francisco Integrated School, Cabanatuan City, Nueva Ecija
3. Sebenz Loading Station, Maestrang Kikay, Talavera, Nueva Ecija
4. PLDT SSC Cabanatuan, Gen. Tinio St., Quezon District, Cabanatuan City, Nueva Ecija
5. PLDT GAPAN, Tinio St., Gapan City, Nueva Ecija


1. RJP at Candaba Convention in front of Municipal Hall, Candaba, Pampanga
2. KIANA at Masantol, Sta Lucia Covered Court, Bebe Anac Covered Court, Masantol, Pampanga


1. PD Unitek – 2nd Floor, Sapphire Bldg, Zone 1, Iba, Zambales

PLDT and Smart Foundation (PSF) together with Tulong Kapatid, the consortium of companies and foundations led by MVP, will deliver relief assistance to communities heavily affected by #KardingPH starting tomorrow.

 The network services of PLDT and Smart also remain stable for the connectivity needs of communities and institutions, except in areas affected by commercial power failure.

 As of 7 this morning, PLDT and Smart have already begun restoration of network services in badly impacted areas.