Connect with us

Hi, what are you looking for?


PLDT partners with ASUS to offer WiFi 6 system 

PLDT HOME has partnered with Asus in bringing WiFi 6 technology and providing faster internet connection speeds to the internet provider’s subscribers starting Nov. 26.

In a virtual launch on Wednesday, PLDT Home will be offering Asus products, namely: the Republic of Gamers (ROG) Rapture GT-AX11000 gaming router and Asus ZenWiFi XT8 mesh router, as add-ons to existing Fibr subscribers who wish to have next level digital experiences at home.

“This partnership is in line with our mission to empower Filipino families to rediscover meaningful experiences and further pursue their passions powered by the strongest Fibr connection at home,” PLDT Senior Vice President Menardo G. Jimenez said.

PLDT Home said that with the routers from Asus, customers will have four times faster WiFi speeds at 1000 megabits per second (mbps), can cover 50% more area up to 270 square meters, and can support up to 50 devices simultaneously.

Asus Regional Marketing Manager John Robert Osorio said the company’s Asus ROG Rapture GT-AX11000 gaming router is the most powerful and most awarded router available in the market today.

Mr. Osorio said the Rapture GT-AX11000 gaming router is capable of 11,000 mbps of data throughput and has features such as a 1.8 gigahertz (GHz) 64-bit quad-core CPU and a 2.5G gigabit gaming port.

Meanwhile, Mr. Osorio said the company’s ZenWiFi XT8 is capable of up to 6,600 mbps throughput. Some of the router’s features include a 1.5 GHz quad core CPU and WP3 security, among others.

“It has increased capacity and efficiency, and has wider coverage, and commercial-grade security,” Mr. Osorio said.

PLDT is now offering bundles for its PLDT Home subscribers who want to avail of the WiFi 6 routers from Asus.

Existing PLDT Home Fibr customers can avail of the Asus ROG Rapture GT AX11000 as an add-on for P1,349 per month for 24 months, P2,599 per month for 12 months, or for a one-time purchase of P26,700.

On the other hand, Asus ZenWiFi XT8 can be purchased by existing PLDT Home Fibr clients for P1,399 per month for 24 months, P2,599 per month for 12 months, or for a single purchase price of P26,299.

PLDT said the two WiFi 6 mesh routers are only available in areas within Metro Manila, Cebu, and Davao.

Hastings Holdings, Inc., a unit of PLDT Beneficial Trust Fund subsidiary MediaQuest Holdings, Inc., has a majority stake in BusinessWorld through the Philippine Star Group, which it controls. — Revin Mikhael D. Ochave

Click to comment

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Get the daily email that makes reading the news actually enjoyable. Stay informed and entertained, for free.
Your information is secure and your privacy is protected. By opting in you agree to receive emails from us. Remember that you can opt-out any time, we hate spam too!



By Diego Gabriel C. Robles THE Philippine economy expanded by 7.4% in the second quarter — slower than expected — as rising inflation weighed...


By Abigail Marie P. Yraola, Researcher THE Philippines’ merchandise trade deficit hit another record in June as imports continued to outpace exports despite a...


THE National Government’s (NG) outstanding debt as a share of the gross domestic product (GDP) eased to 62.1% at the end of June. Data...


By Keisha B. Ta-asan SOURED LOANS held by Philippine banks fell for a fourth straight month in June, bringing the nonperforming loan (NPL) ratio...


Smart says third telco player’s PCC complaint meant to avoid liability By Arjay L. Balinbin, Senior Reporter GLOBE Telecom, Inc. on Tuesday said it...


DMCI Holdings, Inc. reported on Tuesday that its second-quarter consolidated net income went up by 73% to P9.03 billion from P5.23 billion, driven by...

You May Also Like


Having a good Instagram marketing agency to back up your Instagram account is an absolute must going into the new year. With competition stronger...


Ivermectin, an existing drug against parasites including head lice, has had a checkered history when it comes to treating COVID-19. The bulk of studies...


Insomnia is the most common sleep disorder in the global population. Therefore, it is a problem that many people suffer or have suffered throughout...


Instagram still holds the top spot for social media in terms of building brand reputation and expanding business potential. Every day, more and more...

Disclaimer:, its managers, its employees, and assigns (collectively "The Company") do not make any guarantee or warranty about what is advertised above. Information provided by this website is for research purposes only and should not be considered as personalized financial advice. The Company is not affiliated with, nor does it receive compensation from, any specific security. The Company is not registered or licensed by any governing body in any jurisdiction to give investing advice or provide investment recommendation. Any investments recommended here should be taken into consideration only after consulting with your investment advisor and after reviewing the prospectus or financial statements of the company.

Copyright © 2021 SmartRetirementReport. All Rights Reserved.