PLDT Global Establishes Point-of-Presence in Guam, Expands Market Reach Across APAC, America

(Tamuning, Guam) Friday, May 31. 2024- PLDT Global Corporation (PLDT Global), the international arm of the Philippines’ leading integrated telco network PLDT Inc., enhances its global network footprint with the addition of GUAM to its roster of physical points-of-presence (PoPs) in Hong Kong, Singapore, Japan and Los Angeles in the US.


“At PLDT Global, our commitment to client success shines through with the Guam Point of Presence (PoP). By expanding our network infrastructure to Guam, we are not only enhancing connectivity but also facilitating seamless communication between Asia-Pacific and the U.S. This empowers businesses and individuals across the region to thrive in an interconnected world,” said Albert V. Villa-Real, President and CEO at PLDT Global.


PLDT Global’s Guam PoP provides a direct Philippines-to-Guam route via the Asia-America Gateway international submarine cable, from its VITRO Makati data center to GTA Teleguam’s GNC iX data center in Piti, Guam.  As a technology services provider of high-quality communications infrastructure and innovative, PLDT Global has tapped its longtime partner GTA Teleguam to launch this strategic PoP this month.


"Guam is standing at the crossroads of international connectivity, and together with our partner PLDT Global, we are hoping to unlock unparalleled interconnection opportunities to our ecosystem of carriers across the Asia Pacific region," said Roland Certeza, President and CEO of GTA | TeleGuam Holdings, LLC


The Asia-Pacific region is home to over 4.6 billion people and represents over 35% of global GDP, making connectivity crucial for its economic growth. The Guam PoP strategically positions PLDT to address the increasing demand for reliable, high-speed connectivity, providing unparalleled access to U.S. networks for data transfer, cloud computing, and digital services.


PLDT Global’s significant investment in the Guam PoP reaffirms PLDT’s pledge to deliver cutting-edge telecommunications solutions. With a projected data traffic increase of 20% annually in the Asia-Pacific region, this expansion enables PLDT’s clients to unlock new opportunities, achieve their goals, and fuel growth and innovation in today's digital age.

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Photo Caption: GTA's GNC iX Data Center in Piti, Guam.

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GTA provides complete communications services in Guam. These include local and long-distance telephone service, 3G, LTE, and 5G mobility service, High Speed Internet Access, Dedicated Ethernet, Carrier-Class High Capacity Services over SONET and SDH networks, and advanced television, or IPTV. GTA operates a data center on Guam offering a secure, managed environment for customers who need an alternative site for business data storage. The company also runs Guam’s first locally owned cable landing station and data center in Piti.

Based in Tamuning, Guam, GTA is a U.S. and locally owned company and locally managed. The company’s website is

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