July 16, 2024

Eastern Communications enhances the digital landscape of Baguio by rolling out innovative information and communications technology (ICT) services tailored to the city’s hospitality and government sectors.

The company aligns with Baguio’s goal of boosting economic and tourism growth, aiming to support the region’s resurgence post-pandemic.

Baguio city is a significant contributor to Cordillera’s economy, and is on track to meet its P2.74 billion collection target for 2024.

Having already collected 45 percent of this goal in the first four months, Baguio City Assistant Treasurer Fernando Ragma reported a 12 percent increase in collections compared to 2023, with P1.205B collected from Jan. 1 to April 30.

To sustain this momentum, Eastern Communications is committed to equipping more businesses with digital solutions to help them thrive.

The telecommunications provider will enhance Baguio’s digital landscape with innovative ICT services tailored to the city’s hospitality and government sectors.

This initiative aligns with Baguio’s goal of boosting economic and tourism growth, aiming to support the region’s post-pandemic resurgence.

Reliable connectivity is pivotal for Baguio’s economic development. It enables efficient communication, access to global markets, and fostering innovation.

Both businesses and public services rely on seamless internet access for transactions, research, and networking.

Additionally, robust connectivity supports remote work, enhances education, and drives technological advancement, fueling economic growth and competitiveness.

The partnership between Baguio’s local government and Eastern Communications represents a significant step towards enhanced connectivity and progress.

Eastern’s comprehensive internet solutions support Baguio’s vision for a digitally inclusive future, providing the robust infrastructure necessary for economic vitality and community empowerment.

“Eastern’s connectivity services offer a transformative opportunity for Baguio City’s development. By providing free fiber connectivity to barangays, Eastern enables seamless communication infrastructure essential for urban planning and public services. Integrating IoT boxes for sensors and CCTV enhances security and resource management, fostering a smarter, safer cityscape,” said Management in Information and Technology Division officer-inCharge Francis Camarao.

Eastern Communications is also playing a crucial role in the digitalization of Baguio’s hospitality and tourism sectors.

The company has recently partnered with several prime hotels in Baguio, including Soto Grande Hotel, Hotel Cosmopolitan, and Newtown Hotel, to provide top-tier ICT solutions.

Clients have expressed satisfaction with Eastern’s personalized services and ICT solutions, noting that digital adoption is essential for businesses to thrive in the modern era. – Press release