Meralco subsidiary Radius Telecoms, Inc. recently signed a partnership with social news network Rappler, in support of the #PHVote campaign for the May 9 national elections. Via the partnership, Radius (which specializes in data connectivity solutions for enterprise customers through its dense fiber optic network in Mega Manila) is set to power key sites for Rappler's elections coverage.
Raymond Ravelo, Radius President & CEO (in photo, left) says this is an excellent platform to showcase Radius’ world-class data connectivity solutions, delivered at rapid installation times, “It is a privilege for us to enable Rappler with the connectivity solutions they need to cover our very ‘digital’ national elections. It has been an exciting experience for us and we are very pleased to play a big role in delivering highly-relevant and real-time information to our public”.
Maria Ressa, Rappler CEO & Executive Editor (in photo, right), also talks about the shared value of the collaboration, "Radius, like Rappler, leverages untapped potential. This solves age-old connectivity problems in an innovative way. Internet is our oxygen. Radius has been there since the beginning of our campaign, working with us in a proactive manner. We look forward to a lasting partnership."