PLDT Enterprise announced on Monday its partnership with Figaro Group, aimed at speeding up and further securing the food group’s communications and data transmittal processes.
PLDT Enterprise, the PLDT group’s corporate business unit, said in a statement that it is providing “additional digital services that will augment the connectivity and communication requirements of Figaro’s branches nationwide.”
“Figaro Coffee Systems signed up for PLDT Enterprise’s ISDN PRI Services, with a total of 60 Channels, to complement their already existing Trunk line service in all branches,” PLDT Enterprise added.
There is an increase in demand for online food deliveries due to the ongoing pandemic crisis.
Mike Barret, Figaro Group’s chief operating officer, said: “Despite these very challenging times, the food business climate has remained very competitive, particularly for the Figaro Group, and connectivity with our end customers and B2B (business-to-business) clients is key to staying successful.”
According to its website, Figaro Group is a diversified food conglomerate composed of Figaro Coffee, Angel’s Pizza and Tien Ma’s Taiwanese Cuisine.
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