Eastern Communications celebrates its 140th year Milestone

Since its inception in 1878, Eastern Communications saw how communications services played an important role in changing the lives of Filipinos throughout the years. It has evolved into a world class, full-service telecommunications services provider since then.

Now as iit celebrates its 140th anniversary, a rejuvenated Eastern Communications refreshed its tagline to a “Strong Connection” and commits itself to provide clients with personalized service and solutions taylor-fitted to their business needs. is undertaking a makeover to expand its reach in the enterprise market with new a suite of products.

The celebration was lead by Eastern Communications product and innovation division head Edsel Paglinawan in an event held at the Rizal Park Hotel. Also present At the press launch wereEastern Communications Marketing Communication Head Catherine Muynila.

The firm had refreshed its tagline to a “Strong Connection” in 2017 as it commits itself to provide clients with personalized service  solutions to fit their business needs. Eastern Communications’ takes on a unique brand of ‘High-Tech and HHHigh-Touch’ combined with innovative solutions, helps to continuously improve its business performance.

Later in the program, the company introduced a variety of connectivity products and solutions, as well as a tweaked branding to highlight its pioneering role in the country’s telecommunications space.

In addition to its staple connectivity offerings, Eastern Communications is clashing head-on with the country’s top telecom players with new its products, which include Global Data, DDOS Protection, Microsoft Azure and Office 365, and Managed SD-WAN (Wide Area Network) services.

The tech firm has added EIPL (Ethernet International Private Line) and Global MPLS (Multi-Protocol Label Switching) to its data portfolio, which will bring faster point-to-point and point-to-multipoint services that will transmit two-way traffic simultaneously locally and across the world.

These services are suited for businesses in industries with overseas branches and offices such as banking and finance, manufacturing, transport and distribution, ICT and business process outsourcing companies.

Eastern Communications said it is able to provide global business connectivity with reliable and scalable high bandwidth speeds starting at 1Mbps or higher through partnerships with its global carriers.

They also vowed to commit to industry standard service levels with guaranteed network availability based on service level agreements between Eastern and global carriers.

Managed SD-Wide Area Networks

Eastern Communications also introduced a managed SD-WAN for more bandwidth availability which allows businesses to “dynamically route traffic across a hybrid WAN.” The Hybrid WAN provides better routing of bandwidth and optimized network transport, which is perfect for enterprises with multi-site and multi-branch businesses.

Others benefits of managed SD-WAN Eastern Communications stressed are “improved network visibility and control, security, and better network planning and operations as companies can control the entire network through a single interface and enforce policies with ease based on business requirements.”

Eastern Communications offers cloud services such as Microsoft Azure Virtual Machines(Azure) and Office 365 that will benefit IT professionals which they can use to “build, deploy, and manage applications through Microsoft’s global network of datacenters.” These new offerings could cut costs for companies as Azure this could provide computing resources on demand, which could forego the need of constructing an on-site data center or as Mr Paglinawan described “Infrastructure as a service.”