The Philippine Long Distance Telephone Company (PLDT) has completed the roll-out of 300 km of submarine fibre optic cable linking Palawan province in western Philippines to the rest of the PLDT network. The company has spent PhP 861 million on the project that extends from Taytay in Palawan to San Jose de Buenavista in Iloilo. The new fibre optic facilities will enable PLDT to provide fibre-to-the-home facilities that deliver multimedia-rich services and support the operations of its wireless subsidiaries, Smart Communications and Sun Cellular