PLDT Home partners with ASUS to offer the strongest WiFi 6 system in the Philippines

In partnership with tech leader ASUS, PLDT Home brings the best WIFI 6 technology to the Philippines. PLDT Home Fibr subscribers who will avail of this new technology will be assured of higher data rates and increased capacity performance of up to 1000 Mbps speeds.

Through this partnership and via flexible plan add-ons, PLDT Home makes available to subscribers beginning November 26, 2020 the best in class routers from ASUS — the ROG Rapture GT-AX11000 and the ASUS ZenWiFi XT8, both of which are well recognized by CNET, the world leader in tech product reviews, that can unleash the full power of fiber connection at home. 

“We’re happy to have partnered with ASUS to equip our subscribers with a powerful WiFi 6 technology so they can enjoy the fastest and seamless online connectivity at home. This partnership is in line with our mission to empower Filipino families to rediscover meaningful experiences and further pursue their passions powered by the strongest Fibr connection at home,” said Menardo G. Jimenez, PLDT Senior Vice President and Head of Consumer Business.

The ROG Rapture GT-AX11000, voted as one of the best gaming routers, comes with a 1.8Ghz Quad Core, Tri-Band AX11000, AiMesh Technology, Beamforming + Traffic Analyzer/QoS, AiProtection Pro, Parental Control, IPTV Support, Link Aggregation, and WTFast Gaming Network.

The ZenWiFi XT8, on the other hand, which received the Editor’s Choice Award in March of this year, features a 1.5Ghz Quad Core Tri-Band WIFI 6 (AX6600) Adaptive QoS, AiMesh Technology, AiProtection Pro, WP3 security, Supports Alexa & IFTTT.

“We are committed to providing our customers with the most innovative and award-winning technologies that can give them better digital experience at home. We are glad to have partnered with PLDT Home in making this possible and in reaching more Filipinos to unleash the full power of their fiber connections so that they can work, study, and play seamlessly at home,” shared Jeff Tang, ASUS Open Platform Group, Business Development Manager.

With these superior routers from ASUS, users benefit from 4x faster WIFI speeds at 1000 Mbps, 50% more area coverage with the ability to cover up to 270 sqm. per node, and unmatched simultaneous upload and download speeds, which can support up to over 50 devices simultaneously.

The ROG Rapture GT-AX11000 comes available to existing PLDT Home Fibr subscribers at P1,349/mo for 24 months; P2,599/mo for 12 months; or a one-time fee of P26,700 for the outright purchase of the router. 

Meanwhile, the ASUS ZenWiFi XT8 comes available to existing PLDT Home Fibr subscribers at P1,399/mo for 24 months; P2,599/mo for 12 months; or a one-time fee of P26,299 for the outright purchase of the router.

With these ASUS WiFi 6 mesh routers powered no less by PLDT Home Fibr, working, studying, and enjoying entertainment at home has never been faster and stronger.  

This new technology will initially be offered in Metro Manila, Cebu, and Davao.

For more information on this and other ongoing plans, promos, and offers of PLDT Home, visit


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