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    PLDT HOME Ultera Install Patrol brings volleyball stars closer to fans

    Mar 18, 2015

    VOLLEYBALL fans in General Trias, Cavite were treated to an action-packed showcase as the PLDT HOME Ultera Install Patrol kicked off its nationwide tour featuring the Amihan women and Bagwis men's volleyball teams.

    Subscribers of PLDT HOME Ultera were given the chance to meet and greet popular players which included Ateneo Lady Eagles Alyssa Valdez and Dennise Lazaro; De La Salle Lady Spikers Mika Reyes, Ara Galang and Kim Fajardo; UST Growling Tiger Mark Gil Alfafara; and NCAA MVP Howard Mojica.

    The event was also graced by volleyball standouts Gretchen Ho and Mitch Datuin and TV personality Ate Gay.

    The General Trias leg of the tour commenced with a motorcade from Barangay Manggahan to Biclatan with Mayor Ony Ferrer and volleyball spikers Rachel Anne Daquis, Ran Ran Abdilla, Jen Reyes, John Vic de Guzman, Aiza Maizo and Peter Torres.

    The General Trias Sports Complex was overflowing with fans who were at the venue as early as 4 a.m., eager to get a good view of the country’s best volleyball players in action. The event kicked off with a volleyball clinic conducted by Amihan and Bagwis players for grade school and high school students from 12 participating schools.

    In two exhibition games, the crowd watched as their own volleyball selection went up against the volleyball superstars — the Bagwis against the General Trias men’s team in one game and the Amihan versus General Trias’ best female high school players in the other.

    The Install Patrol celebrity crew also included Miss Universe 2014 Top 10 Finalist MJ Lastimosa and top noontime variety show Eat Bulaga’s Wally, Jose and Paolo Ballesteros, courtesy of PLDT HOME Ultera Install Patrol which brings ultra-fast LTE broadband access to more homes in the country.

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    “PLDT HOME Ultera is honored to connect the country’s young yet iconic volleyball players to their admiring fans,” PLDT EVP and head of HOME Business Ariel Fermin said. “Volleyball is an in-demand sport that continues to grow, and this tour is a great opportunity for the team to further inspire the youth toward sports development and excellence.”

    Among the other locations the Install Patrol tour will visit include Dasmarinas, Cavite; Bulacan; Batangas; Iloilo and Puerto Princesa, Palawan.

    Volleyball enthusiasts crowd the General Trias Sports Complex to celebrate the inaugural leg of the national volleyball tour.

    Amihan and Bagwis, together with PLDT HOME Ultera, conduct a special volleyball clinic for 12 schools featuring aspiring grade school and high school students.

    Popular volleybelles Alyssa Valdez and Denden Lazaro share a moment.

    Bagwis player Peter Torres tips the ball.

    General Trias team show off their own skill set through exhibition games against Amihan team.

    Amihan and Bagwis volleyball stars joined by General Trias Mayor Ony Ferrer (center).

    PLDT HOME Ultera delivers ultra-fast wireless LTE for the home with Internet speeds of up to 10 Mbps for as low as P999 a month.  It is currently available in PLDT Sales and Service Centers, Smart Stores, and PLDT HOME Booths nationwide.  For more information, log on to

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