DICT to launch multiple Free Wi-Fi sites in Regions X, XIII

The Department of Information and Communications Technology (DICT), through its Mindanao Cluster 2, is set to launch multiple Free Wi-Fi sites in Region X and Region XIII (CARAGA) in February and March this year. This is in line with the Department’s mission to provide free Internet connectivity and access in public places nationwide, especially in continue reading : DICT to launch multiple Free Wi-Fi sites in Regions X, XIII

Making every day a safe internet day via the Free Wi-Fi for All Program’s Child Online Safeguarding Policy

They say it takes a village to raise a child. The truth of this adage was made abundantly clear last 09 February 2021 during the kickoff event of the Inter-Agency Council against Child Pornography in partnership with United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund (UNICEF) SaferKidsPH in celebration of Safer Internet Day with the theme “Bagong continue reading : Making every day a safe internet day via the Free Wi-Fi for All Program’s Child Online Safeguarding Policy

Emergency Wi-Fi at Cagayan and Burdeos, Quezon installed following Typhoon Ulysses

The strong winds and heavy rainfall brought by Typhoon Ulysses (Vamco) two weeks ago had ravaged most parts of Luzon, from the southern Quezon province all the way up north at Cagayan. Left in its wake were countless homes, livelihoods, and infrastructure destroyed.  The Free Wi-Fi for All Program of the Department of Information and continue reading : Emergency Wi-Fi at Cagayan and Burdeos, Quezon installed following Typhoon Ulysses

Free Wi-Fi for All brings emergency comms. aid to Catanduanes during Typhoon Rolly aftermath

On early Sunday morning last 01 November 2020, Super Typhoon Rolly (Goni) ravaged the country from the moment it made its first landfall in the island province of Catanduanes. Bringing with it violent winds of over 200 kilometers per hour and torrential rainfall, the Bicol Region was the worst hit by Rolly. Catanduanes, in particular, continue reading : Free Wi-Fi for All brings emergency comms. aid to Catanduanes during Typhoon Rolly aftermath

DICT and Zambales PGU intensifies Free Wi-Fi for All rollout

In all corners of the Philippines, there are countless Juans and Juanas determined to thrive in this new normal. Juan has been looking into using social media to reach new customers for his struggling food business. Juana, meanwhile, has been sitting through one online class after another using a worn-down laptop shared among her siblings, continue reading : DICT and Zambales PGU intensifies Free Wi-Fi for All rollout

DICT inks MOA with Baguio City to boost Smart City Project

Better connectivity is set for Baguio City through the collaboration of the City Government and the Department of Information and Communications Technology (DICT) sealed through a Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) signed by City Mayor Benjamin Magalong and DICT Secretary Gregorio Honasan II on 25 September 2020 at the Baguio Convention Center. Baguio City Representative Mark continue reading : DICT inks MOA with Baguio City to boost Smart City Project