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

Back-to-back virtual launching of Free Wi-Fi for All sites at Bacolod and Basilan

If there is one word that can capture the Filipino spirit, it is resilient. Time and again, especially in times of calamity, Filipinos have demonstrated only the strongest of wills. Coupled with access to the right tools and skills, one can imagine the heights the trademark Filipino resiliency can reach. “With the on-going pandemic, the continue reading : Back-to-back virtual launching of Free Wi-Fi for All sites at Bacolod and Basilan

Free Wi-Fi for All also available at COVID-19 Testing Centers

With the number of those infected with the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) in the Philippines now running in the thousands, the government is taking measures to prevent even further spread through a more streamlined process of testing suspected cases of COVID-19. It is with this objective in mind that several hospitals and research institutions have continue reading : Free Wi-Fi for All also available at COVID-19 Testing Centers