It was a busy week for the Department of Information and Communications Technology (DICT) as Undersecretary Jose Arturo De Castro met with several government officials—the empowering of citizens through ICT services provided by the DICT on their agenda. On 29 January 2020, Cavite Governor Juanito Victor “Jonvic” Remulla expressed interest in establishing a partnership with continue reading : Free Wi-Fi for All eyes Taytay And Cavite for next rollout of sites
A week after Typhoon Tisoy (I.N. Kammuri) ravaged parts of the Bicol and Western Visayas Regions, the Department of Information and Communications Technology – Special Wi-Fi Action Team (DICT-SWAT) and the Télécoms Sans Frontières (TSF) continue to work together to bring emergency telecommunications (ETC) to Marinduque. On 11 December, at around 1600H, the team boarded continue reading : DICT and TSF continue to work together to bring emergency telecommunications to Marinduque
PALAWAN – “Connect everybody to everybody.” This was the vision of Secretary Gregorio Honasan II as he assumed office at the Departmen}t of Information and Communications Technology last July. It is in the continuing pursuit of a connected Philippines that 184 inhabitants of the remote island of Pag-asa situated in the Kalayaan Group of Islands, continue reading : Free Wi-Fi for All brings more hope to Pag-asa Island residents
“Nakakatulong [Free Wi-Fi] po sa amin kasi yung mga kamag-anak naming nasa Basco, sa Manila, at sa abroad, kailangan nila kaming ma-contact dahil sa nangyari,” (It [Free Wi-Fi] helped us because we have relatives based in Basco, Manila, and abroad, so they can reach us after what happened. ) ZoeyItbayat, Batanes resident Zoey is just continue reading : Emergency Internet Connectivity Provided for Ivatans affected by the Batanes Quake
The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) is inviting all ICT and telecommunications providers to submit information which shall be used in the furtherance of the UNDP’s development partnership with the DICT for the implementation of the Pipol Konek – Free Wi-Fi Internet Access in Public Places Project.
Training for PKI Users conducted to DICT and CSC employees Technology today, especially online applications over unsecure network like the Internet, demands more strengthened information security and user integrity. Cybersecurity issues, including the recent hacking incidents among government websites, identity theft, fraud, among others, threaten the security of information being exchanged as well continue reading : Training for PKI Users conducted to DICT and CSC employees