Honasan bats for continuity in crafting common tower policy

7 August 2019 – ICT Secretary Gregorio Honasan II is advocating for a longstanding common tower policy as the Department of Information and Communications Technology (DICT) starts to pool comments and position papers from telecommunication and tower companies.  In a stakeholders’ meeting held on Wednesday, Secretary Honasan said the to-be crafted common tower policy must continue reading : Honasan bats for continuity in crafting common tower policy

DICT, CDA eyes online national cooperative for freelancers

5 August 2019 – To complement its efforts in capacitating individuals in rural areas of ICT skills that would help them find jobs online, the Department of Information and Communications Technology (DICT) is eyeing to form an online national cooperative for freelancers. Officials from the DICT have met with representatives from Cooperative Development Authority (CDA continue reading : DICT, CDA eyes online national cooperative for freelancers

NOTICE : Conduct of Stakeholders’ Meeting on the Common Towers

All stakeholders are invited to participate in the series of meetings to submit their concerns and views on the Common Towers, including the steps to be taken for the accelerated common tower roll-outs, government incentives to the independent tower companies, and other related matters. The meetings shall be part of the overall participative and synoptic continue reading : NOTICE : Conduct of Stakeholders’ Meeting on the Common Towers

Free Wi-Fi installed to aid Batanes earthquake evacuees, responders

29 July 2019 – After being hit by consecutive earthquakes on Saturday, the town of Itbayat, Batanes was provided with emergency Wi-Fi access point by the Department of Information and Communications Technology (DICT) as part of the government’s inter-agency disaster response.   Located in Itbayat Plaza, the said Wi-Fi access point was made available for emergency continue reading : Free Wi-Fi installed to aid Batanes earthquake evacuees, responders