PH Internet speed rankings continue to climb upward in May 2021

The Philippine’s average Internet speeds continues to surge upward, as reported by global monitoring firm Ookla Speedtest. For May 2021, fixed broadband speed was recorded at 58.73 megabits per second (Mbps) while mobile speed was at 31.97 Mbps, translating to an improvement of 19.1 percent for fixed broadband and 9.8 percent for mobile internet speeds, continue reading : PH Internet speed rankings continue to climb upward in May 2021

DICT virtual regional roadshow highlights Countryside development initiatives

Speakers from the Department of Information and Communications Technology (DICT)’s Regional Operations Offices discussed their plans and initiatives to empower and drive digital readiness in the countryside during a virtual event held June 18, 2021. “To achieve inclusive growth and development in the country, we need to consider the nuances of each locality as we continue reading : DICT virtual regional roadshow highlights Countryside development initiatives

DICT, Microsoft to launch free upskilling portal for government employees

The Department of Information and Communications Technology (DICT), through its Information and Communications Technology Literacy and Competency Bureau (ILCDB), is partnering with Microsoft Corporation for the conduct of a nationwide upskilling initiative to empower the workforce and government employees. The skilling initiative, which is set to be launched next week on June 22, 2021, provides continue reading : DICT, Microsoft to launch free upskilling portal for government employees

DICT seeks to use SUF to fund digital infrastructure programs

The Department of Information and Communications Technology (DICT) is advocating for the use of spectrum users fees (SUF) as Capital Outlay to fund digital infrastructure programs of the Department. SUF are collected annually from mobile network operators (MNOs) in addition to all existing fees imposed by the National Telecommunications Commission (NTC). In the Committee on continue reading : DICT seeks to use SUF to fund digital infrastructure programs