DICT implements Tower Watch PH system to monitor connectivity infrastructure rollout

The Department of Information and Communication Technology (DICT) launched the Digital Infrastructure Monitoring System: Tower Watch PH, a monitoring mechanism for tower construction, to better streamline permit processing time and accelerate the rollout of connectivity infrastructure in the country. “Through the Tower Watch PH, we endeavor to “future-proof” our Common Tower Initiative by ensuring that continue reading : DICT implements Tower Watch PH system to monitor connectivity infrastructure rollout

DICT partners with PPSC to boost ICT use for public safety and disaster resiliency

The Department of Information and Communications Technology (DICT) and  Philippine Public Safety College (PPSC) signed on August 25, 2021 a Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) aimed at promoting the use of ICT for the enhancement of key public services and implementation of capacity development programs for public safety and disaster resiliency building.  This is in line continue reading : DICT partners with PPSC to boost ICT use for public safety and disaster resiliency

PH internet speeds continue to show steady improvements in July

Latest figures from Ookla’s Speedtest Global Index show continuous improvements in average internet speeds in the Philippines. For July 2021, the country recorded an average download speed of 71.17 megabits per second (Mbps) for fixed broadband — significantly higher than the 66.55 Mbps average speed recorded in June. For mobile internet, average download speed is continue reading : PH internet speeds continue to show steady improvements in July

DICT leads streamlining efforts on government ICT Resource Acquisition to speed up Public Sector Digital Transformation

The Department of Information and Communications Technology (DICT), Department of Budget and Management (DBM) and the National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA) will be winding up the Medium-Term Information and Communications Technology Harmonization Initiative (MITHI), convened in 2012, to increase efficiency in the acquisition of ICT resources of government agencies.   The MITHI Steering Committee, comprised continue reading : DICT leads streamlining efforts on government ICT Resource Acquisition to speed up Public Sector Digital Transformation