ABOUT THE PORTAL

The ICT Knowledge Portal (IKP) of the Department of Information and Communications Technology (DICT) is a repository of key ICT indicators used in the measurement of the information society. It is a dissemination platform of the Department of Information and Communications Technology (DICT) on statistical information consolidated from different sources. The IKP seeks to centralize national ICT data and metadata collections for ICT planning and policy formulation, research and general information.

The Portal is managed by the Monitoring and Evaluation Division of the National Planning and Corporate Management Bureau. The first phase of the Portal was developed with the support of the International Telecommunication Union.

ABOUT THE AGENCY

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Republic Act No. 10844, otherwise known as the “Department of Information and Communications Technology Act of 2015”, was signed into law on 23 May 2016.

In accordance with the law, the Department of Information and Communications Technology (DICT) shall be the primary policy, planning, coordinating, implementing, and administrative entity of the Executive Branch of the government that will plan, develop, and promote the national ICT development agenda.                             

The DICT shall strengthen its efforts on the following focus areas:

    • Policy and Planning
    • Improved Public Access
    •  Resource-Sharing and Capacity-Building
    • Consumer Protection and Industry Development

Apart from this, the DICT is expected to spearhead the following endeavors:

    • Nation building Through ICT
    • Safeguarding of Information
    • Advancement of ICT in the Philippines

Aligning with the current administration’s ICT Agenda, the DICT will prioritize the following:

    • Development of a National Broadband Plan to accelerate the deployment of fiber optic cables and wireless technologies to improve internet speed;
    • Provision of Wi-Fi access at no charge in selected public places including parks, plazas, public libraries, schools, government hospitals, train stations, airports, and seaports, and;
    • The development of a National ICT Portal.

EDITORIAL BOARD

Editor

Alana G. Ramos

Content Contributor

Romualdo A. Kuan

Robin R. Almario

Alexcenah S. Dela Vega

Jasmin E. Dela Cruz

Shaira Elize L. Flores

Maria Kathrina Z. Cabana

Multimedia Artist

Ace Valenzuela

CONTACT US

Department of Information and Communications Technology

3rd Floor, DICT Building, C.P. Garcia Avenue

U.P. Diliman, Quezon City

8 920-0101 local 3104

med.npcmb@dict.gov.ph