Connectivity is globally recognized as a growth driver. According to a World bank study, every 10 percent increase in broadband penetration results in a 1.27 percent increase in a developing nation’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP). However, many areas of the country and many Filipinos are still unconnected in one way of another. The program addresses this challenge.
Major Target :
- Established TV White Space (TVWS) base stations in 21,000 sites of Elementary, High School, and Rural Health Units in 4th to 6th class municipalities by 2016
- Improve the delivery of government services to underserved communities