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Citizens in metro and countryside will enjoy equal access to ICT services, the Department of the Information and Communications Technology (DICT) said. The DICT unveiled its National Broadband Plan (NBP), Free Wi-Fi Internet Access in Public Places (FWPP) project, and National Government Portal or gov.ph on 23 June 2017. Read More: DICT projects to serve citizens in the countryside
Agencies wanting to avail of cloud technology are invited to join the orientation on Government Cloud (GovCloud), the Integrated Government Philippines (iGovPhil) announced. The Department of Information and Communications Technology (DICT), through its iGovPhil Program, is conducting a “caravan” to introduce the GovCloud and the benefits of using cloud technology to government agencies in Mindanao. Read More: ‘Caravan’ to introduce GovCloud in Davao, CDO
A free Wi-Fi access with a speed of 10 Mbps to 55 Mbps will be available to the public very soon. This was announced by Secretary Rodolfo A. Salalima of the Department of Information and Communications Technology (DICT) during the department’s first anniversary celebration today (9 June 2017). The DICT will provide faster internet connection to citizens with the launch of the Free Wi-Fi Internet Access in Public Places (FWPP) project along Epifanio de los Santos Avenue (EDSA) on 12 June 2017. The launch is part of the series of activities for this year's National ICT Month. The DICT vows to boost the minimum internet speed of the country to 10 Mbps through its various infrastructure programs. Read More: DICT to boost Wi-Fi speed up to 55 Mbps
A year after its creation, the Department of Information and Communications Technology (DICT) unveils three projects that are envisioned to provide fast and efficient delivery of government services to citizens throughout the country. On June 23, the DICT will unveil its National Broadband Plan (NBP), reintroduce the free wi-fi project called Pipol Konek, and launch the National Government Portal or gov.ph. The event is part of a series of activities celebrating the National ICT Month 2017, with the theme, “ICT for a Better and Safe Philippines.” Read More: DICT 1st anniversary features broadband plan, free wi-fi project, single portal
The Philippines continued to improve its performance in data openness, jumping 14 places from last year’s 36th out of 92 countries to 22nd out of 115 countries this year, according to the recent Open Data Barometer report. The country also ranks fifth in East Asia and the Pacific, after South Korea, Australia, New Zealand and Read More: PH jumps 14 steps in global open data ranking
The Integrated Government Philippines (iGovPhil) program is an essential element in the implementation of the eGovernment Master Plan (eGMP), which aims to improve processes in government to provide better services to both citizens and businesses, as well as promote public participation. This program was conceptualized in June 2012 and jointly implemented by the Department of Science and Technology's Information and Communications Technology Office (DOST-ICTO) and the Advanced Science and Technology Institute (DOST-ASTI). With the enactment of Republic Act 10844 in June 2016, the DOST-ICTO was abolished and its functions absorbed by the newly created Department of Information and Communications Technology (DICT). The iGovPhil, now jointly managed and operated by the DICT and DOST-ASTI, is tasked to provide the necessary infrastructure, platform, applications and services needed for effective and transparent e-governance.
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