DICT urged to prioritize free Wi-Fi program in PH
Two senators on July 2, 2019, urged newly-appointed Department of Information and Communications Technology (DICT) Secretary Gregorio Honasan to fast-track the setting up of free internet in the country’s state universities and colleges (SUCs). Senator Sonny Angara said he is confident that Honasan will carry out the free Wi-Fi program with a “greater sense of… (0 comment)

Duterte extends NOW Telecom franchise for 25 years
In a bid to spark competition in the local telco industry, President Rodrigo Duterte has extended the legislative franchise of Now Telecom, Inc. to another 25 years. In a statement, NOW Telecom said the President granted the company with a 25-year extension or until 2043 in the market as inked in the Republic Act No.… (0 comment)