Internet penetration - updates

Rappler's latest stories on Internet penetration


Want free public WiFi? Slash processing time of permits – DICT

Oct 04, 2016 - 8:20 PM

The requirements are very simple But it takes a month or two or three before [local governments] provide right of way says the department’s project manager for the free public WiFi program

FRAYED CONNECTION. The issue with LGU permits remains unresolved, hindering the speed at which the DICT and its partners can roll out its free WiFi project.

Free Wi-Fi projects slowed down by delayed LGU permits

Sep 08, 2016 - 10:00 PM

Telcos and the DICT say the long road to securing permits from LGUs hinders them from putting up infrastructure quickly

CONNECTED NATION. Bills pushing for free internet can transform the value of an internet connection from being a privilege to a right

Free Wi-Fi nationwide: A rundown of government initiatives

Aug 31, 2016 - 4:37 PM

These are the elected leaders and agencies pushing for an internet for all ideal

CONNECTED NATION. The big hope is that these programs will allow more Filipinos to go online. Illustration by Nina Martinez

Of 4.4 billion without Internet, 62 million are in PH

Oct 04, 2014 - 9:10 AM

In the Philippines the greatest challenges lie in seeing incentives for Internet use and providing sufficient infrastructure

Rappler Newscast | September 23, 2014

Sep 24, 2014 - 11:00 AM

The Supreme Court sacks justice Gregory Ong Only a third of Filipinos have internet access The US and its Arab allies launch strikes against ISIS

#ThinkPH: Internet can't get pols elected... yet

Aug 24, 2013 - 10:07 AM

Internet will become a political game changer once the Philippines gets a 99 Internet penetration rate