White Space - updates

Rappler's latest stories on White Space


Globe to tap unused TV frequencies to expand broadband reach

Sep 26, 2016 - 12:55 PM

The telco is set to roll out internet connectivity delivered through TV white space in the Visayas and Mindanao

DIGITAL HITCHHIKING. Globe claims to be the first PH telco to use the ingenious solution of carrying an Internet connection through TV frequencies. Illustration by Nina Martinez

ICT on upswing but PH still has costliest, slowest Internet

Aug 29, 2015 - 7:30 PM

The newly implemented minimum broadband speed for fixed line services is a step closer to solving the country’s Internet woes says research firm International Data Corporation

A STEP AWAY. While some technology lobbyists argue that a minimum broadband speed of 256 kbps is still too low, IDC says that this is already a move toward better Internet services

PH+SocialGood: Imagine a world with free Internet, super WiFi

Sep 16, 2014 - 6:52 PM

What can the world achieve if everyone had access to the Internet? Two innovations hope to provide connectivity even to the poorest

TV White Space connects Bohol fisherfolk to the Net

Apr 05, 2014 - 3:29 PM

Cutting edge Internet technology gives Filipino fishermen at the margins of society a face Finally they can dream bigger

CONNECTIVITY. A local government employee registers Bohol municipal fisherfolk into a government database using a tablet connected to the Internet through TV White Space

'Closer:' Truth or dare

Oct 09, 2013 - 7:13 PM

Red Turnip stages Patrick Marber s straight adult play for their initial offering

GREAT MIX. Marc Abaya, Angel Aquino, Cris Villonco and Bart Guingona star in 'Closer.' Photos by Jojit Lorenzo courtesy of Red Turnip

Mark Zuckerberg's plan to connect the world

Oct 02, 2013 - 12:32 PM

Speaking for Internet org Mark Zuckerberg outlines what needs to be done to get everyone online

THE PLAN. Mark Zuckerberg of Facebook outlines the plan to make the Internet 100 times more affordable for everyone. Screen shot from Youtube

PH, US, Microsoft team up to help fisherfolk

Jul 30, 2013 - 4:58 PM

A number of municipalities in Bohol will be getting a connectivity boost thanks to the efforts of Microsoft and the Philippine and US governments

FISHERFOLK AND WHITE SPACE TECH. A number of organizations are teaming up to test White Space technology for registering fisherfolk in Bohol.

Science, tech 'key to PH competitiveness'

Jul 29, 2013 - 8:51 AM

Science and Technology Secretary Mario Montejo says Filipino technology works and the DOST aims to harness it

Red Turnip: New species of theater

Jul 23, 2013 - 7:22 PM

This is the kind of theater that is best suited for such a compact upstart

FIRST PLAY COMING UP! Cris Villonco (middle), pictured with Ana Abad Santos and Rem Zamora, will star in Red Turnip's 'Closer'

Are you ready? Shake that Buti!

May 08, 2013 - 8:14 PM

Buti yoga is a sexier bootylicious form of exercise that promises to slim you down fast

BUTI-LICIOUS. Buti Yoga will have you shaking your behind and banishing your shyness. Photo courtesy of Eileen Tupaz and White Space Wellness Studios

Google to test TV White Spaces in Africa

Mar 26, 2013 - 2:55 PM

Google will try to prove the viability of TV White Spaces in providing Internet connectivity to portions of Cape Town South Africa

AFRICAN CONNECTIVITY. Google hopes to test and prove the viability of White Space tech in providing Internet to Africa.

TV White Space tech hopes to get more Pinoys connected

Feb 01, 2013 - 11:06 PM

The DOST wants to leverage TV White Space technologies to get more Filipinos on the Internet

INTERNET PENETRATION. The Philippines hopes to use TV White Space technology to get more people online.

A sanctum for wellness

Aug 19, 2012 - 1:29 PM

People looking for a place to cultivate their wellness have a new home in White Space

REIKI AT WHITE SPACE. All photo by Jonas Asistio

Google+ gets a redesign

Apr 13, 2012 - 5:27 AM

Taking cues from Facebook and Twitter Google s social network gets a makeover

Magnum ice cream launches hot

Mar 16, 2012 - 7:01 PM

Selecta launches ice cream brand Magnum at an exclusive red carpet event at White Space

Photo by Patricia Evangelista, Makati, 14 Feb 2012.