wifi in the Philippines - updates

Rappler's latest stories on wifi in the Philippines


Unlock new possibilities with Smart Bro

Jul 10, 2020 - 2:59 PM

Smart Bro Prepaid LTE Pocket WiFi now comes at a lower price and with a promo

Smart WiFi continues providing services as it commemorates #WorldWiFiDay

Jun 20, 2020 - 9:04 AM

PLDT-Smart reinstates their commitment to make public Wi-Fi accessible to everyone on #WorldWiFiDay

INFOGRAPHIC: Spots in Metro Manila where you can get free Wi-Fi

Jan 24, 2020 - 4:49 PM

Here’s the ultimate cheat sheet to the best places where you can access free Wi-Fi for your work and school needs

Makati to soon get free public WiFi from Globe

Oct 22, 2019 - 6:35 PM

(UPDATED) Globe will provide Internet access to 27 barangay health centers, the University of Makati, the Ospital ng Makati, and city hall

FREE WIFI FOR MAKATIZENS. Makati Mayor Abby Binay and Globe CEO Ernest Cu lead the MOA signing to provide free public WiFi access in the city. Photo by Mara Cepeda/Rappler

Free Wi-Fi For All Program rolls out in San Juan City

Sep 23, 2019 - 5:44 PM

The Department of Information and Communication Technology chooses San Juan as its pilot city for the Free Wi-Fi for All Program

FREE INTERNET ACCESS. San Juan City residents can now connect to the internet through various Wi-Fi access points in the city. Photo by Janella Paris/Rappler

New DICT chief Honasan promises free Wi-Fi, tablets for poor kids

Jul 02, 2019 - 2:25 PM

Newly appointed Information and Communications Technology Secretary Gregorio Honasan II aims to connect far-flung areas to the internet

New law requires free Wi-Fi, free access to clean restrooms in transport terminals

Jun 19, 2019 - 2:48 PM

The measure also orders all land transportation terminals and stations to provide lactation areas and spaces for diaper-changing

Passengers who are going home on their provinces for Holy Week flock the Araneta Center Bus Terminal in Quezon City on April 13, 2019. Photo by Inoue Jaena/Rappler

Public WiFi service Google Station to launch this month

Feb 13, 2019 - 1:14 PM

Google Station will initially be available in 50 locations across Luzon, Visayas, and Mindanao

GOOGLE STATION. Mahesh Bhalerao discusses their public WiFi service at Google For Philippines 2019. Screenshot from Google livestream

Senate OKs bill requiring clean toilets, free Wi-Fi in land, RO-RO terminals

Jul 24, 2018 - 7:00 PM

The bill also requires nationwide land transport terminals to provide at least one breastfeeding station for mothers

Hundreds of passengers bound for Visayas and Mindanao for the Holy week break patiently wait for a ride at the Araneta Center Terminal in Quezon City on Sunday, March 25, 2018. Photo by DARREN LANGIT

Smart Communications to spend P1B on Wi-Fi boost

Jul 11, 2016 - 12:45 PM

Smart says its Wi Fi public hotspots are undergoing upgrades in all 4 terminals of NAIA and the airports in Davao Iloilo Negros Occidental and Negros Oriental

EXPAND WIFI FOOTPRINT. The expansion of Smart Wi-Fi is supported by PLDT's fixed and wireless networks, backed by fiber optic footprint spanning over 100,000 kilometers

Free wifi sa Antipolo City inilunsad

Oct 30, 2015 - 12:09 PM

PRESS RELEASE Antipolo City partners with BC Net Incorporated to provide free wifi in public areas

Senate recommends P3B fund for free public WiFi in PH

Nov 21, 2014 - 2:44 PM

The DOST has identified 50 872 free Wi Fi spots nationwide

MORE WI-FI SPOTS. The Senate has recommended wider access to WiFi spots in the country. File photo by Michael Josh Villanueva