Posts Tagged DICT

PCG, DICT install radio device in Misamis Oriental to boost vessel monitoring ops

Robie de Guzman   •   June 30, 2021

  The Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) and the Department of Information and Communications Technology (DICT)  expects to enhance the vessel monitoring capability in Misamis Oriental by installing a radio repeater...

DICT vaccine information system aims to expedite COVID-19 vaccine rollout

Aileen Cerrudo   •   April 21, 2021

MANILA, Philippines — The Department of Information and Communications Technology (DICT) has underscored the importance of the Vaccine Information and Management System (VIMS) in the government’s vaccination rollout for COVID-19....

IATF approves use of automatic contact tracing via smart messaging system

Maris Federez   •   April 11, 2021

MANILA, Philippines — The Inter-Agency Task Force (IATF) on Saturday (April 10) approved the recommendation of the National Economic and Development Authority to use automatic contact tracing through smart messaging...

DICT backs bill seeking refund from telcos for service disruptions

Robie de Guzman   •   March 31, 2021

MANILA, Philippines – The Department of Information and Communications Technology (DICT) has expressed support for a bill that seeks to require telecommunications companies and internet service providers to give refunds...

Senate allots P5.9B budget for DICT’s broadband program in 2021

Robie de Guzman   •   December 8, 2020

MANILA, Philippines – Senator Grace Poe has announced that the Senate is moving to increase the government’s first-ever planned spending on telecommunications infrastructure to PHP5.9 billion. This is to speed...

DICT backs NTC’s streamlining of permit process for fiber optic cable deployment

Robie de Guzman   •   November 5, 2020

MANILA, Philippines – The Department of Information and Communications Technology (DICT) on Thursday expressed support for the initiative of its attached agency, the National Telecommunications Commission (NTC), to streamline the...

DICT ramps up issuance of registration certificates to tower firms

Robie de Guzman   •   September 15, 2020

MANILA, Philippines – The Department of Information and Communications Technology (DICT) on Tuesday said it is accelerating the roll-out of common towers in the country by issuing provisional registration certificates...

DICT seeks P46.6-B 2021 budget for PH digital transformation

Aileen Cerrudo   •   July 14, 2020

The Department of Information and Communication Technology (DICT) is seeking the approval of its P46.6 billion budget for 2021. In a statement, DICT Secretary Gregorio Honasan II said the budget...

DICT to launch 20 wifi sites in Basilan

Aileen Cerrudo   •   June 29, 2020

The Department of Information and Communications Technology (DICT) is set to launch 20 free wifi sites in Isabela and Lamitan in Basilan on Tuesday (June 30). DICT Secretary Gregorio B....

DICT advises FB users to set profile to private amid fake account reports

Aileen Cerrudo   •   June 8, 2020

The Department of Information and Communications Technology (DICT) advises Facebook users to set their profiles to private amid proliferation of fake accounts. In a statement, the DICT said they are...

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